Cheap Flights to Murcia

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When is the best time to fly to Murcia?

Peak Season:

Murcia benefits from around 300 days of sunshine each year, with hot summers and mild winters. Due to the weather it is becoming more and more popular, but you can still grab some deals on flights to Murcia. June to August is the hottest time of the year, and because of the influx of tourist’s accommodation costs and the price of flights to Murcia are generally higher.

Off Season:

Murcia is less crowded during the winter, from late spring and early autumn so cheap flights to Murcia are easier to come by. Easter week is the most important Catholic tradition in Spain, so expect flights to Murcia to be more expensive. Murcia celebrates this with street processions and carnivals throughout the day and night. If you want to enjoy the sun but not the intense heat than springtime is a perfect time to book your flights to Murcia. Traditional festivals such as Bando de la Huerta and Entierro de la Sardine are very lively occasions just after Easter. Make sure to book your flights to Murcia well in advance for this time of year.

When is the best time to book a flight to Murcia?

November and January are the best months to find cheap flights to Murcia, with February slowly creeping up. If you're flexible with when you can go on your vacation, search for the cheapest days around spring and try to coincide your flights to Murcia with one of the festivals to experience a traditional slice of Spain. Book in advance to find the cheapest flights to Murcia, especially if you're visiting during the peak summer months. June, July, August, September and parts of October are at least double the price for flights to Murcia than any other time of the year so it's highly suggested to book as early as 2 months in advance to make the best savings on your flight tickets.

How long is the flight to Murcia?

Flights from London (All airports) to Murcia - 2 hours 40 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Murcia - 2 hours 40 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Murcia - 2 hours 30 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Murcia - 2 hours 50 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Murcia?

Ryanair, easyJet, Aer Lingus, Iberia and Jet2 all operate regular flights to Murcia. Typically Ryanair provide the cheapest flights to Murcia however they do sting you with a hefty baggage fee during the summer, and even off season they are expensive for the weight allowance you are allowed. If you are only going for a short vacation, consider just taking hand luggage to save some money. Other than that compare the different airlines to find who offers you the best value for money, easyJet for example allow a 20kg bag for either £12 or £22 depending on time of year and route etc, where as Ryanair typically allow 15kg.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

The airport is quite far from the city of Murcia at 45 km away, but there are a couple of options available to help you get there. The best option, and cheapest, is to get a bus straight from the airport. They are very reliable and a great way to travel around Spain. When you arrive from you flight to Murcia, speak to the information desk for an up-to-date timetable for the buses as they don't run too frequently. Currently there are buses just 3 times a day, so hopefully your flight to Murcia will coincide with one of them. Failing that your only other option is to jump in a taxi, however this won't be cheap, especially in comparison to the price of a bus. Due to the airport being very small, there is no train services available.

Murcia insider information

Unwind and relax at a yoga retreat and find out why Murica is rated as one of the best locations in Spain for wellness retreats.

Pay a visit to the Terra Natura theme park and safari for an unforgettable experience.

Cartagena is a nearby city to the South and a place that makes for the perfect day out sightseeing. It's packed with Roman ruins and is a great day out.

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Clothing & Shoes
Pair of jeans
£ 50.95
Pair of Nike trainers
£ 56.22
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
£ 0.66
Bottle of wine
£ 2.81
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes
£ 3.34
Loaf of white bread
£ 0.63
Taxi - fixed fee
£ 2.14
Petrol (1 litre)
£ 0.90
One-way ticket (local transport)
£ 1.23
1 mile taxi journey
£ 2.83
Cheap meal
£ 5.62
3 course meal for 2
£ 21.08
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
£ 1.05
Small bottle of water (0.33 litre)
£ 0.70
How much does an apartment cost in Murcia?
1 bedroom flat outside of centre
£ 211
3 bedroom flat outside of centre
£ 363
1 bedroom flat in city centre
£ 237
3 bedroom flat in city centre
£ 457

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More information about Murcia

  • Murcia airport is the gateway to the coast. Mar Menor, Torrevieja and the Cartagena coast are only an hour's drive.
  • Fly to Murcia and enjoy dramatic landscapes and tranquil forests, while being only a stone's throw from the coast.
  • Soak up authentic Spanish culture and join in the fun at Murcia's famous parades, fiestas and carnivals.
  • Immerse yourself in Spanish culture and take a course at one of Murcia's Spanish language institutes.
  • Explore Murcia's historic baroque buildings - Murcia's cathedral is a well-known masterpiece of baroque style.
  • Take a romantic stroll along the Segura river and stop off for some local food in an authentic tapas restaurant.
  • There's something for everyone in the Murcia region from paragliding, spas and rock climbing to dolphin watching.
  • Taking a direct flight to Murcia could be a cheaper alternative to flying to Alicante.
  • If you're looking for adventure, you'll find it in the beautiful landscape of the Carrascoy y el Vallee national park.
  • A city break to Murcia is perfect for a romantic weekend, complete with fine wines and delicious local food.
  • Hire a car and take leisurely trips out to the unspoiled historic towns of Cartagena, Lorca and Alicante.

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