How to travel from Alicante to Cartagena

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Travel Information between Alicante and Cartagena

distanceDistance58 miles (93 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 2 h 47 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 2 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBus BAM or Renfe (13)

Take a bus or train to travel 58 miles (93 km) between Alicante and Cartagena. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Bus BAM or Renfe (13) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Alicante to Cartagena.

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from Alicante to Cartagena

How to get from Alicante to Cartagena by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Alicante to Cartagena is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Bus BAM
09:00AM3h02
Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
12:02PMCartagena
$161One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Bus BAM
09:00AM3h02
Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
12:02PMCartagena
$161One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Renfe MD
06:49PM2h28
Alicante-Terminal
09:17PMCartagena station
$211One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Renfe INTERCITY
09:14PM2h35
Alicante-Terminal
11:49PMCartagena station
$501One-way
0 transfers
Bus BAM
05:00PM3h02
Alicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
08:02PMCartagena
$161One-way
0 transfers

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How to get from Alicante to Cartagena

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If you want to travel from Alicante to Cartagena there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 55,71% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Alicante to Cartagena. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Alicante to Cartagena

Alsa, Renfe and Renfe (13) will get you to Cartagena from Alicante at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Renfe Intercity is a high-speed train service operated by the Spanish national railway company, Renfe. It operates throughout Spain, connecting major cities and towns with frequent departures throughout the day. The Intercity service offers a variety of train types, including the Alvia and Talgo, all of which offer comfortable seating and modern amenities. Alvia and Talgo offer fast trains but not as fast the high-speed trains like AVE, offering more stops. Passengers can choose from a range of ticket types, including Economy, Business, and First Class. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Renfe Intercity include Madrid to Barcelona, Madrid to Seville, and Barcelona to Valencia.

    Alsa is the main provider of travel travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK travel 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 travel with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal travel with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium travel provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other travel tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.

      FAQs: Travel from Alicante to Cartagena

      FAQs: Travel 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 Alicante to Cartagena.
      FAQs

      There are 2 ways to get from Alicante to Cartagena: bus or train.

      The cheapest way to travel from Alicante to Cartagena is a bus with an average price of $13 (€11).

      This is compared to other travel options from Alicante to Cartagena:

      A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train with an average ticket price of $14 (€12) from Alicante to Cartagena.

      The quickest way to travel to Cartagena from Alicante is by train, which takes on average 2 h 28 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 2 h 47 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 58 miles (93 km) between Alicante and Cartagena.

      The average frequency per day from Alicante to Cartagena is:

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Alicante and Cartagena as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Alicante to Cartagena:

        • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Alicante to Cartagena depart from Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses) to Cartagena, Estación de Autobuses.
        • Most travelers take a train from Alicante-Terminal to Cartagena.

        The following travel companies offer services from Alicante to Cartagena:

        • Bus BAM, Alsa, BlaBlaCar, Interbus or Infobus can take you to Cartagena by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Bus BAM from Alicante to Cartagena for $13 (€11).
        • Renfe (13), Renfe, Renfe Intercity, Renfe (13) or Renfe Intercity can take you to Cartagena by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Renfe Intercity from Alicante to Cartagena for $14 (€12).

        Yes, there are direct services available from Alicante to Cartagena with the following travel companies:

        • Direct services by bus with Bus BAM.
        • Take a direct train with Renfe (13) or Renfe Intercity.

        Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Cartagena as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Alicante and Cartagena.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Alicante to Cartagena often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Murcia, Madrid, Valencia or Barcelona. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Alicante and Cartagena itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cartagena and any of these top destinations today!
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