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Transfer Options from Palma de Mallorca Airport to Cala d'Or

Cala d’Or is a resort town on the southeast coast of the Spanish island of Mallorca (Majorca). It is known for its yacht marina along Cala Llonga, pine-fringed coves, stunning coastline and medieval Santueri Castle that overlooks S’Horta village.

There are 2 different travel options when getting from Palma de Mallorca airport (PMI) to Cala d'Or; you can either take a taxi or a bus. Taking a Palma airport taxi is the most convenient option, providing a door-to-door service in the comfort of a private air-conditioned vehicle. The other cheaper - however indirect - option would be to take a bus, unfortunately the travel time is much longer. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Mallorca at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €60 55min 24/7
Welcome Pickups €85 55min 24/7 Book
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Bus €26.80 125min 08:25–21:30

How to get from Palma airport to Cala d'Or by taxi

The most convenient way to get to Cala d'Or from the airport is by taking a Palma airport taxi. Not only do they offer fast door-to-door services taking only 55 minutes to the beautiful coastal town, you will be travelling in the comfort of a private air-conditioned car. Taxis in Mallorca are easy to recognise as they are white with yellow stripes on each side of the vehicle, and they all carry the classic taxi roof-top sign.

Taxi fare from Palma airport (PMI) to Cala d'Or

Taxis from Palma airport don't offer flat rate fees to Cala d'Or, instead, they use a taximeter based on the distance and time travelled. This means that your final price will depend on your exact location within the city, however, your overall taxi fare should cost around €60 for an overall travel time of around 55 minutes. Please note that extra fees will be added to your fare for late-night trips, travelling on public holidays and for additional luggage.

Convenience

Arriving in a new city and having to find your way to your accommodation, especially if it is in another town, can always be daunting. Taking a taxi from Palma airport to Cala d'Or is a fast, comfortable and convenient way to travel, providing safe, 24/7 door-to-door services.

Editor’s Note

Please note that during rush hour there will most likely be a queue at the airport taxi rank. If you wish to avoid this, you can always book a private transfer service in advance.

Useful Tips

It is important to make sure that your taxi driver resets his taximeter before leaving the airport.
If you arrive late at night, taking a taxi will be your only transfer option from the airport.
Not all taxis accept bank card payments. Also, it is not mandatory to tip your driver.

How to get from Palma airport to Cala d'Or by bus

Unfortunately, no direct bus service operates from Palma airport to Cala d'Or. You will firstly need to make your way to Plaça d’Espanya central bus station on the EMT's airport bus No. 1. From there, you need to take the bus line L501 to Cala d'Or.
Keep in mind that the L501 bus line only runs 4 times a day; therefore you can be waiting for over 3 hours 30 minutes and the average travel time is around 2 hours.

How much is a bus ticket from Palma airport to Cala d'Or?

A regular one-way ticket to Plaça d’Espanya central bus station on the EMT's airport bus No. 1 costs €5 and a ticket from Palma to Cala d'Or on the bus line 501 costs €8.40, bringing the total cost of the journey to €13.40. You can purchase your ticket straight from the driver in cash.

Cost

€13.40

Trip Duration

2 H 05 Min.

There is a total waiting time of around 3 hours 30 minutes for the bus.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The EMT airport bus No. 1 operates from 06:00 to 01:10 and the bus line 501 operates from 08:25 to 21:30.

Where do I get it from?

The EMT airport bus stop is located right across the arrivals hall at exit 4. Once you get to the Plaça d’Espanya central bus station, you will easily be able to spot the bus L501 platform.

Convenience

Although taking the bus from Palma airport to Cala d'Or is a great transfer option when on a budget, it is unfortunately inconvenient as there are no direct buses travelling to and from the airport. You will have to take a connecting bus in downtown Palma, bringing your travel time up significantly.

Editor’s Note

Please note that during the summer, the Aerotib bus line runs from the airport to Cala d'Or. However, the Aerotib service stops during winter as there is little to no demand.

Useful Tips

It is good to know that children under the age of 5 travel for free.
If you have a long wait for your bus at Plaça d’Espanya, there are many shops and restaurants around to keep you entertained.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Mallorca. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Palma airport (PMI) to Cala d'Or?

The average taxi fare from Palma airport to Cala d’Or costs €60. The trip takes around 55 minutes, in normal traffic conditions.

How much is a bus ticket from Palma airport to Cala d'Or?

A regular one-way ticket to Plaça d’Espanya central bus station on the EMT's airport bus No. 1 costs €5 and a ticket from Palma to Cala d'Or on the bus line 501 costs €8.40, bringing the total cost of the journey to €13.40. You can purchase your tickets directly from the driver in cash.

How far is Palma airport from Cala d'Or?

Cala d'Or is located 57 km away from Palma airport and you can either get from the airport to the city by taxi or by bus.

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