Travel to Ibiza

Flying to Ibiza

The majority of services by air are holiday charter flights from Europe, though scheduled international flights, as well as internal flights from Spanish mainland cities such as Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia, are also available.

The Spanish national airline is Iberia (IB) (www.iberia.com).

Notes

From November to March, direct flights to Ibiza can be harder to find. However, you can still get there via Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia or Palma.

Airport Guides

Ibiza Airport

Code

IBZ

Location

Ibiza Airport is located 7km (4.5 miles) southwest of Ibiza Town.

Telephone

+34 913 211 000

AddressSant Jordi de ses Salines
07818 Sant Jordi de ses Salines
San José

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Flight times

From London - 2 hours 30 minutes; Madrid – 1 hour 15 minutes; New York – 10 hours (including stopover); Toronto – 11 hours 30 minutes (including stopover); Singapore – 17 hours (including stopover); Sydney – 27 hours and 30 minutes (including stopovers).

Departure tax

None.

Travelling to Ibiza by Rail

Ibiza is an island so is not accessible by rail.

Driving to Ibiza

Ibiza is an island so is not accessible by road. However, once you have arrived, there are many car hire options and taxis available to navigate the island.

Getting to Ibiza by boat

The creation of high-speed ferry links between the Spanish mainland and Ibiza have made taking a ferry to the island much quicker than it once was. The main ports on the island are San Antonio and Ibiza Town. Services operate from the Spanish mainland ports of Valencia, Barcelona and Denia (located between Alicante and Valencia).

Journey time from Denia, the closest mainland port, to Ibiza Town, is around 2 hours by hydrofoil. Journey time from Valencia is around 5 hours. The longest route is from Barcelona, which can take up to about 8 to 9 hours. There is also a service to Palma on the island of Mallorca (Majorca), as well as Formentera. For more route and pricing information visit www.balearia.com.

Water note

It is worth noting that ferries operate more frequently during the summer months, usually from May to October.

Cruise ships

Cruise ships taking in Spain, France and Italy often stop at the main port, Ibiza Town. Typical excursions include Formentera, a tour of Ibiza, or a boat trip with lunch on one of the many beaches. If possible, pick a cruise that spends the evening or at least departs after dark, as the Dalt Vila is stunning at night and evening is the best time to explore the town.

Ferry operators

Two operators run ferries from Barcelona and Valencia to Ibiza: Balearia (www.balearia.com) and Acciona Trasmediterránea (www.trasmediterranea.es). Balearia also operates a service from Denia to Ibiza. Passengers can travel on foot or by car, and there are a number of seating and cabin options once on board. Tickets can be purchased from a travel agency or online.

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