There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Gijón by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 45m

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

35€ - 55€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Gijón 467.9 km

25€

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Leon Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leon to Gijon / Xixon

41€ - 101€

Train  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Gijon Alv

30€ - 40€

Drive  •  4h 31m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Gijón 467.8 km

50€ - 75€

Fly to Oviedo, bus  •  4h 48m

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

43€ - 143€

Fly to Santander, bus  •  6h 36m

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

66€ - 289€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Gijón is to rideshare which costs 25€ and takes 5h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Gijón is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Gijon / Xixon. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Gijon. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 6h 18m.

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The distance between Madrid and Gijón is 383 km. The road distance is 467.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Gijón without a car is to bus which takes 5h 45m and costs 35€ - 55€.

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The bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Gijon / Xixon takes 5h 45m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Madrid to Gijón bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Madrid to Gijón train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Gijón is to bus which takes 5h 45m and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 6h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Gijón.
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  • Distance: 382.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 45m

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

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Gijon / Xixon hourly. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 5h 45m. Alternatively, Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Gijon 6 times a week. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 6h 18m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
Flights from Madrid to Santander
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Leon
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Gijon
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Madrid Estacion Sur to Gijon / Xixon
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Leon to Gijon / Xixon
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Oviedo to Gijon / Xixon
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Santander to Gijon / Xixon
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Gijón
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€
Book at
blablacar.es

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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 to Gijón bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Gijon / Xixon station.

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Madrid to Gijón train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Gijon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Gijón is 468 km. It takes approximately 4h 31m to drive from Madrid to Gijón.

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

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There are 703+ hotels available in Gijón. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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