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How to get from Asturias Airport to Gijón

Gijon is a laid-back maritime coastal city located in northern Spain. Aside from the stunning harbour, Gijon is known for its incredible seafood and the old fishermen’s quarter of Cimadevilla, with its narrow streets and boutique stores. This city is also home to the beautiful Collegiate Church of San Juan Bautista and many fascinating art museums. 

Oviedo Airport, also known as Asturias Airport, is the closest airport to Gijon. To get from Oviedo Airport to Gijon, you can choose from two transfer options: taxi or bus. Taking an airport taxi will take around 35 minutes to reach your accommodation in Gijon and will cost approximately €60. The ALSA bus will take closer to 45 minutes, excluding wait time, and will cost €9 per ticket.

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Comparison of the options

Taxi €60 35min 24/7
Bus €18 45min 08:00–01:30

How to get from Asturias Airport to Gijon by taxi

For a quick and easy transfer option from Oviedo Airport to Gijon, taking a taxi is the best option. The journey time in an airport taxi will be around 35 minutes and the cost will be approximately €60, based on a taximeter.

What's the cost of a taxi from Asturias Airport to Gijon?

There are no set fares when taking a local taxi, instead, they use taximeters to calculate prices based on distance travelled and time taken. The journey from Asturias Airport to Gijon will cost around €60, but this fare is subject to change depending on traffic.

For a competitive, fixed fare you can rely on, we suggest pre-booking a private transfer with Welcome Pickups.



Trip Duration

35 Min.

*Prices may vary unless you pre-book your rides.

Value for Money

Taxis are available 24 hours a day from Oviedo Airport.

Where do I find a taxi at Asturias Airport?

The taxi rank is located just outside of the Arrivals Hall at Asturias. You will see the line of cars as you leave the main terminal.


For a direct and relaxing transfer, taking a taxi for the trip from Oviedo Airport to Gijon is a great option. After your long flight, you’ll be able to hop into a private car and make your way directly to the door of your hotel or apartment in Gijon in just 35 minutes.

Editor’s Note

Taking a taxi for this route is recommended for those travelling with luggage or small children to avoid wait time for the bus and further navigation from Gijon bus station.

Useful Tips

Ensure your driver resets the taximeter before you begin your transfer.
Luggage that can fit in the trunk of the taxi can be transported free of charge.
Tipping your driver isn't obligatory but it is appreciated. You can round up your fare to tip for satisfactory service.

How to get from Oviedo Airport to Gijon by bus

The ALSA bus company offers a service from Oviedo Airport to Gijon daily. The cost of a one-way ticket will be around €9 and the journey time is about 45 minutes, excluding up to an hour of wait time.

How much is the bus from Asturias Airport to Gijon?

The cost of a bus ticket from Asturias Airport to Gijon will be around €9. However, the price of your ticket will depend on the exact bus you take, so this price may increase. Also, remember to factor in any cost of getting from the bus stop to your final destination.



Trip Duration

45 Min.

*There's an average wait time of 60 minutes.

Velue for Money

The ALSA bus runs from 08:00 to 01:30.

Where do I find the bus at Asturias Airport?

The ALSA bus leaves from just outside of the departures area of Asturias Airport. After exiting the Arrivals Hall, you will have a 2-minute walk to the bus departures area.


Although a more affordable transfer option, taking the bus from Oviedo Airport to Gijon isn’t the most convenient. You will have up to an hour to wait for the bus and once you reach Gijon, you will need to find alternate transport to reach your hotel, which can be tedious with luggage and difficult in a new city.

Editor’s Note

If you're travelling in a group, be sure to pre-purchase your tickets online to ensure you can all travel on the same bus.

Useful Tips

You can purchase your bus tickets online or from the machines in the airport.
Luggage can be placed below the bus in the holds.
The ALSA buses run less frequently at night, so be sure to check the schedule for a departure that aligns with your schedule.

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Frequently asked questions

How do I get from Asturias Airport to Gijon?

To get from Asturias Airport to Gijon, you can either take a taxi or the bus. A taxi will cost around €60 and will take 35 minutes to reach Gijon, while the ALSA bus will take 45 minutes, not including wait time, and cost €9 per person.

What’s the cost of a taxi from Asturias Airport to Gijon?

The cost of a local taxi to Gijon will be around €60. However, this isn’t a fixed fare, so the cost of your drive may differ. To guarantee a competitive, fixed fare you can count on, we suggest booking your rides in advance with Welcome Pickups

How far is Gijon from Asturias Airport?

The distance from Oviedo Airport to Gijon is 43 km. It will take around 35 minutes to reach the city in an Oviedo cab and 45 minutes on the ALSA bus, excluding bus departure wait time and navigating to your final destination from the bus station. 

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