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
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.
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.
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