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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón by plane, bus, train, night bus, night train or car

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Fly to Oviedo, bus  •  3h 20m

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

$58 - $216

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 21m

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

$32 - $78

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Fly to Santander, bus  •  5h 1m

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

$77 - $406

Train  •  6h 2m

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

$57 - $77

Night bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the night bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Gijon / Xixon

$35 - $55

Trenhotel, bus  •  8h 47m

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

$67 - $102

Drive  •  4h 38m

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón 300.1 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón is to night bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón is to fly and bus which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 and arriving at Gijon / Xixon. This bus operates Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 6h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón. However, there are services departing from Madrid Airport and arriving at Gijón via Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 2m.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Gijón is 379 km. The road distance is 480.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón without a car is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón, including transfers.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 station.

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

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 70€ and takes 7h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón.
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  • Distance: 237 miles
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Gijón, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 4h 49m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 5h 45m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Santander
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Gijón
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Madrid-Chamartin to León
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
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 Oviedo to Gijon / Xixon
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Gijon / Xixon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Gijon / Xixon
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Gijon / Xixon
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Leon to Gijon / Xixon
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com

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

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Gijon / Xixon station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón is 480 km. It takes approximately 4h 38m to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Oviedo Airport.

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Book your Madrid Airport (MAD) to Gijón bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 447+ hotels available in Gijón. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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