How to get from Palma Airport to Cala d'Or
Cala d’Or is a resort area, famous for its amazing beaches. You can use 2 different means of transport if you are travelling to Cala d'Or from Palma airport: Taxi and Bus. Taking a taxi is by far the most convenient and, at the same time, most expensive option. A taxi from Palma airport to Cala d Or will cost approximately 60€ and it will take around 55 minutes. An indirect, but inexpensive option is the bus. The whole bus trip costs 13.40€ and takes approximately 2 hours.
Comparison of the options
| OPTION|| PRICE|| DURATION|| AVAILABILITY|
| Bus|| €26.80|| 125min|| 08:25–21:30|
| Taxi|| €60|| 55min|| 24/7|
How to get from Palma airport to Cala d'Or by bus
Unfortunately, there is no bus service that operates from the airport of Palma to Cala d'Or. First, you will have to go to Plaça d’Espanya central bus station with the EMT's airport bus No. 1 and then take the bus L501 to Cala d'Or. Moreover, the L501 bus line runs only 4 times a day; therefore the waiting time can be longer than 3 hours. The total cost of the journey is 13.40€ and the average travel time is approximately 2 hours.
How much is the bus from Palma airport to Cala d'Or?
The total cost of the bus journey is 13.40€. The bus ticket from the airport to Palma costs 5€ and the ticket from Palma to Cala d'Or costs 8.40€.
Both tickets can be purchased straight from the bus drivers with cash.
Total waiting time for the buses is around 3 hours and 30 minutes.
The Airport bus No. 1 runs from 06:00 a.m to 01:10 a.m. The bus line 501 runs from 08:25 a.m to 09:30 p.m.
Where do I get it from?
The bus stop for the Airport bus No. 1 is located right across the arrivals hall from exit 4.
Once you arrive at the central bus station of Palma, look for the bus L501 platform.
The bus trip from Palma airport to Cala d'Or is very inconvenient since you have to make a change and the services are not that frequent. Therefore, it is ideal to hire a taxi if you do not mind spending some extra money.
During summer time, the Aerotib buses of CTM operate from the airport to Cala d'Or. However, the Aerotib service stops during the cold months since there is no demand.
Children under 4 years of age travel for free in any bus.
At Plaça d’Espanya, there are many shops and restaurants that you can visit while waiting for the bus.
How to get from Palma airport to Cala d'Or by taxi
The fastest and most convenient method to reach Cala d'Or from the airport is by taxi. Keep in mind that the licensed Palma airport taxis are white-colored, with yellow stripes and have taxi roof signs. Under normal traffic conditions, the taxi ride from the airport to Cala d'Or takes approximately 55 minutes.
Taxi fare from Palma airport to city centre
The fare of your taxi ride will be calculated by a taximeter since the Mallorcan taxi services do not offer an official flat rate. However, the journey will cost around 60€. Extra charges for additional pieces of luggage and driving on public holiday may apply.
When it comes to travelling from Palma airport to Cala d'Or, taxis provide the best services. Despite the fact that they can be costly, taxi transfers are quick, safe, and comfortable.
Hiring a taxi is really your only transfer option if you arrive at the airport of Palma when the public bus do not operate.
Make sure that the driver resets the taximeter.
It is not mandatory to tip the driver.
For long trips, negotiate a fixed price with your driver beforehand.
Not all taxis accept card payments.