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There are 5 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  34 min

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

$8 - $18

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra 40.2 miles

$5

3 alternative options

Bus  •  59 min

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

$5 - $26

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra 39.9 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra 39.9 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra is to train which costs 7€ - 16€ and takes 34 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Pontevedra. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Pontevedra is 51 km. The road distance is 63.9 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs 7€ - 16€.

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The train from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra takes 34 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra is to train which takes 34 min and costs 7€ - 16€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 23€ and takes 59 min.

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  • Distance: 31.6 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $18 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, MonBus operates a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 59 min. 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 Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Santiago de Compostela - Avenida Rosalia de Castro to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
monbus.es
Transporte de Galicia
Website
tmg.xunta.gal
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
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 Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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rede-expressos.pt
La Estradense
Phone
986570165
Email
info@aestrada.gal
Website
aestrada.com
Bus from Santiago De Compostela to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
aestrada.gal
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.es
Taxi from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Service Taxi
Phone
+34 619 18 55 75
Website
servitaxi.net
Taxi Suso Fernández
Phone
+34 636 495 607
Parada De Taxis
Phone
+34 981 58 55 97

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Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra bus services, operated by MonBus, arrive at Pontevedra station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra is 64 km. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Pontevedra.

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There are 902+ hotels available in Pontevedra. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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

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