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Route overview
Avg. journey time3h 57m
Trains per day2
Fare range€12.00 - €67.00
Distance163km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at06:44
Last train departs at18:53
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 05m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationPonferrada
Destination StationSantiago de Compostela

Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela train times

Check out the next trains departing from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela for Tuesday 23rd Apr 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:44
12:08
Ponferrada
Santiago de Compostela
5h 24m
1 change
09:10
12:48
Ponferrada
Santiago de Compostela
3h 38m
1 change
16:16
19:59
Ponferrada
Santiago de Compostela
3h 43m
Direct
18:53
21:58
Ponferrada
Santiago de Compostela
3h 05m
Direct

Renfe, AV-City and Alvia trains from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela

You can travel from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela on Renfe, AV-City and Alvia 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).

Designed to complement its AVE high-speed service, Renfe’s AV-City trains usually offer cheaper fares than the AVE. The trains have two comfort classes available – Turista (standard) and Turista Plus (wider, more comfortable seats and extra legroom). All trains have air conditioning and WiFi on board, and most also have a buffet carriage serving food and beverages.

Renfe's Alvia services combine high-speed tracks with lower speed sections, reaching speeds of up to 250 km/h on international lines and 200 km/h on conventional lines. These trains connect the cities of Madrid, Barcelona and Alicante with the other main Spanish cities. Alvia offers two types of classes – Turista (Second Class) and Preferente (First Class). The latter has wider seats, carriages with fewer seats, offers complimentary food and drinks, free newspapers, and access to parking and Club meeting rooms.

How long does it take to travel from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela by train?

The average journey time between Ponferrada and Santiago de Compostela is 3 hours and 57 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 5 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 4 trains per day travelling from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela?

The first train from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela departs at 06:44. The last train from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela departs at 18:53. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Ponferrada and Santiago de Compostela?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/04/2019. 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 01/10/2018 for travel on 04/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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