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Air Europa
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
08:10Alicante Elche Airport (ALC)
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Air Nostrum
Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD)
08:35Alicante Elche Airport (ALC)
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Flights to Murcia

Murcia may not be a popular Spanish destination, but it holds its own with beautiful beaches, delicious wine and some of the best food in the country. Murcia now has a new airport with a large capacity and several direct flight routes available from the UK, so it’s easy for travellers to reach. The airport is located in the city, which offers great travel opportunities to Alicante, Elche and many more nearby resorts.

Which is the main airport in Murcia?

The city of Murcia has recently gained a new airport: Región de Murcia International Airport (RMU), also known as Murcia-Corvera. Located in the city itself, this modern airport replaces the former hub of Murcia–San Javier Airport. A fast, frequent bus service runs from the airport to the city centre. There are also buses available to Cartagena and other nearby locations in the region. Restaurants, coffee shops, retail outlets and free WiFi are just a few of the amenities passengers will find here.

Which airlines offer flights to Murcia?

Three airlines fly direct to Murcia from the UK: easyJet, Jet2 and Ryanair. easyJet and Ryanair both offer non-seasonal flights throughout the year, covering a range of departure airports (including London Gatwick, Bristol and Manchester). Ryanair also has seasonal routes from other UK airports such as Bournemouth and Glasgow, while Jet2 only offers seasonal flights.

Why travel by plane to Murcia?

For convenience, speed and flexibility, flying is the best way to travel to Murcia. The newly built airport is located in the city itself just a short distance from the main action, so travellers don’t have to deal with time-consuming and costly transfers. Direct flights from the UK arrive in less than three hours, making plane the quickest method of travel to Murcia. Plus, with non-seasonal direct flights available from eight UK airports, holiday-goers can travel when they like from where they like.

Before you travel to Murcia by plane - good to know!

One unmissable location for summer tourists is Murcia’s San Pedro del Pinatar salt flats, where travellers can spot flocks of grey and white flamingos in migration. The nearby mud baths are a great place to give oneself a DIY mineral mud treatment, though there’s also the option for a professional mud massage at the Archena spa in the city. Murcia is a very small city, so most locations can be explored on foot within the hour. For the longer journeys or tired days, there is a regular bus service available.

How to Get to Murcia by Plane

San Javier Airport is situated on the outskirts of the Mar Menor, near the town of San Javier just over 20 kilometres from the city centre of Murcia which is easily accessed from the United Kingdom. Alicante, the neighbouring city approximately 43 miles away, also has an airport and public transport connections to Murcia city.

The airlines that offer flights to Murcia from cities in the UK are EasyJet, Jet2 and Ryanair. EasyJet offers regular flights from London Gatwick and Bristol, Jet2 offers regular flights from Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle, and Ryanair has regularly scheduled flights from Dublin, London Luton, London Stansted and Manchester. Jet2 offers seasonal flights from Belfast, Blackpool and several other UK airports and Ryanair also offers seasonal flights to Murcia from select locations including Bournemouth and Glasgow.

Murcia airport is served by public transport - travellers can use the bus line between the airport and Santiago de la Ribera to access Murcia and other local towns and cities. A taxi rank is located at the airport and connections to Murcia typically cost approximately 60 Euros. For people who want to make their own way to Murcia, car rental from Europcar, Goldcar and Centauro is available.


Murcia is the capital of the Spanish region of the same name and a city in south-east Spain. Architectural highlights of the city include the Cathedral of Murcia and the Bishop's Palace on Plaza Cardinal Belluga. On the banks of the Segura River lies the Glorieta, the traditional centre of Murcia, a beautifully landscaped city square.

Murcia is renowned for a variety of festivals including the Holy Week procession, the Orchard parade when locals dress in traditional, colourful clothing and the Three Cultures International Festival.

Airlines: Air Europa, Air Nostrum and Iberia to Murcia

Find the best route to Murcia with Air Europa, Air Nostrum and Iberia. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most convenient trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Iberia is Spain’s leading airline, headquartered in Adolfo Suárez-Madrid Barajas in Madrid, offering flights around Europe and across the world. It offers different fares for your next flight to Murcia including: Basic Fare, Classic Fare, Flexible Fare and Business Club.

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