How to get from Tarragona to Cartagena by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Tarragona to Cartagena is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||270 miles (435 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$68 - $139|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • $68 (€60) • 14 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $139 (€124) • 7 h 35 min|
|Popular travel companies||Air Europa or Renfe Intercity|
Take a flight or train to travel 270 miles (435 km) from Tarragona to Cartagena. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $68 (€60). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Air Europa or Renfe Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Tarragona to Cartagena.
You can travel by train for as low as $40 (€36). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Renfe is a Spanish train company that operates throughout the country including trains from Tarragona to Cartagena. 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.
There are 2 options to travel between Tarragona and Cartagena including taking a flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Cartagena from Tarragona is by taking a flight, which costs on average $68 (€60).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Tarragona to Cartagena:
A flight is $71 (€64) less than a train with an average ticket price of $139 (€124) from Tarragona to Cartagena.
The fastest way from Tarragona to Cartagena is by train with an average journey time of 7 h 35 min.
There are alternative travel options to Cartagena that take longer:
Getting to Cartagena by flight takes 14 h 45 min on average.
The Tarragona to Cartagena distance is around 270 miles (435 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Tarragona to Cartagena:
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