Travel & Tourism - Murcia Airport

LOCATION AND GETTING THERE

Murcia's airport is 48km south-east of the city itself. It is located on the Mar Menor, near the town of San Javier, convenient for Cartagena and Torrevieja, as well as being just 30km from La Manga resort, across the on the southern side of the Mar Menor.

Public transport to Murcia San Javier airport is very limited, with three buses per day to Murcia, via Santiago de la Ribera (13.25, 16.30 and 19.00, Autocares La Inmaculada); the closest train station is 10km away.

A taxi to Murcia costs about 60 euros, Cartagena 40 euros, La Manga 60 euros and Torrevieja 40 euros.

A good option for transport is car hire, available at the airport.

Consult our general Car Hire page

AIRPORT FACILTIES

Murcia San Javier airport is smaller than major coastal airports such as Malaga or nearby Alicante, handling 1.5 million passengers a year. But this also means it is less hectic and more relaxed. It offers all the amenities you need.

The airport offers the following facilities:

  • a food store
  • a gift shop
  • a fashion boutique
  • a general store
  • a cafe
  • a sandwich shop
  • two cashpoints
  • a tourist information desk

Car hire is available at the airport, with both national and international companies offering services. During the summer months, it is advisable to book your car before you arrive.

 

Airlines with flights to Murcia San Javier airport (code MJV) include:

UK

Birmingham RyanAir
Bournemouth RyanAir
Bristol EasyJet
Dublin RyanAir
Edinburgh Jet2
East Midlands RyanAir,
Glasgow RyanAir,
Leeds-Bradford Jet2, RyanAir
Liverpool RyanAir
London Gatwick EasyJet
London Luton RyanAir
London Stansted RyanAir
Manchester Jet2
Newcastle Jet2

To Spain and Europe

Barcelona Iberia
Bergen NorwegianAir
Brussels JetAirFly
Madrid Iberia
Oslo NorwegianAir
Palma De Majorca AirBerlin
Stavanger NorwegianAir
Trondheim NorwegianAir

Correct as of April 2011