Santander, Oviedo or Bilbao
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We recommend flying to: Santander, Oviedo or Bilbao
Arrival and departure information
Arrival to Arenas de Cabrales-By public transport from Asturias airport (OVD)
Take a bus from Oviedo (Asturias) airport to Oviedo central bus station. These go every hour on the hour between 07.00 and 19.00 hrs; then 20.30, 22.00 and 23.20. The journey takes 45mins. Be sure to get on the bus to Oviedo (NOT Gijón or Aviles). The cost is approx. 8 €
From Oviedo central bus station, take a bus to Arenas de Cabrales with ALSA www.alsa.es via (Cangas de Onís). From Monday to Friday there are 4 departures per day between 09.30 and 18.30. On Saturdays and Sundays there are only 2 departures: at 10.30 and 18.30. The journey takes 2.5 hours. The cost is approx. 10 €
Arrival to Arenas de Cabrales - By public transport from Santander airport (SDR)
Take a bus from Santander airport to the central bus station in Santander: every 30 min from 07.00 and 23.00. The journey takes 15min. The cost is approx. 1.50€
From the central bus station in Santander, take a bus to Unquera. There are 5 departures per day between 08.30 and 19.30, operated by ALSA bus company. Tickets can be purchased upstairs, in the entrance hall. The journey takes between 1hr 20min and 1hr 40min. The cost is approx. 6.50€. Please check timetables, prices and estimated travel time at www.alsa.es. We recommend booking your bus tickets in advance. From Unquera bus station you will need to take a taxi to Arenas de Cabrales which costs approx. 45€. This can be pre-booked if booked at least two weeks prior to departure.
There are also direct bus services from Santander airport to Llanes, with departures at 12.05, 15.10 and 16.50. But you have to book them in advance via www.alsa.es, booking your ticket from "Aeropuerto Santander". Travel time is approx. 2 hrs. From Llanes bus station you will need to take a taxi to Arenas de Cabrales which costs approx. 45€. This can be pre-booked if booked at least two weeks prior to departure.
Arrival to Arenas de Cabrales - By public transport from Bilbao airport (BIO)
Take the shuttle bus from the airport to Bilbao bus station in the city centre (Termibus). These go every 30 mins. between 6.15 and 23.15. The cost is approx. 1.50€. You can also catch a taxi to the city centre for approx. 25 - 30€.
From Bilbao bus station (Termibus), take a bus to Unquera OR Llanes.
There are 4 departures per day to Unquera (between 13.30hrs and 18.00)
There are 6 departures per day to Llanes (between 10.30hrs and 18.00)
Tickets can be purchased from the ALSA bus company ticket window (ventanillas - no.s. 3, 4, 5 and 6). The journey takes about 3 hours to either Unquera or Llanes. From Llanes or Unquera bus station you will need to take a taxi to Arenas de Cabrales which costs approx. 45€. This can be pre-booked if booked at least two weeks prior to departure.
All public transport times and prices are subject to change, please check exact details for your dates of travel prior to arrival.