Travel

COMMUNICATIONS

By Air

The airport of Asturias is found in the locality of Santiago del Monte, 48 km from Gijón (approx. 35 minutes), connected by motorway (A-8) linking it to the main Spanish cities and other European destinations. Full connections list

There are two options to travel to the city:

  • TAXI: There is a taxi rank at the airport itself which remains in service until the arrival of the last flight. Taxi fare: €45-60 to/from the Airport.
  • BUS: Company ALSA covers the trip between the airport and Gijón with stops at the localities of Piedras Blancas, Salinas and Avilés. Bus fare: € 8.00 Single, € 16.00 Return. Daily departures from the airport at 7.00, 8.00, 9.00, 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00, 16.00, 17.00, 18.00, 19.00, 20.30, 22.00 and 23.20 h.
  • CAR RENTAL: Three companies provide their services offering a wide timetable (Also having offices in Gijón): Avis, Europcar, EnterpriseAtesa.
Santander and Bilbao airports are also good options, with bus connections from this cities to Gijon.
Madrid airport is connected by bus too, if the flight connection is not good in time or price.
Company Alsa make these connections.
By Train

Companies FEVE and RENFE connect the city with the rest of Asturias and Spain. RENFE has daily connections with Madrid, Barcelona, Alicante and combinations with other Spanish cities. The railway station is located 10 minutes from the city centre (C/ Sanz Crespo, s/n).

By Bus

Company Alsa offers daily bus links with Madrid and the main Spanish cities. The bus station is located in the city centre (C/ Magnus Blikstad, 2).

Two of the main Spanish transport companies are travel partners of the Summer Network Meeting. 
If you come from Spain, or if your flight through another airport (not Asturias/OVD), the offers below can be useful for you.

Travel partners

ALSA

At least 10% discount using the promo code FSM18.
Valid to travel between 17/07/2018 and 24/07/2018 in direct journeys with departure or arrival in Gijon. Buy in alsa.es


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RENFE

35% discount on AVE and/or Long Distance Trains.
A personal voucher is required before you can buy in renfe.com. Ask UNIPES (snm18@unipes.com) to get yours.
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