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Overview: Bus from Bilbao to Cologne

distanceDistance702 miles (1132 km)
durationAverage bus duration20 h 55 min
changesDirect busYes

Buses from Bilbao to Cologne cover the 702 miles (1132 km) long trip taking on average 20 h 55 min with our travel partners like. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my bus from Bilbao to Cologne?

Travel between Bilbao, Spain and Cologne, Germany by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Spain?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Bilbao?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • 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)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/17/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Bilbao to Cologne before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Spain from Cologne, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Cologne to Bilbao is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from Germany?

Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Cologne?

What are the 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 safety rules to follow in Bilbao, Spain?

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

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

Last checked on 1/16/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Bilbao from Cologne here.

How far is Cologne from Bilbao by bus?

You should expect to travel around 702 miles (1132 km)  from Bilbao to Cologne by bus.

How many hours is the bus time from Bilbao to Cologne?

The Bilbao to Cologne bus duration is on average 20 h 55 min, which is to be expected when traveling 702 miles (1132 km) between Bilbao and Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What bus station in Bilbao goes to Cologne? What bus station do I come into Cologne from Bilbao?

When departing from Bilbao, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Bilbao, Zorroza, Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your route in bus stations like Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Omio customers book a bus from Bilbao-Abando   to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Bilbao bus station to Cologne? Where is the Cologne bus station?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Bilbao-Abando, is located 0.2 miles (339 m) from the city center of Bilbao.

The most popular arrival bus station, Köln, Köln Bonn Airport, is located 8.1 miles (13.1 km) away from the city center of Cologne.

What time is the earliest bus from Bilbao to Cologne? What time is the last bus from Bilbao to Cologne?

You can take the earliest bus from Bilbao to Cologne at 7: 30 PM   or take the last bus from Bilbao to Cologne leaving at 7: 30 PM. Look for the latest Bilbao to Cologne bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.