Madrid - Gijón
From Madrid to Gijón/Xixón
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- Frequency: over 25 daily services in both directions (night services, either direct or with stops, depending on the time).
- Timetable: buses depart between 12:30 am and 11:30 pm.
- Distance between cities: 471 km (292 mi). The entire journey is on the motorway.
- Trip duration: between 5.45 and 7.15 hours depending on the service.
Bus stations in Madrid and Gijón/Xixón
Coaches travelling from Madrid to Gijón/Xixón depart from either the Intercambiador de Moncloa transport hub, the Estación Sur bus station or from the Madrid Barajas Airport – T4.
All stations are connected to the public transport network (metro and bus) and have public parking. Your journey will end at the Estación de Autobuses Gijón/Xixón bus station, located on Calle Ribadesella, 5.
What to see in Madrid
There is always an enormous amount of cultural, tourism, and leisure options available in Spain’s capital. Men El Retiro. Whatever your plan, there is always lots to do in Madrid: taking a stroll in one of its many parks, such as El Retiro, Campo del Moro, The Temple of Debod; topping up on some culture at one of its museums, such as the Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, or the Reina Sofía national art centre; or going out in one of its trendy districts, Malasaña, Argüelles, Chueca or Huertas street. In Madrid there is room for everyone, and that is what makes this city unique.
What to see in Gijón/Xixón
The largest city in the Principality of Asturias, Gijón is very close to other big cities like Avilés and Oviedo. Some of the places you will see during your trip are the Sala de Arte Capilla San Lorenzo and the Jovellanos Museum. On the Santa Catalina Headland you will find a monument by Eduardo Chillida, Elogio del Horizonte (Eulogy of the Horizon), the Roman springs, and the San Lorenzo Church. The green spaces and beaches are also great places to visit, such as the Atlántico Botanical Gardens and the Isabel la Católica Park. Other uniquely beautiful places are the San Lorenzo and Poniente beaches, etc.