Travel to Balearic Islands
From London to the Balearics is around 2 hours 15 minutes.
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.
Balearia Eurolines Maritimes (www.balearia.net) operate car ferries and fast ferries from Dénia and Barcelona. Acciona Trasmediterránea (www.trasmediterranea.es) 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).