A Travel Price Comparison for Spain Vitoria-Gasteiz vs. Oviedo for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Vitoria-Gasteiz or Oviedo?

If you're trying to decide where to visit between Vitoria-Gasteiz or Oviedo, this travel cost comparison can help. The overall cost of travel is usually a consideration when deciding where to go next, and the cost comparison below can help you decide based on the average prices from other travelers along with your own travel budget.

Vitoria-Gasteiz

In the midst of a vast, starry night, medieval cathedrals and ancient buildings are scattered with light across the humming city. This is none other than Vitoria-Gasteiz, a town located in the province of Araba/Alava in northern Spain. Within its border, this city contains Basque Country's House of Parliament, the headquarters of the Government, and the Lehendakari's (Prime Minister's) official residence. In 2012, Vitoria-Gasteiz was awarded the title of European Green Capital and now is one of the top five places to live in Spain. This multicultural city is chock full of amazing national history as well as unique cultural traditions. Vitoria-Gasteiz is also well known for its festivals, including Azkena rock festival, FesTVal, Vitoria-Gasteiz jazz festival, and the Virgen Blanca Festivities. Whether you seek to explore its world-renowned wineries or dine in a chic restaurant, Vitoria-Gasteiz holds an endless amount of possibilities.

Oviedo

Oviedo is the capital city of the Asturias Principality in Northern Spain. It is a city of churches and cathedrals with many of its buildings designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Its old town, or Casco Antiguo, is the most historic part of Oviedo, where many of the UNESCO sites are situated.

Which city is cheaper, Oviedo or Vitoria-Gasteiz?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Vitoria-Gasteiz is €117, while the average daily cost in Oviedo is €85. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each city. Below is a breakdown of travel costs for Vitoria-Gasteiz and Oviedo in more detail.



Accommodation

The prices for places to stay in Vitoria-Gasteiz can vary by date, location, and type. Generally, the average cost for accommodation per person is €55, while a typical double-occupancy hotel room for two people will cost around €110.

For a normal double-occupancy room in Oviedo, €84 is the average cost for a hotel room. Also in Oviedo, the typical price for a place to stay for one person is €42, such as in a hostel.


  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Vitoria-Gasteiz 55
    Oviedo 42
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Vitoria-Gasteiz 110
    Oviedo 84

Food

On average, meal and food prices in Vitoria-Gasteiz cost around €41 per person, per day. While this price can vary widely by location, the type of restaurant, and the amount of food ordered, a typical meal often costs around €16.

The price of a meal in Oviedo can vary widely. However, the average price for food per day is €31 per person, and a typical meal will cost around €12 based on the spending of previous visitors. Less expensive dining options can be found by eating street food or at fast food restaurants.


  • Food Meals for one day
    Vitoria-Gasteiz 41
    Oviedo 31

Local Transportation

To get around in Vitoria-Gasteiz, the average visitor spends €27 per day, per person. This includes the costs of taxi rides and private drivers as well as public transportation, which tends to be much more affordable.

To get around in Oviedo, the average visitor spends €16 per day, per person. This includes the costs of taxi rides and private drivers as well as public transportation, which tends to be much more affordable.


  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Vitoria-Gasteiz 27
    Oviedo 16

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Also for Vitoria-Gasteiz, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Private Transfer from Vitoria Airport to Madrid city: $616
  • Private Transfer from Vitoria to Madrid: $616
  • Private Transfer from Vitoria to Santander Port: $267
  • Private Transfer from Vitoria Airport to Biarritz city: $267
  • Private Transfer from Vitoria city to Biarritz Airport: $267
  • Private Transfer from Vitoria Airport to Santander city: $267
  • Private Transfer from Vitoria city to Santander Airport: $267
  • Private Transfer from Vitoria to Biarritz: $267
  • Private Transfer from Vitoria to Santander: $267
  • Private Transfer from Vitoria to San Sebastian: $267
  • Private Transfer from Vitoria city to San Sebastian Airport: $267
  • Private Transfer from Vitoria Airport to San Sebastian city: $239

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Oviedo

Also for Oviedo, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Private Transfer From/To Asturias Airport: $85
  • Oviedo airport transfer: $80
  • Asturias airport transfer: $75

Is it cheaper to fly into Vitoria-Gasteiz or Oviedo?

Prices for flights to both Oviedo and Vitoria-Gasteiz change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Entertainment

In Vitoria-Gasteiz, the costs for things to do, activities, admission tickets, and other sightseeing expenses are on average €29 per person, per day.

In Oviedo, the costs for things to do, activities, admission tickets, and other sightseeing expenses are on average €15 per person, per day.


  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Vitoria-Gasteiz 29
    Oviedo 15

Tours and Activities in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Vitoria-Gasteiz.

  • Biarritz and French Basque coast small group tour lunch included: $296
  • Bilbao and Guggenheim museum small group tour: $168
  • Bilbao, Guggenheim and Gaztelugatxe small group tour, lunch included: $277
  • La Rioja winery visit with tasting and traditional lunch in small group tour: $252
  • San Sebastian and Gipuzkoa coast tour in small group tour with lunch: $261
  • Three temple tour, the path of St. Ignatius, small group tour lunch included: $233

Tours and Activities in Oviedo

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Oviedo.

  • Covadonga Lakes Tour entire journey . Cangas de Onis Covadonga Sanctuary: $149
  • Econlockhatchee River Kayak Tour: $86
  • Full-Day Tour of Cangas de Onís: $111
  • Gijon Cudilllero Luarca Catedrales Beach private Tour: $286
  • Northern Spain tailored tours by car Asturias Galicia Basque Country and more: $504
  • One day tour CUDILLERO Vidio Cape Cathedrals Beach Luarca: $258
  • Orlando Kayaking Tour: $100
  • Orlando Mountain Bike Adventure: $100
  • Oviedo Historical Walking Tour: $39
  • Romantic tour in Oviedo: $496
  • The Best of Oviedo Walking Tour: $496

Alcohol

Alcoholic beverages can often be a significant portion of a traveler's budget, and the costs can vary greatly from person to person. In Vitoria-Gasteiz, the average amount that a visitor spends on alcoholic beverages per day is €18.

Alcoholic beverages can often be a significant portion of a traveler's budget, and the costs can vary greatly from person to person. In Oviedo, the average amount that a visitor spends on alcoholic beverages per day is €13.


  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Vitoria-Gasteiz 18
    Oviedo 13

Sample the Local Flavors in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Some specific costs for nightlife related activities in Vitoria-Gasteiz:

  • La Rioja two wineries visit with wine tasting and pintxos in small group tour: $214


When we compare the travel costs of actual travelers between Vitoria-Gasteiz and Oviedo, we can see that Vitoria-Gasteiz is more expensive. And not only is Oviedo much less expensive, but it is actually a significantly cheaper destination. So, traveling to Oviedo would let you spend less money overall. Or, you could decide to spend more money in Oviedo and be able to afford a more luxurious travel style by staying in nicer hotels, eating at more expensive restaurants, taking tours, and experiencing more activities. The same level of travel in Vitoria-Gasteiz would naturally cost you much more money, so you would probably want to keep your budget a little tighter in Vitoria-Gasteiz than you might in Oviedo.

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