Madrid to Ponferrada bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Madrid to Ponferrada

Showing times and prices for Apr 22


Fastest Journey

4 h


4 h 20 m

Buses per day



338 km

Cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Ponferrada start from $26 with an average ticket price of $29.

The fastest bus from Madrid to Ponferrada takes 4h in comparison to an average duration of 4h 20m and covers a distance of 338 km.

5 buses leave Madrid for Ponferrada every day with 5 travelling directly.

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Overview: Bus from Madrid to Ponferrada

distanceDistance209 miles (337 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$92 (€81)
frequencyBus frequency9 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 3 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersAlsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar or Infobus

Buses from Madrid to Ponferrada cover the 209 miles (337 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 15 min with our travel partners like Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar or Infobus. Normally, there are 9 buses operating per day. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $84 (€74), but the average price of bus tickets is $92 (€81). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses and arrive in Ponferrada, Estación de Autobuses.

Bus companies: Alsa, Alsa Supra and BlaBlaCar from Madrid to Ponferrada

For as little as $39 (€34) you can travel by bus to Ponferrada from Madrid with Alsa, Alsa Supra and BlaBlaCar. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

Alsa from Madrid to Ponferrada bus information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 52 min
  • Cheapest Price: $39
  • Alsa frequency: 9 a day

Buses from Madrid to Ponferrada

Travellers who want to travel between Madrid and Ponferrada can choose between 10 daily coach departures. The fastest option has a duration of just 4 hours and becomes, of course, a comfortable, reliable and fast alternative to make this journey any day of the year.

What buses go from Madrid to Ponferrada?

All Madrid Ponferrada buses are managed by Alsa, one of the most consolidated companies in the Spanish passenger transport sector. It offers standard buses and Supra, the latter option that increases the level of satisfaction and comfort during the journey, with features such as free wifi, lights, screen with personalized entertainment, good amplitude, bottle of water and bathroom.

How long is the bus from Madrid to Ponferrada?

The distance separating these two Spanish towns is 380 kilometres. The Madrid Ponferrada buses make this route, in each and every case, in between 4 and 5 hours. These are always direct itineraries, with no stops or stopovers of any kind.

How many buses from Madrid to Ponferrada?

They are 10 buses that daily carry out this tour. The schedules are spread throughout the day, although it is in the afternoon when most of them are concentrated: a total of half a dozen. 2 more are first thing in the morning, and the rest in the evening.

Where do buses from Madrid to Ponferrada depart from and arrive at?

This station is located in Avenida Méndez Álvaro, a central area of the capital of Spain that can be reached by metro using the circular line 6, by bus with the 8, 102, 113, 148 and 152, as well as on the Renfe suburban trains C5, C7 and C10. Its users also have parking with 290 spaces, waiting room, box office area, several cafes and shops, slogans and a good level of services.

Ponferrada bus station: with a lot of daily activity, this station is located 1.4 kilometres from the centre, which can be reached by walking in less than 20 minutes. Nearby there is a shopping centre with a supermarket, 600 metres away, as well as recommended hotel establishments and a petrol station. To move around the city, bus line C1 is the alternative.

FAQs: Bus from Madrid to Ponferrada

FAQs: Take the bus from Madrid to Ponferrada with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Ponferrada.
Cheap bus tickets from Madrid to Ponferrada can start from as little as $84 (€74) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Madrid to Ponferrada is $92 (€81); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Madrid to Ponferrada bus time is 4 h 15 min   covering the 209 mile (337 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Madrid to Ponferrada leaves at 8: 15 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Madrid to Ponferrada leaves at 6: 45 PM.
There are 9 buses a day from Madrid to Ponferrada which require at least one change with Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar or Infobus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer buses.
For the journey from Madrid to Ponferrada you can take a bus with Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar or Infobus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services from Madrid to Ponferrada on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Madrid, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses, Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4. When arriving in Ponferrada, you can end your journey in bus stations like Ponferrada, Estación de Autobuses, Ponferrada, Avenida de Astorga (Universidad De Ponferrada) and Ponferrada, A-6 (Área de Servicio Ponferrada - La Pausa).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses, which is located around 3.1 miles (5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Ponferrada, Estación de Autobuses, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a bus from Madrid to Ponferrada is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Ponferrada from Madrid including taking a bus or train.
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