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How to get from Santiago airport to Ponferrada

Camino(s) past & future
2013
#1
Hi. A friend and I are picking up the Camino where we left off last year in Ponferrada, flying into Santiago this time. We would appreciate any help with the most time efficient way to get from the airport to Ponferrada. Thank you.
 

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KinkyOne

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I'am not perfect, but I'm always myself!!!
#2
Hi. A friend and I are picking up the Camino where we left off last year in Ponferrada, flying into Santiago this time. We would appreciate any help with the most time efficient way to get from the airport to Ponferrada. Thank you.
It's quite simple actually:
https://www.rome2rio.com/map/Santiago-de-Compostela-Airport-SCQ/Ponferrada

When you take the bus you don't even have to go to Santiago but have to change bus in Lugo. If you choose this option I would suggest you take one day/night in Lugo because it's a beautiful town and deserves a visit.

But if you take the train then you must take the bus from the airport to Santiago train station. This way you will see quite a lot of the Camino Sanabres and Invierno during the train ride. Very scenic.

Buen Camino!
 
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#3
I am catching bus direct from Ponferrada to Santiago on 3rd November, ALSA tickets already booked on Line. Check the ALSA website its better direct than going to Lugo.
 
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#4
Bus takes you into Santiago from airport terminal, then catch ALSA bus to Ponferrrada.

Sample weekday times below



Santiago de Compostela
13:45
Llegada

Ponferrada
17:30
Precio total para todos los viajeros
18,58 € Salida 13:45 Santiago de Compostela Llegada 17:30 Ponferrada.


Tiempo de viaje03:45 h



Salida

Santiago de Compostela
15:00
Llegada

Ponferrada
18:50
Precio total para todos los viajeros
18,58 € Salida 15:00 Santiago de Compostela Llegada 18:50 Ponferrada.





Salida

Santiago de Compostela
21:30
Llegada

Ponferrada
01:15
Precio total para todos los viajeros
18,58 € Salida 21:30 Santiago de Compostela Llegada 01:15 Ponferrada.

Tiempo de viaje03:45 h
 

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