London to Bilbao train

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Overview: Train from London to Bilbao

distanceDistance583 miles (940 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from London to Bilbao cover the 583 miles (940 km) long route taking on average 22 h 4 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from London to Bilbao trains

Travel on Deutsche Bahn trains to Bilbao from London at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your London to Bilbao train.

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    FAQs

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Bilbao, Spain by train is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into Spain from United Kingdom?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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?

    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 5/26/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Bilbao from London before traveling.

    The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Bilbao is: Fully open.

    Is my return train into London from Bilbao restricted?

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

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Bilbao?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • No COVID-19 testing required
    • No quarantine required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

    • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    Last checked on 5/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Bilbao closer to your date of departure here here.

    The London to Bilbao train distance is approximately 583 miles (940 km).
    On average the London to Bilbao train time is 22 h 4 min  covering the 583 miles (940 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. 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 London Victoria   to Bilbao-Abando.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of London.

    The most popular arrival train station, Bilbao-Abando, is located 0.4 miles (726 m) away from the city center of Bilbao.

    The average number of trains departing London for Bilbao is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Bilbao
    London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Bilbao.
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    +44 3457114141
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    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transit options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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    ParkingParking
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    +44 3457114141
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transit options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
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    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    24/7
    Public transit options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
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    +44 2078437688
    ticketOfficeHours
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transit options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139

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