Majorca’s International Airport is known as Son San Joan Airport and is located 5 miles from Palma city. There are direct flights to the island from most other European cities as the number of visitors to Majorca continues to increase each year and it is one of the most popular Spanish holiday destinations. There are buses and taxis which connect the airport with the city centre. Line 1 EMT is the bus you must take and the journey takes about 30 minutes. The journey by taxi lasts about 15 minutes.

Ferries departing from mainland Spain, Valencia, Barcelona and Dénia (on the coast between Alicante and Valencia) also have a route to Majorca and islands which form part the Balearic Archipelago, and tickets can be purchased at the departure port. Transmediterránea, Balearic and Iscomar are the companies which offer connections between mainland Spain and Majorca, Ibiza and Minorca.

Travelling within the island is best done by hiring a car or using the Majorca Train Service. The main railway station is in Plaça d’Espanya and it connects Palma with Inca, Sa Pobla i Manacor every 20 or 25 minutes, as well as the line to Sóller which runs six times a day. There are also coaches which connect Palma with the rest of the island.

Public Transport

Palma de Majorca has a good public transport network which covers the whole city. There are 26 buses running within the city centre and they are operated by EMT. There is also a night bus which operates at weekends and on fiestas.

In 2007 the first Metro line was opened in the city which links Plaça d’Espanya with the Balearic Island University.

The Mallorca Bus Tour is especially designed for tourists, or you can visit the city with the Tren Turístico.

Majorca Travel Guide

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