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Asturias is located in northern Spain, in the sightseeing area known as Green Spain. Choose your mode of transport to see the range of options available.

Points of interest

By car

A-6 motorway Connection to the A-66 motorway which links Madrid with Oviedo (445 kilometres) and Gijón (475 kilometres). Regular coach services From Oviedo: International connections to Paris, Brussels, Geneva and Zurich. Connections to Madrid and numerous Spanish cities. From Gijón: Connections to Madrid and the main Spanish cities.  

By air

Asturias Airport Connections: Direct flights to Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Canary and Balearic Islands. International connections to Lisbon, London and Paris. Location/services: It is located in Castrillón, 14 kilometres from Avilés, 40 from Gijón and 47 from Oviedo. Bus and taxi service. Rates: Bus Single ticket to Avilés: around €4. Single ticket to Gijón: around €8. Single ticket to Oviedo: around €8. Taxi To Avilés, about €23. To Gijón, about €45. To Oviedo, about €53.  

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By train

From Gijón: Direct connections to Madrid, Barcelona, Alicante, Cadiz, Castellón and León. From Oviedo: Direct routes to Madrid, Barcelona and Alicante. Multiple connections to other destinations in Spain and regional routes in inland Asturias. Renfe Spain Pass: card offering travel around Spain for all non-residents. This system is very practical, as it can be used on all AVE long-distance and mid-distance high-speed trains. The Renfe Spain Pass is valid for one month from the first trip and comes in two formats (Business/Club and Tourist). It can be purchased up to six months in advance, and is available for 4, 5, 8, 10 or 12 journeys. For more information or to purchase it directly online, go to the following link: http://www.renfe.com/viajeros/viajes_internacionales/spainpass/index.html Sightseeing trains This area is home to the Transcantábrico sightseeing trains in their Classic and Grand Luxe versions. The route begins in Santiago de Compostela (Galicia) and passes through a large part of Green Spain. Another option is the Sightseeing Trains of the North, which offer attractive routes around Asturias, Cantabria, Castile-León and the Basque Country.


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