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There are 7 ways to get from Málaga to Murcia by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Murcia

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the rideshare from Málaga to Murcie 250.7 miles

$19 - $29

5 alternative options

Bus via Granada  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Granada Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Murcia

$32 - $70

Bus Transportes Comes  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Granada Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Alcantarilla

$35 - $68

Train  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Alacant-Terminal Ave / ...
  3. Take the train from Alacant Terminal to Murcia del Carmen C1 / ...

$131 - $183

Drive  •  4h 1m

  1. Drive from Málaga to Murcia 251.3 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, bus  •  4h 2m

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

$79 - $259

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Murcia is to rideshare which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 4h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Málaga to Murcia is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 4h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Malaga and arriving at Murcia. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Málaga to Murcia. However, there are services departing from Malaga and arriving at Murcia del Carmen via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and Alacant Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 43m.

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The distance between Málaga and Murcia is 323 km. The road distance is 402 km.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Murcia without a car is to bus which takes 6h 20m and costs 27€ - 45€.

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The bus from Malaga to Murcia takes 6h 20m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Málaga to Murcia bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Malaga station.

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Málaga to Murcia train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Malaga station.

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The best way to get from Málaga to Murcia is to bus which takes 6h 20m and costs 27€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 7h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Málaga to Murcia.
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  • Distance: 202 miles
  • Duration: 6h 20m

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

ALSA operates a bus from Málaga to Murcia 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6h 20m. Dary Commerce also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Málaga to Murcia via Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and Alacant Terminal in around 7h 43m.

Airlines
Evelop
Website
evelop.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Malaga to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant Terminal to Murcia del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
renfe.com
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 Alacant-Terminal to Murcia del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
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 Malaga to Murcia
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Murcia
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Málaga to Murcia
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
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 Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Granada to Murcia
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
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movelia.es
Bus from Granada to Alcantarilla
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
Book at
movelia.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Málaga to Murcie
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Alicante Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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

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Málaga to Murcia train services, operated by Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE), arrive at Murcia del Carmen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Málaga to Murcia is 402 km. It takes approximately 4h 1m to drive from Málaga to Murcia.

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Evelop and TUI fly Belgium offer flights from Malaga Airport to Alicante Airport.

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Book your Málaga to Murcia train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Málaga to Murcia bus tickets online with ALSA.

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There are 362+ 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 Málaga 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 Málaga to Malaga Airport is to train which takes 12m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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