There are 9 ways to get from Madrid 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.

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Train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Murcia del Carmen Atr / ...

$50 - $70

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Madrid to Murcie 248.4 miles

$23 - $28

7 alternative options

Train Spanish Railways AVE  •  4 h 23 min

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

$69 - $99

Bus ALSA  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Murcia

$30 - $50

Bus Interbus Sureste  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Tomelloso 002-003 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tomelloso to Murcia 9335-9296

$40 - $58

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Murcia 247.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Alicante, bus  •  4 h 22 min

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

$59 - $220

Fly to Almeria, bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Almeria (LEI) MAD - LEI
  2. Take the bus from Almeria to Murcia

$108 - $335

Fly to Valencia, train  •  6 h 56 min

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

$68 - $282

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Murcia is to rideshare which costs 20€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Murcia is to drive which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The distance between Madrid and Murcia is 349 km. The road distance is 397 km.

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The train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías to Murcia del Carmen takes 4 h 5 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Murcia. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Atocha Cercanías and arriving at Murcia del Carmen. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Madrid to Murcia every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Madrid to Murcia 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Alicante via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Almeria
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Alicante
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Valencia
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Valencia via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
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
Train from Albacete to Murcia del Carmen
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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
$30 - $45
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Murcia
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Interbus Sureste
Phone
+34 (0) 902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
bcma.interbus.es
Bus from Tomelloso to Murcia
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bcma.interbus.es
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Tomelloso to Murcia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
monbus.es
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Madrid to Murcie
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Book at
blablacar.es

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