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from Berlin to Bilbao

You can get from Berlin to Bilbao by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Bilbao on Jan 21 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:10AMBerlin Brandenburg Airport4h45 12:55PMBilbao
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$2101One-way
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10:30PMBerlin31h10 05:40AMBilbao
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$901One-way
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06:05PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport4h15 10:20PMBilbao
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$2741One-way
07:20AMBerlin Brandenburg Airport5h40 01:00PMBilbao
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$2621One-way
03:20PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport7h00 10:20PMBilbao
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$2741One-way

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Sat
Jan 22
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$151Iberia Express
Sun
Jan 23
$72BlaBlaCar Bus
$153Iberia Express
Mon
Jan 24
$95Flixbus
$102Eurowings
Tue
Jan 25
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$202Iberia Express
Wed
Jan 26
$132Flixbus
$153Iberia Express
Thu
Jan 27
$90BlaBlaCar Bus
$213Lufthansa
Fri
Jan 28
$72BlaBlaCar Bus
$114Eurowings
Sat
Jan 29
$84BlaBlaCar Bus
$191Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
$72BlaBlaCar Bus
$156KLM
Mon
Jan 31
$95Flixbus
$102Eurowings
Tue
Feb 1
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$143Air France

Travel Information to Bilbao from Berlin

distanceDistance985 miles (1588 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$72 - $102
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $72 (€60) • 31 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $102 (€85) • 4 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or KLM

Take a bus or flight to travel 985 miles (1588 km) between Berlin and Bilbao. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $72 (€60). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or KLM among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Berlin to Bilbao.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Bilbao

Travel 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.
FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Bilbao, Spain from Berlin, Germany currently allowed?

Travel from Berlin, Germany to Bilbao, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bilbao from Berlin restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bilbao, Spain from Berlin?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bilbao, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Berlin and Bilbao closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Berlin, Germany from Bilbao, Spain?

The current restriction level for returning to Berlin, Germany from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Berlin, Germany from Bilbao, Spain?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Berlin from Bilbao?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/19/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Berlin from Bilbao here.

How do I go from Berlin to Bilbao?

There are 2 travel options from Berlin to Bilbao: bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way to get from Berlin to Bilbao?

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Bilbao is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $72 (€60) compared to other travel options to Bilbao:

Taking a bus is about $30 (€25) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $102 (€85) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get from Berlin to Bilbao?

The fastest way to get to Bilbao from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Bilbao can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 31 h 10 min   on average.

What is the distance between Berlin and Bilbao?

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Berlin and in Bilbao?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Berlin to Bilbao:

  • Buses mostly leave from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and tend to arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.
  • Flights most often depart from Berlin at Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in Bilbao at Bilbao.

Which travel companies can get me from Berlin to Bilbao?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Bilbao, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Bilbao by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Berlin to Bilbao tickets on Omio for $72 (€60).
  • Travel with KLM to go to Bilbao by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find KLM Berlin to Bilbao tickets on Omio for $102 (€85).

Is there a direct service between Berlin and Bilbao?

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Bilbao with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with.
  • You can book a direct flight with.

Direct services to Bilbao tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Berlin to Bilbao ends?

Omio customers who travel from Berlin to Bilbao often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bilbao and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I book my Berlin to Bilbao one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Berlin to Bilbao, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $72 (€60) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $102 (€85) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Berlin to Bilbao online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.