There are 7 ways to get from Bilbao to Ponferrada by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Ouibus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Bilbao to Ponferrada Ouibus

$16 - $23

6 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Miranda de Ebro A
  2. Take the train from Miranda de Ebro to Ponferrada Ic / ...

$63 - $88

Bus ALSA  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Baracaldo/Barakaldo to Ponferrada

$37 - $57

Rideshare  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bilbao to Ponferrada 271.3 miles

$18

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Bilbao to Ponferrada 271.9 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Santiago de Compostela, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) BIO - SCQ
  2. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada

$95 - $271

Fly to Leon, train  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Leon (LEN) BIO - LEN
  2. Take the train from Leon to Ponferrada

$157 - $618

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bilbao to Ponferrada is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bilbao to Ponferrada is to drive which takes 4 h 12 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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The distance between Bilbao and Ponferrada is 309 km. The road distance is 435 km.

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The bus from Bilbao to Ponferrada takes 6 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bilbao and arriving at Ponferrada. Services depart hourly, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bilbao to Ponferrada. However, there are services departing from Bilbao-Abando and arriving at Ponferrada via Miranda de Ebro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between Bilbao, Spain and Ponferrada, Spain?

Ouibus operates a bus from Bilbao to Ponferrada hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 6 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bilbao to Ponferrada via Miranda de Ebro in around 6 h 58 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Madrid, Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Barcelona, Mahon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Madrid, Mahon
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Malaga
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Valencia, Mahon
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Mahon
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Madrid, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Las Palmas
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Barcelona, Malaga
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Barcelona, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Alicante, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Bilbao to Leon via Palma Mallorca, Mahon
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Miranda de Ebro
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
renfe.com
Train from Miranda de Ebro to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Leon to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bilbao to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Book at
blablacar.es

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