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Lyon to Palencia by train

  • First train
    06:41
  • Last train
    22:14
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    11hr 54m
  • Distance
    858 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    4
  • Avg. journey time
    18hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lyon to Palencia by train

Fast trains from Lyon to Palencia take around 11 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 858 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lyon and Palencia.

1. Are there direct trains from Lyon to Palencia?

Journeys between Lyon and Palencia usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Lyon to Palencia every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 11 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Lyon to Palencia?

The Lyon to Palencia train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Lyon to Palencia train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Palencia is usually scheduled to depart Lyon around 07:02 and the last train is around 21:36. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lyon around 06:41, and the last at 22:14.

When to book Lyon to Palencia train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Lyon to Palencia by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lyon and Palencia?

More than one train company operates on the route from Lyon to Palencia, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • Alvia
  • FS100
  • Renfe-SNCF
  • Trenhotel

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Palencia to Lyon by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.