There are 10 ways to get from Madrid to Pontevedra by plane, train, taxi, bus, night train, 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 11 min

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

$41 - $217

Cheapest option

Fly to Santiago de Compostela, train  •  4 h 29 min

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

$35 - $146

8 alternative options

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

$64 - $222

Fly to Porto, taxi  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Porto (OPO) MAD - OPO
  2. Take the taxi from Porto Airport to Pontevedra

$223 - $343

Train  •  7 h 31 min

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

$76 - $97

Train via Santiago de Compostela  •  7 h 42 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 - $106

Bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Pontevedra Auto Res

$40 - $60

Trenhotel, bus  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the Trenhotel from Madrid-Chamartin to A Rúa-Petín Atlantico
  2. Take the bus from La Rua to Pontevedra Ouibus

$80 - $104

Rideshare  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Pontevedra 386.3 miles

$36

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Pontevedra 384.5 miles

$70 - $110

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid to Pontevedra once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $95 and the journey takes 6 h 21 min. Alternatively, Avanza Grupo operates a bus from Madrid to Pontevedra 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 15 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 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 Porto
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
renfe.com
Train from A Coruna to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Night train from Madrid-Chamartin to A Rúa-Petín
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from La Rua to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Porto Airport to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$200
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$36
Book at
blablacar.es

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Pontevedra is 469 km. The road distance is 615 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Pontevedra is to fly and train which takes 4 h 11 min and costs 35€ - 190€.

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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

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.

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Madrid to Pontevedra, including transfers.