There are 5 ways to get from Astorga to Ponferrada by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car
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Train • 56 min
8€ - 11€
Rideshare • 1h 2m
3 alternative options
Bus • 1h
6€ - 10€
Taxi • 40 min
65€ - 80€
Drive • 40 min
6€ - 10€
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Astorga to Ponferrada is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 1h 2m.
The quickest way to get from Astorga to Ponferrada is to taxi which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 40 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Astorga and arriving at Ponferrada. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Astorga and arriving at Ponferrada. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.
The distance between Astorga and Ponferrada is 46 km. The road distance is 62.7 km.
The best way to get from Astorga to Ponferrada without a car is to train which takes 56 min and costs 8€ - 11€.
The train from Astorga to Ponferrada takes 56 min including transfers and departs every two hours.
Astorga to Ponferrada bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Astorga station.
Astorga to Ponferrada train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Astorga station.
The best way to get from Astorga to Ponferrada is to train which takes 56 min and costs 8€ - 11€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 1h.
What companies run services between Astorga, Castille and León, Spain and Ponferrada, Spain?
Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Astorga to Ponferrada every 2 hours. Tickets cost 8€ - 11€ and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Astorga to Ponferrada hourly. Tickets cost 6€ - 10€ and the journey takes 1h.
Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.
Train from Astorga to Ponferrada
- Ave. Duration
- 56 min
- Every 2 hours
- Estimated price
- 8€ - 11€
- Renfe Viajeros
A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.
Bus from Astorga to Ponferrada
- Ave. Duration
- Estimated price
- 6€ - 10€
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More Questions & Answers
Astorga to Ponferrada bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Ponferrada station.
Astorga to Ponferrada train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Ponferrada station.
Yes, the driving distance between Astorga to Ponferrada is 63 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Astorga to Ponferrada.
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There are 166+ hotels available in Ponferrada. Prices start at 87€ per night.
Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Astorga and Ponferrada. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.