There are 4 ways to get from Santander to Gijón by bus, train, rideshare or car
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Bus • 2h 40m
$23 - $40
Rideshare • 2h 11m
$9 - $16
2 alternative options
Train • 5h 45m
$17 - $22
Drive • 1h 47m
$20 - $30
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Santander to Gijón is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 14€ and takes 2h 11m.
The quickest way to get from Santander to Gijón is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 1h 47m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santander and arriving at Gijon / Xixon. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 40m.
No, there is no direct train from Santander to Gijón. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Gijón via El Berrón. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.
The distance between Santander and Gijón is 150 km. The road distance is 177 km.
The best way to get from Santander to Gijón without a car is to bus which takes 2h 40m and costs 20€ - 35€.
The bus from Santander to Gijon / Xixon takes 2h 40m including transfers and departs hourly.
Santander to Gijón bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Santander station.
Santander to Gijón train services, operated by Renfe Feve, depart from Santander station.
The best way to get from Santander to Gijón is to bus which takes 2h 40m and costs 20€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 14€ - 20€ and takes 5h 45m.
What companies run services between Santander, Spain and Gijón, Spain?
ALSA operates a bus from Santander to Gijón hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 40m. Alternatively, Renfe Feve operates a train from Santander to Gijón twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 4h 33m.
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.
Bus from Santander to Gijon / Xixon
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 40m
- Estimated price
- $23 - $40
Rideshare from Santander to Gijón
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 11m
- 5 times a day
- Estimated price
- $9 - $16
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More Questions & Answers
Santander to Gijón bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Gijon / Xixon station.
Santander to Gijón train services, operated by Renfe Feve, arrive at El Berrón station.
Yes, the driving distance between Santander to Gijón is 177 km. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Santander to Gijón.
Book your Santander to Gijón bus tickets online with ALSA.
There are 447+ hotels available in Gijón. Prices start at $43 USD per night.
Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Santander and Gijón. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.