Details of how to get from Madrid to Pontevedra by various forms of transport.
Pontevedra is a long way from Madrid and it isn't easy to get there from Madrid. I'd suggest going via a different city, such as Leon.
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Madrid to Pontevedra by TrainThe train from Pontevedra to Madrid takes about nine hours and costs under 50 euros.
Trains from Madrid to Pontevedra depart from Chamartin train station. Read more about Bus and Train Stations in Madrid.
Spain's official rail website, Renfe, is awful and not recommended for anyone who wants to retain their sanity. Residents of Canada and USA should instead use Rail Europe and get their tickets delivered to their home address. Citizens of other countries should also use the link below to check timetables but buy tickets in person.
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Madrid to Pontevedra by BusThere are no direct buses from Madrid to Pontevedra.
You can book most bus tickets in Spain online at no extra charge. Just pay with a credit card and print out the e-ticket.
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Buses from Madrid to Pontevedra depart from Mendez Alvaro bus station. Read more about Bus and Train Stations in Madrid.
Madrid to Pontevedra by CarThis 600km journey takes about six hours, traveling mainly on the AP-6, A-6 and A-52 highways. Note that AP roads in Spain are toll roads.
Consider a stop in Salamanca or Leon to break up the long journey.
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Flights from Madrid to PontevedraThere are no flights from Madrid to Pontevedra.
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