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There are 9 ways to get from Madrid to Pontevedra by train, bus, rideshare, car, plane or towncar

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Train  •  5h 5m

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

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Rideshare  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Pontevedra 613.7 km

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Bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Estación Sur de Autobuses to Pontevedra Auto Res

Drive  •  6h

  1. Drive from Madrid to Pontevedra 613.6 km

Fly to Vigo, train  •  4h 28m

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

Fly to Santiago de Compostela, train  •  5h 9m

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

Fly to A Coruña, train  •  5h 38m

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

Fly to Porto, towncar  •  7h

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

Towncar  •  9h 53m

  1. Take a town car from Madrid to Porto Airport
  2. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Pontevedra

Madrid to Pontevedra by train

25 Weekly Trains
5h 5m Average Duration
€47 Cheapest Price
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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 fastest way to get from Madrid to Pontevedra is to fly and train which takes 4h 28m and costs €35 - €190.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Estación Sur de Autobuses and arriving at Pontevedra. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Pontevedra. However, there are services departing from Estación de Sol Cercanías and arriving at Pontevedra via Madrid-Chamartin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 5m.

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The distance between Madrid and Pontevedra is 469 km. The road distance is 613.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Pontevedra without a car is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs €45 - €70.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Madrid to Pontevedra, including transfers.

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Madrid to Pontevedra bus services, operated by Avanza Grupo, depart from Estación Sur de Autobuses station.

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Madrid to Pontevedra train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Madrid-Chamartin station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Pontevedra is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs €45 - €70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 8h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Pontevedra.
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  • Distance: 468.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Madrid-Chamartin to Pontevedra 4 times a day. Tickets cost €45 - €65 and the journey takes 3h 54m. Alternatively, Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Estación Sur de Autobuses to Pontevedra twice daily. Tickets cost €40 - €65 and the journey takes 8h 50m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €310
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €310
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €310
Flights from Madrid to A Coruña
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €270
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Vigo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €110
Flights from Madrid to A Coruña
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €220
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €210
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €150
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Porto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €150
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
https://www.renfe.com/es/en
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
https://www.renfe.com/es/en
Train from Santiago De Compostela to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
https://www.renfe.com/es/en
Train from La Coruna-San Cristobal to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
https://www.renfe.com/es/en
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30
Book at
blablacar.es
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€160 - €200
More information at
VMTransfers
Towncar from Madrid to Porto Airport
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€500 - €650
More information at
VMTransfers

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Vigo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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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 Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Pontevedra station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Pontevedra is 614 km. It takes approximately 6h 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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There are 3162+ hotels available in Pontevedra. Prices start at €40 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 27 min and costs €2 - €3.

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