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from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada

You can get from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€17) • 2 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€17) • 2 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe

Travel 101 miles (163 km) by bus or train from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 53 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada.

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Travel from Santiago de Compostela 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 Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada.
FAQs
How do I travel from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada?

You can travel between Santiago de Compostela and Ponferrada 2 different ways: bus or train.

How many miles from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada would I travel?

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

When traveling to Ponferrada from Santiago de Compostela, what are the departure and arrival points in Santiago de Compostela and Ponferrada?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Santiago de Compostela, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Ponferrada, Estación de Autobuses.
  • Trains most often depart from Santiago de Compostela at Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Ponferrada at Ponferrada.
Which travel companies can get me from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada?

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

  • You can travel by bus to Ponferrada from Santiago de Compostela with Alsa, and you can find Alsa Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada tickets for $24 (€19) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Santiago de Compostela and Ponferrada with Renfe, and you can find Renfe Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada tickets for $22 (€17) on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Barcelona or León. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Santiago de Compostela and Ponferrada itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Ponferrada and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Santiago de Compostela and Ponferrada online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $24 (€19) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $22 (€17) one way on average.

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

How do I get from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€17) compared to other travel options to Ponferrada:

Taking a train is about $2 (€2) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€19) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada?

The fastest way from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 53 min.

There are alternative travel options to Ponferrada that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 30 min   on average.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Santiago de Compostela
Ponferrada
Santiago De Compostela
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