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from Rome to Bilbao

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to Bilbao on 18 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:30Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport13h15 07:45Bilbao
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18:30Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport13h15 07:45Bilbao
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15:15Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport5h35 20:50Bilbao
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06:35Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport6h25 13:00Bilbao
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10:35Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport9h25 20:00Bilbao
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Travel Information from Rome to Bilbao

distanceDistance786 miles (1268 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£64 - £140
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £64 • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £64 • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Travel 786 miles (1268 km) by coach or flight to Bilbao from Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £64. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight 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.

Is international travel between Rome, Italy and Bilbao, Spain allowed?

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

Can I enter Spain if coming from Italy?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • 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 16/01/2022; 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 to Bilbao from Rome.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Rome, Italy from Bilbao, Spain due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Rome, Italy from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Rome, Italy from Bilbao, Spain?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Rome from Bilbao?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Rome, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Rome from Bilbao here.

What are my Rome to Bilbao travel options?

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

What is the cheapest way from Rome to Bilbao?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Rome to Bilbao, which costs on average £64.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bilbao:

A flight is generally £76 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £140 from Rome to Bilbao.

What is the fastest way to get to Bilbao from Rome?

The quickest way to travel from Rome to Bilbao is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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How many miles are between Rome and Bilbao

The Rome to Bilbao distance is approximately 786 miles (1268 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Rome to Bilbao?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Rome, Termini (G) and arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.
  • Flights mostly leave from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and tend to arrive in Bilbao.

Which travel companies can get me from Rome to Bilbao?

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 £140.
  • 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 £64.

Can I find a direct route to Bilbao from Rome?

Yes, there are direct routes from Rome to Bilbao with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct flight to Bilbao with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Bilbao tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Rome to Bilbao?

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 should I buy a ticket from Rome to Bilbao online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £140 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £64 one way.

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

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