Santa Ponsa is not too far from the airport and you have the choice between several different methods of transport. The options include a taxi ride, a pre-booked transfer, car hire or bus.
Parking in the peak season can be tight around Santa Ponsa. A taxi transfer is therefore a very good option as it is quick and avoids the problem of parking or driving stress.
The Palma airport taxi area is directly in front of the arrivals building. There are usually taxis waiting, however, at busy times passengers may have to wait in a queue.
Palma airport taxis do have a fixed price system but it is always best to get a quote before you start your journey. This is because there are variables which can increase the fare. Taxi prices range depending on the season/holidays, the company and the time of day.
👍TIP: When pre-booking a transfer there are no additional charges, no matter whether you are travelling at night, at the weekend or on a bank holiday.
It is good to bear in mind that most Palma airport taxis will only take 4 passengers. So if you are a family of five, even if one is a baby, you will need to take an extra taxi. This will cost more than you might have expected.
A final point worth noting is that waiting taxis at Palma airport don’t always have child safety seats available.
If you decide to use a taxi service from Mallorca airport it may be best to use a pre-booked private transfer service, as this has several advantages.
You will be informed of the cost for the transfer when you make your booking, so there will be no guessing and worrying about the taxi fare on the day of your journey. Furthermore, there will not be any additional charges, no matter what time of day or night you wish to travel.
Drivers will meet passengers with a name placard in the arrivals hall, so there will be no waiting around at the airport, no matter how busy it is. In addtion, drivers will often help with luggage.
When pre-booking a private transfer to Santa Ponsa you can book a child seat in advance, so you can be reassured in the knowledge that your child will travel safely.
Transfers can be pre-booked for various group sizes and in most cases it’s possible to book a vehicle large enough for your party.
When selecting a private transfer provider, look for one that has a reputation for reliability & punctuality. TripAdvisor has real customer reviews and ranks Solhop as one of the best private taxi transfer companies in Spain. Pre-payment is not required when booking with Solhop, as the fare is paid to the driver in cash. Should your travel plans change, the booking can be cancelled or amended at any time.
|Prices of Palma Airport Transfers||Taxi 1-4 People||Minivan 5-7 People||Minibus 8-13 People|
|Palma Airport to: Alcudia||€85 one-way||€129 one-way||€145 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Cala d'Or||€85 one-way||€129 one-way||€145 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Cala Millor||€85 one-way||€129 one-way||€159 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Can Picafort||€85 one-way||€129 one-way||€145 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: El Toro||€67 one-way||€99 one-way||€129 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Magaluf||€49 one-way||€89 one-way||€119 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Palma Mallorca||€49 one-way||€65 one-way||€85 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Palma Nova||€55 one-way||€85 one-way||€119 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Playa de Muro||€73 one-way||€119 one-way||€155 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Playa de Palma||€39 one-way||€65 one-way||€89 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Pollensa||€85 one-way||€129 one-way||€165 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Port Andratx||€65 one-way||€109 one-way||€158 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Portals Nous||€39 one-way||€69 one-way||€99 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Puerto Pollensa||€85 one-way||€129 one-way||€167 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Santa Ponsa||€59 one-way||€95 one-way||€119 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Soller||€69 one-way||€109 one-way||€149 one-way|
|Palma Airport to: Torrenova||€49 one-way||€79 one-way||€129 one-way|
Santa Ponsa is on the southwest side of Mallorca and is 33km/20miles from Palma airport. The roads are a little busy around Palma and the journey time in a taxi or hire care is approximately a 30 minutes.
If you have decided to hire a car from Palma airport for your trip to Santa Ponsa you just need to plan the route, it’s fairly easy.
Once you have your car, exit the airport following the signs for Palma city. You will join the Ma-19 to Palma city. If your hire car was at the east of the airport then you will join the main highway by the gas station, which is only a few hundred metres and one junction further away.
Continue on the Ma-19 for approximately 4.3km, 3 minutes, until junction 3 and take the Ma-20 signposted Andratx/Alcudia.
