Fastest journey4hr 12m
Travelling from Madrid to Ponferrada by train
Fast trains from Madrid to Ponferrada take around 4 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 338 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Madrid and Ponferrada.
Are there direct trains from Madrid to Ponferrada?
Journeys between Madrid and Ponferrada usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Madrid to Ponferrada every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 15 departures.
How long is the train journey from Madrid to Ponferrada?
The Madrid to Ponferrada train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
What are the Madrid to Ponferrada train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Ponferrada is usually scheduled to depart Madrid around 07:05 and the last train is around 20:30. This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Madrid to Ponferrada train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Madrid to Ponferrada are $33.97.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $56 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $41. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Madrid to Ponferrada train tickets?
Trains in Spain usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Madrid to Ponferrada by train.
Which train companies operate between Madrid and Ponferrada?
More than one train company operates on the route from Madrid to Ponferrada, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- AV City
- Media Distancia
- Regional Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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