The city of Murcia, located in south-eastern Spain, is surrounded by mountains and infused with Arab cultural influences. With a mix of Gothic and Baroque styles adorning the city, Murcia is a beautiful destination to visit with cheap flights to Murcia readily available for an enjoyable city break.
Things to do in Murcia
A quaint old town, a beautiful river and streets filled with history. There's plenty to see and do on a holiday to Murcia. When visiting, check out these must-see attractions:
Visit the Episcopal Palace, an 18th century gem
Take photos of the Churrigueresque courtyard in Plaza Cardenal Belluga
Explore Plaza de las Flores for some of the most scenic areas in Murcia
See the city's irrigation system in Paseo del Malecón
Murcia San Javier Airport is located 27 kilometres southeast of Murcia and is the only airport in the nearby Murcia region.
Alicante Airport is located 9 km southwest of the capital.
There are several ways to get to Alicante Airport by: bus, tram taxi and car. If driving a car hire, take the motorway N-388. It links the airport with the A-7, A-79 and N-340. Radio Taxi Elche is the official airport taxi and an info desk can be found at the arrivals hall. Travel time to the city is usually 15 minutes depending on the flow of traffic. Passengers can also use the bus and catch a ride from the centre (Routes 1A, 1B and C-6) to the airport. The Alicante TRAM services the Costa Blanca. There are trains and trams that connect Alicante, Benidorm and Denia.
Murcia San Javier Airport (MJV)
The top airlines flying to Murcia-San Javier Airport include: easyJet and Ryanair .
The airport is located approximately 27 km from the city centre.
The airport does not offer shuttle services, but transportation to and from the airport is available either by taxi or for those travelling longer distances, via car hire or private car service.