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There are 5 ways to get from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela by train, bus, rideshare, taxi 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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Train  •  35m

  1. Take the train from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela Ir

$8 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus  •  59m

  1. Take the bus from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro Área de Santiago / ...

$5 - $26

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the rideshare from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela 39.9 miles

$6

Taxi  •  43m

  1. Take a taxi from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela 40.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  43m

  1. Drive from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela 40.4 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela is to train which costs 7€ - 16€ and takes 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pontevedra and arriving at Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pontevedra and arriving at Santiago de Compostela. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35m.

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The distance between Pontevedra and Santiago de Compostela is 51 km. The road distance is 64.6 km.

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The best way to get from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela without a car is to train which takes 35m and costs 7€ - 16€.

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The train from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela takes 35m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by MonBus, depart from Pontevedra station.

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Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Pontevedra station.

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The best way to get from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela is to train which takes 35m and costs 7€ - 16€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 23€ and takes 59m.

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Map of how to get from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela.
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  • Distance: 31.6 miles
  • Duration: 35m

What companies run services between Pontevedra, Spain and Santiago de Compostela, Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $18 and the journey takes 35m. Alternatively, MonBus operates a bus from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 59m. Three other operators also service this route.

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 Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
monbus.es
Transporte de Galicia
Website
tmg.xunta.gal
Bus from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tmg.xunta.gal
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
La Estradense
Phone
986570165
Email
info@aestrada.gal
Website
aestrada.com
Bus from Pontevedra to Santiago De Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
aestrada.gal
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.es
Taxi from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
43m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Troncoso Bernardez Santiago
Phone
+34 610 57 88 40
Gonzalez Perez Teodomiro
Phone
+34 986 23 70 08

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Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela is 65 km. It takes approximately 43m to drive from Pontevedra to Santiago de Compostela.

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There are 480+ hotels available in Santiago de Compostela. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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

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