Madrid to Cartagena train

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Overview: Train from Madrid to Cartagena

distanceDistance242 miles (390 km)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersRenfe, AVE, Renfe Intercity, Renfe AVLO, Renfe (3), Renfe Intercity or Renfe (13)

Trains from Madrid to Cartagena cover the 242 miles (390 km) long trip with our travel partners like Renfe, AVE, Renfe Intercity, Renfe AVLO, Renfe (3), Renfe Intercity or Renfe (13). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes and arrive in Cartagena.

Train companies: Renfe, AVE and Renfe (3) from Madrid to Cartagena trains

Travel from Madrid to Cartagena on Renfe, AVE and Renfe (3) trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Looking for a comfortable way to travel between Madrid and Cartagena? Reserve your Renfe AVE train from Madrid to Cartagena with Omio today! Renfe is Spain’s national train company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country as well as France and Portugal, including the Madrid to Cartagena route. Omio shows you current AVE schedules and tickets to cover the 242 miles (390 km) distance. You can choose from ticket options like Promo, Promo + or Flexible for the best deals on this route. Renfe discount cards, such as the Renfe Gold Card and the + Renfe Youth 50 Card, can also be applied when purchasing your AVE ticket on Omio.

As the main high-speed train service in Spain, AVE provides amenities like a restaurant, bathrooms, WiFi access, and onboard entertainment on its routes. AVE covers long distances and connects major cities in Spain in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains can reach speeds up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, making AVE trains one of the fastest in the entire world. AVE offers all travelers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and on Omio you can book AVE tickets in a few steps!

Train tickets from Madrid to Cartagena: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 32 €
2 weeks earlier 31 €3%
3 weeks earlier 29 €10%
1 month before 29 €10%
2 months earlier 26 €23%
3 months earlier 28 €14.%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Madrid - Cartagena. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Madrid - Cartagena 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 10% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Madrid - Cartagena with 2 months in advance you save up to about 23% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 14%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

FAQs: Trains from Madrid to Cartagena

FAQs: Travel by train from Madrid 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 Madrid to Cartagena.
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Take the Madrid to Cartagena train with Renfe, AVE, Renfe Intercity, Renfe AVLO, Renfe (3), Renfe Intercity or Renfe (13). However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Madrid and Cartagena as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cartagena, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Cartagena from Madrid is worth doing with a journey time of min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Madrid to Cartagena is June.
You have options as you can travel between Madrid and Cartagena 2 different ways: bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Madrid and Cartagena

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Cartagena
The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha-Almudena Grandes for your journey to Cartagena from Madrid.
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Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
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