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from Rome to Bilbao

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16 Sep
£101Air Europa
Fri
17 Sep
£111Vueling
Sun
19 Sep
£133Vueling
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20 Sep
£114Vueling
Tue
21 Sep
£68Vueling
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£65Air Europa
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£47Vueling
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£65Air Europa
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£65Vueling

Travel Information to Bilbao from Rome

distanceDistance786 miles (1268 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£66 - £112
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £66 • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £66 • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa or Flixbus

Travel 786 miles (1268 km) by flight or coach between Rome and Bilbao. 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 £66. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Air Europa or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Rome to Bilbao.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Rome, Italy to Bilbao, Spain?

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

Is international entry into Bilbao from Rome restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bilbao, Spain from Rome?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bilbao, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 15/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Rome to Bilbao closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Rome, Italy from Bilbao, Spain?

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?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • 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 15/09/2021. 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.

How do you get from Rome to Bilbao?

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

What is the cheapest way to go to Bilbao from Rome?

The cheapest way from Rome to Bilbao is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £66 compared to other travel options to Bilbao:

A flight is generally £46 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £112 from Rome to Bilbao.

What is the fastest way to Bilbao from Rome?

The fastest way from Rome to Bilbao is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 25 min.

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

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What is the distance from Rome to Bilbao?

Bilbao is approximately 786 miles (1268 km) away from Rome.

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:

    Which travel operators can get me from Rome to Bilbao?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Rome to Bilbao:

    • You can go to Bilbao from Rome by plane with Air Europa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £66 with Air Europa from Rome to Bilbao on Omio.
    • You can go to Bilbao from Rome by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £112 with Flixbus from Rome to Bilbao on Omio.
    Is it possible to travel directly to Bilbao from Rome?

    Yes, there are direct services available between Rome and Bilbao with the following travel operators:

    • You can take a direct flight with.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bilbao as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Bilbao from Rome.

    What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Rome to Bilbao?
    Many of our customers travelling from Rome to Bilbao don't make Bilbao their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian, either of which you could add to your Rome and Bilbao trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bilbao to any of these top destinations today!
    How early should I buy tickets between Rome and Bilbao online for 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:

    • Plane tickets are costing on average £66 one way.
    • Coach tickets are costing on average £112 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.

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Rome
    Bilbao
    Roma Ostiense
    Amenities
    Roma Termini
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
    This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
    Roma Tiburtina
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