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How to Get from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares is a small coastal spa town in southeastern Spain. It’s situated on the western side of the Mar Menor in the region of Murcia and it is an ideal location for quiet and relaxing holidays by the beach. Compared to nearby destinations, Los Alcazares is less crowded during summer, making it an ideal destination for families.

There are two ways to get from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares; by taxi or bus. Taking an airport taxi or private transfer will get you to Los Alcazares directly in about 30 minutes and it costs €43. Taking the bus is a slower alternative as the journey takes 1 hour and 35 minutes but it certainly is a more budget-friendly option as a single ticket costs €6.80 for the entire trip.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €43 30min 24/7
Bus €13.60 95min 09:00–20:30

How to get from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares by taxi

Taking an airport taxi or private transfer from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares is the fastest transportation option to reach your destination. Taxi service in Murcia is very reliable and official airport taxis are available 24/7 outside the airport. The journey takes only 30 minutes so you’ll be in Los Alcazares in no time.

How much does a transfer from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares cost?

Murcia taxis are very reliable as they’re strictly regulated by the state. They operate using a taximeter so the final cost is calculated based on the distance driven. A standard taxi from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares for up to 4 passengers will cost €43 during the daytime and €53 during the nighttime and on weekends. Keep in mind that additional costs might come up, such as wait time fees and heavy luggage fees.

Cost

€43

Trip Duration

30 min

The total cost may vary depending on the time of day or other additional charges that apply.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available at Murcia Airport 24/7.

Where do I get a taxi from?

An official taxi rank is located right outside the main terminal building at Murcia Airport and taxis are available there 24/7. However, during summer there can be long queues so if you don’t want to wait in line, consider booking an airport taxi in advance.

Convenience

Taking a taxi from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares is certainly the fastest transportation option as the journey takes only 30 minutes. Despite the higher cost, a taxi is still a good value for money option as you’ll reach your hotel directly, without having to worry about different bus schedules or where the bus station is.

Editor’s Note

If you're travelling with your family or you simply prefer to travel in comfort, then taking an airport taxi is certainly the best choice to reach Los Alcazares quickly without any intermediate stops.

Useful Tips

Taxi drivers in Murcia usually don't speak English, so make sure to have your address written down.
Most taxis in Murcia don’t accept card payments so make sure to have some cash with you.
Once you enter the taxi, make sure the driver sets the taximeter to the base fare of €2.40 during the day, or €2.99 during nighttime.
Tipping the taxi driver isn’t expected but it’s customary to round up the final amount, especially for longer routes.

How to get from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares by bus

Getting from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares by bus is a slower but cheaper transportation option. Currently, there is no direct line, so you’ll have to take two different buses, both operated by Interbus. The first bus will take you from Murcia Airport to Murcia and the second from Murcia to Los Alcazares; the total journey takes about 1 hour and 35 minutes but you should keep in mind the waiting time in between.

How much does the bus from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares cost?

To calculate the total cost for the bus from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares you should take into account both bus lines you’ll have to take. A single ticket for the bus from Murcia Airport to Murcia costs €2.50 and from Murcia to Los Alcazares €4.30; that brings the total cost to €6.80 per traveller.

Cost

€6.80

Trip Duration

1 h 35 min

The price includes two tickets; one from Murcia Airport to Murcia and one from Murcia to Los Alcazares.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Interbus operates from Murcia Airport three times a day and from Murcia to Los Alcazares every couple of hours from 09:00 to 20:30.

Where do I get the bus from?

The bus station at Murcia Airport is located right outside the main terminal building. The bus will be there before the scheduled departure times. Once you arrive at Murcia bus station, you’ll need to locate the exact departure point for the bus that travels to Los Alcazares.

Convenience

Taking the bus to get from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares is a good option if you want to stay on budget but it’s certainly not the most convenient one. The journey takes 95 minutes and you’ll need to keep track of two different bus schedules. Also, don’t forget to take into account the long waiting time between each scheduled departure, especially during summer, when the temperature rises very high.

Editor’s Note

Taking the bus isn't the best option for families or larger groups, despite the lower price. The duration of the journey is three times that of the journey by taxi and the two different bus lines don't make it any easier.

Useful Tips

You can buy your bus ticket online and secure your seat in advance, but note that there is a €0.50 management fee.
The ticket price includes luggage up to 30 kg per traveller.
Interbus uses fully accessible buses.
Pets are allowed only in a travel crate at the designated space on the bus and for an additional fee.

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Frequently asked questions

What's the cost of a taxi from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares?

The cost for a transfer from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares for up to 4 passengers amounts to €43 during the daytime or €53 during nighttime and on weekends.

How far is Los Alcazares from Murcia airport?

Los Alcazares is located approximately 41 kilometres southeast of Murcia Airport. The journey there takes about 30 minutes by car or taxi and about 1 hour and 35 minutes by bus.

What's the easiest way to transfer from Murcia airport to Los Alcazares?

The easiest and fastest way to get from Murcia Airport to Los Alcazares is by taking an airport taxi or private transfer. You’ll reach your destination directly and the journey takes only 30 minutes in light traffic; for up to 4 passengers the cost is €43 during the daytime or €53 during nighttime and on weekends.

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