How to travel from Palencia to Madrid

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from Palencia to Madrid

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

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The best way to travel from Palencia to Madrid is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Alsa
05:30PM3h15
Palencia
08:45PMMadrid
$271One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Alsa
05:30PM3h15
Palencia
08:45PMMadrid
$271One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Renfe AVE
10:25AM1h20
Palencia station
11:45AMMadrid Chamartín
$1291One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Renfe MD
03:26PM3h29
Palencia station
06:55PMPríncipe Pío
$391One-way
0 transfers
Renfe ALVIA
09:47PM1h27
Palencia station
11:14PMMadrid Chamartín
$341One-way
0 transfers
Renfe MD
04:54PM3h47
Palencia station
08:41PMPríncipe Pío
$391One-way
0 transfers
Alsa
05:30PM3h30
Palencia
09:00PMMadrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
$271One-way
0 transfers
Alsa
07:30PM3h15
Palencia
10:45PMMadrid
$271One-way
0 transfers
Alsa
07:30PM3h35
Palencia
11:05PMMadrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83
$271One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Palencia to Madrid

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€21) • 3 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€27) • 1 h 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or AVE

Take a bus or train to travel 118 miles (191 km) to Madrid from Palencia. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa or AVE among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Palencia to Madrid.

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Find the best route between Palencia and Madrid with Alsa, Renfe and Renfe (13). Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Renfe AVE is a high-speed train service operated by the Spanish railway company Renfe with trains from Palencia to Madrid. It is one of the most popular train services in Spain, connecting major cities across the country. The AVE trains are some of the fastest in Europe, reaching speeds of up to 310 km/h. They offer a comfortable and convenient way to travel, with spacious seating, air conditioning, and onboard entertainment. Renfe AVE offers several types of trains, including the AVE S-100, AVE S-112, AVE S-130, and AVE S-120. The AVE S-100 is the fastest, while the AVE S-120 is the most luxurious. Passengers can choose from a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe AVE include Madrid to Barcelona, Madrid to Seville, and Barcelona to Valencia.

    Alsa is the main provider of travel travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK travel company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of travel with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal travel with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium travel provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other travel tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

      FAQs: Travel from Palencia to Madrid

      FAQs: Travel to Madrid 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 Palencia to Madrid.
      FAQs

      There are 2 travel options from Palencia to Madrid. You can take a bus or train.

      The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Palencia is by taking a bus, which costs on average $25 (€21).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Palencia to Madrid:

      A bus is $7 (€6) less than a train with an average ticket price of $31 (€27) from Palencia to Madrid.

      The fastest way to get to Madrid from Palencia is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 27 min.

      Other travel options to Madrid take longer:

      Getting to Madrid by bus takes 3 h 15 min on average.

      Madrid is approximately 118 miles (191 km) away from Palencia.

      The average frequency per day from Palencia to Madrid is:

      • 5 buses per day.

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

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

      • Most travelers board their bus from Palencia, Estación De Autobuses and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur de Autobuses.
      • Most travelers take a train from Palencia to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

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

      • You can go to Madrid from Palencia by bus with Alsa, Alsa Supra, BlaBlaCar or Infobus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $17 (€15) with Alsa from Palencia to Madrid on Omio.
      • You can travel from Palencia to Madrid by train with AVE, Renfe (3), Renfe, Renfe (13), Renfe (13), Renfe ALVIA, Renfe (12) or Renfe Intercity. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $31 (€27) with Renfe ALVIA from Palencia to Madrid.

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

      • Direct buses with Alsa with 3 direct buses per day.

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

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

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