Travel to Balearic Islands

Flying to Balearic Islands

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

Flight times:

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

Departure tax:

None.

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

Rail:

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

By water:

Main portsPalma (website: www.portdemallorca.com), Mahón and Ciutadella.

Cruise ships also moor at Palma and Ibiza Town.

Ferry operators:

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).

Edited by Jane Duru
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