Madrid to Palencia route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time1h 43m
Trains per day10
Fare range€12-€60
Train operatorsALSA,
First & last trains
First train departs at07:05
Last train departs at21:30
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 21m
Origin StationMadrid
Destination StationPalencia

Train times for Tue 28 Nov

2h 10m1 change
1h 36mDirect
1h 35mDirect
1h 28mDirect
1h 55m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Madrid to Palencia start at €20.29 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Madrid to Palencia?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Madrid to Palencia is €12.25. To buy train tickets from Madrid to Palencia for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Madrid to Palencia by train?

The average journey time between Madrid and Palencia is 1 hour and 43 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 21 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 14 trains per day travelling from Madrid to Palencia. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Madrid to Palencia?

The first train from Madrid to Palencia departs at 07:05. The last train from Madrid to Palencia departs at 21:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Madrid and Palencia?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Madrid to Palencia without having to change trains. There are 10 direct trains from Madrid to Palencia. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Madrid?

By train, of course. See trains from Palencia to Madrid.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Madrid to Palencia for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/11/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 25/08/2017 for travel on 26/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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