There are 4 ways to get from Cape Palos to Cartagena by taxi, train, bus or car

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Taxi, train  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cape Palos to Los Nietos Pescadería
  2. Take the train from Los Nietos Pescadería to Cartagena

$14 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cabo Palos to Vistalegre

$15 - $24

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cape Palos to Cartagena 19.7 miles

$26 - $31

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Cape Palos to Cartagena 19.7 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Cape Palos to Cartagena is to drive which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Palos to Cartagena is to taxi which costs 22€ - 27€ and takes 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cabo Palos and arriving at Vistalegre. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Cape Palos and Cartagena is 26 km. The road distance is 31.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cape Palos to Cartagena without a car is to taxi and train which takes 37 min and costs 11€ - 14€.

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It takes approximately 37 min to get from Cape Palos to Cartagena, including transfers.

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Cape Palos to Cartagena bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Cabo Palos station.

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Cape Palos to Cartagena bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Vistalegre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Palos to Cartagena is 32 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Cape Palos to Cartagena.

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  • Distance: 16.4 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

What companies run services between Cape Palos, Spain and Cartagena, Spain?

ALSA operates a bus from Cape Palos to Cartagena once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $24 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
Renfe Feve
Phone
+34 912320320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Los Nietos Pescadería to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
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 Cabo Palos to Vistalegre
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cape Palos to Los Nietos Pescadería
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Radio Taxi Cartagena
Phone
+34 968 311 515 / +34 968 520 404
Website
radiotaxicartagena.es

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There are 686+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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