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There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to La Faba by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Ponferrada

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Train, bus  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Leon 18005
  2. Take the bus from Leon to Ponferrada

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Madrid to La Faba 432.3 km

Fly to Santiago de Compostela, bus  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) MAD - SCQ
  2. Take the bus from Santiago Compostela Airport to O Cebreiro

Fly to A Coruna, bus  •  7h

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to A Coruna (LCG) MAD - LCG
  2. Take the bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to Piedrafita Do Cebreiro

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to La Faba is to bus which costs €35 - €50 and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to La Faba is to drive which costs €75 - €110 and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to La Faba. However, there are services departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Las Lamas via Ponferrada. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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The distance between Madrid and La Faba is 373 km. The road distance is 432.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to La Faba without a car is to bus which takes 6h 10m and costs €35 - €50.

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It takes approximately 6h 10m to get from Madrid to La Faba, including transfers.

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Madrid to La Faba bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Madrid to La Faba bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Ponferrada station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to La Faba is 432 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Madrid to La Faba.

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  • Distance: 373 km
  • Duration: 6h 10m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and La Faba, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Ponferrada every 4 hours. Tickets cost €30 - €45 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €370
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €370
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €180
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Principe Pio to Leon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Leon to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
alsa.com
Bus from A Coruña/La Coruña to Piedrafita Do Cebreiro
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
alsa.com
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Email
info@monbus.es
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago Compostela Airport to O Cebreiro
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €15
Schedules at
monbus.es

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Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Santiago de Compostela Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in La Faba. Prices start at €87 per night.

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