Transportation to and from Región de Murcia Airport


What is the distance from Región de Murcia Airport to the centre of Murcia and Cartagena?

The centre of Murcia (Plaza de Santo Domingo) is a 30-minute drive from the airport, the distance is 28 kilometres / 17.4 miles. The centre of Cartagena (Teatro Romano de Cartagena) is a 35-minute drive from the airport, the distance is 37 kilometres / 23 miles. In the city of Murcia live 444,000 people, about 30% of the total of Región de Murcia. Cartagena is the second city in the region, the number of inhabitants is 214,000.

From RMU Airport to Murcia City centre by Car
28 km
30 min

Public transport

Bus to Murcia, Cartagena and La Manga

Since the opening of the airport, it is possible to travel by public transport, operated by Interbus Región de Murcia. They offer four bus connections to surrounding cities and areas. It makes the cities of Murcia and Cartagena easily accessible from the new airport. In addition to the big cities, the holiday destinations San Pedro del Pinatar and Los Narejos / Los Alcázares are accessible by public transport. From spring 2019, La Manga can also be reached by bus from the airport. La Manga del Mar Menor is a 21-kilometre long strip of land on the east side of the saltwater lake Mar Menor. It is a popular holiday destination in Spain.

The routes offered by Interbus are Airport – Murcia, Airport – Cartagena, Airport – San Pedro del Pinatar (via San Javier) and Airport – Los Narejos (via well-known golf resorts). The bus services are available for all departing and arriving passengers, the timetable coincides with flights at Región de Murcia Airport. At present, buses run every day of the week, a few times a day. In the summer and when more flights are introduced the frequency will be increased.

Bus tickets
The prices for the bus vary from € 6.00 to € 12.00 for a single ticket. Please consult website Interbus Región de Murcia for more information.

Car sharing

There is no car sharing service available at the airport. If you are planning to rent a car in the region of Murcia, take a look at our car rental tips and see the full list of car rental companies at Región de Murcia Airport!


From Cartagena: 3-Hour Land & Sea Tour

€ 55

Join this sightseeing cruise and walk to the city historical center and fortress.

Cartagena: 3-Hour Roman Exploration

€ 55

Learn about the 3,000-year history of Cartagena on a 3-hour walking tour that follows the Roman Route. See important Roman monuments and ruins.

Cartagena: 4-Hour Guided Walking Tour

€ 195

Discover the attractions of one of the Mediterranean’s important harbors on this walking tour of Cartagena. Enjoy panoramic views from the castle of La Concepción, admire the Modernist buildings of the city center, and learn about the city’s history.


Murcia: 3.5-Hour Orchards Bike & Tapas Tour

€ 30

Find out the secrets of the oldest irrigation system of southeast Spain cycling from the center of Murcia along ditches, passing through orange fields and looking for the origin of the system in La Contraparada. A tapas break will top the route.

Cartagena 3-Hour Gourmet Tapas Tour

€ 40

Spend an enjoyable 3 hours on a gourmet tapas tour in the city of Cartagena. You’ll have the opportunity to taste typical products from the Mediterranean Sea and Murcia. Experience this popular side of Spanish gastronomy as you learn about the city.

Horseback Riding on the Beach in Cartagena

€ 220

Expert riders will love this horse-riding tour through the Regional Park of Calblanque. It is a protected natural area with a variety of bird-life. Riding on the beach is an unforgettable experience.

Tours and transport

Murcia: Private eBike Tour of Murcia Orchard

€ 40

Discover the Orchard of Murcia on a 3.5-hour eBike tour out of the city center. Experience a unique region that dates back to the Romans. Cycle between irrigation canals and along small lanes of mulberry and bitter orange trees in the Segura River valley.

Cartagena: Half-Day Roman Private Walking Tour

€ 195

On this special Roman walking tour, accompanied by a local and licensed tour guide, see the Punic Walls, Fortune House, elevator and Roman theater.

Cartagena, Spain: Private Shore Excursion & Transportation

€ 395

Cartagena (Spain) shore excursion is a complete 4-hour tour with a combination of panoramic sights, the Punic Walls visit and a modernist walking tour.


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