Duration 2h 44m
Distance 268.6 km
Average price 25€
Possible routes 4 found

Valencia to Cartagena

Rome2rio has found 4 ways to get from Valencia to Cartagena by train, bus and car. We recommend taking the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Cartagena, which takes around 4h 4m. Alternatively, driving from Valence to Cartagène is the cheapest option and takes around 3h 26m. While driving from Valencia to Cartagena is the fastest option and takes around 2h 44m.

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Train

  1. Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
    18523 / ...
  2. Cartagena
4h 4m
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22€ - 28€
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Bus

  1. Valencia
    530 / ...
  2. Murcia
    72B
  3. Cartagena
5h 6m
Bookable on Rome2rio
17€ - 39€

Rideshare

  1. Valence
    271 km
  2. Cartagena
3h 26m
Cheapest
16€

Drive

  1. Valencia
    269 km
  2. Cartagena
Fastest
2h 44m
28€ - 45€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Valencia to Cartagena? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Valencia to Cartagena is to rideshare which costs 16€ and takes 3h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Valencia to Cartagena is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Valencia to Cartagena. However, there are services departing from Valencia and arriving at Cartagena via Murcia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord and arriving at Cartagena. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Valencia and Cartagena is 214 km. The road distance is 268.6 km.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Cartagena without a car is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs 22€ - 28€.

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The train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Cartagena takes 4h 4m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Valencia to Cartagena bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Valencia station.

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Valencia to Cartagena train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord station.

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The best way to get from Valencia to Cartagena is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs 22€ - 28€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 40€ and takes 5h 6m.

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Valencia to Cartagena bus services, operated by Interbus, arrive at Cartagena station.

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Valencia to Cartagena train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Cartagena station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Valencia to Cartagena is 269 km. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Valencia to Cartagena.

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There are 904+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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How to travel from Valencia to Cartagena

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Valencia to Cartagena right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Valencia and Cartagena?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Valencia to Cartagena twice daily. Tickets cost 22€ - 28€ and the journey takes 4h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Valencia to Cartagena via Murcia in around 5h 6m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Other operators
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€

Cartagena, Spain

Cartagena is a Spanish city and a major naval station located in the Region of Murcia, by the Mediterranean coast, south-eastern Spain. As of January 2011, it has a population of 218,210 inhabitants being the Region’s second largest municipality and the country’s 6th non-Province capital city. The metropolitan area of Cartagena, known as Campo de Cartagena, has a population of 409,586 inhabitants. - Wikipedia

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