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Travel Information between Munich and Bilbao

distanceDistance773 miles (1247 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$115 - $157
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $115 (€92) • 5 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $115 (€92) • 5 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa or Flixbus

Travel 773 miles (1247 km) by flight or bus from Munich to Bilbao. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $115 (€92). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Air Europa or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Munich to Bilbao.

Travel Tips

Travel from Munich 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 Munich to Bilbao.
Is cross-border travel to Bilbao, Spain from Munich, Germany currently allowed?

International travel from Munich, Germany to Bilbao, Spain is: Fully open.

Can I enter Spain if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bilbao if traveling from Munich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What measures do I need to follow in Bilbao, Spain due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Spain must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/2/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Bilbao from Munich.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Bilbao, Spain?

Return travel to Munich, Germany from Spain is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Spain?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Spain?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Munich, Germany was last verified on 8/2/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Munich from Bilbao.

How do I travel from Munich to Bilbao?

There are 2 ways to get from Munich to Bilbao: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Bilbao from Munich?

The cheapest way to travel from Munich to Bilbao is by taking a flight with an average price of $115 (€92).

This is compared to other travel options to Bilbao:

A flight is generally $42 (€33) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $157 (€125) from Munich to Bilbao.

What is the fastest way from Munich to Bilbao?

The fastest way to get to Bilbao from Munich is by flight with an average travel time of 5 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Bilbao can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 26 h 45 min.

How far is Bilbao from Munich?

Bilbao is approximately 773 miles (1247 km) away from Munich.

Where do I depart from Munich? Where do I arrive in Bilbao?

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from Munich Airport to Bilbao.
  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Munich to Bilbao depart from München, ZOB to Bilbao, Zorroza.
Which travel operators can get me to Bilbao from Munich?

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

  • Travel with Air Europa for flights to Bilbao. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air Europa Munich to Bilbao tickets on Omio for $115 (€92).
  • Flixbus can get you to Bilbao by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Munich to Bilbao for $157 (€125) on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Munich to Bilbao?
Looking to extend your trip from Munich to Bilbao? Many Omio customers who go from Munich 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 should I book a ticket from Munich to Bilbao online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $115 (€92) one way for this journey.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $157 (€125) one way for this trip.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

München ZOB Hackerbrücke
München Hbf

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
München Ost