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Travel Information from Rome to Bilbao

distanceDistance786 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £153
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £7 • 63 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £153 • 3 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 786 miles between Rome and Bilbao. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Rome to Bilbao.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rome to Bilbao

Travel to Bilbao easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rome to Bilbao.

International travel from Rome, Italy to Bilbao, Spain is: Fully open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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 28/07/2022; 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 between Rome and Bilbao.

Return travel to Rome, Italy from Spain is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Spain?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Spain?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Rome, Italy was last verified on 28/07/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Rome from Bilbao.

You can travel between Rome and Bilbao 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Rome to Bilbao. Tickets for a train cost on average £7.

This is compared to other travel options to Bilbao:

A train is generally £100 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £107 from Rome to Bilbao.

A train is about £146 less than a flight, which costs on average £153 for this route.

The fastest way from Rome to Bilbao is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 55 min.

Other travel options from Rome to Bilbao can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 33 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 63 h 20 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 786 miles from Rome to Bilbao.

The average frequency per day from Rome to Bilbao is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Bilbao from Rome as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Rome, Termini and arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Bilbao.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Roma Termini and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Bilbao by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Rome to Bilbao for £107.
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Bilbao by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Rome to Bilbao tickets on Omio for £153.
Omio customers who travel from Rome to Bilbao often also extend their holiday to go to Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bilbao and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £107 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £153 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £7 one way.

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

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