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There are 8 ways to get from Lisbon to Ponferrada by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Porto(Campanha) Ic
  2. Take the train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar Ic
  3. Take the train from Vigo-Guixar to Ponferrada Ic / ...

$68 - $126

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Bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Oriente Station to Ponte de Lima
  2. Take the bus from Ponte de Lima to Ponferrada Ouibus

$38 - $53

6 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Vigo
  2. Take the night bus from Vigo to Ponferrada

$77 - $112

Drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Ponferrada 389.8 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to A Coruna, night bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to A Coruna (LCG) LIS - LCG
  2. Take the night bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to Ponferrada

$72 - $220

Fly to Vigo, train  •  9 h 51 min

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

$83 - $243

Fly to Porto, shuttle, train  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Porto (OPO) LIS - OPO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Valença
  3. Take the train from Guillarey to Orense-Empalme
  4. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to Ponferrada

$187 - $282

Fly to Oviedo, night bus, train  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Oviedo (OVD) LIS - OVD
  2. Take the night bus from Oviedo to Leon
  3. Take the train from Leon to Ponferrada

$103 - $343

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Ponferrada is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 12 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Ponferrada is to drive which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Ponferrada. However, there are services departing from Alfândega and arriving at Ponferrada via Lisbon Oriente Station and Ponte de Lima. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Ponferrada. However, there are services departing from Lisboa Santa Apolonia and arriving at Ponferrada via Porto(Campanha) and Vigo-Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

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The distance between Lisbon and Ponferrada is 477 km. The road distance is 623.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Ponferrada without a car is to train which takes 11 h 36 min and costs 55€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 36 min to get from Lisbon to Ponferrada, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Ponferrada bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisbon Oriente Station.

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Lisbon to Ponferrada train services, operated by Portuguese Railways (CP), depart from Lisboa Santa Apolonia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Ponferrada is to train which takes 11 h 36 min and costs 55€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 12 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Ponferrada.
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  • Distance: 297.9 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 36 min

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Ponferrada, Spain?

You can take a train from Lisbon to Ponferrada via Porto(Campanha) and Vigo-Guixar in around 11 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Ponferrada via Estação Oriente, Lisbon Oriente Station, and Ponte de Lima in around 12 h 40 min.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Lisbon to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Flights from Lisbon to Oviedo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to A Coruna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lisbon to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Lisbon to Oviedo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Lisbon to Oviedo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Porto
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $100
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Vigo via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Oviedo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Porto(Campanha)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
cp.pt
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo-Guixar to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Guillarey to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
renfe.com
Train from Leon to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Oriente Station to Ponte de Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Ponte de Lima to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Vigo
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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
Night bus from Vigo to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Night bus from Oviedo to Leon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Porto Airport to Valença
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$144
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to A Coruna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Lisbon to Ponferrada bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Ponferrada station.

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Ponferrada is 1 h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 11:11 PM in Lisbon and 12:11 AM in Ponferrada.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Ponferrada is 624 km. It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to drive from Lisbon to Ponferrada.

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Air Europa, TAP Portugal and Iberia offer flights from Lisbon Airport to A Coruna Airport.

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There are 150+ hotels available in Ponferrada. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Lisbon Airport is to bus which takes 9 min and costs 3€.

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