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Train Information between Barcelona and Ponferrada

distanceDistance455 miles (734 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$106 (€84)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRenfe

Trains from Barcelona to Ponferrada cover the 455 miles (734 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 30 min with our travel partners like Renfe. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $79 (€63)], but the average price of train tickets is $106 (€84). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Ponferrada.

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Renfe Barcelona – Ponferrada

Find the best trains from Barcelona to Ponferrada with Omio's travel partners Renfe from $79 (€63). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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Renfe trains from Barcelona to Ponferrada are available on Omio for as little as $79 (€63). Renfe is Spain’s national train provider offering domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. When traveling on a Renfe train between Barcelona and Ponferrada, you can expect to travel 455 miles (734 km). Check Renfe’s train schedules and tickets for the Barcelona to Ponferrada journey and find the best option for you.

Renfe is known for its range of train ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Promo, Promo+ and Flexible tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio.

Renfe has a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. These train types include AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

Renfe's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Barcelona and Ponferrada are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
  • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
  • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

Trains from Barcelona to Ponferrada

It is possible to undertake a trip from Barcelona to Ponferrada comfortably by train, a very interesting alternative to take into account when you need to make a trip of these characteristics. The Barcelona Ponferrada trains cover a distance of 735 kilometres, investing between 9.5 hours and 10.5 hours, depending on the train selected to make the journey.

What trains go from Barcelona to Ponferrada?

The Barcelona Ponferrada trains that cover this route are managed by Renfe and are of the Alvia, AVE, Long Distance and train-hotel types. All have various services on board such as toilets, catering, public address system, individual audio connection and tables for personal use.

How long does the train from Barcelona to Ponferrada take?

The available Ponferrada Barcelona trains have a variable duration depending on the time of departure of the same. The train that departs in the morning from Barcelona to Ponferrada takes about 9 hours and a half, while the train that makes the journey in the afternoon takes 10 hours and a half to reach its destination. These trains do not show any changes in their route, since they are direct.

How many trains are there from Barcelona to Ponferrada?

Each day, there are 3 available Ponferrada Barcelona trains distributed in different time slots. Thus, there is 1 train leaving in the morning, another at noon and another in the afternoon. On weekends the frequency decreases to 1 train in the morning.

Where do the trains from Barcelona to Ponferrada depart from and arrive at?

Barcelona-Sants station: this station has toilets, luggage carts, car rental agencies, shops, ticket sales, cafeteria, hotel, car park, ATMs and club room. It has services for travellers with special needs such as toilets, lifts and adapted platforms. It is also 14 minutes by public transport from the centre and is reached, among others, by urban bus lines V17 and H10.

Ponferrada Station: has toilets, car rental counters, cafeteria, ticket sales, trolleys and customer service center. It also has services for travellers with special needs such as toilets and adapted car parks, and wheelchairs. It is 6 minutes by public transport from the centre, which can be reached by bus line L2.

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Trains from Barcelona to Ponferrada
Travel by train to Ponferrada easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Ponferrada.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Barcelona to Ponferrada?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Ponferrada from Barcelona for as low as $79 (€63)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Barcelona to Ponferrada?
The Barcelona to Ponferrada train ticket price is on average $106 (€84)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Barcelona to Ponferrada by train?
The train distance from Barcelona to Ponferrada is around 455 miles (734 km).
What is the Barcelona to Ponferrada train travel time?
The Barcelona to Ponferrada train duration is on average 9 h 30 min, which is to be expected when traveling 455 miles (734 km) from Barcelona to Ponferrada. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the train from Barcelona to Ponferrada depart from? Which Ponferrada train station do I come into from Barcelona?

When taking a train from Barcelona, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig De Gracia and Barcelona Estació De França. When you arrive in Ponferrada, your train can arrive in train stations including Ponferrada and Ponferrada.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Barcelona Sants   to Ponferrada.

Where is the train station in Barcelona? Where is the train station in Ponferrada?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Ponferrada, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Barcelona to Ponferrada?
Take the Barcelona to Ponferrada train with Renfe. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Ponferrada from Barcelona as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first train depart from Barcelona to Ponferrada? When does the last train depart from Barcelona to Ponferrada?
The earliest train departing from Barcelona to Ponferrada leaves at 7: 30 AM. The last train departing from Barcelona to Ponferrada leaves at 7: 30 AM. You can find the latest Barcelona to Ponferrada train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Barcelona to Ponferrada to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Barcelona to Ponferrada within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $106 (€84) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Barcelona to Ponferrada a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Ponferrada
Barcelona Estació De França
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Barcelona Sants
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