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Travel Information to Bilbao from Manchester

distanceDistance705 miles (1137 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $77 (€69) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Travel 705 miles (1137 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Bilbao from Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are easyJet among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Manchester to Bilbao.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Bilbao.

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Bilbao, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Spain?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

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

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 6/27/22. 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 Manchester and Bilbao.

The restriction level for your return to Manchester, United Kingdom from Spain is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Manchester from Bilbao restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 6/29/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Manchester from Bilbao closer to your date of departure here.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Bilbao is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Bilbao:

A ferry is $2 (€2) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Manchester to Bilbao costing on average $2 (€2).

Taking a ferry is about $77 (€69) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $77 (€69) for this trip.

Taking a ferry is about $2 (€2) less than taking a train, which costs on average $2 (€2) for this journey.

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

Other travel options to Bilbao can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, getting to Bilbao by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

The Manchester to Bilbao distance is around 705 miles (1137 km).

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Manchester to Bilbao depart from Manchester, Coach Station to Bilbao, Zorroza.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Manchester Airport and arrive in Bilbao.
  • Most travelers board their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

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

  • You can go to Bilbao from Manchester by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $77 (€69) with easyJet from Manchester to Bilbao on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Manchester to Bilbao don't make Bilbao their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bilbao are Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bilbao to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Manchester 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 route is costing $2 (€2) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $77 (€69) one way.
  • A ferry ticket for this journey costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $2 (€2) one way.

But we recommend booking Manchester 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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