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from Palencia to Madrid

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Mon
Nov 29
$37Renfe
$23Alsa
Tue
Nov 30
$30Renfe
$23Alsa
Wed
Dec 1
$25Renfe
$23Alsa
Thu
Dec 2
$35Renfe
$23Alsa
Fri
Dec 3
$37Renfe
$23Alsa
Sat
Dec 4
$37Renfe
$23Alsa
Sun
Dec 5
$37Renfe
$23Alsa
Mon
Dec 6
$37Renfe
$23Alsa
Tue
Dec 7
$35Renfe
$23Alsa
Wed
Dec 8
$37Renfe
$23Alsa
Thu
Dec 9
$30Renfe
$23Alsa
Fri
Dec 10
$35Renfe
$23Alsa
Sat
Dec 11
$35Renfe
$23Alsa
Sun
Dec 12
$31Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
Mon
Dec 13
$30Renfe
$23Alsa
Tue
Dec 14
$17Renfe
$23Alsa
Wed
Dec 15
$25Renfe
$23Alsa
Thu
Dec 16
$25Renfe
$23Alsa
Fri
Dec 17
$26Renfe AVE
$23Alsa
Sat
Dec 18
$30Renfe
$23Alsa
Sun
Dec 19
$21Renfe AVE
$23Alsa

Travel Information between Palencia and Madrid

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€16) • 1 h 17 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€16) • 1 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe

Take a bus or train to travel 118 miles (191 km) to Madrid from Palencia. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Alsa or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Palencia to Madrid.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Palencia to Madrid?

There are 2 ways to travel between Palencia and Madrid including taking a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Madrid from Palencia is by taking a train, which costs on average $20 (€16).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Madrid:

Taking a train is about $4 (€3) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€19) for this journey.

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

The quickest way to travel from Palencia to Madrid is by train, which takes on average 1 h 17 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Madrid by bus can take on average 3 h 50 min.

What is the distance between Palencia and Madrid?

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

How many services a day are there between Palencia and Madrid?

The average frequency per day from Palencia to Madrid is:

  • 8 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Palencia? Where do I arrive in Madrid?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Palencia, Estación de Tren and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Most travelers take a train from Palencia to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.
Which travel companies can take me from Palencia to Madrid?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Palencia to Madrid, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Alsa for buses to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Alsa Palencia to Madrid tickets on Omio for $24 (€19).
  • Travel with Renfe for trains to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe Palencia to Madrid tickets on Omio for $20 (€16).
Can I find a direct route from Palencia to Madrid?

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

  • You can find 8 direct trains per day to take to Madrid with Renfe or Renfe AVE.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Palencia to Madrid?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Palencia to Madrid often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Palencia and Madrid itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Madrid and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Madrid from Palencia online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Palencia to Madrid, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $24 (€19) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $20 (€16) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Palencia to Madrid online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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