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There are 8 ways to get from Madrid to Palo by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Lleida Ave
  2. Take the train from Lleida to Binefar Re
  3. Take a taxi from Binefar to Palo

183€ - 257€

Cheapest option

Bus via Barbastro  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Zaragoza
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Huesca
  3. Take the bus from Huesca to Barbastro 343

47€ - 72€

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Train, bus  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias Ave
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Huesca
  3. Take the bus from Huesca to Besiáns

78€ - 135€

Train, bus via Barbastro  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias Ave
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Huesca
  3. Take the bus from Huesca to Barbastro 343

56€ - 103€

Bus  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid, Madrid to Zaragoza, Zaragoza 748
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Huesca
  3. Take the bus from Huesca to Besiáns

63€ - 90€

Drive  •  5h 1m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Palo 482.7 km

50€ - 75€

Fly to Barcelona, train, bus  •  7h 46m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Barcelona (BCN) MAD - BCN
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lleida
  3. Take the bus from Lleida Estacion De Renfe to Benabarre

102€ - 359€

Fly to Toulouse, train, drive  •  10h 18m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Toulouse (TLS) MAD - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Montrejeau Gourdan Polignan
  3. Drive from BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON - Eglise to Palo

69€ - 415€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Palo is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 5h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Palo is to train and taxi which costs 180€ - 260€ and takes 4h 35m.

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The distance between Madrid and Palo is 392 km. The road distance is 482.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Palo without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4h 35m and costs 180€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Madrid to Palo, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Palo is 483 km. It takes approximately 5h 1m to drive from Madrid to Palo.

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Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Palo. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Palo.
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  • Distance: 391.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Palo, Aragon, Spain?

You can take a bus from Madrid to Palo via Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Huesca, and Besiáns in around 8h 32m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 250€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 380€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Madrid to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Lleida
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
45€ - 60€
Promo+
51€ - 55€
Flexible
70€ - 90€
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
30€ - 40€
Promo+
37€ - 40€
Flexible
50€ - 65€
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lleida
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
18€ - 23€
Promo+
23€ - 25€
Flexible
35€ - 45€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Lleida to Binefar
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lleida
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Montrejeau Gourdan Polignan
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
Rail 1st Class
22€ - 35€
Bus operators
Alosa
Phone
+34 974 21 07 00
Email
info.huesca@mobilityado.com
Website
aragon.avanzagrupo.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Huesca
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 10€
Book at
Alosa
Bus from Huesca to Besiáns
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
6€ - 15€
Book at
Alosa
Bus from Huesca to Barbastro
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 8€
Book at
Alosa
HIFE S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 902119814
Email
hife@hife.es
Website
hife.es
Bus from Huesca to Barbastro
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Schedules at
hife.es
Bus from Madrid to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Schedules at
hife.es
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid, Madrid to Zaragoza, Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Lleida Estacion De Renfe to Benabarre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Binefar to Palo
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
130€ - 160€
Taxista Antonio Benigno
Phone
+34 630 10 26 82
Taxi Nevot Monzón
Phone
+34 619 66 75 14

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