Students and visitors to the University of Oviedo have a wide range of ways to get to Asturias, move around the region and travel between campuses.
The public transport network in Asturias allows passengers to enjoy a wide range of timetables and options for getting around the region. The Asturias Transport Consortium (CTA) has a CTA monthly travel pass that offers a discount to people under 31 years of age by applying for theYouth Travel Pass. The discount is cumulative to the large family discount. Another economical option for journeys is the CTA Bono 10 , which allows you to purchase a ticket for ten journeys at a reduced price.
The university campuses have a wide network of public transport connections. University students under 31 years of age have a 'Youth Pass' which applies a discount on the monthly CTA Pass.
The Centro Bus Universidad service of the mentioned consortium connects the university campuses with Oviedo, Gijón, Mieres and Avilés, making stops to pick up and drop off passengers in their cities of origin.
Consult timetables for the main stops:
- Timetables Gijón-Mieres Mieres-Gijón
- Timetables Llanes-Oviedo Oviedo-Llanes
- Timetables Pola de Laviana-Oviedo Oviedo-Pola de Laviana
- Timetable Pola de Siero-Oviedo Oviedo-Pola de Siero
Commitment to public transport
The University of Oviedo's commitment to sustainability and the environment is reflected in its commitment to public transport and full collaboration with the administrations responsible for mobility policies. In recent years, the use of bicycles has also been promoted for transfers between campuses in the same city, with the installation of bicycle racks, electric scooter charging stations and also the use of electric cars.
Asturias' communications with the rest of the Iberian Peninsula offer travellers the possibility of travelling by plane, train, or bus. If you opt for a private vehicle, the region can be reached by high-capacity roads or secondary roads with extraordinary landscapes along the way.
How to get to Asturias
There are different options for getting to Asturias from other autonomous communities and countries.
Asturias Airport is in Santiago del Monte (Castrillón), 45 kilometres from Oviedo and 40 kilometres from Gijón. The journey time between the two cities and the airport varies between 30 and 45 minutes, depending on traffic. There are regular flights to Madrid, Barcelona, the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands, Valencia, Murcia, Andalusia and direct international connections with several European capitals.
The airport has a bus line that connects it with Oviedo and Gijón and a permanent taxi rank. The information telephone number for the Asturian terminal is 985 12 75 00.
There are train stations in Oviedo, Gijón, Avilés, and other towns in Asturias. For information on routes, services, prices... you can consult the website of the railway company Renfe or call its general information telephone number 902320320. The railway stations are conveniently connected with bus and taxi services.
There are several bus companies that connect Asturias with Spanish and foreign cities or with other towns in the Principality. Almost every major Asturian town has a bus station. The company ALSA provides the service between Asturias and the plateau.