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Cheap bus tickets from Cartagena to Madrid

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Cheapest

$40

Average

$40

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Cartagena to Madrid will cost around $ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 40.

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11:15PMCartagena5h25 04:40AMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$401One-way
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11:15PMCartagena5h50 05:05AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$401One-way
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05:00PMCartagena5h35 10:35PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$401One-way
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03:15PMCartagena5h20 08:35PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$401One-way
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03:15PMCartagena5h40 08:55PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$401One-way

Bus schedule from Cartagena to Madrid

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09:45AMCartagena6h45 04:30PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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03:15PMCartagena5h20 08:35PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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03:15PMCartagena5h40 08:55PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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05:00PMCartagena5h35 10:35PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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11:15PMCartagena5h25 04:40AMMadrid, Estación Sur
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11:15PMCartagena5h50 05:05AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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May 28
$40Alsa
$75Air Europa
Sun
May 29
$40Alsa
$174Air Europa
Mon
May 30
$40Alsa
$174Air Europa
Tue
May 31
$40Alsa
$86Air Europa
Wed
Jun 1
$40Alsa
$86Air Europa
Thu
Jun 2
$40Alsa
$86Air Europa
Fri
Jun 3
$40Alsa
$140Air Europa
Sat
Jun 4
$40Alsa
$48Air Nostrum
Sun
Jun 5
$40Alsa
$140Air Europa
Mon
Jun 6
$40Alsa
$84Air Nostrum
Tue
Jun 7
$40Alsa
$48Air Nostrum
Wed
Jun 8
$40Alsa
$115Air Europa
Thu
Jun 9
$40Alsa
$89Air Europa
Fri
Jun 10
$40Alsa
$106Air Europa
Sat
Jun 11
$40Alsa
$48Air Nostrum
Sun
Jun 12
$40Alsa
$123Air Europa
Mon
Jun 13
$40Alsa
$64Air Nostrum
Tue
Jun 14
$40Alsa
$25Air Nostrum
Wed
Jun 15
$40Alsa
$86Air Europa
Thu
Jun 16
$40Alsa
$48Air Nostrum

Bus times from Cartagena to Madrid

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Fastest Journey

5 h 20 m

Average

5 h 45 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

391 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Cartagena for Madrid every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 391 km distance in an average of 5 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 6 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
03:15PMCartagena5h20 08:35PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$401One-way
2nd Fastest
11:15PMCartagena5h25 04:40AMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$401One-way
05:00PMCartagena5h35 10:35PMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$401One-way
03:15PMCartagena5h40 08:55PMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$401One-way
11:15PMCartagena5h50 05:05AMMadrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T4
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$401One-way

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Overview: Bus from Cartagena to Madrid

distanceDistance242 miles (390 km)
durationAverage bus duration5 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$40 (€36)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersAlsa Supra, Infobus or Alsa

Buses from Cartagena to Madrid cover the 242 miles (390 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 20 min with our travel partners like Alsa Supra, Infobus or Alsa. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $40 (€36), but the average price of bus tickets is $40 (€36). Travelers depart most frequently from Cartagena and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Bus companies: Alsa from Cartagena to Madrid

You can travel by bus from Cartagena to Madrid with Alsa for as low as $40 (€36). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Alsa

Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

  • Average Price: $40

Alsa's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Cartagena and Madrid are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Buses from Cartagena to Madrid

Every day the travellers have at their disposal numerous buses that depart from the Murcian locality of Cartagena with destiny to Madrid, all of them direct. Buses depart from the Cartagena bus station and, depending on the timetable, end their journey at the Sur station in Madrid or at terminal 4 at Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport. Cartagena Madrid buses cover a distance of 441 kilometers and are equipped with the latest Avanzas in safety and comfort.

What buses go from Cartagena to Madrid?

Cartagena Madrid buses are managed by Alsa, the company with the largest fleet in Spain. For this itinerary operates with the Normal Service and Supra Service, consisting of buses with leather seats, free wifi connection and screens in each seat with audiovisual content.

How long is the bus from Cartagena to Madrid?

The fastest Cartagena Madrid buses complete their itinerary in 5 hours and 20 minutes, while the slowest have a duration of 6 hours and 45 minutes. However, most buses last no more than 5 hours and 50 minutes.

How many buses are there from Cartagena to Madrid?

From Monday to Friday there are 8 daily buses that cover the journey between Cartagena and the capital of Spain. On the other hand, on weekends the frequency of programmed trips decreases to 6. The timetables of the Cartagena Madrid buses are morning, afternoon and night.

Where do the buses from Cartagena to Madrid depart from and arrive at?

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Cartagena bus station : located south of the city, on Avenida Trovero Marín 3. Bus line 8 leads from downtown Cartagena to the bus station in about 10 minutes. The building houses 37 platforms, cafeteria, bank agencies, escalators, lockers and offices.

South station and terminal 4 of Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport : the South station of Madrid is located in the same complex of the Méndez Álvaro station, to the south of the city. From there it is possible to get to the centre of Madrid in 10 minutes by metro line 3. If the journey ends at Airport Terminal 4, travellers can travel to the city centre by taking Metro Line 8, with an estimated travel time of 15 minutes. The South station has a restaurant, cafeteria, shops, parking, free wifi, cloakroom, etc.

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FAQs

How much does a cheap bus between Cartagena and Madrid cost?

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Cartagena to Madrid for as low as $40 (€36)  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus between Cartagena and Madrid?

The Cartagena to Madrid bus ticket price is on average $40 (€36)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

What is the distance from Cartagena to Madrid by bus?

You should expect to travel around 242 miles (390 km)  from Cartagena to Madrid by bus.

How long is the bus ride from Cartagena to Madrid?

On average the Cartagena to Madrid bus time is 5 h 20 min  covering the 242 miles (390 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What bus station in Cartagena goes to Madrid? What bus station do I come into Madrid from Cartagena?

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Cartagena   to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Where is the bus station in Cartagena to go to Madrid? Where is the bus station in Madrid located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Cartagena, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, located 3 miles (4.9 km) away from the city center.

Which bus companies can take me to Madrid from Cartagena?

For the trip from Cartagena to Madrid you can take a bus with Alsa Supra, Infobus or Alsa. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services from Cartagena to Madrid on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Are there any direct buses from Cartagena to Madrid?

Yes, you can search for direct buses from Cartagena to Madrid on Omio with Alsa or Alsa Supra, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your bus ticket.

When can I take the first bus from Cartagena to Madrid? When can I take the last bus for the day?

You can take the earliest bus from Cartagena to Madrid at 7: 45 AM   or take the last bus from Cartagena to Madrid leaving at 10: 15 PM. Look for the latest Cartagena to Madrid bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.

How early should I book Cartagena to Madrid bus tickets to get the best deals?

You can find buses between Cartagena and Madrid to cost on average $40 (€36) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Cartagena to Madrid bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.