The cheapest trains from Madrid to Palencia

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Cheapest

£28

Average

£31

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 Madrid to Palencia will cost around £ 31 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 28.

Cheapest
18:27Madrid Príncipe Pío3h30 21:57Palencia
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£281One-way
Cheapest
09:07Madrid Príncipe Pío3h18 12:25Palencia
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£281One-way
Cheapest
20:55Madrid Príncipe Pío3h30 00:25Palencia
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£281One-way
Cheapest
12:26Madrid Príncipe Pío3h27 15:53Palencia
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£281One-way
2nd Cheapest
20:25Madrid Chamartín1h19 21:44Palencia
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£301One-way

Timetable Madrid to Palencia

Showing trains for tomorrow, Mon, 25 Oct
07:08Madrid Chamartín1h25 08:33Palencia
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07:45Madrid Chamartín1h30 09:15Palencia
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09:07Madrid Príncipe Pío3h18 12:25Palencia
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12:26Madrid Príncipe Pío3h27 15:53Palencia
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14:10Madrid Chamartín1h38 15:48Palencia
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14:40Madrid Chamartín1h24 16:04Palencia
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15:28Madrid Chamartín1h33 17:01Palencia
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18:27Madrid Príncipe Pío3h30 21:57Palencia
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18:35Madrid Chamartín1h25 20:00Palencia
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19:08Madrid Chamartín1h29 20:37Palencia
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20:25Madrid Chamartín1h19 21:44Palencia
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20:55Madrid Príncipe Pío3h30 00:25Palencia
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
25 Oct
£28Renfe
£17Alsa
Tue
26 Oct
£22Renfe
£17Alsa
Wed
27 Oct
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£17Alsa
Thu
28 Oct
£26Renfe
£17Alsa
Fri
29 Oct
£28Renfe
£17Alsa
Sat
30 Oct
£25Renfe AVE
£17Alsa

The fastest trains from Madrid to Palencia

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 19 m

Average

2 h 7 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

191 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Madrid for Palencia every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 191 km distance in an average of 2 h 7 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 19 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 30 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.

Fastest
20:25Madrid Chamartín1h19 21:44Palencia
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£301One-way
2nd Fastest
14:40Madrid Chamartín1h24 16:04Palencia
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£341One-way
18:35Madrid Chamartín1h25 20:00Palencia
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£331One-way
07:08Madrid Chamartín1h25 08:33Palencia
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£331One-way
19:08Madrid Chamartín1h29 20:37Palencia
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£331One-way

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Train Information from Madrid to Palencia

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£25 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesRenfe or Renfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to Palencia cover the 118 miles (191 km) long route taking on average 1 h 19 min with our travel partners like Renfe or Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £25, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Palencia.

Train companies

Renfe and AVE between Madrid and Palencia

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

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Renfe offers excellent train services within Spain and neighboring France and Portugal, including a route between Madrid and Palencia. As an official travel partner of Renfe, Omio quickly and easily shows you Renfe train timetables and ticket types so you can find the cheapest, fastest or earliest Madrid to Palencia train. The distance between Madrid and Palencia with Renfe is around 118 miles (191 km) and prices for this route are as low as £18.

Renfe is known for its wide range of ticket types with special offers like Promo, Promo+ and Flexible tickets and discount cards like Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which can be used to purchase Renfe tickets on Omio.

When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination: high-speed AVE for long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for domestic routes along the Spanish Mediterranean coast, regional Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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.


Renfe trains from Madrid to Palencia

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Renfe is Spain's national train operator and connects the country's main points of interest. In addition, Renfe has the largest high-speed network in Europe with AVE and Alvia trains. Other Renfe train types are Altaria, Euromed and Talgo. All Renfe trains are equipped with an on-board bistro, toilets, air conditioning and many of them with Wi-Fi.

At Omio you can easily check the Renfe timetable for your trip and book cheap Renfe tickets from Madrid to Palencia. When booking, you can choose different classes (Tourist, Tourist Plus, Preferred and Club), the seat and the type of ticket you want (Promo, Promo+, Flexible or Round Trip). If you have a Renfe discount card, you can specify it when you buy your ticket at Omio and take advantage of many offers. For information on ticket cancellation, please visit our Help centre.


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Travel Tips

Trains from Madrid 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 Madrid to Palencia.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets to Palencia from Madrid cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Madrid to Palencia for as low as £18  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Madrid to Palencia?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Madrid to Palencia train prices are on average £25  one way.
How far is it from Madrid to Palencia by train?
The distance from Madrid to Palencia by train is approximately 118 miles (191 km).
How long is the train journey between Madrid and Palencia?
The Madrid to Palencia train duration is on average 1 h 19 min, which is to be expected when travelling 118 miles (191 km) to Palencia from Madrid. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station in Madrid goes to Palencia? Which train station do I come into Palencia from Madrid?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Palencia.

Where is the Madrid train station located? Where is the Palencia train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Palencia, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Madrid to Palencia?
Take the Madrid to Palencia train with Renfe or Renfe AVE. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Madrid and Palencia as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there between Madrid and Palencia a day?
The average number of trains departing Madrid for Palencia is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Madrid to Palencia? When does the last train depart from Madrid to Palencia?
The first Madrid to Palencia train departs at 05: 08   and the last train from Madrid to Palencia leaves at 18: 55. Check out the most up-to-date Madrid to Palencia train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book train tickets to Palencia from Madrid for the best deals?
You can find a train from Madrid to Palencia to cost on average £25 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Madrid to Palencia train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Palencia
The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha for your trip from Madrid to Palencia.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203