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Overview: Train from Barcelona to Cartagena

distanceDistance309 miles (499 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$64 (€53)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRenfe

Trains from Barcelona to Cartagena cover the 309 miles (499 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 7 min with our travel partners like Renfe. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $64 (€53), but the average price of train tickets is $64 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Barcelona Sants and arrive in Cartagena.

Train companies: Renfe between Barcelona and Cartagena

You can travel by train between Barcelona and Cartagena with Renfe for as low as $64 (€53). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Renfe

Renfe is Spain’s national train company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These train types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter trains and Trenhotel night trains.

  • Average Price: $64

These are Renfe's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Barcelona and Cartagena:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Renfe has applied temporary travel conditions for ticket holders that can no longer justify their travel or don’t wish to travel with AVE, Large Distancia, Avant or Media services for trips between 29th of October and 8th of May 2021
  • Travellers may choose to get a full refund, free of charge, or be provided with a new ticket for another date free of charge.
  • Passengers traveling international routes (Renfe–SNCF) can cancel their ticket free of charge until August 29th, 2021 if it’s requested three days before the departure date.

Trains from Barcelona to Cartagena

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Barcelona to Cartagena

Travel by train to Cartagena easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barcelona to Cartagena.
FAQs

How much are cheap trains to Cartagena from Barcelona?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Barcelona to Cartagena for the next 7 days starting from $64 (€53)  one way.

How much does it cost to take a train from Barcelona to Cartagena?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Barcelona to Cartagena train price to come in at an average of $64 (€53)  one way.

How far is it from Barcelona to Cartagena by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Cartagena from Barcelona by train to be approximately 309 miles (499 km).

How long is the train to Cartagena from Barcelona?

On average the Barcelona to Cartagena train travel time is 8 h 7 min  for the 309 miles (499 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Barcelona goes to Cartagena? What train station do I come into Cartagena from Barcelona?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barcelona Sants   and arrive in Cartagena.

Where is the departure train station in Barcelona located? Where is the arrival train station in Cartagena located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Barcelona Sants, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Cartagena, located 0.6 miles (980 m) away from the city center.

What train companies offer a service from Barcelona to Cartagena?

If you're looking for trains from Barcelona to Cartagena, you can rely on Renfe to get you to Cartagena. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Barcelona to Cartagena trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any direct trains from Barcelona to Cartagena?

Yes, you can find a direct train to Cartagena from Barcelona with Renfe Intercity  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

When is the earliest train from Barcelona to Cartagena? When is the last train from Barcelona to Cartagena?

The first Barcelona to Cartagena train departs at 2: 00 PM   and the last train from Barcelona to Cartagena leaves at 2: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Barcelona to Cartagena on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I book the Barcelona to Cartagena train for the best deals on tickets?

You can find trains to Cartagena from Barcelona to cost on average $64 (€53) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Barcelona to Cartagena train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barcelona
Cartagena
The major railway station for departures from Barcelona is Barcelona Sants. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Barcelona Sants for your journey between Barcelona and Cartagena.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
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Phone Number
+34 934956020
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Barcelona Sants
Metro lines: L3, L5
Bus lines: A1, A2
Train lines: AVE, Alvia, Euromed, Talgo, Trenhotel, TGV, Avant, Intercity, R1, R2, R2 Nord, R2 Sud, R3, R4, RG1, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17