Cartagena to Madrid train

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Overview: Train from Cartagena to Madrid

distanceDistance242 miles (390 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$59 (€53)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesRenfe ALVIA or Renfe

Trains from Cartagena to Madrid cover the 242 miles (390 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 16 min with our travel partners like Renfe ALVIA or Renfe. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $59 (€53), but the average price of train tickets is $59 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Cartagena and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

Train providers: Renfe from Cartagena to Madrid trains

Renfe trains will get you from Cartagena to Madrid from $59 (€53). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.


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.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Cartagena to Madrid

    Travel by train to Madrid 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 Cartagena to Madrid.
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cartagena to Madrid trains for as little as $59 (€53)  in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $59 (€53)  for a train ticket to Madrid from Cartagena.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Cartagena to Madrid by train to be approximately 242 miles (390 km).
    The Cartagena to Madrid train duration is on average 4 h 16 min, which is to be expected when traveling 242 miles (390 km) to Madrid from Cartagena. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Cartagena   and arrive in Madrid-Puerta de Atocha.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Cartagena, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Cartagena. The most popular arrival train station in Madrid, called Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from its city center.

    Take the Cartagena to Madrid train with Renfe ALVIA or Renfe. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Cartagena to Madrid as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    You can take the first train from Cartagena to Madrid at 7: 24 AM. The last train from Cartagena to Madrid that you can take departs at 7: 24 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cartagena to Madrid schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    If you purchase a train ticket from Cartagena to Madrid within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $59 (€53) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Cartagena and Madrid are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    The major railway station for departures from Cartagena is Cartagena. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cartagena for your journey between Cartagena and Madrid.

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