How to travel from Madrid to Ponferrada

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Travel Information between Madrid and Ponferrada

distanceDistance209 miles (337 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$34 - $47
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $34 (€31) • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $47 (€42) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Iberia

Travel 209 miles (337 km) by bus or flight to Ponferrada from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€31). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Alsa or Iberia among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to Ponferrada.

How to get from Madrid to Ponferrada

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Madrid to Ponferrada there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 78,64% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Madrid to Ponferrada. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Madrid to Ponferrada

Travel 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 Madrid to Ponferrada.

There are 2 ways to get from Madrid to Ponferrada: bus or flight.

The cheapest way to go to Ponferrada from Madrid is by taking a bus, which costs on average $34 (€31).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ponferrada:

A bus is $13 (€11) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Madrid to Ponferrada costing on average $47 (€42).

The fastest way to get to Ponferrada from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Ponferrada can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 30 min.

The distance from Madrid to Ponferrada is approximately 209 miles (337 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Ponferrada:

  • Buses from Madrid to Ponferrada most often leave from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Ponferrada, Estación de Autobuses.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Ponferrada:

  • You can go to Ponferrada from Madrid by bus with Alsa. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $34 (€31) with Alsa from Madrid to Ponferrada on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Ponferrada from Madrid with Iberia, and you can find Iberia Madrid to Ponferrada tickets for $47 (€42) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Madrid to Ponferrada with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct flight with Iberia.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Ponferrada as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Madrid to Ponferrada.

Many of our customers traveling from Madrid to Ponferrada don't make Ponferrada their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Ponferrada are Barcelona, Santiago de Compostela or León, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Ponferrada to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Madrid to Ponferrada, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $34 (€31) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $47 (€42) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Madrid to Ponferrada online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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