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Car rental in Gijon

At Furauto we take care of offering you the cheap car rental in Gijon you need to spend a few days in the capital of Asturias. Pick up and drop off your vehicle thanks to our extensive system of branches in the Principality.



In Furauto we take care of offering you, in a simple and economical way, the rental car you need to spend a few days in Gijon. Pick up and drop off your vehicle thanks to our extensive system of branches in the Principality.

Get to know Gijon with your rental car

Welcome to Gijón, the most populated city in the Principality of Asturias. A town where you will find all the culture, fun and relaxation you were looking for. An ideal place to stroll along the coast, admire magnificent views or taste the best gastronomy.

Alquiler de coches en Gijon

Gijón was founded in the 5th century B.C. It is believed that the first settlements took place in the area of Monte Areo, a place that still preserves a dolmen complex of great artistic and historical value.

At present, with almost 275,000 inhabitants, Gijón is the most populated Asturian municipality in the Principality. Situated in a privileged location, its port is one of the most important of all the Cantabrian slope.

The average annual temperature here is 13.8°C, but that does not prevent locals and tourists from enjoying the beaches of Poniente and San Lorenzo. The colder ones can stay listening to the sea from El Elogio del Horizonte or cheering Sporting at El Molinón.

Are you traveling on business and need to book your rental car in Gijon? Do you feel like doing some sightseeing in the area? Whatever the reason why you have to come to this beautiful coastal city remember that in Furauto we can provide you with a vehicle that suits your needs at the best price thanks to our online comparator.

Where can I pick up and drop off my rental car in Gijon?

With Furauto you can pick up and drop off your rental car at the train station in Gijon. This is the Gijon-Sanz Crespo Station and it is one of the most important arrival points to the city. Of course, you can also go to Asturias Airport. Visit our search engine and find the place that best suits your trip.

How to get to Gijón

Asturias Airport, for those who want to travel by plane, is located 40 kilometers from Gijón, in the municipality of Santiago del Monte.

ThePort of El Musel, in Gijón, is one of the most important in northern Spain and is only six kilometers from the center.

Another option is to arrive by rail. The Gijón train station receives passengers daily from all parts of Spain and some parts of Europe.

If you prefer to travel by road with your rental car, you should know that you can access the city by bus or private vehicle. Below we show you the main roads:

  • A-66 and N-630. Vía de la Plata: it joins Gijón with Seville and is the best way to travel from the south of the peninsula.
  • N-634. San Sebastián - Santiago de Compostela: at the height of Asturias, this road forks along the coast through the N-632. It circles Gijón to the south.
  • A-8. Autovía del Cantábrico: it crosses the principality from west to east and passes through the south of the city of Gijón.
  • AS-I. Autovía Minera: begins in Mieres and ends at Avenida del Llano in Gijón.
  • AS-II. Industrial Highway: it joins Oviedo with Gijón, entering through the southern industrial area.

Tolls to take into account

On your trip to Gijón you may encounter the AP-66 or Autopista de la Ruta de la Plata, a stretch of road linking León with Asturias.

Parking your rental car in Gijón

As in most big cities, you will probably have some trouble finding parking in the city center. Gijon has regulated parking zones and, if you decide to park in one of these places, you will have to come back from time to time to renew the ticket.

If you want to park on the street for free, you will have to travel about 10-15 minutes from the center.

From Furauto, however, we recommend that you leave your vehicle in a public or private parking.

Touring Gijon with your rental car

Gijon offers you culture, history, gastronomy, art and beaches. You will need several days to visit the whole city. Follow our recommendations and start by visiting the Top 10 of the most important places in Gijón.

  1. Cerro de Santa Catalina: The ancient watchtower allows you to listen to the sea from El Elogio del Horizonte by Chillida and visit the Casa de Les Pieces. Its viewpoint is incomparable.
  2. Marina: In the western part of Cimadevilla we find the Plaza and the Chapel of Soledad, the Plazuela del Marqués, the statue of Don Pelayo and the Palace of Revillagigedo.
  3. The East: Walk to the Parroquia Mayor de San Pedro Apóstol and down to the statue of Augustus and the Roman Baths, one of the jewels of the city.
  4. Plaza Mayor and surroundings: It is worth walking around the Town Hall and up to the Plazoleta de Jovellanos. Here you will find the House Museum of the politician and the Clock Tower.
  5. San Lorenzo Beach: Almost two kilometers of beach with a magnificent promenade.
  6. Poniente: Artificial beach perfect for sunbathing or water sports.
  7. Pericones Park: The largest park in the city was formerly used for the production of corn and beans. Today it is the center of celebrations on St. James' Day.
  8. Isabel la Católica Park: Urban park in which the monuments to the Queen and Alexander Fleming stand out. El Molinón, located at its southern end, is the stadium of Real Sporting de Gijón.
  9. Art Walk: Visit the Railway Museum, the Museum of the Asturian People, the Aquarium and its art and archaeology centers (
  10. Laboral University Area: Among its buildings are the University of Oviedo, the Laboral City of Culture Foundation (, the LABoral Art and Industry Creation Center and the Atlantic Botanical Garden (

Get to know the Principality of Asturias by Car

Oviedo, Avilés, Pola de Lena, Cabo de Peñas, Luanco, Arriondas, Cudillero, Ribadesella, Cangas de Onís, Llanes and Luarca are other towns in the Principality that you can visit with your rental car. Nature lovers will also have the opportunity to travel to the Picos de Europa and travel the Ruta del Cares.