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Ponferrada to Alicante by train

  • First train
    04:32
  • Last train
    22:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 2m
  • Distance
    697 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    4
  • Avg. journey time
    14hr 8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ponferrada to Alicante by train

Fast trains from Ponferrada to Alicante take around 8 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 697 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ponferrada and Alicante.

1. Are there direct trains from Ponferrada to Alicante?

Journeys between Ponferrada and Alicante usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 6 departures on the route from Ponferrada to Alicante every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 5 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ponferrada to Alicante?

The Ponferrada to Alicante train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ponferrada to Alicante train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Alicante is usually scheduled to depart Ponferrada around 04:32 and the last train is around 22:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ponferrada around 06:44, and the last at 22:22.

When to book Ponferrada to Alicante 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 Ponferrada to Alicante by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ponferrada and Alicante?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ponferrada to Alicante, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • Alvia
  • Euromed
  • Intercity
  • Media Distancia
  • REG.EXP.
  • Regional Express
  • Trenhotel

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.