The fastest and easiest way to get to the island is by air. Mallorca is connected with 164 different airports. Son Sant Joan airport is the third busiest airport in Spain, after only Madrid-Barajas and El Prat-Barcelona, and is easily accessible from other Spanish airports and countries such as Germany and the United Kingdom.
Palma airport is the main entry point for visitors to Mallorca.
Summer is the busiest period although the airport operates throughout the year. Son Sant Joan handles 23 million passengers a year.
It also receives a large number of charter flights from all over Europe.
More than 70 airlines operate flights to over 175 destinations from the airport, connecting Mallorca with the Spanish mainland and main European cities.
Several airlines have also made Palma their centre of operations.
Mallorca has two ports for passenger traffic, the Port of Palma, which is the biggest port on the island, and the Port of Alcúdia.
Ideal for visitors who want to travel to the island with their own car. Many cruise lines also include Palma on their Mediterranean tours thanks to the incomparable beauty of Palma Bay.
There are ferry companies in Mallorca that link the island with Barcelona, Valencia, Alicante and Denia. There are daily connections between Mallorca and the mentioned cities on the Spanish mainland.
The duration of the ferry trip is around 8 hours from Barcelona and night ferries are also available during which you can book a cabin and sleep on the ferry.
The airport arrivals area is located on the ground floor of the airport. Rental cars are also stationed on this floor. There are entrances and toilets for people with disabilities on all floors.
The airport offers assistance for people with reduced mobility for both departures and arrivals.
The Tourist Information Centre in the arrivals terminal offers extensive information for visitors.
The taxi rank and main tourist pick-up point for tour operators are located just outside the terminal.
The airport enjoys easy access to Palma by the Ma-19 and eastern highways.
Bus number 1 to the centre of Palma leaves the airport every 15 minutes. Bus number 21 connects the airport with s'Arenal every 30 minutes.