Cologne to Bilbao bus

Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for May 23

Cheapest

84

Average

89

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

BlaBlaCar Bus
10:00PMCologne30h40 04:40AMBilbao
0 transfers
841One-way
Flixbus
10:30AMCologne26h40 01:10PMBilbao
0 transfers
951One-way

Bus schedule from Cologne to Bilbao

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Flixbus
10:30AMCologne26h40 01:10PMBilbao
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BlaBlaCar Bus
10:00PMCologne30h40 04:40AMBilbao
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Bus times from Cologne to Bilbao

Showing times and prices for May 23

Fastest Journey

1d 2 h 40 m

Average

1d 4 h 40 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
10:30AMCologne26h40 01:10PMBilbao
0 transfers
951One-way
BlaBlaCar Bus
10:00PMCologne30h40 04:40AMBilbao
0 transfers
841One-way

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Overview: Bus from Cologne to Bilbao

distanceDistance702 miles (1132 km)
durationAverage bus duration26 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$92 (€82)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Switzerland or Alsa

Buses from Cologne to Bilbao cover the 702 miles (1132 km) long route taking on average 26 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Switzerland or Alsa. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $83 (€74), but the average price of bus tickets is $92 (€82). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.

Bus providers: FlixBus and Alsa from Cologne to Bilbao

FlixBus and Alsa buses will get you between Cologne and Bilbao from $83 (€74). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $83

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

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

    Is international entry into Bilbao from Cologne restricted?

    International entry 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?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Health screen upon arrival
    • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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

    The above information was last checked on 5/19/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Cologne to Bilbao closer to your date of departure here

    The restriction level for your return bus to Cologne, Germany from Bilbao is: Partially open.

    Is my return bus into Cologne from Bilbao restricted?

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

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

    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:

    • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 5/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Cologne from Bilbao closer to your date of departure here here.

    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Bilbao for as low as $83 (€74)  for the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne to Bilbao bus price to come in at an average of $92 (€82)  one way.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Cologne and Bilbao by bus to be approximately 702 miles (1132 km).
    On average the Cologne to Bilbao bus time is 26 h 40 min  covering the 702 miles (1132 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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

    Omio customers book a bus from Köln Hbf   to Bilbao, Zorroza   most frequently for this route.

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival bus station in Bilbao, called Bilbao, Zorroza, is located around 3.7 miles (5.9 km) away from its city center.

    For the route from Cologne to Bilbao you can take a bus with Flixbus, Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Switzerland or Alsa. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services between Cologne and Bilbao on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    You can take the first bus from Cologne to Bilbao at 6: 45 AM. The last bus from Cologne to Bilbao that you can take departs at 10: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Cologne to Bilbao schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Cologne to Bilbao is on average $92 (€82) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets from Cologne to Bilbao available a few months in advance.

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