Stay on the Ma-20 for just over 10km/6miles going around Palma city until junction 11A and merge onto the Ma-1 towards Palma Nova/Andratx.
Stay on the Ma-1 for around 11km/7miles and at junction 17 take the exit for Santa Ponça. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Avinguda del Rei Jaume I and stay on this for around half a km until the next roundabout.
This is the big roundabout on the edge of Santa Ponsa. From here it really depends where you want to go.
If it’s to the main urbanization of Santa Ponsa you will need to take the 3rd exit onto Av. de Santa Ponça and stay on this for approximately 2-3km before taking your desired exit for your accommodation.
Mallorcan buses are air-conditioned and comfortable. Bus routes on the island are extensive and it is possible to travel by bus to a lot of different places.
However, most bus routes do not run at night-time and are less frequent at weekends as well as during winter. In cases where a direct bus route does not exist, waiting times between connecting buses can increase the overall travel time considerably.
For the journey to Santa Ponsa there are several different options.
The easiest is route A11, which directly connects the airport with Santa Ponsa. While this bus runs at regular intervals during the summer, in the winter there are only three buses a day.
As an alternative, it is possible to travel via Palma City bus station (Intermodal Station – Placa d’Espanya), from where there are several bus routes to Santa Ponsa. Passengers travelling via Palma city can take either a taxi or the airport bus to Palma bus station. From there they will be able to take the bus to Santa Ponsa on bus routes 102, 111, or 104.
Aeroport – Costa d’en Blanes – Son Caliu – Palma Nova – Magaluf – Santa Ponça – Costa de la Calma – Peguera
Peguera – Santa Ponça – Costa de la Calma – Magaluf – Palma Nova – Son Caliu – Costa d’en Blanes – Aeroport
The journey time on this bus is around 55 minutes from the airport to Santa Ponsa and 65 minutes returning.
To view the current timetable and bus fares for route A11, please follow this link
Take the Route No.1 bus from Palma airport to Palma City Intermodal Station. A single ticket is €5 and under 5’s are free. Buses go every 15 minutes on average, although after 21:30 only every 30 minutes.
Route 1 buses run from:
November to April: 6:00am to 1:10am
May to October: 6:00am to 1:50am
For more information about this bus route, please follow this link
At Palma city bus station, you will be able to buy a ticket from the bus driver on the bus to Santa Ponsa. The journey time from Palma city bus station to Santa Ponsa depends on the bus route.
Palma – Santa Ponça – Galatzó/Son Bugadelles – Peguera – Camp de Mar – Andratx – Port d’Andratx
Port d’Andratx – Andratx – Camp de Mar – Peguera – Santa Ponça – Galatzó/Son Bugadelles – Palma
Bus route 102 goes on the motorway between Palma and Santa Ponsa and the journey time is about 30 minutes.
To view the current timetable and bus fares for route 102, please follow this link
Palma – Santa Ponça – Costa de la Calma – Galatzó/Son Bugadelles – Calvià – es Capdellà
The journey time from Palma city to Santa Ponsa is 30 minutes approximately, some buses are a bit quicker than others. Bus route 111 goes on the motorway between Palma and Santa Ponça.
es Capdellà – Calvià – Galatzó/Son Bugadelles – Santa Ponça – Costa de la Calma – Palma
To view the current timetable and bus fares for route 111, please follow this link
Palma – Cala Major – Bendinat – Portals Nous – Costa d’en Blanes – Son Caliu – Palma Nova – Magaluf – Son Ferrer – el Toro – Santa Ponça – Peguera
Peguera – Santa Ponça – el Toro – Son Ferrer – Magaluf – Palma Nova – Son Caliu – Costa d’en Blanes – Portals Nous – Bendinat – Cala Major – Palma
Route 104 does not go directly to Santa Ponsa and therefore takes a lot longer. Hence the journey from Palma city to Santa Ponsa can take between 65 – 80 minutes.
To view the current timetable and bus fares for route 104, please follow this link