Getting to the town of Bulnes is easier from 2001. Here we give you all the answers to the most frequent questions related to the funicular.
Where do you take the Bulnes Funicular?
We just have to go to the cabraliega town of Poncebos, in the Picos de Europa. To get to Poncebos we will turn off on the AS-114 as it passes through Arenas de Cabrales and we will travel the 6 kms. away. There is clear signage in this regard. In Poncebos is the entrance to the facility, with a parking area.
In the summer season, the summer months, it is It is important to find out about access to Poncebos, restricted by the large number of visitors to the Del Cares route, the climb to Sotres or the funicular to Bulnes. You have all the information in this link.
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Funicular de Bulnes: timetables and prices
· High season from 10:00 h. at 20:00 p.m.
All summer. El Puente del Pilar from October 12 to 15; on November 1; November 11; on December 2 to 10, both included.
· Low season from 10:00 h. at 12:30 h. and from 14:00 p.m. at 18:00 p.m.
The rest of the year.
Each 30 minutes. From Monday to Friday, a trip to the 8 takes place: 30 hours.
How much does the Funicular to Bulnes cost?
Normal ticket one address: 17,61 euros
Normal round trip ticket: 22,16 euros
Children ticket (4 to 12 years) one address: 4,32 euros
Children ticket (4 to 12 years) round trip: 6,71 euros
How long does the Bulnes Funicular take?
The journeys last only seven minutes and we will be upstairs enjoying a unique environment.
Where can you buy the ticket for the Funicular to Bulnes?
You can purchase your tickets at Alsa sales points, through 902 42 22 42 or at the funicular ticket offices from 9:30 a.m.
Important: the ticket purchased online will only serve as proof, and must be exchanged for a ticket at the point of sale located at the entrance to the funicular.
Bulnes funicular: pets
Dogs are allowed, tied, and if they are a dangerous breed they are muzzled.
Bulnes Funicular: phone 985 84 68 00
Tourist Office of Arenas de Cabrales (Summer and long weekends) Tel .: 985 84 64 84
City Hall of Carreña de Cabrales Tel: 985 84 50 21
What to do near Bulnes?
Once in Bulnes there are several routes that we can do. Some have difficulty and it is good to find out beforehand, you must go prepared for the mountain with warm clothes, suitable footwear and drink / food. If we do not move from the town of Bulnes we can walk through its narrow streets, sit by the river, enjoy the local cuisine and take a deep breath to recharge our batteries.
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