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from Cartagena to Barcelona

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Dec 7
$94Renfe Intercity
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Dec 8
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$62Alsa
$60Air Europa
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Dec 9
$64Renfe Intercity
$62Alsa
$57Vueling
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Dec 10
$64Renfe Intercity
$62Alsa
$62Vueling
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Dec 11
$64Renfe Intercity
$62Alsa
$42Air Europa
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Dec 12
$64Renfe
$62Alsa
$45Air Europa
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Dec 13
$64Renfe Intercity
$62Alsa
$45Air Europa
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Dec 14
$64Renfe Intercity
$62Alsa
$41Vueling
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Dec 15
$57Renfe Intercity
$62Alsa
$41Vueling
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Dec 16
$64Renfe Intercity
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$41Vueling
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Dec 17
$64Renfe Intercity
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$47Vueling
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Dec 18
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$47Vueling
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Dec 19
$64Renfe Intercity
$62Alsa
$56Air Europa
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Dec 20
$64Renfe Intercity
$62Alsa
$57Vueling
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Dec 21
$64Renfe Intercity
$62Alsa
$41Vueling
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Dec 22
$64Renfe Intercity
$62Alsa
$47Vueling
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Dec 23
$64Renfe Intercity
$62Alsa
$41Vueling
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Dec 24
$64Renfe Intercity
$62Alsa
$71Air Europa
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Dec 25
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Dec 26
$64Renfe Intercity
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Dec 27
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$47Vueling

Travel Information from Cartagena to Barcelona

distanceDistance309 miles (499 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$47 - $69
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $47 (€39) • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $47 (€39) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling, Alsa or Renfe

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 309 miles (499 km) to Barcelona from Cartagena. 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 $47 (€39). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Vueling, Alsa or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Cartagena to Barcelona.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Cartagena to Barcelona?

There are 3 ways to travel to Barcelona from Cartagena including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Cartagena to Barcelona?

The cheapest way to go to Barcelona from Cartagena is by taking a flight, which costs on average $47 (€39).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Barcelona:

Taking a flight is usually $22 (€18) less than taking a bus to Barcelona, which costs on average $69 (€57) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $17 (€14) less than taking a train, which costs on average $64 (€53) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get from Cartagena to Barcelona?

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

There are alternative travel options to Barcelona that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 9 h 30 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 9 min.

How far is Barcelona from Cartagena?

You should expect to travel around 309 miles (499 km) between Cartagena and Barcelona.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Cartagena to Barcelona?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Cartagena, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Trains mostly leave from Cartagena and tend to arrive in Barcelona Sants.
Which travel operators can get me to Barcelona from Cartagena?

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

  • You can travel by plane to Barcelona from Cartagena with Vueling, and you can find Vueling Cartagena to Barcelona tickets for $47 (€39) on Omio.
  • You can go to Barcelona from Cartagena by bus with Alsa. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $69 (€57) with Alsa from Cartagena to Barcelona on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Cartagena to Barcelona with Renfe. Cheap tickets can be found for $64 (€53) with Renfe from Cartagena to Barcelona.
Is there a way to travel directly from Cartagena to Barcelona?

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

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

Direct services to Barcelona 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 journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Cartagena to Barcelona?
Many of our customers traveling from Cartagena to Barcelona don't make Barcelona their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Barcelona are Madrid, Paris or Valencia, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Barcelona to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Cartagena to Barcelona tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Cartagena to Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $47 (€39) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $69 (€57) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $64 (€53) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cartagena to Barcelona online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.