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There are 9 ways to get from Madrid to Pontevedra by plane, train, shuttle, 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.

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Fly to Vigo, train  •  4h 10m

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

$41 - $216

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Rideshare  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Pontevedra 386.3 miles

$35

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

  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  •  4h 46m

  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, shuttle  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Porto (OPO) MAD - OPO
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Porto Airport to Pontevedra

$219 - $339

Train via Santiago de Compostela  •  7h 45m

  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  •  8h

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

$72 - $92

Bus  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Pontevedra Auto Res

$40 - $60

Drive  •  6h 2m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Pontevedra 384.5 miles

$70 - $110

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

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

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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 8h 15m.

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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 7h 45m.

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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 7h 45m and costs 60€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m 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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Madrid to Pontevedra train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Madrid-Chamartin station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Pontevedra is to train which takes 7h 45m and costs 60€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 8h 15m.

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

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

You can take a train from Madrid to Pontevedra via Madrid Chamartín, Madrid-Chamartin, and Santiago de Compostela in around 7h 45m. Alternatively, Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Madrid to Pontevedra 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 8h 15m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Madrid to A Coruna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $190
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Madrid to Porto via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
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
13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from A Coruna to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Shuttle from Porto Airport to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$196
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar.es
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Vigo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Madrid to Pontevedra bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, arrive at Pontevedra station.

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Madrid to Pontevedra train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Pontevedra station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Pontevedra is 615 km. It takes approximately 6h 2m to drive from Madrid to Pontevedra.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Vigo Airport.

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Book your Madrid to Pontevedra bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 914+ hotels available in Pontevedra. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Madrid and Pontevedra. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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