Madrid to Cartagena

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Trains to Cartagena

Tue 23 May

09:19
14:12
Madrid
Cartagena
4h 53mDirect
09:30
14:12
Madrid
Cartagena
4h 42m1 change
12:51
17:28
Madrid
Cartagena
4h 37mDirect
15:25
20:36
Madrid
Cartagena
5h 11m1 change
16:48
21:38
Madrid
Cartagena
4h 50mDirect

Train times

Avg. journey time4h 55m
First train dept07:30
Last train dept19:20

Train info

Fastest route4h 37m
ChangesDirect
Trains per day4
Fare range€15-€157**

Stations

Origin StationMadrid
Destination StationCartagena
Return Journey

More information**

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Madrid to Cartagena?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Madrid to Cartagena is €15.4. To buy train tickets from Madrid to Cartagena for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Madrid to Cartagena by train?

The average journey time between Madrid and Cartagena is 4 hours and 55 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 37 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 10 trains per day travelling from Madrid to Cartagena. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Madrid to Cartagena?

The first train from Madrid to Cartagena departs at 07:30. The last train from Madrid to Cartagena departs at 19:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Madrid and Cartagena?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Madrid to Cartagena without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Madrid to Cartagena. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Madrid to Cartagena for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/05/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 23/02/2017 for travel on 22/05/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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