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There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Murcia by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

Train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Murcia del Carmen Tlg

$65 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona City Centre to Alicante - Train Station Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Elx-Parc to Murcia del Carmen C1

$25 - $33

6 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Murcia

$40 - $65

Rideshare  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Murcie 360.1 miles

$36 - $39

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Murcia 360.9 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Alicante, bus  •  4 h 29 min

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

$59 - $214

Fly to Valencia, train  •  6 h 51 min

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

$60 - $196

Fly to Almeria, bus  •  6 h 18 min

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

$93 - $359

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Murcia is to bus and train which costs 22€ - 29€ and takes 10 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Murcia is to fly and bus which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona/Sants and arriving at Murcia. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Murcia del Carmen. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Murcia is 472 km. The road distance is 577.5 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Murcia without a car is to train which takes 6 h 50 min and costs 60€ - 75€.

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The train from Barcelona Sants to Murcia del Carmen takes 6 h 50 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Barcelona to Murcia bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona/Sants station.

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Barcelona to Murcia train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Murcia is to train which takes 6 h 50 min and costs 60€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Murcia.
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  • Distance: 294.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 50 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Barcelona to Murcia 5 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Murcia once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Murcia del Carmen
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Estacio del Nord to Murcia del Carmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Elx-Parc to Murcia del Carmen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
renfe.com
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 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 Barcelona/Sants to Murcia
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Almeria to Murcia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Centre to Alicante - Train Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Almeria to Murcia
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Murcie
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$36 - $39
Book at
blablacar.es

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

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

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Barcelona to Murcia train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Murcia del Carmen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Murcia is 578 km. It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to drive from Barcelona to Murcia.

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

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Book your Barcelona to Murcia train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Barcelona to Murcia bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 303+ hotels available in Murcia. Prices start at $46 USD 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 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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