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There are 6 ways to get from La Línea de la Concepción to Cartagena by bus, car, shuttle, plane or train

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Bus  •  12h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Algeciras to Murcia
  2. Take the bus from Murcia to Cartagena 72B

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Bus via Granada  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the bus from San Roque to Granada L-531
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Cartagena

Bus via Loja  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the bus from San Roque to Loja
  2. Take the bus from Loja to Cartagena

Drive  •  5h 16m

  1. Drive from La Línea de la Concepción to Cartagena 525.4 km

Shuttle, fly to Alicante, train  •  9h 53m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Parada de autobus en Burger King, La Línea de la Concepción, España to Malaga Airport
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Alicante (ALC) AGP - ALC
  3. Take the train from San Gabriel to Cartagena

Shuttle, fly to Valencia, train  •  9h 39m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Parada de autobus en Burger King, La Línea de la Concepción, España to Malaga Airport
  2. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Valencia (VLC) AGP - VLC
  3. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Cartagena

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The cheapest way to get from La Línea de la Concepción to Cartagena is to bus which costs €45 - €75 and takes 12h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from La Línea de la Concepción to Cartagena is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Línea de la Concepción to Cartagena. However, there are services departing from Mondéjar and arriving at Cartagena via Algeciras and Murcia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 7m.

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The distance between La Línea de la Concepción and Cartagena is 419 km. The road distance is 525.4 km.

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The best way to get from La Línea de la Concepción to Cartagena without a car is to bus which takes 12h 7m and costs €45 - €75.

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It takes approximately 12h 7m to get from La Línea de la Concepción to Cartagena, including transfers.

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La Línea de la Concepción to Cartagena bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Algeciras station.

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There is no direct flight from Malaga Airport to Alicante Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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La Línea de la Concepción to Cartagena bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Cartagena station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Línea de la Concepción to Cartagena is 525 km. It takes approximately 5h 16m to drive from La Línea de la Concepción to Cartagena.

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  • Distance: 419.5 km
  • Duration: 12h 7m

What companies run services between La Línea de la Concepción, Spain and Cartagena, Spain?

You can take a bus from La Línea de la Concepción to Cartagena via Algeciras and Murcia in around 12h 7m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Tenerife
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Arrecife
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Malaga to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Gran Canaria
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Tenerife
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Arrecife
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Vitoria
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€19 - €130
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€19 - €130
Flights from Malaga to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€19 - €150
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €260
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€55 - €260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €180
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €180
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €460
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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Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from San Gabriel to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once 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 Algeciras to Murcia
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from San Roque to Loja
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
alsa.com
Interbus Murcia
Phone
968 291 911
Email
murcia@interbus.es
Website
interbusmurcia.es
Bus from Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Schedules at
interbusmurcia.es
LAT bus
Phone
968 25 00 88
Email
info@latbus.com
Website
latbus.com
Bus from Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
latbus.com
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Bus from Granada to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Bus from Loja to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Parada de autobus en Burger King, La Línea de la Concepción, España to Malaga Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €300
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€31 - €34
Private
€100 - €230
Private w/ cancellation
€295

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Volotea, British Airways, Transavia Holland and five other airlines offer flights from Malaga Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from La Línea de la Concepción to Malaga Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 45m and costs €30 - €300.

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