How to travel from Bilbao to Rome

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from Bilbao to Rome

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Bilbao to Rome on Oct 06 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00AMBilbao4h30 11:30AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
1 transfer
3451One-way
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02:00PMBilbao9h35 11:35PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
1 transfer
3201One-way
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07:50PMBilbao3h45 11:35PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
1 transfer
3771One-way
12:30PMBilbao4h55 05:25PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
1 transfer
3821One-way
07:00AMBilbao9h55 04:55PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
1 transfer
3451One-way

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Travel Information between Bilbao and Rome

distanceDistance786 miles (1268 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $296
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $9 (€9) • 65 h 43 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $296 (€285) • 4 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air Europa

Travel 786 miles (1268 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Bilbao and Rome. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Air Europa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Bilbao to Rome.

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FAQs

Travel from Bilbao, Spain to Rome, Italy is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Rome from Bilbao restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Rome, Italy from Bilbao?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Rome, Italy?

The government of Italy 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 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Bilbao to Rome closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Bilbao, Spain from Italy is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Bilbao from Rome restricted?

Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

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

Conditions of reentry into Spain:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 10/3/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bilbao from Rome closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Bilbao to Rome: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Rome from Bilbao is by taking a train with an average price of $9 (€9).

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

Taking a train is usually $163 (€157) less than taking a bus to Rome, which costs on average $173 (€166) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $287 (€276) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $296 (€285) for this journey.

The fastest way from Bilbao to Rome is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Rome that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 32 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 65 h 43 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 786 miles (1268 km) between Bilbao and Rome.

The average frequency per day from Bilbao to Rome is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bilbao and Rome 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 Rome:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Bilbao and arrive in Rome, Termini.
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Bilbao to Rome depart from Bilbao to Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Bilbao-Abando to Roma Termini.

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

  • You can go to Rome from Bilbao by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $173 (€166) with Flixbus from Bilbao to Rome on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane from Bilbao to Rome with Air Europa, and you can find Air Europa Bilbao to Rome tickets for $296 (€285) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Bilbao to Rome with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct bus with.
  • You'll find direct flights with.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Bilbao to Rome don't make Rome their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Rome are Milan, Florence or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Rome to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $173 (€166) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $296 (€285) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $9 (€9) one way.

But we recommend booking Bilbao to Rome 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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