Transfer Options from Palma Airport to City Centre

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How to get from Palma Airport to City Centre

Palma is the capital city of the Spanish island of Mallorca. There are 2 modes of transportation available from Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) to the city centre of Palma: Taxi and Bus. Palma airport taxis provide fastest route to the city centre. Though the ride will cost approximately 25€, it will only take 20 minutes to reach your destination. A less expensive alternative is the bus. Regular bus tickets cost only 5€ per person and the journey takes around 30 minutes.

Comparison of the options

Taxi 25 20min 24/7
Bus 5 30min 06:00 - 01:10

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How to get from Palma airport to city centre by taxi

The most convenient way to reach Palma downtown area is by taking a taxi. Palma airport taxis are white-colored, with a yellow stripe on the sides and have taxi roof signs. It is important to note that during rush hour there is always a queue for the taxis; therefore, you must wait in line to get one. Without traffic, the ride to the city centre takes around 20 minutes.

Taxi fare from Palma airport to city centre

There is no flat fee for the transfer from Palma airport to the city of Palma. Therefore, your taxi ride will be calculated by a taximeter, depending on distance. Mallorca airport taxis charge extra for late-night driving and additional luggage. However, the average price of the taxi ride from Palma airport to the metropolitan area of Palma is 25€.

Taxi prices
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(05:00 - 24:00)
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(00:00 - 05:00)
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Where do I get it from?`

The official taxi ranks are located just outside of the airport's exit doors.

Pre-booking a taxi

You can pre-book a taxi at the same price as a regular cab from the line with Welcome Pickups. In addition to a comfortable ride you also will get:

  • Personal attention by polite and professional local drivers.
  • No hidden fees. The taxi price includes absolutely everything.
  • Flight monitoring, so you do not have to inform or worry about flight delays.
  • Best price guarantee and full refund in case you have to cancel.
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If you want a convenient, direct and fast transfer from the busy airport of Palma to your hotel, then it is ideal to hire a taxi.

Editor’s Note

Taxi rides are comfortable, but expensive as well. If you are on a tight budget you can always use the inexpensive public buses for your transfer.

Useful Tips

Never accept transfer services from random individuals.
Taxis in Mallorca can fit up to 4 people with 3 pieces of luggage.
It is recommended to have the details of your destination written down.
Mallorca taxis charge 0.60€ for every additional piece of luggage.

How to get from Palma airport to city centre by bus

EMT's airport bus No. 1 is a popular choice among tourists who want a cheap transfer from the airport to the city centre of Palma. The airport buses depart approximately every 15 minutes and stop in the heart of the city, at Plaça d’Espanya, which is where the main bus and train terminals are located.



Trip Duration

30 Min.

Waiting time is around 15 minutes.

Value for Money
The Airport bus No. 1 runs from 06:00 a.m to 01:10 a.m.

How much is the bus from Palma airport to city centre?

Regular one-way tickets cost 5€ and can be purchased straight from the driver with cash.

Where do I get it from?

The bus stop is located right across the arrivals hall from exit 4.


Taking the airport bus No.1 from the airport is a cheap and reliable option. However, those buses tend to get overcrowded and the luggage space is limited.

Editor’s Note

Once you arrive at Plaça d’Espanya, you will have access to buses and trains for every possible route in Mallorca.

Useful Tips

Children under 5 years of age travel for free.
All buses have a screen which displays each next stop.
The price of a round-trip ticket is 8€.
The terminus of the airport bus No.1 is the port of Palma.

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Palma airport to City Centre?

The average price of taxi trip from Palma airport to the downtown area of Palma is 25€. Without traffic, the ride takes around 20 minutes.

How much is a bus ticket from Palma airport to City Centre?

Regular bus tickets for the EMT airport bus No.1 cost 5€ and you can buy them straight from the bus driver with cash.

How far is it from Palma airport to City Centre?

The city of Palma is approximately 9 km from Palma airport and you can get there either by taxi or bus.

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