Ponferrada to Salamanca by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 38m
  • Distance
    192 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 17m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ponferrada to Salamanca by train

Fast trains from Ponferrada to Salamanca take around 4 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 192 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ponferrada and Salamanca.

1. Are there direct trains from Ponferrada to Salamanca?

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

We usually find around 5 departures on the route from Ponferrada to Salamanca 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 at least one departure.

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

The Ponferrada to Salamanca train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Salamanca is usually scheduled to depart Ponferrada around 06:11 and the last train is around 22:22. At weekends the only train usually departs Ponferrada around 11:28.

When to book Ponferrada to Salamanca 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 Salamanca by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ponferrada and Salamanca?

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

  • Alvia
  • Intercity
  • Media Distancia
  • 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.