Travel to Balearic Islands

Flying to Balearic Islands

There are regular international flights to Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza. Local flights run by Iberia (IB) ( link all the islands. Air Europa ( and Spanair ( also fly between the islands and mainland Spain.

Flight times:

From London to the Balearics is around 2 hours 15 minutes.

Departure tax:


Airport guides

Airport Code: IBZ. Location: Ibiza Airport is located 7km (4.5 miles) southwest of Ibiza Town. Money: ATMs and banks are located in the public area of Arrivals. Read more

Airport Code: PMI. Location: Palma de Mallorca Airport is located 8km (5 miles) east of Palma de Mallorca. Money: The terminal has a full-service bank (on the fourth floor of departures) and several ATMs. A... Read more

Airport Code: MAH. Location: Menorca Airport is situated 5km (3 miles) to the southwest of the island’s capital, Mah... Money: Various ATMs are located on the ground and first floors of the terminal building. Read more

Travel by rail

On Mallorca a narrow-gauge train runs from Palma to Sóller (mainly for tourists), and from Palma to Inca (for locals). There is also a connection between Inca and Sa Pobla. Inter-Rail passes are not valid. There are no railways on any of the other islands.

Driving to Balearic Islands

Car and scooter/motor bike hire is generally available.

Getting to Balearic Islands by boat

Main portsPalma (website:, Mahón and Ciutadella.

Cruise ships also moor at Palma and Ibiza Town.

Ferry operators:

Balearia Eurolines Maritimes ( operate car ferries and fast ferries from Dénia and Barcelona. Acciona Trasmediterránea ( operate car ferries from Alicante, Barcelona and Valencia. Both also operate inter-island services. There are regular ferries from Ibiza to Formentera (journey time - 45 minutes).