Flights from London to Murcia
Thinking of flying to Murcia? Here’s everything you need to know before booking your cheap flights from London to Murcia.
How to get to London Stansted airport
London Stansted Airport can be reached via a number of public transport services, which is good news if you’re looking to save money when travelling to catch your flights from London to Murcia. London’s underground railway will take you to Stansted in about 90 minutes. The National Express coach is a two-hour journey from the city centre, but the quickest way to the airport is by taking the Stansted Express train from central London. It departs from Liverpool Street station and takes just over 45 minutes to reach the airport. If you’d prefer to drive to the airport before you fly from London to Murcia, you’ll find a number of different parking options available.
London Stansted Airport: Overview
Stansted Airport is one of the busiest airports in the UK. With so much traffic moving through the airport it’s important that you allow yourself plenty of time to get through security before your flights from London to Murcia. All boarding gates are located in satellite buildings around one main terminal, where you’ll find plenty of shops for last-minute essentials, as well as cafés and restaurants to relax in before you fly from London to Murcia.
Murcia Airport: Overview
Murcia-San Javier Airport (MJV) is located about 26km southeast of Murcia in Spain. An airport bus will take you to Santiago de la Ribera bus stop in the city. If you’d prefer the freedom of the open road, check out Ryanair Car Hire for the best car rental deals. You can drive to the centre of the city in about 35 minutes using the RM-91 and A-30, or it takes about 45 minutes via the RM-1. There is also the option of getting a taxi to the city centre or you can book a private transfer from the airport to your hotel.
What to expect on arrival in Murcia
Murcia is a great city to visit if you’re looking for a relaxing destination with incredible scenery. Expect to find top class restaurants, beautiful baroque architecture and historic sights. The cathedral is arguably Murcia’s most famous landmark and took around 300 years to build. Plaza de la Flores is another must-see. The square takes its name from the many florists in the area, which makes it a scenic place to relax with a cup of coffee. Murcia is also a great starting point if you want to explore the beaches of Costa Cálida and Costa Blanca. Find more things to do in Murcia on Try Somewhere New.
Five Fun Facts about Murcia:
- The population of La Manga del Mar Menor is usually 10,000 people but during the peak summer season it can reach up to half a million people
- Murcia has a reputation for producing fruits and vegetables which is where it got the nickname Huerta de Europa, which means the Orchard of Europe
- Singer and composer Ruth Lorenzo was born in Murcia. You might remember her for coming fifth on the 2008 series of The X Factor
- The Holy Week of procession held in Murcia is the most famous in all of Spain. Life-size statues made by Francisco Salzillo are removed from museums and carried around the city
- The cathedral in Murcia took over three centuries to construct which is why there are a number of different architectural styles on display
From London to Murcia: Practical Information
You can easily make your way around Murcia by foot - most of the popular sites are located within an hour of each other. If you want to give your feet a rest the city offers a regular public bus service.
Temperatures in Murcia hover in and around 20°C year-round, with summer being the hottest time of year. Temperatures often reach 30°C during the day. Winters are warm too with temperatures rarely dropping below 17°C between December and February. Rain isn’t common either, so pack lots of sun cream before your flights from London to Murcia.
Before you fly from London to Murcia make sure you change your pounds into euros and don’t forget to bring a travel adaptor with you so you can use your electronic devices during your trip.
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