Daily flights to Murcia's San Javier Airport are scheduled regularly (to and from London ( Stansted ), Birmingham and Leeds / Bradford ).
This service comes in handy especially during the summer months when tourists flood the place. Just like taxicabs, cars for hire have their own receiving area at the San Javier Airport of Murcia . Travel agencies can always lend a hand in order for tourists to have the best hire-a-car deals. The bus station is located on the western side of town, near Museo Salzillo . Local bus services include Cartagena , Alicante , Orihuela , and Lorca . While Alsa has daily buses going to Granada (3.5hrs), Valencia (4hrs) and Madrid (5hrs).
From Murcia , up to five trains travel daily to Madrid (4.5 hour travel). Trains also operate hourly to Lorca and Alicante (1.5-hour travel), which is a good place to begin if you want to travel to greater Valencia and Barcelona . Five trains journey daily towards Madrid via Albacete . The train station is situated south of the Río Segura .