Murcia San Javier airport was previously solely a military airport and is now still used by military aircraft along with civil aviation. It can be reached by the Mar Menor motorway or by the AP7 Mediterranean motorway which connects it with rest of the Costa del Sol.
Since it started to operate as civil airport a large number of airlines have started use the airport. Airlines such as Air Berlin, Easy Jet, Ryanair, Iberia, Air Nostrum, Bmi Baby, Jet2.com, Monarch Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle and SAS Scandinavian Airlines that cover a wide range of destinations like London, Birmingham, Dublin, Madrid and Palma de Mallorca.
[Note about the airport: Due to the proximity of the airports of San Javier (47 km from the capital by road) and Alicante airport (70 km), Murcia does not have its own airport. (For this reason, carspain.com refers to San Javier airport as Murcia airport) However, it is planned and will be built in a future. Murcia airport will be located 23 km from Murcia city center. The International Airport of Murcia when once built, will be based primarily on low-cost airlines.]
You can find many airlines offering cheap flights to Murcia from many spots from Europe. Coming from London or Manchester to Murcia is as easy and fast as taking a flight to Murcia for a low price and enjoy the weather and beaches from La Manga & Mar Menor within a few hours.
If you are flying from Murcia it is useful to know the prices at the airport car-parks. Prices range from 0.13 Euros per minute to 8.65Euros for a complete day. After five days the price reducers to 6.90 Euros a day. Many passengers decide to hire a car due to the greater convenience and freedom of this.
There are many companies offering car hire at Murcia airport, but only a few of them have facilities inside. From Carspain you can hire a car in Murcia from a wide range of cars at the best prices without having to get lost comparing many Murcia car hire websites. If you are looking for "car hire at Murcia airport" you can choose various companies such as Auriga-crown, Avis, Centauro, Europcar and Goldcar. To book a car without the need to search on several different web pages we advise using Carspain.com where we will find for you the best prices with the best companies, reserve a car for you instantly and confirm availability. You can make a save payment through our Security-server and trust in a company with 20 years experience in car rental.
Have a look at some of the car rental companies in Spain we operate with; they can be found in the arrivals hall at Murcia airport.
Murcia airport car hire is a pleasant and comfortable means of transportation for people who want to visit the town surroundings and don’t want to spend a lot of money on taxis or to use public transportation.
If you wish to catch a taxi from the airport you should be aware that the queues can be long during peak times and so it is advisable to book a private transfer in advance. For those who dont need to rent a car in Murcia, coming with a large group of people or just looking for a private taxi or microbus to move from the airport arrivals to the inner city, there are many companies offering airport transfer in Murcia.
There are however other options for transfers from Murcia airport:
Bus from Murcia airport
Taxis from Murcia airport
Trains from Murcia airport
Check back soon for finding out what are the cheapest transfer companies at Murcia airport or the best transportation options depending on your destination.