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Travel from Bilbao to Venice by train in 30 hours 35 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Bilbao to Venice by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Bilbao to Venice by train is 30 hours 35 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 30 hours 35 minutes. Around 1 train per day travel the 768 miles (1236 km) between these two destinations. You'll need to make 4 changes along the way to Venice.

Book train tickets from Bilbao to Venice in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from €208.90. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Bilbao to Venice by train

It takes an average of 30h 35m to travel from Bilbao to Venice by train, over a distance of around 768 miles (1236 km). There are normally 1 train per day travelling from Bilbao to Venice and tickets for this journey start from €208.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 30h 35m
PriceFrom €208.90
Distance768 miles (1236 km)
Frequency1 train per day
First train15:20
Last train15:20
Departure stationBilbao
Arrival stationVenice
Changes4 changes

Bilbao to Venice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bilbao to Venice for Tuesday 25th January 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
14:20 20:55 30h 35m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Bilbao to Venice

The price of train tickets from Bilbao to Venice starts at €208.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bilbao to Venice by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bilbao to Venice? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bilbao to Venice take?

The average journey time by train between Bilbao and Venice is 30 hours and 35 minutes, with around 1 train per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bilbao and Venice by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bilbao to Venice is 30 hours and 35 minutes.

How much does the train from Bilbao to Venice cost?

Train ticket prices from Bilbao to Venice can start from as little as €208.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bilbao to Venice?

No, there are no direct train services from Bilbao to Venice. Travelling from Bilbao to Venice by train will require a minimum of 4 changes.

What time does the first train from Bilbao to Venice leave?

The first train from Bilbao to Venice leaves at 15:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bilbao to Venice leave?

The last train from Bilbao to Venice leaves at 15:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bilbao and Venice by train?

Trains travelling from Bilbao to Venice cover a distance of around 768 miles (1236 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Venice to Bilbao.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bilbao to Venice for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/25/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 03/02/2020 for travel on 03/02/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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