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from Tarragona to Cartagena

You can get from Tarragona to Cartagena by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Tarragona to Cartagena on Oct 20 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport4h10 04:00PMAlicante Elche Airport
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03:58PMTarragona7h09 11:07PMCartagena
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03:30PMBarcelona El Prat Airport4h10 07:40PMAlicante Elche Airport
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11:55AMBarcelona El Prat Airport7h45 07:40PMAlicante Elche Airport
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08:40AMBarcelona El Prat Airport11h00 07:40PMAlicante Elche Airport
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Travel Information between Tarragona and Cartagena

distanceDistance270 miles (435 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $62
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $42 (€34) • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $42 (€34) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling or Renfe

Take a flight or train to travel 270 miles (435 km) from Tarragona to 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 $42 (€34). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Vueling or Renfe among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Tarragona to Cartagena.

Travel Tips

Travel from Tarragona to Cartagena
Travel to Cartagena 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 Tarragona to Cartagena.
How do I travel from Tarragona to Cartagena?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Tarragona and Cartagena. You can take a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Tarragona to Cartagena?

The cheapest way to travel between Tarragona and Cartagena is by taking a flight with an average price of $42 (€34).

This is compared to other travel options to Cartagena:

A flight is $19 (€16) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Tarragona to Cartagena costing on average $62 (€50).

What is the fastest way from Tarragona to Cartagena?

The fastest way to get to Cartagena from Tarragona is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Cartagena can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 9 min   on average.

What is the distance between Tarragona and Cartagena?

Cartagena is approximately 270 miles (435 km) away from Tarragona.

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

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

  • Trains most often depart from Tarragona at Tarragona and arrive in Cartagena at Cartagena.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Tarragona to Cartagena?

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

  • You can go to Cartagena from Tarragona by plane with Vueling. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $42 (€34) with Vueling from Tarragona to Cartagena on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Tarragona to Cartagena with Renfe. Cheap tickets can be found for $62 (€50) with Renfe from Tarragona to Cartagena.
Can I travel directly from Tarragona to Cartagena?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with.
  • You can take a direct train with Renfe.

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

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

Before traveling from Tarragona to Cartagena, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $42 (€34) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $62 (€50) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Tarragona 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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