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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

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Murcia

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Bus via Elche

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Elche
  2. Take the bus from Elche to Murcia

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Murcie

Drive

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Murcia

Fly to Alicante, bus

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

Fly to Corvera

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

Fly to Valencia, train

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

Fly to Almeria, bus

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

Barcelona to Murcia by train

The train journey time between Barcelona and Murcia is around 7h 6m and covers a distance of around 599 km. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Barcelona to Murcia train service departs from Barcelona-Sants and arrives in Murcia Del Carmen. Typically 21 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

21 Weekly Trains
7h 6m Average Duration
€35 Cheapest Price
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Barcelona → Murcia
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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 and bus. Taking this option will cost €35 - €130 and takes 4h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Murcia. Services depart twice 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 7h 6m.

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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 7h 6m and costs €35 - €45.

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The train from Barcelona-Sants to Murcia Del Carmen takes 7h 6m 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 7h 6m and costs €35 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €65 and takes 7h 40m, you could also fly, which costs €40 - €210 and takes 6h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Murcia.
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  • Distance: 471.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 6m

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 7h 6m. 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 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€26 - €210
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €140
Flights from Barcelona to Corvera via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Barcelona to Corvera via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €210
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Barcelona to Almeria via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to Corvera via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €350
Flights from Barcelona to Corvera via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €350
Flights from Barcelona to Corvera via Bologna, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €350
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €150
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €150
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Alicante via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from Barcelona to Valencia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Corvera via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €430
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Barcelona to Corvera via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€28 - €190
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Murcia Del Carmen
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
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 19m
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Murcia
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
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 Barcelona to Elche
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Elche to Murcia
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
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
Interbus
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Elche to Murcia
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Interbus
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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