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There are 4 ways to get from Almeria Airport (LEI) to Cartagena by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus ALSA  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Almeria to Murcia
  2. Take the bus from Murcia to Cartagena 72B

$28 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus BusbamSL  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Almería to Cartagena Vac-228

$20 - $38

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Almeria to Murcia
  2. Take the train from Murcia del Carmen to Cartagena R / ...

$35 - $83

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Almeria Airport (LEI) to Cartagena 113.9 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Almeria Airport (LEI) to Cartagena is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Almeria Airport (LEI) to Cartagena is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 1 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Almeria Airport (LEI) to Cartagena. However, there are services departing from San Vicente and arriving at Cartagena via Almeria and Murcia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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The distance between Almeria Airport (LEI) and Cartagena is 149 km. The road distance is 182.2 km.

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The best way to get from Almeria Airport (LEI) to Cartagena without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 2 min and costs 24€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Almeria Airport (LEI) to Cartagena, including transfers.

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Almeria Airport (LEI) to Cartagena bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Almeria station.

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Almeria Airport (LEI) to Cartagena bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Cartagena station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Almeria Airport (LEI) to Cartagena is 182 km. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Almeria Airport (LEI) to Cartagena.

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There are 691+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Almeria Airport (LEI) to Cartagena.
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  • Distance: 93 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Almeria Airport (LEI), Spain and Cartagena, Spain?

You can take a bus from Almeria Airport (LEI) to Cartagena via Almería, Almeria, and Murcia in around 5 h 2 min.

Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Murcia del Carmen to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Almeria to Murcia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Interbus Murcia
Phone
968 291 911
Email
murcia@interbus.es
Website
interbusmurcia.es
Bus from Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
interbusmurcia.es
Book at
movelia.es
Transportes Comes
LAT bus
Phone
968 25 00 88
Email
info@latbus.com
Website
latbus.com
Bus from Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
latbus.com
BusbamSL
Phone
902 22 72 72
Email
atencionaclientes@busbam.com
Website
busbam.com
Bus from Almería to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
busbam.com

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