There are 7 ways to get from Málaga to Murcia by bus, train, 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.

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Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Malaga to Murcia

$30 - $50

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Rideshare  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Málaga to Murcie 250.7 miles

$19 - $29

5 alternative options

Bus via Granada  •  7 h 5 min

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

$46 - $71

Bus Transportes Comes  •  7 h 34 min

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

$49 - $69

Train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Malaga to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Murcia del Carmen Atr / ...

$114 - $157

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Málaga to Murcia 251.3 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, bus  •  6 h 32 min

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

$79 - $260

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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 Saturday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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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-Atocha Cercanías. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 min.

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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 6 h 20 min and costs .

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The bus from Malaga to Murcia takes 6 h 20 min 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 6 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Malaga Airport to Alicante Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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 6 h 20 min. 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 Madrid-Atocha Cercanías in around 7 h 41 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Nantes
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Malaga to Alicante via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Murcia del Carmen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to Granada
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Murcia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Málaga to Murcia
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Granada to Murcia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
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movelia.es
Bus from Granada to Alcantarilla
Ave. Duration
4 h
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
4 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Book at
blablacar.es

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Málaga to Murcia train services, operated by Spanish Railways (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 4 h 1 min to drive from Málaga to Murcia.

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Air Europa, Volotea, Jet2.com and six other airlines offer flights from Malaga Airport to Alicante Airport.

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Book your Málaga to Murcia bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 292+ hotels available in Murcia. Prices start at $48 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 12 min and costs .

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