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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena by plane, train, bus, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Corvera  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Corvera (RMU) AMS - RMU

45€ - 210€

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Fly to Alicante, train  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Alicante (ALC) AMS - ALC
  2. Take the train from San Gabriel to Cartagena

74€ - 174€

Fly to Valencia, train  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Valencia (VLC) AMS - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Cartagena

87€ - 238€

Train  •  19h 27m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Cartagena 165

326€ - 437€

Train, bus  •  36h 47m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Murcia
  3. Take the bus from Murcia to Cartagena 72B

141€ - 180€

Drive  •  20h 8m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena 1341.3 miles

280€ - 410€

Shuttle, bus  •  29h 37m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Amsterdam to Benidorm
  2. Take the bus from Alicante to Cartagena

200€ - 216€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 180€ and takes 6h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 180€ and takes 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Cartagena via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Barcelona-Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 27m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Cartagena is 1695 km. The road distance is 2146.1 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena without a car is to train which takes 19h 27m and costs 320€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena is to fly which takes 7h 2m and costs 45€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 320€ - 440€ and takes 19h 27m.

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Corvera Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 20m and has one stopover.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Cartagena station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena.
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  • Distance: 1059.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 2m

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Cartagena, Spain?

easyJet, Ryanair and seven other airlines fly from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Barcelona-Sants in around 19h 27m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 420€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 420€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Corvera via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Corvera via Southend
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante via Southend
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Valencia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 480€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 440€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 480€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Corvera via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Corvera via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 480€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Corvera via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
95€ - 460€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 500€
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. The 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 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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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Gabriel to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 21€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
110€ - 150€
1st Class
150€ - 220€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
17€ - 35€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
Oui.SNCF
1st Class
180€ - 210€
2nd Class
150€ - 180€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
1st Class
16€ - 21€
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Murcia
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
127€
Schedules at
starbus.es
Interbus
Phone
902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 5€
Schedules at
interbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
10€ - 12€
Schedules at
interbus.es
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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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 Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 22€
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Comes
LAT bus
Phone
968 25 00 88
Email
info@latbus.com
Website
latbus.com
Bus from Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
latbus.com
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Amsterdam to Benidorm
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
170€
Book at
Starliner

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena is 2146 km. It takes approximately 20h 8m to drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Cartagena.

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British Airways, KLM, Norwegian Air Shuttle and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Corvera Airport.

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There are 981+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at 59€ per night.

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