How to travel from Rome to Bilbao

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from Rome to Bilbao

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

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flight

To get from Rome to Bilbao on Feb 10 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:55PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport12h45 07:40AMBilbao
1 transfer
1091One-way
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06:55PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport12h45 07:40AMBilbao
1 transfer
1091One-way
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11:00AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport5h00 04:00PMBilbao
1 transfer
1881One-way
02:45PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport8h15 11:00PMBilbao
1 transfer
1771One-way
11:00AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport9h00 08:00PMBilbao
1 transfer
1881One-way

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Travel Information to Bilbao from Rome

distanceDistance786 miles (1268 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $213
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $1 (€1) • 32 h 13 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $213 (€185) • 7 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or HOP!

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 786 miles (1268 km) to Bilbao from Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $1 (€1). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or HOP! Among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rome to Bilbao.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rome 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 Rome to Bilbao.
FAQs

Travel from Rome, Italy to Bilbao, Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Bilbao from Rome restricted?

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

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

  • 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 1/9/23. 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.

The restriction level for your return to Rome, Italy from Spain is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Rome from Bilbao restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rome, Italy?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 1/9/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rome from Bilbao closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Rome and Bilbao. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

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

Taking a train is about $114 (€99) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $116 (€100) for this trip.

A train is $21 (€18) less than a ferry for this journey with tickets for a ferry from Rome to Bilbao costing on average $22 (€19).

Taking a train is usually $212 (€184) less than taking a flight to Bilbao, which costs on average $213 (€185) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Bilbao from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 7 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Bilbao can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 36 h   of travel time.

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

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 32 h 13 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 786 miles (1268 km) between Rome and Bilbao.

The average frequency per day from Rome to Bilbao is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Bilbao from Rome as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Rome, Termini and arrive in Bilbao.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in Bilbao.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Roma Termini and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

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 $116 (€100) with Flixbus from Rome to Bilbao.
  • You can go to Bilbao from Rome by plane with HOP! You'll see cheap plane tickets for $213 (€185) with HOP! From Rome to Bilbao on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Rome to Bilbao often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Barcelona or Donostia-San Sebastian. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bilbao and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $116 (€100) one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average $22 (€19) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $213 (€185) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $1 (€1) one way.

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

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