How to travel from Cartagena to Alicante

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from Cartagena to Alicante

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

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

Bus BAM
07:00AM3h05
Cartagena
10:05AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
$181One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Bus BAM
07:00AM3h05
Cartagena
10:05AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
$181One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Bus BAM
07:00AM3h05
Cartagena
10:05AMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
$181One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Bus BAM
01:30PM3h05
Cartagena
04:35PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
$181One-way
0 transfers
Bus BAM
08:45PM3h05
Cartagena
11:50PMAlicante, Estación de Autobuses Nueva - Puerto de Alicante
$181One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information to Alicante from Cartagena

distanceDistance58 miles (93 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€12) • 3 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $14 (€12) • 2 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBus BAM or Renfe (13)

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

How to get from Cartagena to Alicante

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Cartagena to Alicante, 58,18% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Cartagena to Alicante and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Find the best trip between Cartagena and Alicante with Omio's travel partners Alsa, Renfe Intercity and Renfe (13)! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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 Cartagena to Alicante

      FAQs: Travel to Alicante 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 Alicante.
      FAQs

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

      The cheapest way to get from Cartagena to Alicante is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $14 (€12) compared to other travel options to Alicante:

      A bus is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Cartagena to Alicante.

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of ().

      Taking a bus costs $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $14 (€12) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel from Cartagena to Alicante is by train, which takes on average 2 h 19 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 3 h 5 min.

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

      The average frequency per day from Cartagena to Alicante is:

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Cartagena to Alicante 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 Cartagena to Alicante:

        • Most travelers take a bus from Cartagena, Estación de Autobuses to Alicante, Aeroport d'Alacant (Salidas - Estación de autobuses).
        • Most travelers board their train from Cartagena and arrive in Alicante-Terminal.

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

        • You can take a bus from Cartagena to Alicante with Bus BAM, Alsa, Interbus, BlaBlaCar or Infobus. Cheap tickets can be found for $14 (€12) with Bus BAM from Cartagena to Alicante.
        • You can travel between Cartagena and Alicante by train with Renfe (13), Renfe, Renfe Intercity, Renfe (13) or Renfe Intercity. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $14 (€12) with Renfe Intercity from Cartagena to Alicante.

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

        • You can book a direct bus with Bus BAM.
        • You can take a direct ferry with.
        • You can travel directly by plane with.
        • You can take a direct train with Renfe (13) or Renfe Intercity.

        Direct services to Alicante 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.

        Your trip from Cartagena to Alicante doesn't have to end in Alicante. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Benidorm or Paris. If you’d like to add Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Benidorm or Paris to your Cartagena to Alicante tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Alicante today!
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