Murcia Airport Guide

Low Cost Murcia Airport Parking

Murcia Airport is located quite far from Murcia city, in the area of San Javier, and the district of Santiago de la Ribera, on the southeastern coastline of Spain. Murcia Airport, or the Murcia-San Javier Airport is about 17 miles from Murcia, and is mainly served by charter airline companies and budget airline carriers, such as Ryanair and Easyjet. Although one of Spain’s smaller airports, it is a popular arrival point for visitors of the Mar Menor and Costa Cálida area, and is often an alternative to the larger Alicante Airport. Murcia Airport is also nearby to the cities of Torrevieja and Cartagena. Parking facilities available are not extensive, but are perhaps considered as adequate for an airport that only handles 1.3 million passengers per year. Parking is also found at a number of privately owned grounds nearby Murcia Airport.

Murcia Airport consists of a single terminal building, which has an area for arrivals and a newly renovated departure lounge. Passengers travelling to the airport in their own vehicle will use the major highway of the AP-7, which runs along the coastline past the airport, and the Mar Menor road leading from the city of Murcia. Although the parking facilities used to be free of charge, there are now parking fees to be paid, similar to all other airports in Spain. There is one main parking lot located directly opposite the terminal building, which provides spaces for approximately 750 vehicles. Buses and coaches that provide transport from the airport also use this area. For passengers returning a hired car, there is a separate parking area dedicated for use by the rental companies with offices at Murcia Airport. Always ensure that you park your rented car in the right place, otherwise you may be charged extra parking fees by your car hire company.

The lot at Murcia Airport parking is used for short-term and long-term parking, as there are no separate areas for different lengths of parking stays. The parking area is secure, and parking is charged at approximately 9 Euro for each day up until four days of parking, and from the fifth day, 7.25 Euro per day. Although parking at an airport can be a costly affair, many passengers prefer to have their own vehicle with them. Public transport to the airport is also only available three times per day. However, there are a number of alternative parking areas which are located nearby Murcia Airport, and are privately owned facilities. They include the ECS Park and Fly, Plane Parking and Seguro Parking.

ECS Park and Fly at Murcia Airport

The ECS Park and Fly services are the nearest secure parking facility to Murcia Airport, and are also often considered to be the cheapest alternative to the airport parking grounds. Their services are available 24 hours, 365 days a year, and can be used for short or long parking periods. The Park and Fly premises is equipped with top of the range surveillance and monitoring systems, therefore motorists can leave their vehicle here with complete peace of mind. Additional services may be available as well, such as a car service, bodywork repairs and car wash facilities. Motorists will drive their vehicle to the Park and Fly located at exit 784 of the AP-7 motorway, a few minutes from the airport, and ‘check-in’ the vehicle according to Park and Fly’s specifications. A shuttle for your transport to the airport will then be provided. Your vehicle will also be driven for you to the airport at the time of your arrival flight, and will have received a complimentary wash. A member of staff will wait at your vehicle until you arrive. Further information is available at http://www.parkandflymurcia.com.

Seguro Parking at Murcia Airport

The parking area of Seguro Parking is approximately two miles from the airport, and offers 24-hour personal security and camera surveillance. Long and short term parking is provided, and they offer a meet and greet service at Murcia Airport. This is a most convenient service, as motorists are able to drive their vehicle directly to the airport, and a staff member of Seguro Airport will transfer the vehicle to their parking grounds. The meeting location for the staff member is in the check-in hall, opposite the gift shop, and the representative will be wearing a purple shirt with a company logo. When your arrival flight has landed at the airport, a representative will once again meet you in the check-in hall, and will have your car parked in the airport parking area. Long term contracts starting from one month to a year can also be arranged with Seguro Parking. Longer contracts include an unlimited number of collections and deliveries, and the car can also be delivered to friends or family who will be driving it. More information is available online, at http://seguroparking.com.

Plane Parking at Murcia Airport

Plane Parking provides facilities at both Murcia and Alicante Airports, and offers a secure area that is available 24 hours a day. Their facility covers an area of over 26,000 square metres, and is less than two kilometres from Murcia Airport. Long and short term parking stays can be arranged at very competitive prices. There are also special rates available for more frequent airport users, for periods of one, three, six and twelve months, for unlimited use of the parking area. If using the Plane Parking service, motorists should first deliver their vehicle to the premises of the company, and complete all the necessary documentation. Transport will then be provided in order to reach the terminal building. The vehicle will be returned to the airport in time for your arrival flight, and a Plane Parking representative will stay with your car until you arrive. Staff members at Plane Parking wear bright yellow shirts. For reservations and information, further details are shown at http://www.airportparkingmurcia.com.

With official airport parking available at Murcia Airport, as well as a number of private parking operators, passengers arriving in their own vehicles will have plenty of options for parking. Ensure that you always book private parking in advance. Further details regarding parking at Murcia Airport can be found at http://www.aena-aeropuertos.es, the airport’s official website.