There are 8 ways to get from Gijón to Madrid by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train via Madrid-Chamartin  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Gijón to Madrid-Chamartin A

$60 - $75

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Rideshare  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gijón to Madrid 292.7 miles

$22 - $35

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Train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Gijón to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha A

$55 - $75

Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Gijon / Xixon to Madrid Estacion Sur

$30 - $55

Bus, Trenhotel  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Gijon / Xixon to Leon
  2. Take the Trenhotel from León to Madrid-Chamartin Atlantico

$67 - $98

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Gijón to Madrid 293.3 miles

$55 - $80

Fly from Oviedo  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Oviedo (OVD) to Madrid (MAD) OVD - MAD

$45 - $197

Bus to Santander, fly  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Gijon / Xixon to Santander
  2. Fly from Santander (SDR) to Madrid (MAD) SDR - MAD

$80 - $411

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gijon / Xixon and arriving at Madrid Estacion Sur. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gijón and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Services depart twice daily, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Gijón and Madrid is 383 km. The road distance is 469.3 km.

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The best way to get from Gijón to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 5 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Gijón to Madrid, including transfers.

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Gijón to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Gijon / Xixon station.

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Gijón to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Gijón station.

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The best way to get from Gijón to Madrid is to train which takes 5 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Oviedo Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Gijón to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Map of how to get from Gijón to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 239.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

What companies run services between Gijón, Spain and Madrid, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Gijón to Madrid 5 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 5 h 9 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Gijón to Madrid every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Oviedo to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $330
Flights from Santander to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Gijón to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from Gijón to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Night train from León to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Gijon / Xixon to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Gijon / Xixon to Leon
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Gijon / Xixon to Santander
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Gijón to Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
blablacar.es

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Gijón to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Madrid-Chamartin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gijón to Madrid is 469 km. It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to drive from Gijón to Madrid.

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Iberia offers flights from Oviedo Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 3655+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Gijón and Madrid. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Gijón to Oviedo Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs .

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