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There are 8 ways to get from Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Cartagena to Albacete Atr
  2. Take the train from Albacete to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga Ave

$142 - $199

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Bus  •  8 h 40 min

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

$37 - $97

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Bus Transportes Comes  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Loja
  2. Take the bus from Loja to Malaga

$55 - $88

Bus via Granada  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Granada
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Malaga

$50 - $95

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP) 255.5 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Valencia, fly  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Cartagena to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Malaga (AGP) VLC - AGP

$88 - $303

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

  1. Take the train from Cartagena to Murcia del Carmen
  2. Take the train from Murcia del Carmen to Torrellano
  3. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Malaga (AGP) ALC - AGP

$78 - $257

Train to Madrid, fly  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Cartagena to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Malaga (AGP) MAD - AGP

$98 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP) is to bus which costs 30€ - 85€ and takes 8 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP) is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP). However, there are services departing from Cartagena and arriving at Aeropuerto via Murcia and Estación de Autobuses. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP). However, there are services departing from Cartagena and arriving at Aeropuerto Málaga via Albacete, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and Málaga María Zambrano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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The distance between Cartagena and Malaga Airport (AGP) is 327 km. The road distance is 408.8 km.

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The best way to get from Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP) without a car is to train which takes 8 h 25 min and costs 120€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP), including transfers.

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Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP) bus services, operated by Interbus, depart from Cartagena station.

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Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP) train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Cartagena station.

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The best way to get from Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP) is to train which takes 8 h 25 min and costs 120€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 85€ and takes 8 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP).
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  • Distance: 204.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

What companies run services between Cartagena, Spain and Malaga Airport (AGP), Spain?

You can take a train from Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP) via Albacete, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Malaga, and Málaga María Zambrano in around 8 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP) via Murcia, Malaga, and Estación de Autobuses in around 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Malaga via Melilla
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Southend
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Weeze
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Madrid to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Alicante to Malaga via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Madrid to Malaga via Tangier
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cartagena to Albacete
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cartagena to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cartagena to Murcia del Carmen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
renfe.com
Train from Cartagena to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Albacete to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Murcia del Carmen to Torrellano
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Interbus
Phone
902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Cartagena to Murcia
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 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 Cartagena to Murcia
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Loja to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Cartagena to Granada
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
alsa.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Murcia to Málaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Cartagena to Loja
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Book at
movelia.es
Bus from Cartagena to Granada
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Book at
movelia.es

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The quickest flight from Valencia Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP) bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Malaga station.

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Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP) train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Malaga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP) is 409 km. It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to drive from Cartagena to Malaga Airport (AGP).

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Valencia Airport to Malaga Airport.

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There are 4912+ hotels available in Malaga Airport (AGP). Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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