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There are 8 ways to get from Murcia to Barcelona by bus, plane, train, rideshare or car

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Bus to Alicante, fly  •  3h 56m

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

48€ - 124€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the rideshare from Murcie to Barcelone 574.1 km

29€

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Train to Valencia, fly  •  6h 4m

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

51€ - 133€

Bus to Almeria, fly  •  6h 30m

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

82€ - 199€

Train  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Murcia Del Carmen to Barcelona-Sants 264 / ...

35€ - 45€

Bus via Valencia  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Murcia to Valencia N1131
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Barcelona N1131

32€ - 68€

Bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Murcia to Barcelona N1131

30€ - 70€

Drive  •  5h 40m

  1. Drive from Murcia to Barcelona 576.1 km

55€ - 85€

Murcia to Barcelona by train

The train journey time between Murcia and Barcelona is around 7h 1m and covers a distance of around 599 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 53m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, the Murcia to Barcelona train service departs from Murcia Del Carmen and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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

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The fastest way to get from Murcia to Barcelona is to bus and fly. Taking this option will cost 45€ - 130€ and takes 3h 56m.

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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 10h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Murcia Del Carmen and arriving at Barcelona-Sants. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 53m.

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The distance between Murcia and Barcelona is 472 km. The road distance is 576.1 km.

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The best way to get from Murcia to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 6h 53m and costs 35€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m to get from Murcia to Barcelona, including transfers.

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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 Renfe Viajeros, depart from Murcia Del Carmen station.

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The best way to get from Murcia to Barcelona is to train which takes 6h 53m and costs 35€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus via Valencia, which costs 30€ - 70€ and takes 8h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Murcia to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 471.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 56m

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

Renfe Viajeros operates a train from Murcia Del Carmen to Barcelona-Sants 3 times a day. Tickets cost 35€ - 45€ and the journey takes 6h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Murcia to Barcelona via Valencia in around 8h 30m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 240€
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Mahon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Alicante to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Flights from Almeria to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 240€
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
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Murcia Del Carmen to Valencia-Estacio Del Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Murcia Del Carmen to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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. 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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Murcia to Alicante Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Almeria
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Valencia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Murcia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
alsa.com
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Murcia to Valencia
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Valencia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Murcia to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Murcie to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
29€
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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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 Renfe Viajeros, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Murcia to Barcelona is 576 km. It takes approximately 5h 40m to drive from Murcia to Barcelona.

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Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Murcia to Barcelona train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Murcia to Barcelona bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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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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