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Train Information between Santiago de Compostela and Ponferrada

distanceDistance101 miles (163 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe

Trains from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada cover the 101 miles (163 km) long trip with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Santiago De Compostela and arrive in Ponferrada.

Train companies

Renfe Santiago de Compostela – Ponferrada

Renfe will get you between Santiago de Compostela and Ponferrada at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Renfe

Renfe is Spain’s national train provider operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travellers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

    Renfe 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Santiago de Compostela and Ponferrada are the following:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
    • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
    • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada
    Travel by train to Ponferrada easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada.
    FAQs
    How far is it from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada by train?
    The Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada train distance is approximately 101 miles (163 km).
    What is the departure train station in Santiago de Compostela and arrival train station in Ponferrada?

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Santiago De Compostela   and arriving in Ponferrada.

    Where is the train station in Santiago de Compostela to go to Ponferrada? Where is the train station in Ponferrada located?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Santiago De Compostela, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Ponferrada, located 0.3 miles (525 m) away from the city centre.

    Which train companies should I travel with from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada?
    When taking a train from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada, you can count on Renfe for the best way to get you to Ponferrada. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Santiago de Compostela to Ponferrada and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    How many trains per day are there to Ponferrada from Santiago de Compostela?
    The average number of trains departing Santiago de Compostela for Ponferrada is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Santiago de Compostela
    Ponferrada
    The major railway station for departures from Santiago de Compostela is Santiago De Compostela. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Santiago De Compostela for your trip between Santiago de Compostela and Ponferrada.