There are 6 ways to get from Astorga to Ponferrada by train, bus, night train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Astorga to Ponferrada Ic / ...

$9 - $19

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Astorga to Ponferrada 39 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Astorga to Ponferrada

$3 - $26

Trenhotel  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Est. FF.CC. Astorga to Ponferrada Galicia / ...

$9 - $19

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Astorga to Ponferrada 39.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Astorga to Ponferrada 39.2 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Astorga to Ponferrada is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Astorga to Ponferrada is to taxi which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Astorga and arriving at Ponferrada. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Astorga and arriving at Ponferrada. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

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The distance between Astorga and Ponferrada is 46 km. The road distance is 62.7 km.

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The best way to get from Astorga to Ponferrada without a car is to train which takes 59 min and costs 7€ - 16€.

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The train from Astorga to Ponferrada takes 59 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Astorga to Ponferrada bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Astorga station.

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Astorga to Ponferrada train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Astorga station.

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The best way to get from Astorga to Ponferrada is to train which takes 59 min and costs 7€ - 16€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ - 23€ and takes 1 h.

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Astorga to Ponferrada bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Ponferrada station.

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Astorga to Ponferrada train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Ponferrada station.

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Map of how to get from Astorga to Ponferrada.
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  • Distance: 28.6 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Astorga to Ponferrada hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $19 and the journey takes 59 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Astorga to Ponferrada hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $26 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Astorga to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Est. FF.CC. Astorga to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Astorga to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Astorga to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
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Taxi from Astorga to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Taxi Astorga - Antonio Carrera Pérez
Phone
+34 639 42 70 21

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