Travel to La Manga
Flights, Railways, Bus, Local transport
You can fly to Murcia-San Javier Airport (West side Mar Menor coast) from many European airports. To get the best information about Murcia-San Javier Airport arrival and departure flights (from/to any European Airport) click on:
(If the page does not pop up in your language, go to the bottom and select it)
- Start with "flights" and select "Round trip" or "one way".
- Select your "Departing City or Airport" and write "Murcia-San Javier (MJV)" as "Destination City/Airport"
- Fill up "Departing" and "Returning" dates and "Travellers" data.
- Select "Direct fkights only" (or maintain it blank when they do not exist)
- Then click on "Best Fares".
You have, also, many more flights from/to Alicante Airport (about 90-100 Km. drive to La Manga through the motorway Alicante-Cartagena, linking to the motorway Cartagena-La Manga some few Km. before the arrival to Cartagena).
To get all the information about Alicante Airport departure and arrival flights (from/to any Airport) use, also, Amadeus net. Follow the same instructions as above, replacing "Murcia" as "Destination" by "Alicante (ALC)".
If you like to come by train, you must arrive at Cartagena Railway Station. Then you can take a bus to La Manga. The Bus Station is close to the Railway Station.
Open the next link to RENFE trains and select "Cartagena" in "Origin", please.
Then look for your most convenient Railway Station and repeat the operation, selecting that Station as "Origin" and selecting "Cartagena" as "Destination".
To come to La Manga by Bus from Centre of Spain (Madrid or intermediate Cities) or NorthEast Spain (Barcelona or intermediate Cities) click, please, on the next Alsa link, click again on "Schedules information" and follow the instructions.
From Madrid (or intermediate City) select it as "Departure, Origin" and select La Manga del Mar Menor as "Destination".
From Barcelona (or intermediate City) select it as "Departure, Origin" and select Cartagena as "Destination". You can take a Bus to La Manga in the same Cartagena Bus Station.
Click on Alsa Buses.
If you like to come by Bus directly to La Manga from Santander, Basque Country (San Sebastian, Bilbao, Vitoria), Navarre (Pamplona), La Rioja (Logroño), Teruel or Valencia Autonomous Community look for the information in BilmanBus, please. Click on "Horarios, Precios y Ofertas" (sorry, in Spanish only, but it is clear and easy).
Click on BilmanBus.
For buses to/from Cartagena-La Manga you have information, more or less interactive, provided by Cartagena City Council:
Info. Cartagena City Council
Buses to/from La Manga.
Alsa runs the Bus service between Cartagena and La Manga - Cabo de Palos.
Alsa runs the local bus service in La Manga and Cabo de Palos also. From Cabo de Palos to La Manga (and vice versa) during Summer you have buses every thirty or sixty minutes (24 hours a day) to El Pedruchillo and Yacht Port Tomas Maestre and every two hours to Veneziola - La Manga end - (until 1 h. am) Friday and Saturday the service is reinforced. Plainly, the service is not good for the moment.
To obtain information on Alsa buses Cartagena - La Manga use this link. Select "Cartagena" as "origen" and "Pedruchillo" as "destino" -or viceversa-. Check which are the shortest times for the trips if you like to avoid some few village stops.
A simple way to get the information is to call to the information phones (depending where you start or go):
Murcia Central Bus Station: 968.292211
Cartagena Central Bus Station: 968.505656
(usually you have English speaking people)
You can call a taxi also:
Asociacion Radio Taxis Mar Menor - La Manga:
Phone: 968 145 152.
or make a resevation with a previous contact:
See Radio Taxis Mar Menor-La Manga web pages.
Rent a car
You can use the local rent a car offices:
Concord Rent a Car, S.L.
Lamanga Rent a Car
Bicycle, bike, quad
or, if you feel like, click here to see where, in La Manga, you can rent a bicycle, scooter, bike or quad