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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 Aug 1 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:25PMMadrid Chamartín1h19 09:44PMPalencia
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$491One-way
Cheapest
02:15PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T44h00 06:15PMPalencia
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$241One-way
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03:28PMMadrid Chamartín1h36 05:04PMPalencia
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$471One-way
09:07AMMadrid Príncipe Pío3h18 12:25PMPalencia
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$391One-way
11:00PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T43h00 02:00AMPalencia
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$241One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Aug 1
$39Renfe
$24Alsa
Mon
Aug 2
$39Renfe
$24Alsa
Tue
Aug 3
$38Renfe AVE
$24Alsa
Wed
Aug 4
$39Renfe
$24Alsa
Thu
Aug 5
$31Renfe
$24Alsa
Fri
Aug 6
$39Renfe
$24Alsa
Sat
Aug 7
$38Renfe AVE
$24Alsa
Sun
Aug 8
$39Renfe
$24Alsa
Mon
Aug 9
$26Renfe
$24Alsa
Tue
Aug 10
$32Renfe AVE
$24Alsa
Wed
Aug 11
$18Renfe
$24Alsa
Thu
Aug 12
$38Renfe AVE
$24Alsa
Fri
Aug 13
$39Renfe
$24Alsa
Sat
Aug 14
$32Renfe AVE
$24Alsa
Sun
Aug 15
$38Renfe AVE
$24Alsa
Mon
Aug 16
$31Renfe
$24Alsa
Tue
Aug 17
$16Renfe AVE
$24Alsa
Wed
Aug 18
$26Renfe
$24Alsa
Thu
Aug 19
$27Renfe AVE
$24Alsa
Fri
Aug 20
$36Renfe
$24Alsa

Travel Information from Madrid to Palencia

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€17) • 1 h 19 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€17) • 1 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe

Take a bus 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Palencia.

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FAQs
How do I reach Palencia from Madrid?

There are 2 ways to get from Madrid to Palencia: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Palencia from Madrid is by taking a train, which costs on average $22 (€17).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Palencia:

A train is generally $3 (€2) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $24 (€19) from Madrid to Palencia.

What is the quickest way from Madrid to Palencia?

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

Other travel options to Palencia can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h.

What is the distance between Madrid and Palencia?

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

When traveling between Madrid and Palencia, where do I depart from Madrid and where do I arrive in Palencia?

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

  • Buses from Madrid to Palencia most often leave from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Palencia, Estación de Tren.
  • Trains mostly leave from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and tend to arrive in Palencia.
Which travel companies can take 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 bus from Madrid to Palencia with Alsa. Cheap tickets can be found for $24 (€19) with Alsa from Madrid to Palencia.
  • You can take a train from Madrid to Palencia with Renfe. Cheap tickets can be found for $22 (€17) with Renfe from Madrid to Palencia.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Madrid to Palencia?
Your trip from Madrid to Palencia doesn't have to end in Palencia. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Valladolid, Barcelona or Burgos. If you’d like to add Valladolid, Barcelona or Burgos to your Madrid to Palencia tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Palencia today!
When should I book a ticket from Madrid to Palencia online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $24 (€19) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $22 (€17) one way on average for this route.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Palencia
Madrid America
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Madrid Est. Sur
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
Madrid Chamartín
Amenities
Refreshments

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