Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Palencia

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The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Barcelona to Palencia will cost around £ 37 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 37.

09:30Barcelona Sants6h55 16:25Palencia
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Train schedule Barcelona to Palencia

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25 Jan
£37Renfe Alvia
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26 Jan
£18Renfe Alvia
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27 Jan
£31Renfe Alvia
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28 Jan
£43Renfe Alvia

Fastest train times from Barcelona to Palencia

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Fastest Journey

6 h 55 m


6 h 55 m

Trains per day



560 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Barcelona for Palencia every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 560 km distance in an average of 6 h 55 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 55 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 55 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Palencia

distanceDistance347 miles (559 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£35 (€39)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersRenfe

Trains from Barcelona to Palencia cover the 347 miles (559 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 55 min with our travel partners like Renfe. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £35, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Palencia.

Train providers: Renfe trains Barcelona to Palencia

You can travel by train to Palencia from Barcelona with Renfe for as low as £18. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.


Renfe is Spain’s national train provider operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travellers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Barcelona to Palencia trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

    When you buy your Renfe train tickets to Palencia from Barcelona don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
    • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
    • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Palencia

    Travel by train to Palencia easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Palencia.

    How much do cheap trains between Barcelona and Palencia cost?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Barcelona to Palencia for as little as £18  in the next 7 days.

    How much does the train from Barcelona to Palencia cost on average?

    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Barcelona to Palencia train price to come in at an average of £35  one way.

    How far is it from Barcelona to Palencia by train?

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Barcelona to Palencia via train to be approximately 347 miles (559 km).

    How long does it take from Barcelona to Palencia by train?

    The Barcelona to Palencia train duration is on average 6 h 55 min, which is to be expected when travelling 347 miles (559 km) between Barcelona and Palencia. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    Which train station in Barcelona goes to Palencia? Which train station do I come into Palencia from Barcelona?

    Omio customers book a train from Barcelona Sants   to Palencia   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the train station in Barcelona? Where is the train station in Palencia?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Palencia, located 0.1 miles (126 m) away from the city centre.

    Which train companies can take me to Palencia from Barcelona?

    Take the Barcelona to Palencia train with Renfe. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Barcelona and Palencia as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many trains per day are there to Palencia from Barcelona?

    The average number of trains departing Barcelona for Palencia is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    When can I take the first train from Barcelona to Palencia? When can I take the last train for the day?

    The first train from Barcelona to Palencia leaves at 08: 30   and the last train for this leaves at 08: 30. Omio shows you the latest train from Barcelona to Palencia schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

    How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Barcelona to Palencia to get the best deals?

    The price of a one way train ticket from Barcelona to Palencia is on average £35 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Barcelona and Palencia available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    The major railway station for departures from Barcelona is Barcelona Sants. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Barcelona Sants for your trip to Palencia from Barcelona.
    Amenities at station
    Phone Number
    +34 934956020
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
    Public transport options for Barcelona Sants
    Metro lines: L3, L5
    Bus lines: A1, A2
    Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17