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Transfer Options from Palma de Mallorca Airport to Santa Ponsa

Santa Ponsa is a coastal town in western Mallorca (Majorca) and a popular tourist destination. It holds a great array of natural and historical features and is home to some of the most luxurious properties in Mallorca. The town centre displays beautiful mountains and forests and the outskirts boast world-class golf resorts, sprawling beaches and great nightclubs.

There are 3 different travel options when getting from Palma Airport to Santa Ponsa; you can either take a taxi, private transfer or a bus. Taking a taxi is the most convenient option, taking just 25 minutes and costing around €45. The service is door-to-door and allows you to transfer to your final destination in the comfort of a private, air-conditioned vehicle. The alternative and least expensive option is to take a bus. The ride takes longer, a total of 55 minutes, and tickets cost just €6.75.

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.

Comparison of the options

Welcome Pickups €62 25min 24/7 Book
Taxi €45 25min 24/7
Bus €13.50 55min 08:15–23:45

How to get from Palma Airport to Santa Ponsa by taxi

The most convenient way to get from Palma Airport to Santa Ponsa is by taking a taxi. Not only do they offer fast door-to-door services taking only 25 minutes, but 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 to Santa Ponsa

Taxis from Palma Airport don’t offer flat-rate fees to Santa Ponsa, 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.

That being said, the estimated cost of a taxi from Palma Airport to Santa Ponsa is €45. Please note that extra fees will be added to your fare for late-night trips and additional luggage.

If you’d prefer to be sure of the price beforehand, we suggest booking a private transfer in advance.



Trip Duration

25 Min

*Rates may vary unless you book your taxi in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Palma de Mallorca Airport.

Where do I get it from?

Palma Airport’s official taxi ranks are easy to find as they are located just outside the airport’s exit doors.


Arriving in a new city and having to find your way to your accommodation can be daunting, especially in the hot summer months. Which is why taking a taxi from Palma Airport to Santa Ponsa is the most convenient option. The ride is fast and comfortable, dropping you off directly on the doorstep of your hotel.

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 never accept taxi services from random individuals at the airport.
It is always best to let your driver know that you are aware of the average price from the airport to Santa Ponsa.
Mallorca taxis can accommodate up to 4 people comfortably and 3 pieces of luggage.

How to get from Palma Airport to Santa Ponsa by bus

For budget-conscious travellers, your best option is to take the Intercity A11 bus from Palma Airport to Santa Ponsa. The bus departs directly from the airport every 45 minutes or so and runs between the airport, Magaluf and Peguera with stops in between.

The journey takes around 55 minutes and you have a choice of 3 stops within the town; Rei Jaume I 117, Santa Ponsa Centre 2 and Rei Jaume I 124.

How much is a bus ticket from Palma Airport to Santa Ponsa?

A regular one-way ticket for the bus from Palma Airport to Santa Ponsa costs €6.75 if purchased directly from the bus driver with cash. However, if you buy your tickets with a bank card or online, you can grab a ticket for the discounted price of €4.05.



Trip Duration

55 Min

There can be a waiting time of around 45 minutes for the bus.

Value for Money

The A11 bus departs from the airport between 08:15 and 23:45.

Where do I get it from?

The bus stop is located right in front of the passenger terminal on Level 0 of Arrivals.


Taking the A11 bus service is not as convenient as the journey takes significantly longer. Although, if you don’t mind a longer journey, it is a great cost-effective choice. That being said, if there’s a group of you, taking a taxi or private transfer could end up being a similar price.

Editor’s Note

You can pay using a contactless bank card, both debit or credit, on the TIB network in Majorca. If you do, you'll pay a discounted price of €4.05.

Useful Tips

Buying tickets on the TIB website costs just €4.05.
If you decide to pay with contactless, you'll need to tap your card upon boarding the bus and upon exiting.

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.

Best drivers

Hand-picked english-speaking drivers

Flight monitoring

Drivers are always on time

Quality support

24/7 email & phone support

Cancel up to 24 hours before the pickup and get an 80% refund

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Palma Airport to Santa Ponsa?

The average taxi fare from Palma Airport to Santa Ponsa costs €45 and the trip takes around 25 minutes, in normal traffic conditions. Keep in mind that surcharges for rides to and from the airport and for extra luggage will be added to your final fare. To get a guaranteed fixed fare with no extra charges, you can book a private transfer in advance and even gain access to 24/7 customer support.

How much is a bus ticket from Palma Airport to Santa Ponsa?

A regular one-way bus ticket on the A11 bus costs €6.75 and you can purchase your ticket directly from your bus driver with cash. You can also buy tickets online, or with your credit or debit card from the machines aboard the bus for a discounted price of €4.05.

How far is Palma Airport from Santa Ponsa?

Santa Ponsa is located 30 km away from Palma Airport and takes about 25 minutes by car or taxi.

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