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There are 10 ways to get from Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO) by shuttle, plane, bus, train or car

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Shuttle to Venice, fly  •  6h 20m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Bilbao (BIO) VCE - BIO

€85 - €468

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Fly from Trieste  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Bilbao (BIO) TRS - BIO

€78 - €315

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Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly  •  8h 28m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Bilbao (BIO) LJU - BIO

€126 - €473

Bus to Rijeka, fly  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station
  2. Fly from Rijeka (RJK) to Bilbao (BIO) RJK - BIO

€135 - €330

Shuttle to Pula, fly  •  8h 50m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Portorož to Pula Airport
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Bilbao (BIO) PUY - BIO

€96 - €379

Shuttle, shuttle to Munich, fly  •  10h 3m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Munich Airport
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Bilbao (BIO) MUC - BIO

€141 - €963

Train, bus via Donostia / San Sebastián  •  26h 42m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Padova to San Sebastián
  3. Take the bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao

Train, bus  •  33h 4m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Re
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Bilbao

€96 - €154

Bus  •  35h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Venice Mestre 402 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Venice Mestre to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Bilbao 783

€94 - €121

Drive  •  15h 54m

  1. Drive from Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO) 1715.9 km

€210 - €310

Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO) by bus

The bus journey time between Trieste and Bilbao Airport (BIO) is around 2 days 7h and covers a distance of around 2069 km. The fastest bus normally takes 2 days 7h. Operated by FlixBus and BizkaiBus, the Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO) bus service departs from Trieste and arrives in Aireportua/Aeropuerto. Typically only one bus runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2 days 7h
Fastest bus time:
2 days 7h
Buses per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€94
Carbon emissions:
258 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
22:15
Last bus departs at:
22:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO) bus schedules

Italy → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Conditions of entry into Spain from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
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  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Spain from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bilbao Airport (BIO) is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bilbao Airport (BIO) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bilbao Airport (BIO) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Spain.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO) is to bus which costs €90 - €130 and takes 35h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO) is to shuttle and fly which costs €85 - €470 and takes 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO). However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Aireportua/Aeropuerto via Venice Mestre, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and Bilbao Intermodal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 47m.

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The distance between Trieste and Bilbao Airport (BIO) is 1346 km. The road distance is 1715.9 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO) without a car is to train and bus via Donostia / San Sebastián which takes 26h 42m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO), including transfers.

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Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Trieste station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO) is to fly which takes 7h 52m and costs €75 - €320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €90 - €130 and takes 35h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bilbao station.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO).
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  • Distance: 1346.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 20m

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Bilbao Airport (BIO), Spain?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and Vueling Airlines fly from Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO) 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO) via Venice Mestre, Bordeaux Saint-Jean, and Bilbao Intermodal in around 35h 47m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €340
Flights from Trieste to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Trieste to Bilbao via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Trieste to Bilbao via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Ljubljana to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €480
Flights from Ljubljana to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €470
Flights from Ljubljana to Bilbao via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Ljubljana to Bilbao via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €480
Flights from Rijeka to Bilbao via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €450
Flights from Rijeka to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €460
Flights from Rijeka to Bilbao via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €480
Flights from Rijeka to Bilbao via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €460
Flights from Pula to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €410
Flights from Munich to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Munich to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €220
Flights from Ljubljana to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €300
Flights from Pula to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€50 - €180
Flights from Munich to Bilbao via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from Ljubljana to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €300
Flights from Pula to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€50 - €180
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Flights from Trieste to Bilbao via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Pula to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€50 - €180
Flights from Munich to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Bilbao via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rijeka to Bilbao via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Bilbao via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Bilbao via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Trieste Centrale to Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€34 - €38
Private
€140 - €260
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€31 - €34
Private
€95 - €180
Shuttle from Portorož to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€29 - €130
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€29 - €32
Private
€70 - €130
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Munich Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€50 - €650
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€50 - €54
Private
€340 - €650
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Mestre to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Autotrans d.d.
ZUP Prevozi
Phone
+386 (0) 31 30 41 41
Email
info@zup-prevozi.eu
Website
zup-prevozi.eu
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Munich Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€290 - €340
Schedules at
zup-prevozi.eu
Economy class
€290 - €340
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€81
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Transportes Pesa
Phone
+34 (0) 900 12 14 00
Email
atencionaclientes@pesa.net
Website
pesa.net
Bus from Donostia / San Sebastián to Airport Loiu Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €17
Schedules at
pesa.net

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO) is 1716 km. It takes approximately 15h 54m to drive from Trieste to Bilbao Airport (BIO).

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Volotea, Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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There are 157+ hotels available in Bilbao Airport (BIO). Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Venice Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h and costs €35 - €260.

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