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There are 3 ways to get from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) by bus, train or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ponferrada to Lugo
  2. Take the bus from Lugo to Labacolla Airport

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ponferrada to Santiago De Compostela

Drive

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

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The cheapest way to get from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is to bus which costs €16 - €25 and takes 3h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 5m.

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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 Labacolla Airport via Lugo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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The distance between Ponferrada and Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is 154 km. The road distance is 196.4 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 3h 55m and costs €16 - €25.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m 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 3h 55m and costs €16 - €25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €19 - €26 and takes 4h 47m.

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Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Labacolla Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ) is 196 km. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ).

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  • Distance: 154.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 55m

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 3h 55m. Alternatively, Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Ponferrada to Santiago De Compostela once daily. Tickets cost €18 - €23 and the journey takes 3h 45m.

Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Ponferrada to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
+34 910 207 007
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Ponferrada to Lugo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
ALSA
MonBus

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