There are 8 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Ponferrada by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to A Coruna, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to A Coruna (LCG) MAD - LCG
  2. Take the bus from A Coruña to Ponferrada

$73 - $229

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Ponferrada

$30 - $50

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Fly to Santiago de Compostela, train  •  6 h 19 min

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

$54 - $167

Fly to Vigo, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Vigo (VGO) MAD - VGO
  2. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Ponferrada

$65 - $242

Train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Ponferrada A

$57 - $72

Bus via Atocha Renfe  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid - Estacion Sur to Ponferrada

$34 - $58

Trenhotel  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Madrid-Chamartin to Ponferrada Atlantico

$62 - $82

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Ponferrada 251.5 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Ponferrada is to bus which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Ponferrada is to drive which takes 3 h 52 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Ponferrada is 339 km. The road distance is 402 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Ponferrada, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 and arriving at Ponferrada. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Ponferrada. However, there are services departing from Madrid Airport and arriving at Ponferrada via Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Ponferrada, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Ponferrada every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Ponferrada once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 3 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
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 Vigo-Guixar to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from A Coruña to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid - Barajas Airport T4 to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid - Estacion Sur to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com

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