Cologne to Bilbao bus

Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for Feb 04

Cheapest

80

Average

90

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Cologne to Bilbao is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Flixbus
07:45AMCologne23h20 07:05AMBilbao
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801One-way
Flixbus
11:50AMCologne22h25 10:15AMBilbao
0 transfers
1001One-way

Bus schedule from Cologne to Bilbao

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Flixbus
07:45AMCologne23h20 07:05AMBilbao
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11:50AMCologne22h25 10:15AMBilbao
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Bus times from Cologne to Bilbao

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Fastest Journey

22 h 25 m

Average

22 h 52 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

1132 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Cologne for Bilbao every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Flixbus
11:50AMCologne22h25 10:15AMBilbao
0 transfers
1001One-way
Flixbus
07:45AMCologne23h20 07:05AMBilbao
0 transfers
801One-way

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Overview: Bus from Cologne to Bilbao

distanceDistance702 miles (1132 km)
durationAverage bus duration23 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$68 (€59)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Switzerland or Alsa

Buses from Cologne to Bilbao cover the 702 miles (1132 km) long route taking on average 23 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Switzerland or Alsa. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $68 (€59), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $63 (€55). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Bilbao.

Bus providers: FlixBus, Alsa and BlaBlaCar Bus from Cologne to Bilbao

For as little as $63 (€55) you can travel by bus from Cologne to Bilbao with FlixBus, Alsa and BlaBlaCar Bus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

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BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

        Travel Tips: Bus to Bilbao from Cologne

        Travel Tips: Take the bus 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 Cologne to Bilbao.
        FAQs

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

        Can I enter Spain from Germany?

        International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

        Conditions of entry:

        • There are no current restrictions

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

        All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

        The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Cologne to Bilbao as this information can change.

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

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

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

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

        What are the requirements?

        • There are no current restrictions

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

        The government of Germany 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 1/24/23. 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 Cologne from Bilbao here.

        Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Bilbao from Cologne for the next 7 days starting from $63 (€55)  one way.
        If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne to Bilbao bus price to come in at an average of $68 (€59)  one way.
        When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Cologne and Bilbao by bus to be approximately 702 miles (1132 km).
        While the time it takes to travel 702 miles (1132 km) to Bilbao from Cologne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne to Bilbao bus journey time is on average 23 h 20 min.

        When taking a bus from Cologne, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). When you arrive in Bilbao, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Bilbao, Bilbao, Zorroza and Bilbao, Estación de Autobuses.

        Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof)   to Bilbao.

        Passengers board the bus most frequently from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof), which is located around 8.1 miles (13.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Bilbao, located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city center.

        For the best Cologne to Bilbao bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Switzerland or Alsa. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Cologne and Bilbao to compare what amenities they may offer.
        In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this route and save money. If you buy bus tickets between Cologne and Bilbao within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $68 (€59) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Cologne to Bilbao a few months in advance.

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