How to travel from Cartagena to Barcelona

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Travel Information between Cartagena and Barcelona

distanceDistance309 miles (499 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or flight
priceTicket price range$28 -
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $28 (€24) • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $28 (€24) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar, Vueling Airlines or Renfe Intercity

Take a train or flight to travel 309 miles (499 km) from Cartagena to Barcelona. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar, Vueling Airlines or Renfe Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Cartagena to Barcelona.

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from Cartagena to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation
bus

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

Alsa
06:15AM9h30
Cartagena
03:45PMBarcelona
$791One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Alsa
06:15AM9h30
Cartagena
03:45PMBarcelona
$791One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Vueling
05:00PM1h15
Alicante Elche Airport (ALC)
06:15PMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$1741One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Renfe PROXIMIDAD
01:25PM10h15
Cartagena station
11:40PMBarcelona Sants
$2881One-way
2 transfers
Renfe PROXIMIDAD
12:00PM11h40
Cartagena station
11:40PMBarcelona Sants
$2881One-way
2 transfers
Renfe PROXIMIDAD
09:00AM14h40
Cartagena station
11:40PMBarcelona Sants
$2881One-way
2 transfers
Alsa
06:15AM10h00
Cartagena
04:15PMBarcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord
$791One-way
1 transfer
Alsa
06:15AM10h30
Cartagena
04:45PMBarcelona
$791One-way
1 transfer
Air Europa
08:55PM12h00
Alicante Elche Airport (ALC)
08:55AMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$1551One-way
1 transfer
Vueling
08:40PM1h15
Alicante Elche Airport (ALC)
09:55PMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$1991One-way
0 transfers
Air Europa
08:55PM19h40
Alicante Elche Airport (ALC)
04:35PMBarcelona El Prat Airport (BCN)
$3081One-way
1 transfer

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You can travel by travel to Barcelona from Cartagena with Vueling Airlines, Alsa and Renfe Intercity. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Renfe is a Spanish train company that operates throughout the country including trains between Cartagena and Barcelona. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed AVE trains, regional trains, and night trains. The AVE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save money and time, as they allow you to travel overnight and arrive at your destination in the morning. Renfe offers several types of tickets, including single tickets, return tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Renfe are Madrid-Barcelona, Madrid-Seville, and Madrid-Valencia. These routes offer travelers the chance to explore some of Spain's most beautiful cities in comfort and style.

    Alsa is the main travel company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK travel company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on travel journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal travel with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe travel like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.

      Air Europa is Spain's 3rd most popular airline with flights around Europe and the rest of the world and a choice between Economy or Business fares for your travel to Barcelona from Cartagena.

        FAQs: Travel from Cartagena to Barcelona

        FAQs: Travel to Barcelona 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 Barcelona.
        FAQs

        There are 2 travel options from Cartagena to Barcelona: train or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Cartagena to Barcelona is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of $28 (€24) compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

        A flight is () less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Cartagena to Barcelona costing on average ().

        A flight is $15 (€13) less than a train with an average ticket price of $43 (€37) from Cartagena to Barcelona.

        The quickest way to travel from Cartagena to Barcelona is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Getting to Barcelona by train takes 9 h 7 min on average.

        Barcelona is approximately 309 miles (499 km) away from Cartagena.

        The average frequency per day from Cartagena to Barcelona is:

          However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Cartagena to Barcelona as scheduled services by train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

          • Most travelers board their bus from Cartagena, Estación de Autobuses and arrive in Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Sants.
          • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Cartagena to Barcelona depart from Cartagena to Barcelona Sants.

          The following travel companies offer services from Cartagena to Barcelona:

          • BlaBlaCar or Alsa can get you to Barcelona by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Alsa from Cartagena to Barcelona for $67 (€58) on Omio.
          • Travel with Vueling Airlines, Air Europa, Volotea or Interbus for flights to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Airlines Cartagena to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $28 (€24).
          • Travel with Renfe Intercity, Renfe, Renfe Intercity or Renfe (3) for trains to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Renfe Intercity Cartagena to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $43 (€37).

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

          • Direct services by bus with.
          • Direct services by plane with Vueling Airlines.
          • Direct train with Renfe Intercity.

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

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