|Ponferrada doesn't have its own airport and as such the nearest airports with regular services are 2 hours away at La Coruña. (5x daily Iberia flights). Flight time is 1 hour. All flights Madrid La Coruna depart from Madrid airport Terminal 4|
|Twice daily services connect Madrid to Ponferrada one using an overnight Talgo (a modern and well equipped train modeled on the high speed Ave) with departures from Madrid late evening (2230) or their is a regional train service mid morning at 1140.|
Journey time is six and a quarter hours and tickets can be booked in advance for as little as 36€ each way. Tickets can be purchased online at Renfe.
14 daily bus services operate between Madrid and Ponferrada with four services departing direct from the Madrid T4 terminal at the Airport each taking 5 hours to complete the trip.
Tickets can be reserved via The official bus ticket portal (in English) and cost 28€ each way. All journeys depart from Estacion del sur de Madrid Station layout
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