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from Madrid to Palencia

You can get from Madrid to Palencia by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Madrid to Palencia on 22 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:25Madrid Chamartín1h19 21:44Palencia
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£241One-way
Cheapest
14:15Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T44h00 18:15Palencia
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£171One-way
Other options
07:08Madrid Chamartín1h25 08:33Palencia
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£231One-way
19:08Madrid Chamartín1h29 20:37Palencia
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£261One-way
07:45Madrid Chamartín1h30 09:15Palencia
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£261One-way

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Sat
22 Jan
£23Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Sun
23 Jan
£27Renfe MD
£17Alsa
Mon
24 Jan
£12Renfe AVE
£17Alsa
Tue
25 Jan
£11Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Wed
26 Jan
£11Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Thu
27 Jan
£11Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Fri
28 Jan
£23Renfe AVE
£17Alsa
Sat
29 Jan
£13Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Sun
30 Jan
£21Renfe AVE
£17Alsa
Mon
31 Jan
£19Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Tue
1 Feb
£11Renfe
£17Alsa
Wed
2 Feb
£11Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Thu
3 Feb
£11Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Fri
4 Feb
£13Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Sat
5 Feb
£11Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Sun
6 Feb
£23Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Mon
7 Feb
£13Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Tue
8 Feb
£11Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Wed
9 Feb
£11Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa
Thu
10 Feb
£11Renfe Alvia
£17Alsa

Travel Information between Madrid and Palencia

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £25
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 3 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £25 • 1 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe AVE

Take a coach or train to travel 118 miles (191 km) to Palencia from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Alsa or Renfe AVE among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Madrid to Palencia.

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FAQs

What are my Madrid to Palencia travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Madrid to Palencia: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Madrid to Palencia?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Palencia. Tickets for a coach cost on average £17.

This is compared to other travel options to Palencia:

A coach journey is usually £8 less than a journey to Palencia by train, which costs on average £25 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Palencia from Madrid?

The fastest way from Madrid to Palencia is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 19 min.

Other travel options from Madrid to Palencia can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h   of travel time.

How many miles from Madrid to Palencia would I travel?

The Madrid to Palencia distance is approximately 118 miles (191 km).

How many services a day are there to Palencia from Madrid?

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Palencia is:

  • 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Madrid to Palencia as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Madrid and in Palencia?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Palencia:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Palencia, Estación de Tren.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Madrid to Palencia depart from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Palencia.

Which travel companies can get me from Madrid to Palencia?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Madrid to Palencia:

  • You can take a coach from Madrid to Palencia with Alsa. Cheap tickets can be found for £17 with Alsa from Madrid to Palencia.
  • You can travel by train from Madrid to Palencia with Renfe AVE, and you can find Renfe AVE Madrid to Palencia tickets for £25 on Omio.

Is there a way to travel directly from Madrid to Palencia?

Yes, there are direct services available from Madrid to Palencia with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with Alsa.
  • You can find around 7 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Renfe MD, Renfe AVE or Renfe Alvia.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Palencia as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Palencia from Madrid.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Palencia from Madrid ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Madrid to Palencia? Many Omio customers who go from Madrid to Palencia usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Valladolid, Barcelona or Burgos. If you're looking to explore Valladolid, Barcelona or Burgos from Palencia, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I book tickets between Madrid and Palencia online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Madrid to Palencia, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £17 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £25 one way.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Palencia tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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