The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Barcelona to Cartagena is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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8 h 11 m
8 h 11 m
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Of the 1 trains that leave Barcelona for Cartagena every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||309 miles (499 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 30 min|
|Average train ticket price||$71 (€61)|
|Train providers||Renfe or Renfe Intercity|
Trains from Barcelona to Cartagena cover the 309 miles (499 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 30 min with our travel partners like Renfe or Renfe Intercity. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $36 (€31), but the average price of train tickets is $71 (€61). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Cartagena.
Travel between Barcelona and Cartagena from $36 (€31) with Omio’s train partners Renfe! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.
Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Barcelona to Cartagena trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.
There are two daily trains between Barcelona and Cartagena. One of them makes the journey in about 7 hours and 52 minutes, while the other, which makes the transfer in Murcia, takes about 9 hours and 17 minutes. The first train Barcelona - Cartagena leaves at 12.00 and the last one at 15.00. This schedule is also maintained during the weekend. The train leaves from Barcelona Sants station and before arriving at Cartagena station passes through cities such as Tarragona, Castellón de la Plana, Valencia, Alicante, Orihuela and Murcia.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Cartagena.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Barcelona Sants and travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Cartagena and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Cartagena.
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