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There are 12 ways to get from Cartagena to Edinburgh by plane, train, bus, night bus, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly Corvera to Edinburgh  •  9h 10m

  1. Fly from Corvera (RMU) to Edinburgh (EDI) RMU - EDI

11 alternative options

Train to Alicante, fly to Edinburgh  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the train from Cartagena to San Gabriel
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Edinburgh (EDI) ALC - EDI

Train to Alicante, fly to Glasgow, train  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Cartagena to San Gabriel
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Glasgow (GLA) ALC - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

Train to Alicante, fly to Glasgow/Prestwick, train  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the train from Cartagena to San Gabriel
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) ALC - PIK
  3. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

Train to Alicante, fly to Newcastle, train  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the train from Cartagena to San Gabriel
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Newcastle (NCL) ALC - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

Train  •  24h 13m

  1. Take the train from Cartagena to Barcelona-Sants Ic
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Intl Eil
  4. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

Train via Lyon  •  25h 12m

  1. Take the train from Cartagena to Barcelona-Sants Ic
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marne La Vallee Chessy Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to London St Pancras Intl Eil
  5. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

Bus  •  44h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to San Sebastián
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastian to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh Bus Station

Train, night bus  •  41h 36m

  1. Take the train from Cartagena to Zaragoza-Delicias
  2. Take the night bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

Bus, night bus  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the bus from Plaza de España to Murcia 72B
  2. Take the bus from Murcia to Zaragoza
  3. Take the night bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  4. Take the night bus from Victoria, London Victoria Coach Station Arrivals to Edinburgh, Bus Station N10

Drive, car ferry  •  36h 48m

  1. Drive from Cartagena to Santander
  2. Take the car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
  3. Drive from Plymouth to Edinburgh

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  26h 23m

  1. Drive from Cartagena to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Edinburgh

Cartagena to Edinburgh by train

The train journey time between Cartagena and Edinburgh is around 24h 13m and covers a distance of around 1764 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 30m. Services are operated by Renfe Viajeros, Renfe SNCF, Paris RER and others. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
24h 13m Average Duration
£250 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Cartagena to Edinburgh is to train and fly which costs €60 - €210 and takes 8h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Cartagena to Edinburgh is to train and fly which costs €60 - €210 and takes 8h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cartagena to Edinburgh station. However, there are services departing from Cartagena and arriving at Edinburgh Bus Station via San Sebastian and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cartagena to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Cartagena and arriving at Edinburgh via Barcelona-Sants, Gare de Lyon, Paris Nord and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 13m.

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It is approximately 1279 miles to get from Cartagena to Edinburgh.

The best way to get from Cartagena to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 24h 13m and costs €290 - €1000.

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It takes approximately 9h 10m to get from Cartagena to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Cartagena to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Bilman, depart from Cartagena station.

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Cartagena to Edinburgh train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Cartagena station.

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The best way to get from Cartagena to Edinburgh is to fly which takes 9h 10m and costs €50 - €320. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €290 - €1000 and takes 24h 13m, you could also bus, which costs €180 - €240 and takes 44h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Cartagena to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 1279.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 10m

What companies run services between Cartagena, Spain and Edinburgh, Scotland?

easyJet and Ryanair fly from Cartagena to Edinburgh 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cartagena to Edinburgh via Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Paris Nord, London St Pancras Intl, and London Kings Cross in around 24h 13m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Corvera to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£85 - £400
Flights from Corvera to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £410
Flights from Corvera to Edinburgh via Bristol, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £420
Flights from Corvera to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from Corvera to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from Alicante to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £220
Flights from Alicante to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £220
Flights from Alicante to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £220
Flights from Alicante to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£70 - £220
Flights from Alicante to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £220
Flights from Alicante to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £1,000
Flights from Alicante to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £1,000
Flights from Alicante to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £1,000
Flights from Alicante to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£80 - £1,000
Flights from Alicante to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £1,000
Flights from Alicante to Newcastle via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Alicante to Edinburgh via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Alicante to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Alicante to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Alicante to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £230
Flights from Alicante to Glasgow/Prestwick
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Alicante to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £280
Flights from Alicante to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £280
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Alicante to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £330
Flights from Alicante to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £1,200
Flights from Alicante to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £390
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Alicante to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £1,200
Flights from Alicante to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£350 - £2,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Alicante to Glasgow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £3,200
Flights from Alicante to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Alicante to Edinburgh via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£70 - £400
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Alicante to Edinburgh via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£380 - £600
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cartagena to San Gabriel
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Cartagena to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Cartagena to Zaragoza-Delicias
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
TransPennine Express Service
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£70 - £100
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Intl
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£95 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£95 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £180
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to London St Pancras Intl
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£100 - £130
Standard Premier
£140 - £180
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£60 - £70
1st Class
£60 - £75
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Lyon Part Dieu to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£40 - £60
Rail 1st Class
£55 - £80
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Bilman
Phone
902 999 748
Website
web.bilmanbus.es
Bus from Cartagena to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£45
Schedules at
web.bilmanbus.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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from San Sebastian to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£80 - £120
Website
ALSA
Night bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £160
Website
ALSA
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Victoria, London Victoria Coach Station Arrivals to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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TMP Murcia
Phone
+34 968 25 00 88
Website
tmpmurcia.es
Bus from Plaza de España to Murcia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
tmpmurcia.es
Jimenez Movilidad
Phone
+34 (0) 941 202 777
Email
infoweb@autobusesjimenez.com
Website
jimenezmovilidad.es
Bus from Murcia to Zaragoza
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
Autobuses Jiménez S.L
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Santander to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Book at
Brittany Ferries
Adult
£65 - £85
Car
£190 - £280

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There is no direct flight from Corvera Airport to Edinburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 25m and has one stopover.

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Cartagena to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Edinburgh Bus Station.

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Edinburgh is 1h behind Cartagena. It is currently 7:39 AM in Cartagena and 6:39 AM in Edinburgh.

Cartagena to Edinburgh train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Corvera Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 545+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Cartagena to Corvera Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs €2 - €4.

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