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There are 9 ways to get from Barcelona to Murcia by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Murcia Del Carmen 165 / ...

€35 - €45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Murcia N1134 / ...

€29 - €65

7 alternative options

Bus via Alfons XIII - Sant Lluc  •  13h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Badalona to Murcia

€50 - €70

Rideshare  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Murcie 575.7 km

€31 - €34

Drive  •  5h 41m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Murcia 576.4 km

€55 - €85

Fly to Alicante, bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Alicante (ALC) BCN - ALC
  2. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia

€35 - €94

Fly to Valencia, train  •  7h

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Valencia (VLC) BCN - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Murcia Del Carmen

€41 - €114

Fly to Almeria, bus  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Almeria (LEI) BCN - LEI
  2. Take the bus from Almeria to Murcia

€62 - €187

Fly to Corvera  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Corvera (RMU) BCN - RMU

€52 - €302

Barcelona to Murcia by train

The train journey time between Barcelona and Murcia is around 6h 56m and covers a distance of around 599 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 53m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Barcelona to Murcia train service departs from Barcelona-Sants and arrives in Murcia Del Carmen. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 56m
Fastest train time:
6h 53m
Train distance:
599 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€35
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:00
Last train departs at:
15:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barcelona to Murcia train schedules

Barcelona → Murcia
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Murcia is 112.

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The social distance requirement in Murcia is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Murcia is to rideshare which costs €31 - €34 and takes 6h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Barcelona to Murcia is to fly. Taking this option will cost €50 - €310 and takes 4h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Murcia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Murcia Del Carmen. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 53m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Murcia is 472 km. The road distance is 576.4 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Murcia without a car is to train which takes 6h 53m and costs €35 - €45.

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The train from Barcelona-Sants to Murcia Del Carmen takes 6h 53m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Barcelona to Murcia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Murcia train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Murcia is to train which takes 6h 53m and costs €35 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €65 and takes 7h 40m, you could also fly, which costs €50 - €310 and takes 4h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Murcia.
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  • Distance: 471.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 53m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Murcia, Spain?

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Barcelona-Sants to Murcia Del Carmen 3 times a day. Tickets cost €35 - €45 and the journey takes 6h 53m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Barcelona to Murcia twice daily. Tickets cost €29 - €35 and the journey takes 7h 40m. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €130
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Flights from Barcelona to Corvera
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €130
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €110
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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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Murcia Del Carmen
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Valencia-Estacio Del Nord to Murcia Del Carmen
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Murcia
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Barcelona/Sants to Murcia
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Badalona to Murcia
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Almeria to Murcia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Murcie
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€31 - €34
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Barcelona to Murcia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Murcia station.

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Barcelona to Murcia train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Murcia Del Carmen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Murcia is 576 km. It takes approximately 5h 41m to drive from Barcelona to Murcia.

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Iberia, Air Europa and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Alicante Airport.

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There are 69+ hotels available in Murcia. Prices start at €75 per night.

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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