Cartagena to Cuenca by train

  • First train
    05:22
  • Last train
    18:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 14m
  • Distance
    292 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    9
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 38m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cartagena to Cuenca by train

Fast trains from Cartagena to Cuenca take around 4 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 292 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cartagena and Cuenca.

1. Are there direct trains from Cartagena to Cuenca?

Journeys between Cartagena and Cuenca usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Cartagena to Cuenca every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 7 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cartagena to Cuenca?

The Cartagena to Cuenca train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cartagena to Cuenca train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cuenca is usually scheduled to depart Cartagena around 05:22 and the last train is around 18:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cartagena around 08:50, and the last at 18:43.

When to book Cartagena to Cuenca train tickets?

Trains in Spain usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cartagena to Cuenca by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cartagena and Cuenca?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cartagena to Cuenca, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • Altaria
  • Alvia
  • Media Distancia
  • Talgo

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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