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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Palencia

distanceDistance347 miles (559 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$50 (€41)
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 route 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 journey costs around $50 (€41), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $34 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Palencia.

Train companies: Renfe from Barcelona to Palencia trains

Travel between Barcelona and Palencia from $34 (€28) with Omio’s train partners Renfe! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.


Renfe is Spain’s national train company 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 travelers. 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.

    Renfe has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Renfe tickets from Barcelona to Palencia and when traveling by train:

    • 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.

    What is the price of the cheapest train from Barcelona to Palencia?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Barcelona to Palencia to cost as little as $34 (€28)  in the next 7 days.

    What is the price of a train ticket from Barcelona to Palencia?

    The train price to Palencia from Barcelona is on average $50 (€41)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

    How far is Palencia from Barcelona by train?

    The distance from Barcelona to Palencia by train is approximately 347 miles (559 km).

    How long is a train from Barcelona to Palencia on average?

    While the time it takes to travel 347 miles (559 km) from Barcelona to Palencia can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Barcelona to Palencia train journey time is on average 6 h 55 min.

    Which train station from Barcelona to Palencia do I depart from? Which Palencia train station from Barcelona do I arrive in?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Palencia.

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

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Barcelona Sants, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the city center of Barcelona.

    The most popular arrival train station, Palencia, is located 0.1 miles (126 m) away from the city center of Palencia.

    Which train companies can take me from Barcelona to Palencia?

    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.

    Can I find a direct train from Barcelona to Palencia?

    Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Barcelona to Palencia, and you can find a direct train for this route with Renfe Alvia  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

    How many train services per day are there from Barcelona to Palencia?

    On average, there is 1 train a day from Barcelona to Palencia. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    What time is the earliest train from Barcelona to Palencia? What time is the last train from Barcelona to Palencia?

    The first Barcelona to Palencia train departs at 8: 30 AM   and the last train from Barcelona to Palencia leaves at 8: 30 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Barcelona to Palencia on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How early should I book train tickets from Barcelona to Palencia to score the best deals?

    If you book a train ticket from Barcelona to Palencia within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $50 (€41) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Palencia from Barcelona are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    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 journey from Barcelona to Palencia.
    Amenities at station
    Phone Number
    +34 934956020
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
    Public transit 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