There are 9 ways to get from Madrid to Pontevedra by plane, train, bus, rideshare 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 Vigo, train  •  4 h 10 min

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

$41 - $216

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Pontevedra 386.3 miles

$35

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Fly to Santiago de Compostela, train  •  4 h 28 min

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

$35 - $145

Fly to A Coruna, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to A Coruna (LCG) MAD - LCG
  2. Take the train from A Coruna to Pontevedra

$63 - $221

Fly to Porto  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Porto (OPO) MAD - OPO

$222 - $342

Train via Santiago de Compostela  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago de Compostela A
  2. Take the train from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra Ir

$74 - $105

Train  •  7 h 51 min

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

$76 - $97

Bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Pontevedra Auto Res

$40 - $60

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Pontevedra 384.5 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Pontevedra is to rideshare which costs 30€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Pontevedra is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Pontevedra. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Pontevedra. However, there are services departing from Madrid Sol and arriving at Pontevedra via Madrid-Chamartin and Santiago de Compostela. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Pontevedra is 469 km. The road distance is 615.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Pontevedra without a car is to train which takes 7 h 45 min and costs 60€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Madrid to Pontevedra, including transfers.

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Madrid to Pontevedra bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Pontevedra.
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  • Distance: 293 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Pontevedra, Spain?

TAP Portugal, Iberia and two other airlines fly from Madrid to Pontevedra every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Pontevedra via Madrid Chamartín, Madrid-Chamartin, and Santiago de Compostela in around 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Vigo via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna via Valencia
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Madrid to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
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 Vigo Urzaiz to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from A Coruna to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Book at
blablacar.es

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