RenfeALSArenfe-SNCF
Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 53m
Trains per day1
Fare range€14.00 - €43.00
Distance163km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at08:34
Last train departs at08:34
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 53m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationSantiago de Compostela
Destination StationPonferrada

Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada train times

Check out the next trains departing from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada for Tuesday 25th Sep 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:34
11:27
Santiago de Compostela
Ponferrada
2h 53m
Direct

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

You can travel from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada on Renfe, AV-City and Alvia trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

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

You can travel from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada on Renfe, AV-City and Alvia trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

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

You can travel from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada on Renfe, AV-City and Alvia trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.
Renfe train

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).

Renfe AV City Train

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 Alvia Train

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 Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada by train?

The average journey time between Santiago de Compostela and Ponferrada is 2 hours and 53 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 53 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 1 train per day travelling from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada. 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 Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada?

The first train from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada departs at 08:34. The last train from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada departs at 08:34. 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 Santiago de Compostela and Ponferrada?

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

How do I get back to Santiago de Compostela?

By train, of course. See trains from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela.

  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada for a typical week day using timetable data for 25/09/2018. 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 29/01/2018 for travel on 30/01/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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