The province of Palencia is located on the northern plateau of Spain, in the Autonomous Community of Castile and Leon.
The capital, also called Palencia, lies in the south of the province, 240 Km north from Madrid, the Spanish capital, and 47 Km from Valladolid.
The city of Palencia has a population of 80,666 (42,651 Women - 38,015 Men)
1) by CAR
Palencia is linked to all neighbouring cities by motorway.
From Madrid: Take motorway A-6 as far as Tordesillas. Once there, take A-62 / E-80 towards Valladolid. Also, through A-1 until Aranda de Duero and then take CL-619 until Magaz de Pisuerga and CL-610 towards Palencia.
From Burgos, A-62 / E-80 towards Valladolid - Palencia (Distance: 90 Km)
From Santander, A-67 (Distance: 200 Km)
From León: A-231 towards Burgos, as far as Sahagún de Campos. Then CL-613 towards Palencia (Distance: 125 Km)
2) by TRAIN
Palencia is an important junction in the Spanish railway net, therefore there are several trains daily from Madrid (via Valladolid), Santander, León and Burgos, both High-Speed and conventional trains. High-Speed trains from Galicia, Asturias, the Basque Country and Catalonia stop at Palencia daily as well.
For detailed information please check the RENFE web site
3) by PLANE