How to travel from Palencia to Madrid

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from Palencia to Madrid

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

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To get from Palencia to Madrid on Feb 03 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Palencia and Madrid

distanceDistance118 miles (191 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $36
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€20) • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $23 (€20) • 3 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlsa or Renfe MD

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 118 miles (191 km) to Madrid from Palencia. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa or Renfe MD among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Palencia to Madrid.

Travel Tips: Travel from Palencia to Madrid

Travel Tips: 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 4 travel options from Palencia to Madrid: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Palencia to Madrid is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $23 (€20) compared to other travel options to Madrid:

Taking a bus is about $13 (€11) less than taking a train, which costs on average $36 (€31) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Madrid from Palencia is by bus with an average travel time of 3 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Madrid can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 30 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Palencia to Madrid is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Palencia and tend to arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
  • Trains from Palencia to Madrid most often leave from Palencia and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes.

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 $23 (€20).
  • Travel with Renfe MD for trains to Madrid. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe MD Palencia to Madrid tickets on Omio for $36 (€31).

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

  • You can travel directly by train with Renfe MD, Renfe AVE, Renfe Alvia or Renfe Intercity with 5 direct trains 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 from Palencia to Madrid.

Your trip from Palencia to Madrid doesn't have to end in Madrid. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you’d like to add Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla to your Palencia to Madrid tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Madrid today!

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 cost on average $23 (€20) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $36 (€31) 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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