There are 4 ways to get from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Ponferrada to Lugo
  2. Take the bus from Lugo to Casa Lorenzo Área de Santiago de Compostela

$23 - $44

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Ic / ...

$33 - $45

Train via Orense-Empalme  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Ponferrada to Orense-Empalme Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Orense-Empalme to Santiago de Compostela A / ...

$34 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) 125.7 miles

$23 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ). However, there are services departing from Ponferrada and arriving at Casa Lorenzo via Lugo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Ponferrada and Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is 154 km. The road distance is 201 km.

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The best way to get from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ), including transfers.

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Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Ponferrada station.

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The best way to get from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is to bus which takes 3 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) bus services, operated by Empresa Freire, arrive at Casa Lorenzo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is 201 km. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ).

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Map of how to get from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ).
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  • Distance: 96.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Ponferrada, Spain and Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ), Spain?

You can take a bus from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) via Lugo in around 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Ponferrada to Orense-Empalme
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
renfe.com
Train from Orense-Empalme to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
renfe.com
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Ponferrada to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Empresa Freire
Phone
+34 902 800 220
Email
infofreire@empresafreire.com
Website
empresafreire.com
Bus from Lugo to Casa Lorenzo
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Schedules at
empresafreire.com
Transporte de Galicia
Website
tmg.xunta.gal
Bus from Lugo to Santiago Compostela Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
tmg.xunta.gal

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