How to travel from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela

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Travel Information between Ponferrada and Santiago de Compostela

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€20) • 3 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $23 (€21) • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 101 miles (163 km) from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela.

Travel Tips: Travel from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela

Travel to Santiago de Compostela 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 Santiago de Compostela.
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You can travel to Santiago de Compostela from Ponferrada 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Santiago de Compostela from Ponferrada is by taking a train, which costs on average $22 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Santiago de Compostela:

Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Santiago de Compostela, which costs on average $23 (€21) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela is by bus with an average journey time of 3 h 45 min.

There are alternative travel options to Santiago de Compostela that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Santiago de Compostela by train can take on average 3 h 2 min.

The distance from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela is approximately 101 miles (163 km).

The average frequency per day from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Ponferrada, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Santiago de Compostela.
  • Most travelers board their train from Ponferrada and arrive in Santiago De Compostela.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Alsa to go to Santiago de Compostela by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Alsa Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela tickets on Omio for $23 (€21).
Your trip from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela doesn't have to end in Santiago de Compostela. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Porto or Barcelona. If you’d like to add Madrid, Porto or Barcelona to your Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Santiago de Compostela today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $23 (€21) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $22 (€20) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela 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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