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Overview: Train from Berlin to Bilbao

distanceDistance985 miles (1588 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Berlin to Bilbao cover the 985 miles (1588 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

Travel Tips: Trains from Berlin to Bilbao

Travel by train 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 Berlin to Bilbao.

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Berlin and Bilbao?

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Bilbao, Spain by train is: Partially open.

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

When traveling in Spain, 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 1/20/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Bilbao from Berlin before traveling.

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

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

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

Reentry to Germany 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?

What are the requirements?

  • 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 Berlin, 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 1/19/22. 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 train to Berlin from Bilbao here.

How far is it from Berlin to Bilbao by train?

The Berlin to Bilbao train distance is approximately 985 miles (1588 km).

What station does the train from Berlin to Bilbao depart from? Which Bilbao train station do I come into from Berlin?

When taking a train from Berlin, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. When you arrive in Bilbao, your train can arrive in train stations including Bilbao-Abando and Bilbao-Concordia.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Berlin Hbf   to Bilbao-Abando.

Where is the train station in Berlin to go to Bilbao? Where is the train station in Bilbao located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Bilbao-Abando, located 0.2 miles (339 m) away from the city center.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your trip to Bilbao.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+49 302971055
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7