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Travel Information between Bilbao and Amsterdam

distanceDistance724 miles (1167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $82
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 28 h 37 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $82 (€76) • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling

Travel 724 miles (1167 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Bilbao to Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bilbao to Amsterdam.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bilbao to Amsterdam

Travel to Amsterdam 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 Bilbao to Amsterdam.

Travel between Bilbao, Spain and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Spain enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Amsterdam from Bilbao?

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 7/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Bilbao and Amsterdam.

The restriction level for your return to Bilbao, Spain from Netherlands is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Bilbao from Amsterdam restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Bilbao from Amsterdam?

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bilbao, Spain?

You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 7/28/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bilbao from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel to Amsterdam from Bilbao including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Amsterdam from Bilbao is by taking a train with an average price of $3 (€3).

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A train is generally $65 (€60) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $68 (€63) from Bilbao to Amsterdam.

Taking a train is about $79 (€73) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $82 (€76) for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Amsterdam from Bilbao is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Amsterdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 19 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 28 h 37 min.

You should expect to travel around 724 miles (1167 km) between Bilbao and Amsterdam.

The average frequency per day from Bilbao to Amsterdam is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Amsterdam from Bilbao as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bilbao to Amsterdam:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Bilbao, Zorroza and arrive in Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Most travelers board their plane from Bilbao and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Bilbao-Abando and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bilbao to Amsterdam:

  • You can take a bus from Bilbao to Amsterdam with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $68 (€63) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Bilbao to Amsterdam.
  • You can travel to Amsterdam from Bilbao by flight with Vueling. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $82 (€76) with Vueling from Bilbao to Amsterdam.
Looking to extend your trip from Bilbao to Amsterdam? Many Omio customers who go from Bilbao to Amsterdam usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, London or Brussels from Amsterdam, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Bilbao to Amsterdam, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $68 (€63) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $82 (€76) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $3 (€3) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Bilbao to Amsterdam tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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