Palma de Mallorca Airport Buses
From the airport, there are two city bus routes operated by EMT and four intercity routes, which connect the airport to many of the tourist resorts and towns around the island. The Travel Consortium of Mallorca (CTM) operate the intercity routes under the name Aerotib. Both operators’ websites are available in English.
The bus stops are a short walk from the arrivals hall and are well signposted. When returning to the airport, the city buses also drop off passengers at the departures area.
Tickets are purchased on the bus from the driver.
The two city bus routes are as follows:
Route 1 – Airport to Port via Palma City
This runs from the airport to Palma city centre and on to the port at intervals of between 15 and 20 minutes.
In winter, from 1st November to 30th April, the service departs from the airport from 06:00 to 01:10 and in summer, from 1st May to 31st October, between 06:00 to 01:50.
When travelling to the airport, the service departs the port between 05:30 to 01:00 in the winter, and 05:30 to 02:10 in the summer.
A single ticket cost €5.00 each. For the full timetable and to view the route click here.
Route 21 – Airport to El Arenal
This runs from the airport to the lively resort of El Arenal. It stops at via various along the Playa Palma and departs the airport every 30 minutes.
The winter service from the airport is between 07:00 to 22:10, and the summer service between 07:00 to 00:30.
From El Arenal, the winter service is from 07:00 to 21:30 and the summer service from 07:00 to 01:00.
A single ticket cost €5.00. For the full timetable click here.
The four intercity bus routes are as follows:
Line A11 – Airport to Pequera via Magaluf
This runs from the airport to Pequera via Costa d’en Blanes, Son Caliu, Palma Nova, Magaluf, Costa de la Calma and Santa Ponça.
A single ticket cost will depend on your destination, but they range between €5.00 and €7.00. The timetable varies throughout the year, for the current details click here.
Line A32 – Airport to Platja de Muro
This runs from the airport to Platja de Muro via Inca, Alcúdia, Port d’Alcúdia and Platja d’Alcúdia.
A single ticket will cost between €5.00 and €9.00. The timetable varies so, for the current details, click here.
Line A42 – Airport to Cala Bona
This runs from the airport to Cala Bona via Montuïri, Vilafranca, Manacor, Portocristo, S’Illot, Sa Coma and Cala Millor. A single ticket will cost between €5.00 and €12.00. For the current timetable click here.
Line A51 – Airport to Campos
This runs from the airport to Campos via S’Arenal, Polígon Son Noguera and Llucmajor. A single ticket for this route costs between €5.00 and €6.00. For full details click here.
From the CTM website, you can download a PDF showing which hotels are close to the bus stops. To plan your journey in advance you can also download the timetables from previous seasons for each service.
Regular travellers on CTM buses can purchase the Intermodal Card. This gives large discounts on journeys. This card is not valid on the EMT city buses.
Mallorca By Bus
The bus network in Mallorca is extensive and covers pretty much the whole island. With the Intermodal Card, it can also be a cost-effective way of getting around.
A schematic map of all the bus services with connecting points can be downloaded here.