How to get from Bilbao to London

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from Bilbao to London

You can get from Bilbao to London by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bilbao to London on 22 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30Bilbao23h50 07:20London
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02:40Bilbao27h40 05:20London
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Travel Information from Bilbao to London

distanceDistance583 miles (940 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£41 - £71
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £41 • 24 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £71 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Air Europa

Take a coach or flight to travel 583 miles (940 km) from Bilbao to London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £41. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or Air Europa among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bilbao to London.

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International travel from Bilbao, Spain to London, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Spain?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if travelling from Bilbao?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 20/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Bilbao to London.

The restriction level for your return to Bilbao, Spain from United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Bilbao from London restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Bilbao from London?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bilbao, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 19/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bilbao from London closer to your date of departure here.

There are 2 travel options from Bilbao to London: coach or flight.

The cheapest way from Bilbao to London is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £41 compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is about £30 less than a flight, which costs on average £71 for this trip.

The fastest way to get to London from Bilbao is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 24 h 55 min.

The distance from Bilbao to London is approximately 583 miles (940 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bilbao to London:

  • Flights most often depart from Bilbao at Bilbao and arrive in London at London Heathrow Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bilbao to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to London by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Bilbao to London tickets on Omio for £41.
  • Travel with Air Europa to go to London by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air Europa Bilbao to London tickets on Omio for £71.
Omio customers who travel from Bilbao to London often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Bilbao to London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £41 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £71 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to London from Bilbao online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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