There are 9 ways to get from Rome to Bilbao by plane, bus, train, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Bilbao  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bilbao (BIO) FCO - BIO

$73 - $299

8 alternative options

Fly to Biarritz, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Biarritz (BIQ) FCO - BIQ
  2. Take the bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao

$148 - $577

Fly to Santander, bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Santander (SDR) FCO - SDR
  2. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao

$85 - $357

Fly to San Sebastian, bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to San Sebastian (EAS) FCO - EAS
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao

$108 - $308

Train  •  23 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  5. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Bilbao-Abando A

$312 - $430

Bus Eurolines IT  •  26 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Toulouse Gare Routière
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to San Sebastián
  3. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao

$104 - $139

Train, car ferry  •  32 h

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Civitavecchia Rv / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Civitavecchia to Barcelona
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Bilbao-Abando A

$159 - $241

Bus Eurolines FR  •  37 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Bordeaux
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Bilbao

$214 - $310

Drive  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Bilbao 1064.6 miles

$250 - $370

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Bilbao is to fly which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Bilbao is to fly which takes 5 h 26 min and costs 60€ - 260€.

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The distance between Rome and Bilbao is 1270 km. The road distance is 1703 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Rome to Bilbao, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at Bilbao via Toulouse and San Sebastián. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Bilbao. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Bilbao-Abando via Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona Sants and Zaragoza Delicias. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Bilbao, Spain?

Vueling Airlines, easyJet and six other airlines fly from Rome to Bilbao hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Bilbao via Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, Barcelona Sants, and Zaragoza Delicias in around 23 h 12 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rome to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Rome to Bilbao via Mahon
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Rome to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Rome to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Rome to Bilbao via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Rome to Santander via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Rome to Santander via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Rome to Santander via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Rome to San Sebastian via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Rome to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Rome to San Sebastian via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Rome to San Sebastian via Ibiza, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Rome to San Sebastian via Palma Mallorca, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Rome to Bilbao via Mahon
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Rome to Bilbao via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Rome to Bilbao via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Rome to Santander via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Rome to Santander via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Rome to San Sebastian via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Rome to San Sebastian via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Rome to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Biarritz via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Rome to Biarritz via Lyon, Marseille
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Biarritz via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Rome to Biarritz via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Rome to Biarritz via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Biarritz via Lyon, Marseille
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Biarritz via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Rome to Biarritz via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Bilbao via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Rome to Biarritz via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Rome to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Rome to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Rome to Biarritz via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Santander via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Rome to Santander via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Biarritz - Aéroport to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Toulouse to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Roma to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
31 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Bordeaux - Rue terre de Bordés to Bilbao - Estación de Autobuses de Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
iberocoach.com
Ferry operators

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