Ponferrada to Bilbao train

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Overview: Train from Ponferrada to Bilbao

distanceDistance192 miles (309 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe

Trains from Ponferrada to Bilbao cover the 192 miles (309 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 34 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Ponferrada and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

Train providers: Renfe from Ponferrada to Bilbao trains

Find the best route to Bilbao from Ponferrada with Omio's train partners Renfe! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.


Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Ponferrada to Bilbao trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Ponferrada to Bilbao

    Travel by train to Bilbao 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 Ponferrada to Bilbao.
    The distance to Bilbao from Ponferrada by train is approximately 192 miles (309 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 192 miles (309 km) from Ponferrada to Bilbao can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Ponferrada to Bilbao train journey time is on average 6 h 34 min.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Ponferrada   and arrive in Bilbao-Abando.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Ponferrada, is located 0.3 miles (525 m) from the city center of Ponferrada.

    The most popular arrival train station, Bilbao-Abando, is located 0.4 miles (726 m) away from the city center of Bilbao.

    For the route from Ponferrada to Bilbao you can take a train with Renfe. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Ponferrada and Bilbao on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    On average, there is 1 train a day from Ponferrada to Bilbao. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train departing from Ponferrada to Bilbao leaves at 12: 32 PM. The last train departing from Ponferrada to Bilbao leaves at 12: 32 PM. You can find the latest Ponferrada to Bilbao train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    The major railway station for departures from Ponferrada is Ponferrada. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Ponferrada for your journey from Ponferrada to Bilbao.

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