The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Berlin to Bilbao is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1d 52 m
1d 1 h 43 m
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It's difficult to get from Berlin to Bilbao without transferring at least 5 times.
|Distance||985 miles (1588 km)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express|
Trains from Berlin to Bilbao cover the 985 miles (1588 km) long route taking on average 25 h 36 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.
Travel between Berlin and Bilbao on Deutsche Bahn trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Berlin and Bilbao. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Berlin to Bilbao train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel between Berlin, Germany and Bilbao, Spain by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bilbao from Berlin as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bilbao to Berlin is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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 train to Berlin from Bilbao here.
There are a few train stations in Berlin to start your journey from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. In Bilbao you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Bilbao-Abando and Bilbao-Concordia.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Berlin Hbf, located approximately 3.3 miles (5.3 km) from the city center of Berlin. The most popular arrival train station in Bilbao, called Bilbao-Abando, is located around 0.4 miles (726 m) away from its city center.
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