How to travel from Ponferrada to León

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from Ponferrada to León

You can get from Ponferrada to León by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Ponferrada to León on Aug 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:10AMPonferrada2h20 11:30AMLeón
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09:10AMPonferrada2h20 11:30AMLeón
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05:25PMPonferrada2h20 07:45PMLeón
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01:25PMPonferrada2h20 03:45PMLeón
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Travel Information from Ponferrada to León

distanceDistance52 miles (84 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $12
fastestFastest modeTrain • $12 (€11) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe Regional Expres

Travel 52 miles (84 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Ponferrada and León. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Alsa or Renfe Regional Expres among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Ponferrada to León.

Travel Tips: Travel from Ponferrada to León

Travel to León 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 León.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Ponferrada and León. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to León from Ponferrada is by taking a flight, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to León:

A flight is generally $9 (€8) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $11 (€10) from Ponferrada to León.

A flight is $10 (€9) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Ponferrada to León costing on average $12 (€11).

The quickest way to travel to León from Ponferrada is by train, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 10 min.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance from Ponferrada to León is approximately 52 miles (84 km).

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Ponferrada, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Leon.
  • Trains mostly depart from Ponferrada and arrive in León.

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

  • You can travel to León from Ponferrada by bus with Alsa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $11 (€10) with Alsa from Ponferrada to León.
  • You can take a train from Ponferrada to León with Renfe Regional Expres. Cheap tickets can be found for $12 (€11) with Renfe Regional Expres from Ponferrada to León.

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Alsa.

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

Omio customers who travel from Ponferrada to León often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Barcelona or Bilbao. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between León and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Ponferrada to León, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $11 (€10) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $2 (€2) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $12 (€11) one way.

But we recommend booking Ponferrada to León tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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