Apr 14 – 17, 2014
Universidad de Oviedo
Europe/Madrid timezone

How to get to Gijón

Air Connections

The International Airport of Asturias (IATA Code: OVD) is located in Santiago del Monte, and has connections with several major cities and islands of Spain: Madrid, Barcelona, the Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands...

Directs flights to Paris, Lisbon and London.

How to get to Gijón

The Airport is a thirty-minute drive from Gijón on the fluid motorway link (A-8).

Visitors that arrive by air have three options to get to the town:

  • TAXI: There is a taxi rank in the airport itself that is in service until the arrival of the last flight. Fare: 45- 60€ to/from Gijón.

  • BUS: The ALSA company offers several daily coach services Gijón - Airport - Gijón. Bus Fare: 7,50€ One way, Return 15,00

  • RENT A CAR: Four car hire firms offer their services with a broad timetable. These firms also have branches in Gijón:
    • AVIS
    • Europcar
    • ​Hertz España National ATESA 


Daily rail services with Madrid, Barcelona, Alicante and other cities in Spain.

High-speed train in the Madrid - Valladolid section.

Renfe offerst to CERN Spring Campus students a 35% discount in their services. Dowload instructions.