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There are 7 ways to get from Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28 by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Cartagena to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Alv

35€ - 42€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the rideshare from Cartagène to Madrid 444.1 km

19€

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Madrid Estacion Sur

38€ - 50€

Drive  •  4h 24m

  1. Drive from Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28 446.7 km

40€ - 65€

Train to Alicante, fly  •  5h 36m

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

46€ - 149€

Bus to Almeria, fly  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Almeria
  2. Fly from Almeria (LEI) to Madrid (MAD) LEI - MAD

85€ - 242€

Train to Valencia, fly  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Cartagena to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Madrid (MAD) VLC - MAD

51€ - 160€

Cartagena → Madrid Gran Via 28
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The cheapest way to get from Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28 is to rideshare which costs 19€ and takes 5h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28 is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28. However, there are services departing from Cartagena and arriving at Sevilla via Prosperidad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28. However, there are services departing from Cartagena and arriving at Gran Via via Atocha Renfe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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It is 391 km from Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28. It is approximately 446.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28 without a car is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs 35€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28, including transfers.

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Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28 bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Cartagena station.

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Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28 train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Cartagena station.

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The best way to get from Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28 is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs 35€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 6h 3m.

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  • Distance: 391.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Cartagena, Spain and Madrid Gran Via 28, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Cartagena to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha once daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 4h 38m. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Cartagena to Madrid Estacion Sur 3 times a day. Tickets cost 35€ - 50€ and the journey takes 5h 20m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Flights from Almeria to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Flights from Almeria to Madrid via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Flights from Valencia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 260€
Flights from Valencia to Madrid
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 160€
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cartagena to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Cartagena to San Gabriel
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Cartagena to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. 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 Cartagena to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Cartagena to Almeria
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cartagène to Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€
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blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28 bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28 train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28 is 447 km. It takes approximately 4h 24m to drive from Cartagena to Madrid Gran Via 28.

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Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Alicante Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 1524+ hotels available in Madrid Gran Via 28. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Cartagena and Madrid Gran Via 28. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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