There are 5 ways to get from Porto to Ponferrada by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

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

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

$44 - $70

4 alternative options

Taxi, bus  •  7 h 41 min

$364 - $376

Train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Intercity / ...
  2. Ic / ...

$50 - $77

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. 196.1 miles

$40 - $65

Bus, fly, drive  •  5 h 12 min

  1. VRL - BGC

$59 - $261

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Ponferrada, Spain?

You can take a bus from Porto to Ponferrada via Vigo in around 7 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Porto to Ponferrada via Vigo-Guixar in around 7 h 41 min.

Airlines
Aero VIP
Flights from Vila Real to Braganca
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Porto(Campanha) to Vigo-Guixar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Bus operators
Autna
Phone
+34 (0) 986 288 030
Email
autna@autna.com
Website
autna.com
Bus from Porto to Vigo
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
autna.com
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Vigo to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Lugo to Ponferrada
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Porto to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Taxi from Porto Airport to Lugo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$336
Schedules at
vmtransfers.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Porto and Ponferrada is 228 km. The road distance is 314 km.

The cheapest way to get from Porto to Ponferrada is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 7 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Porto to Ponferrada is to drive which takes 3 h 38 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

No, there is no direct train from Porto to Ponferrada. However, there are services departing from Porto(Campanha) and arriving at Ponferrada via Vigo-Guixar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Ponferrada. However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at Ponferrada via Vigo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Porto to Ponferrada, including transfers.