Duration 2h 16m
Distance 122.9 km
Average price 14€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Alicante and Cartagena takes 2h 16m and the fastest train takes 2h 12m. The train service runs several times per day from Alicante to Cartagena. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 2h 12m

  1. Alicante-Termino
  2. Cartagena
2h 12m
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12€ - 16€

Alicante to Cartagena train times

Trains run twice daily between Alicante and Cartagena. The service departs Alicante at 20:35 in the evening, which arrives into Cartagena at 22:55. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 2h 16m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alicante-Termino and arriving at Cartagena. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between Alicante and Cartagena is 93 km. The road distance is 122.9 km.

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Alicante to Cartagena train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Alicante-Termino station.

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Alicante to Cartagena train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Cartagena station.

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What companies run services between Alicante and Cartagena?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Alicante to Cartagena twice daily. Tickets cost 12€ - 16€ and the journey takes 2h 12m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 16€

About Renfe Viajeros

Train from Alicante-Termino to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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