There are 6 ways to get from Torrevieja to Cartagena by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Rocio del Mar to Orihuela
  2. Take the train from Orihuela to Cartagena Ir / ...

$14 - $25

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Torrevieja to Cartagène 37 miles

$3 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus, train via Torrevieja  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Torrevieja to Orihuela
  2. Take the train from Orihuela to Cartagena Ir / ...

$14 - $25

Bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Dehesa de Campoamor to Murcia 70A-70B-70C
  2. Take the bus from Murcia to Cartagena 72B

$12 - $33

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Torrevieja to Cartagena 35.4 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Torrevieja to Cartagena 35.4 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Torrevieja to Cartagena. However, there are services departing from Torrevieja and arriving at Cartagena via Dehesa de Campoamor and Murcia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Torrevieja and Cartagena is 49 km. The road distance is 56.7 km.

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The best way to get from Torrevieja to Cartagena without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Torrevieja to Cartagena, including transfers.

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Torrevieja to Cartagena bus services, operated by LAT bus, depart from Dehesa de Campoamor station.

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Torrevieja to Cartagena bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Cartagena station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Torrevieja to Cartagena is 57 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Torrevieja to Cartagena.

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There are 693+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Torrevieja to Cartagena.
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  • Distance: 30.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between Torrevieja, Spain and Cartagena, Spain?

You can take a bus from Torrevieja to Cartagena via Dehesa de Campoamor - Montepiedra, Dehesa de Campoamor, and Murcia in around 4 h 21 min.

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 Orihuela to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Autocars Costa Azul
Phone
+34 (0) 965710449
Email
info@costazul.net
Website
costazul.net
Bus from Rocio del Mar to Orihuela
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
costazul.net
Bus from Torrevieja to Orihuela
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
costazul.net
LAT bus
Phone
968 25 00 88
Email
info@latbus.com
Website
latbus.com
Bus from Dehesa de Campoamor to Murcia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
latbus.com
Bus from Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
latbus.com
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 Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Interbus Murcia
Phone
968 291 911
Email
murcia@interbus.es
Website
interbusmurcia.es
Bus from Murcia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
interbusmurcia.es
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movelia.es
Transportes Comes
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Torrevieja to Cartagène
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Book at
blablacar.es
Taxi from Torrevieja to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Taxi Torrevieja 15
Phone
+34 659 04 11 20
Website
taxi-torrevieja.com
Taxi Coast
Phone
+34 649 23 00 23

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