El Expreso de La Robla 4 day / 3 night Rail Journey from Bilbao to Oviedo



4 day El Expreso de La Robla, Green Paradise Route: Bilbao to Oviedo

2019 departures:  August: 10

“El Expreso de La Robla was born with the idea of offering all the charm and comfort of classic rail travel at affordable prices.”

4 day El Transcantabrico La Robla Green route Bilbao Oviedo


Day 1 (Saturday)                    Bilbao – Santander

Baggage collection from 1230 at La Concordia station in Bilbao, a unique modernist building dating back to 1902 and is one of the most genuine heritage buildings of Bilbao’s Belle Époque. Free time for lunch until 1345, when reception of passengers takes pla4 day El Transcantabrico La Robla Carridge Bilbao Oveido Rail Journey ce.
Accommodation on board while the Expreso de la Robla train head towards Gama. Our coach will then take us to Laredo, a beautiful seaside town with a rich historical and artistic heritage. Enjoy a relaxing boat ride to reach Santoña and visit a typical anchovy and northern bonito canning factory. Return to the train in Gama to continue our trip to Santander, the elegant capital of Cantabria. Dinner and overnight in Santander.


Day 2 (Sunday)                      Santander – Llanes

After enjoying our first breakfast onboard, we will start our journey with a sightseeing tour of Santander. Free time and return to the train to travel to Cabezón de la Sal. Coach trip to visit the Altamira Museum and its Neocave, followed by a walking tour of Santillana del Mar. After lunch, our coach will take us to Comillas. Tour of this beautiful town and its picturesque architecture. The El Expreso de la Robla train is waiting in Unquera to head into Asturian lands, reaching Llanes, a beautiful and fishing village in eastern Asturias. Tour before dinner. Night in Llanes.


4 day El Transcantabrico La Robla Cabin Northern Spain Train Trip Tour Bilbao

Day 3 (Monday)                     Llanes – Nava

Trip aboard El Expreso de la Robla to Arriondas to visit the Picos de Europa National Park, including Lake Enol and the Shrine of Covadonga. Transfer to Cangas de Onís to have lunch. Back to the train we will reach Nava. From here, by bus, we will visit Tazones, seaport of debarkation of Emperor Carlos V on his first arrival to Spain. Then, enjoy a typical espicha (traditional Asturian food, consisting of pinchos and tapas, cider and other drinks). Night in Nava.


Day 4 (Tuesday)                    Nava – Oviedo

We start the journey visiting Gijón. Sightseeing tour of this city facing the Cantabrian Sea and alive with cultural events. Free time before returning to the train. Onboard El Expreso de la Robla we will head to Oviedo. Crew farewell and end of the trip in Oviedo’s “Ancho Métrico” Renfe Station at around 1430.
2019 Departure Dates
Per Person
in Double / Twin Cabin
Per Person
in Single Cabin
August: 10
AU$1660 AU$2515



  • Accommodation onboard in double cabins with ensuite bathroom
  • Onboard buffet breakfast every day
  • All dinners and lunches serving the finest cuisine in top restaurants (including wine, water, soft drinks and coffee)
  • Welcome drink
  • Mineral water
  • Toiletries bag
  • Tickets for museums, attractions and shows
  • Excursions and scheduled tours
  • Coach accompanying the train along the trip
  • Taxes and services
  • Daily newspapers and magazines
  • Security service
  • Guide throughout the tour
  • Excellent crew available


  • Laundry service
  • Bar service
Excludes: Tips; personal expenses
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  • All prices are per person unless otherwise stated
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