Gijon Station is a train station in Gijon on the northern coast of Spain. The station is located in the city centre, just a short walk from Poniente beach. Commuter and long-distance services run from Gijon and include Aviles Station, Oviedo Station, Madrid Chamartin Station and Alicante Station. It’s also connected to other coastal towns in the Asturias and Galicia via Spain’s Feve network.
Enjoy more with a Gijon Station car hire
A Gijon Station car hire is the best way to get around and enjoy Spain’s northern coast. This stretch of coast is suitably named the ‘Costa Verde’, which means ‘Green Coast’. Sandy beaches, secluded coves and colourful fishing villages dot the rugged coastline in Costa Verde. And woodland and mountain ranges serve as the backdrop. It’s not as famously sunny as Spain’s mediterranean coast but it’s just as beautiful. Beach highlights include the Cathedrals beach near Ribadeo and Cuevas del Mar near Neuva.
Gijon itself is the largest city in the Asturias and is a good place to stay and explore the surrounding area from. It offers a good mix of city and beach life. A highlight is Cimadella, the old town. It juts out between the marina and San Lorenzo, the city’s biggest beach.
If you’re looking for a downtown location to collect a car hire then Gijon’s train station is super convenient. From the station, the main motorway into and out of Gijon is easily accessible. Consequently, it’s also easy to drop your car hire off here if you’ve picked up your car hire elsewhere.
The closest airport is Asturias Airport is 40kms west of Gijon. It offers a wider selection of car hire and is a good alternative to Gijon train station. There are buses that go between the airport and Gijon, stopping a short walk from the train station.