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Travel Information from Manchester to Bilbao

distanceDistance705 miles (1137 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £77 • 9 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling

Travel 705 miles (1137 km) by flight to Bilbao from Manchester. Vueling is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Bilbao.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Bilbao, Spain allowed?

International travel from Manchester, United Kingdom to Bilbao, Spain is: Partially open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What measures do I need to follow in Bilbao, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 07/12/2021; 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 between Manchester and Bilbao.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Bilbao, Spain?

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

Is my journey back to Manchester from Bilbao restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 06/12/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Manchester from Bilbao closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Manchester to Bilbao?

You can travel from Manchester to Bilbao by flight.

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Bilbao?

The fastest way to travel from Manchester to Bilbao is by flight, which requires on average 9 h 5 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Manchester to Bilbao?

The Manchester to Bilbao distance is approximately 705 miles (1137 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Manchester to Bilbao?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Bilbao:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Manchester Airport to Bilbao.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Manchester to Bilbao?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Manchester and Bilbao:

  • You can take a flight from Manchester to Bilbao with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for £78 with Vueling from Manchester to Bilbao.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Bilbao from Manchester ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Bilbao? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Bilbao usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian from Bilbao, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Bilbao from Manchester online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £78 one way.

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

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