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from Barcelona to Cartagena

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Tue
Oct 19
$66Renfe
$64Alsa
$100Air Europa
Wed
Oct 20
$66Renfe
$64Alsa
$86Vueling
Thu
Oct 21
$66Renfe
$64Alsa
$69Vueling
Fri
Oct 22
$66Renfe
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$74Vueling
Sat
Oct 23
$66Renfe
$66Alsa
$69Vueling
Sun
Oct 24
$66Renfe
$64Alsa
$37Vueling
Mon
Oct 25
$66Renfe
$64Alsa
$37Vueling
Tue
Oct 26
$51Renfe
$64Alsa
$37Vueling
Wed
Oct 27
$66Renfe
$64Alsa
$51Vueling
Thu
Oct 28
$66Renfe
$64Alsa
$48Vueling
Fri
Oct 29
$66Renfe
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$86Vueling
Sat
Oct 30
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$66Alsa
$48Vueling
Sun
Oct 31
$66Renfe
$66Alsa
$80Vueling
Mon
Nov 1
$97Renfe
$64Alsa
$39Vueling
Tue
Nov 2
$66Renfe
$64Alsa
$37Vueling
Wed
Nov 3
$44Renfe
$64Alsa
$43Vueling
Thu
Nov 4
$59Renfe
$64Alsa
$35Vueling
Fri
Nov 5
$66Renfe
$64Alsa
$48Vueling
Sat
Nov 6
$51Renfe
$71Alsa
$72Vueling
Sun
Nov 7
$66Renfe
$66Alsa
$80Air Europa
Mon
Nov 8
$51Renfe
$64Alsa
$48Air Europa

Travel Information from Barcelona to Cartagena

distanceDistance309 miles (499 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$51 - $73
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $51 (€42) • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $51 (€42) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Europa, Alsa or Renfe

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 309 miles (499 km) to Cartagena from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $51 (€42). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Air Europa, Alsa or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Barcelona to Cartagena.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Barcelona to Cartagena?

There are 3 ways to get from Barcelona to Cartagena: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Barcelona and Cartagena?

The cheapest way to go to Cartagena from Barcelona is by taking a flight, which costs on average $51 (€42).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cartagena:

A flight is $22 (€18) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Barcelona to Cartagena costing on average $73 (€60).

A flight is $14 (€12) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Barcelona to Cartagena costing on average $65 (€53).

What is the fastest way from Barcelona to Cartagena?

The fastest way to get to Cartagena from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Cartagena can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 9 h 50 min.

In comparison, getting to Cartagena by train can take on average 8 h 7 min.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Cartagena?

The distance is approximately 309 miles (499 km) from Barcelona to Cartagena.

When traveling to Cartagena from Barcelona, what are the departure and arrival points in Barcelona and Cartagena?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Cartagena, Estación de Autobuses.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Barcelona to Cartagena depart from Barcelona Sants to Cartagena.
Which travel operators can get me to Cartagena from Barcelona?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barcelona to Cartagena:

  • You can travel between Barcelona and Cartagena by flight with Air Europa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $51 (€42) with Air Europa from Barcelona to Cartagena.
  • You can go to Cartagena from Barcelona by bus with Alsa. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $73 (€60) with Alsa from Barcelona to Cartagena on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Barcelona to Cartagena with Renfe. Cheap tickets can be found for $65 (€53) with Renfe from Barcelona to Cartagena.
Is there a direct service between Barcelona and Cartagena?

Yes, there are direct routes from Barcelona to Cartagena with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct flight with Vueling.
  • You can travel directly by train with Renfe.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Barcelona to Cartagena?
Omio customers who travel from Barcelona to Cartagena often also extend their vacation to go to Madrid, Murcia or Alicante. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cartagena and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book Barcelona to Cartagena tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Barcelona to Cartagena, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $51 (€42) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket costs $73 (€60) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $65 (€53) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Barcelona to Cartagena tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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