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There are 9 ways to get from Murcia to Barcelona 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 52 min

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

$65 - $85

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Murcie to Barcelone 359.7 miles

$34

7 alternative options

Train via Alacant-Terminal  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Murcia del Carmen to Alacant Terminal C1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants Em / ...

$67 - $82

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Murcia to Valencia
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Barcelona Ouibus

$38 - $82

Bus Rede Expressos  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Murcia to Valencia
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Barcelona Sants Station

$49 - $72

Bus #2  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Murcia to Barcelona

$40 - $65

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Murcia to Barcelona 361.1 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Alicante, fly  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Murcia del Carmen to Torrellano
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Barcelona (BCN) ALC - BCN

$49 - $196

Train to Valencia, fly  •  6 h 22 min

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

$60 - $193

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The cheapest way to get from Murcia to Barcelona is to rideshare which costs 29€ and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Murcia to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Murcia and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Murcia del Carmen and arriving at Barcelona Sants. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 52 min.

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The distance between Murcia and Barcelona is 472 km. The road distance is 577.7 km.

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The best way to get from Murcia to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 6 h 52 min and costs 60€ - 75€.

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The train from Murcia del Carmen to Barcelona Sants takes 6 h 52 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Murcia to Barcelona is to train which takes 6 h 52 min and costs 60€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 75€ and takes 8 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Murcia to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 294.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

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

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from Murcia to Barcelona 4 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $85 and the journey takes 6 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Murcia to Barcelona via Valencia in around 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Murcia del Carmen to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Murcia del Carmen to Alacant-Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from Murcia del Carmen to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 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 Murcia del Carmen to Alacant Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Train from Murcia del Carmen to Torrellano
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
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 Murcia to Valencia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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 Valence - bus station to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Rede Expressos
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Valencia to Barcelona Nord Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Valencia to Barcelona Sants Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Murcie to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$34
Book at
blablacar.es

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Murcia to Barcelona is 578 km. It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to drive from Murcia to Barcelona.

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

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Book your Murcia to Barcelona train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Murcia to Barcelona bus tickets online with ALSA and ALSA.

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There are 3599+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Murcia and Barcelona. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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