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There are 9 ways to get from Carcassonne to Cartagena by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Cartagena Tlg

$137 - $164

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Night bus, bus  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the night bus from Carcassonne to Barcelona
  2. Take the bus from Barcelona City Centre to Alicante - Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Alicante to Cartagena

$49 - $82

7 alternative options

Bus  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Carcassonne to Murcia
  2. Take the bus from Murcia to Cartagena

$58 - $107

Drive  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Carcassonne to Cartagena 569.5 miles

$120 - $180

Train to Barcelona, fly to Alicante, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Alicante (ALC) BCN - ALC
  3. Take the train from San Gabriel (APT.) to Cartagena

$120 - $289

Train to Toulouse, fly to Alicante, train  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Alicante (ALC) TLS - ALC
  3. Take the train from San Gabriel (APT.) to Cartagena

$119 - $321

Train to Barcelona, fly to Valencia, train  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Valencia (VLC) BCN - VLC
  3. Take the train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Cartagena

$127 - $271

Train to Barcelona, fly to Almeria, bus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Almeria (LEI) BCN - LEI
  3. Take the bus from Almeria to Murcia
  4. Take the bus from Murcia to Cartagena

$158 - $454

Fly Castres to Alicante, train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Castres (DCM) to Alicante (ALC) DCM - ALC
  2. Take the train from San Gabriel (APT.) to Cartagena

$275 - $924

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The cheapest way to get from Carcassonne to Cartagena is to bus which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 14 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carcassonne to Cartagena is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 260€ and takes 8 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carcassonne to Cartagena. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Cartagena via Murcia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carcassonne to Cartagena. However, there are services departing from Carcassonne and arriving at Cartagena via Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 17 min.

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The distance between Carcassonne and Cartagena is 685 km. The road distance is 911.1 km.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Cartagena without a car is to train which takes 11 h 17 min and costs 110€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 17 min to get from Carcassonne to Cartagena, including transfers.

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Carcassonne to Cartagena bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Carcassonne station.

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Carcassonne to Cartagena train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Carcassonne station.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Cartagena is to train which takes 11 h 17 min and costs 110€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 14 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Carcassonne to Cartagena.
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  • Distance: 427.8 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 17 min

What companies run services between Carcassonne, France and Cartagena, Spain?

You can take a train from Carcassonne to Cartagena via Barcelona Sants in around 11 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carcassonne to Cartagena via Murcia in around 14 h 46 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Algiers
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Castres to Alicante via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Castres to Alicante via Paris Orly, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Algiers
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Castres to Alicante via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Castres to Alicante via Paris Orly, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Castres to Alicante via Paris Orly, Madrid
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via Oran
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Castres to Alicante via Paris Orly, Oran
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Toulouse to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Carcassonne to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Gabriel (APT.) to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Carcassonne to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
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 Carcassonne to Murcia
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Almeria to Murcia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Interbus
Phone
902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
interbus.es
Bus from Alicante to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
interbus.es
Transportes Comes
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Carcassonne to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Centre to Alicante - Train Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Almeria to Murcia
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Carcassonne to Cartagena bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Cartagena station.

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Carcassonne to Cartagena train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Cartagena station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carcassonne to Cartagena is 911 km. It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to drive from Carcassonne to Cartagena.

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Iberia, Air Europa and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 705+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Carcassonne to Castres Airport is to taxi which takes 57 min and costs 65€ - 85€.

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