How to travel from Düsseldorf to Bilbao

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Travel Information between Düsseldorf and Bilbao

distanceDistance711 miles (1146 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $73 (€65) • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Eurowings

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 711 miles (1146 km) between Düsseldorf and Bilbao. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Eurowings among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Bilbao.

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Travel from Düsseldorf, Germany to Bilbao, Spain is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Bilbao from Düsseldorf restricted?

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

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

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

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 7/1/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Düsseldorf to Bilbao closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Düsseldorf, Germany from Spain is: Fully open.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Düsseldorf, 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 7/4/22. 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 Düsseldorf from Bilbao here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Düsseldorf to Bilbao. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Bilbao is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Bilbao:

A ferry is $101 (€90) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Düsseldorf to Bilbao costing on average $101 (€90).

A ferry is generally $73 (€65) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $73 (€65) from Düsseldorf to Bilbao.

A ferry is generally $1 (€1) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $1 (€1) from Düsseldorf to Bilbao.

The fastest way from Düsseldorf to Bilbao is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 22 h 20 min.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Bilbao by train can take on average 14 h 17 min.

You should expect to travel around 711 miles (1146 km) between Düsseldorf and Bilbao.

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Bilbao is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Bilbao from Düsseldorf 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 from Düsseldorf to Bilbao:

  • Buses mostly leave from Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße and tend to arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.
  • Flights from Düsseldorf to Bilbao most often leave from Dusseldorf Airport and arrive in Bilbao.
  • Trains mostly leave from Düsseldorf Hbf and tend to arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Bilbao by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Düsseldorf to Bilbao for $101 (€90) on Omio.
  • Eurowings can get you to Bilbao by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Düsseldorf to Bilbao for $73 (€65) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Düsseldorf to Bilbao? Many Omio customers who go from Düsseldorf to Bilbao usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian. If you're looking to explore Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian from Bilbao, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $101 (€90) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $73 (€65) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.

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

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