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Journey timeFrom 7h 05m
Price$30.88 - $172.50
Distance386km (240 miles)
Frequency1 train per day
Departure stationPonferrada
Arrival stationSan Sebastián-Donostia
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia for Friday 6th Dec 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDurationTrainOperated by
22:2210:5312h 31m, 1 changeTrenhotel 921, Trenhotel 310Renfe
11:2820:118h 43m, 1 changeAlvia/Avant 621, Media Distancia 18063Renfe
11:4420:118h 27m, 2 changesRegional Exprés 12604, Alvia/Avant 4110+1Renfe
13:4420:497h 05m, directIntercity 280Renfe
22:2210:5312h 31m, 1 changeTrenhotel 921, Trenhotel 310Renfe
11:2820:118h 43m, 1 changeAlvia/Avant 621, Media Distancia 18063Renfe
11:4420:118h 27m, 2 changesRegional Exprés 12604, Alvia/Avant 4110+1Renfe
13:4420:497h 05m, directIntercity 280Renfe
22:2210:5312h 31m, 1 changeTrenhotel 921, Trenhotel 310Renfe
11:2820:118h 43m, 1 changeAlvia/Avant 621, Media Distancia 18063Renfe

Renfe trains from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia

You can travel from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia on Renfe trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Renfe is the national train operator in Spain. It has the widest network of high-speed trains in Europe, linking major cities with AVE, AV-City, Avant, Alvia, and Euromed trains. Long-distance routes are served by Altaria and Talgo trains, while regional routes are operated by Media Distancia, Regional and Express Regional trains. Renfe also operates on international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe trains offer four different travel classes, depending on the train you’re travelling on – Turista (Standard), Turista Plus (Premium Economy), Preferente (Business Class) and Club (First Class).

Cheap train tickets from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia

Train tickets from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia start at €26.60 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €NaN.
lowest price found
from26.60
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price70.84

Ahorra comprando tus billetes con la mayor antelación posible

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia by booking early.§

Descubre cómo encontrar billetes de tren más baratos

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Consulta (¡y obtén!) los descuentos y ofertas de tren del momento

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Utiliza tu tarjeta de descuento al comprar tus billetes de tren

Take a look at Tarjetas de descuento Renfe to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia take?

The average journey time by train between Ponferrada and San Sebastián-Donostia is 8 hours and 38 minutes, with around 5 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Ponferrada and San Sebastián-Donostia by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia is 7 hours and 5 minutes.

How much does the train from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia cost?

Train tickets from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia can start from as little as €26.60 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia leave?

The first train from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia leaves at 06:11. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia leave?

The last train from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia leaves at 22:22. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Ponferrada and San Sebastián-Donostia by train?

Trains travelling from Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia cover a distance of around 386km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from San Sebastián-Donostia to Ponferrada.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Ponferrada to San Sebastián-Donostia for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/12/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 08/04/2019 for travel on 18/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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