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from Rome to Bilbao

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to Bilbao on Jan 19 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:35AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport5h30 04:05PMBilbao
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$2191One-way
Cheapest
06:30PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport13h15 07:45AMBilbao
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$1711One-way
Other options
03:50PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport6h30 10:20PMBilbao
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$2271One-way
06:35AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport6h25 01:00PMBilbao
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$2291One-way
05:35PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport5h25 11:00PMBilbao
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$2571One-way

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Travel Information to Bilbao from Rome

distanceDistance786 miles (1268 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$87 - $192
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $87 (€73) • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $87 (€73) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Travel 786 miles (1268 km) by bus or flight between Rome and Bilbao. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $87 (€73). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Rome to Bilbao.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Bilbao, Spain from Rome, Italy currently allowed?

Travel from Rome, Italy to Bilbao, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bilbao from Rome restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

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 1/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Bilbao from Rome closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Rome, Italy from Bilbao, Spain?

The current restriction level for returning to Rome, Italy from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Rome, Italy from Bilbao, Spain?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Rome, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Italy 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 1/15/22. 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 Rome from Bilbao here.

How do I go from Rome to Bilbao?

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

What is the cheapest way to go from Rome to Bilbao?

The cheapest way to travel to Bilbao from Rome is by taking a flight with an average price of $87 (€73).

This is compared to other travel options to Bilbao:

A flight is $104 (€87) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Rome to Bilbao costing on average $192 (€160).

What is the quickest way to get from Rome to Bilbao?

The fastest way to get to Bilbao from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Bilbao can usually take longer:

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

How many miles from Rome to Bilbao would I travel?

The distance is approximately 786 miles (1268 km) from Rome to Bilbao.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Rome, Termini (G) and arrive in Bilbao, Zorroza.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport to Bilbao.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Rome to Bilbao?

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

  • You can take a bus from Rome to Bilbao with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $192 (€160) with Flixbus from Rome to Bilbao.
  • You can take a flight from Rome to Bilbao with Vueling. Cheap tickets can be found for $87 (€73) with Vueling from Rome to Bilbao.

Is there a direct service from Rome to Bilbao?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with.

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 between Rome and Bilbao.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Rome to Bilbao?

Your trip from Rome 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 Rome to Bilbao tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bilbao today!

How far in advance should I book tickets from Rome to Bilbao online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $192 (€160) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $87 (€73) one way.

But we recommend booking Rome 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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