How to get from Madrid to Cartagena by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Madrid to Cartagena is by 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||Flight|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $70 (€60) • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Air Europa|
Take a flight to travel 242 miles (390 km) between Madrid and Cartagena. Air Europa is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to Cartagena.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $32 (€28). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Renfe is Spain’s national travel company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of travel offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These travel types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter travel and Trenhotel night travel.
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.
Iberia is Spain’s leading airline, headquartered in Adolfo Suárez-Madrid Barajas in Madrid, offering flights around Europe and across the world. It offers different fares for your next travel from Madrid to Cartagena including: Basic Fare, Classic Fare, Flexible Fare and Business Club.
You can go from Madrid to Cartagena by flight.
Traveling by flight is also the quickest way from Madrid to Cartagena. It takes on average 1 h 5 min to travel this journey.
The Madrid to Cartagena distance is around 242 miles (390 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Madrid to Cartagena:
The following travel company offer services from Madrid to Cartagena:
Yes, there is a direct service from Madrid to Cartagena:
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.
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