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Travel Information to Bilbao from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance722 miles (1165 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $298
fastestFastest modeFlight • $298 (€284) • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air Europa

Travel 722 miles (1165 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Frankfurt am Main to Bilbao. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Air Europa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Frankfurt am Main to Bilbao.

Travel Tips: Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Bilbao

Travel Tips: 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 Frankfurt am Main to Bilbao.
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Travel from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Bilbao, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Bilbao from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bilbao, Spain from Frankfurt am Main?

  • There are no current restrictions

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 9/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Frankfurt am Main and Bilbao closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Frankfurt am Main from Bilbao restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Frankfurt am Main from Bilbao?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany 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 Germany was last checked on 9/30/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Frankfurt am Main from Bilbao closer to your date of departure here.

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

The cheapest way to go to Bilbao from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train, which costs on average $4 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bilbao:

Taking a train is about $111 (€106) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $115 (€110) for this trip.

Taking a train is usually $294 (€280) less than taking a flight to Bilbao, which costs on average $298 (€284) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Bilbao is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Bilbao by bus can take on average 22 h 15 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 722 miles (1165 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Bilbao.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Bilbao:

  • Buses most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Bilbao at Bilbao.
  • Flights mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Bilbao.
  • Trains most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Bilbao at Bilbao-Abando.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Bilbao. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Frankfurt am Main to Bilbao tickets on Omio for $115 (€110).
  • Travel with Air Europa for flights to Bilbao. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air Europa Frankfurt am Main to Bilbao tickets on Omio for $298 (€284).

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

  • You can take a direct bus with.
  • You can take a direct flight with Lufthansa.

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

Your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Bilbao doesn't have to end in Bilbao. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian. If you’d like to add Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian to your Frankfurt am Main to Bilbao tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bilbao today!

Before traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Bilbao, 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 is costing $115 (€110) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $298 (€284) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $4 (€4) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main to Bilbao 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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