You can get from Madrid to Cartagena by train, bus or flight.
To get from Madrid to Cartagena on Mar 24 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||242 miles (390 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or flight|
|Ticket price range||$41 - $66|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $41 (€36) • 5 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $66 (€57) • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Alsa or Air Europa|
Travel 242 miles (390 km) by bus or flight to Cartagena from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $41 (€36). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Alsa or Air Europa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Madrid to Cartagena.
There are 2 travel options from Madrid to Cartagena: bus or flight.
The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Cartagena is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $41 (€36) compared to other travel options to Cartagena:
Taking a bus is usually $25 (€22) less than taking a flight to Cartagena, which costs on average $66 (€57) for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Cartagena from Madrid is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.
Other travel options to Cartagena can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 40 min.
Cartagena is approximately 242 miles (390 km) away from Madrid.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Cartagena:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Madrid to Cartagena with the following travel companies:
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 journey.
Before traveling from Madrid to Cartagena, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Madrid 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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