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Madrid to Palencia by train

The journey from Madrid to Palencia by train is 118.19 mi and takes 2 hr 26 min. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:49 AM and the last at 8:25 PM. It is possible to travel from Madrid to Palencia by train for as little as $16.91 or as much as $67.39. The best price for this journey is $16.91.

Lowest Price$16.91
Journey Duration2 hr 26 min
Connection per Day8
Lowest Price$16.91
Highest Price$67.39
First Departure6:49 AM
Last Departure8:25 PM
Distance118.19 mi
DepartureMadrid
ArrivalPalencia
CarriersRenfe - Media Distancia, AVLOMore

Madrid to Palencia Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

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How much do train tickets from Madrid to Palencia cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Madrid to Palencia. On average, though, you'll pay about $36.74 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $16.91, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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On average, a train ticket from Madrid to Palencia will cost you $36.74. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

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

With a distance of 118.19 mi between Madrid and Palencia, it will usually take 2 hr 26 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 2 hr 26 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Madrid and Palencia by train usually takes 2 hr 26 min to cover a distance of 118.19 mi. The shortest journey from Madrid to Palencia will take you 1 hr 20 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Palencia quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the departures from Madrid to Palencia?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Madrid at 6:49 AM, and the last departure will leave at 8:25 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Madrid to Palencia can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. The first journey of the night departs from Madrid at 6:49 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 8:25 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Madrid and Palencia. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use on the Madrid to Palencia route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Madrid from the following stations: MADRID BARAJAS aeropuerto T1,MADRID (E),Madrid - Avenida de America,Madrid Barajas Airport,Madrid-Atocha,Madrid Chamartin,Madrid Méndez Alvaro,Madrid Puente de la Cea. Arriving at Palencia, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Palencia Bus Station. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Palencia.

How many daily journeys are there from Madrid to Palencia?

The route from Madrid to Palencia is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Madrid 8 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Madrid to Palencia, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 8 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Madrid to Palencia. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Madrid to Palencia
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Madrid to Palencia.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Madrid to Palencia, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Madrid to Palencia.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Madrid to Palencia

The cheapest Madrid - Palencia train tickets can be found for as low as $29.54 if you’re lucky, or $33.17 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $45.33.

Find the best day to travel to Palencia by train

When travelling to Palencia by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Avlo trains were introduced in 2020 as a high-speed train service operated by Renfe, Spain's national railway company, as a more affordable alternative to the high-speed train service AVE. Avlo trains, unlike the AVE, offer a single class of seating and have fewer onboard services to offer more passenger capacity. The main stations are Barcelona Sants, Madrid Atocha, and Zaragoza-Delicias.

Alvia, operated by Renfe, is a high-speed train service in Spain. With speeds of up to 250 km/h, Alvia trains, slightly slower than the 300 km/h maximum AVE trains reach, offer comfort and amenities like air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. They seamlessly connect regional stations to major cities, ensuring efficient travel. The three train models available are Class 120, Class 130, and Class 730.

Ticket types and facilities from Madrid to Palencia

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by AVLO when traveling from Madrid to Palencia.

Economy Class

You can travel with the standard "economy class" ticket on Avlo trains, which refers to the standard, basic level of seating available on the train. With this ticket you have access to basic amenities such as overhead luggage racks, reading lights, restrooms.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Stay connected on Avlo with free WiFi via PlayRenfe. Enjoy movies, TV shows, and various reads at your fingertips.
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Every seat on Avlo is equipped with a power outlet for your convenience.
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You can bring a piece of hand luggage with no weight limit, such as a bag, backpack, or similar item, with dimensions up to 27x36x25 cm, and a piece of checked luggage with no weight limit, such as a suitcase, with dimensions up to 55x35x25 cm, without paying an additional fee on top of the ticket price you pay under the Basic fare.
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Avlo provides assistance for passengers with reduced mobility. Reach out to Avlo for more details.
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While Avlo doesn't offer a dining service, you can find vending machines stocked with a range of drinks and snacks. Keep in mind, these machines only accept card payments.
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Travel comfortably as Avlo trains are air-conditioned.
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You may bring folding bicycles and scooters on board, as long as they adhere to the maximum dimensions for luggage: 55x35x25 cm (as a carry-on bag with no weight limit, included in the price of the Basic Fare), or 85x60x35 cm, or a maximum of 180 cm overall (as additional luggage for an extra fee). To comply with regulations, all bicycles and scooters must be folded and stored in their respective carrying cases.
Services on board AVLO and AVE from Madrid to Palencia
Compare services on board when travelling from Madrid to Palencia by train.
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Madrid to Palencia CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
13.31kg
Bus
14.27kg
Flight
38.04kg
Car
30.43kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Madrid to Palencia by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Madrid and Palencia are 13.31kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Madrid and Palencia? By taking the train between Madrid and Palencia you will save 24.73kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.96kg compared to a bus and 17.12kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Madrid to Palencia?
A train ticket from Madrid to Palencia is $36.74. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $16.91.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Madrid to Palencia?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Madrid to Palencia is $16.91. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Madrid and Palencia by train?
Madrid to Palencia is 118.19 mi.
How long does the train between Madrid and Palencia take?
Madrid to Palencia is on average 2 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Madrid to Palencia?
The train journey from Madrid to Palencia is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Renfe - Media Distancia, AVLO, Renfe - Intercity, Alvia and AVE.
How many train connections per day go from Madrid to Palencia?
Madrid to Palencia has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Madrid to Palencia leave?
The earliest train from Madrid to Palencia departs at 6:49 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Madrid to Palencia depart?
The latest train from Madrid to Palencia departs at 8:25 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Madrid to Palencia in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $16.91 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Madrid to Palencia?
There are on average 8 direct connection(s) from Madrid to go to Palencia.
What's the fastest journey time between Madrid to Palencia by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Madrid and Palencia is 1 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct train from Madrid to Palencia?
Yes, there is a direct train between Madrid and Palencia.
What are the CO2 emissions for Madrid to Palencia by train?
The train journey from Madrid to Palencia creates 13.31kg of CO2 emissions.

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