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Getting to Magaluf – Taxi transfers, Car hire & Bus

Getting to Magaluf from Palma airport is straight forward and can be achieved in a few ways.  The main ways are either hiring a car, catching a bus, taking a pre-booked private transfer or getting a taxi. 

The town of Magaluf located on the southwest side of the island is 29km/18miles from Palma airport. It isn’t too far from the airport but the roads can become busy around Palma city.  It will take approximately 25 minutes in a car journey from the airport.

Should you decide to take the bus, there are several different options.  There is a direct bus service from the airport, however, in the winter this route runs less frequently.  Alternatively, you can travel via Palma city bus station, which is 8km/5miles east of Palma de Mallorca Airport.

Taxi – Private Transfer

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My Driver €135 €138 €57 €138 €138 €105
Blacklane €143 €149 €61 €149 €148 €120

*Please note – prices are for a standard licensed saloon vehicle with Meet & Greet service at PMI

Trying to Park in Magaluf during the the peak holiday season can be tricky.  A taxi transfer to the resort is a very good option as it is quick and helps you avoid all the hassle of driving and parking.

There are typically plenty of taxis waiting at Palma airport so this makes a taxi an easy option.   Also, the Palma airport taxi area is just in front of the arrivals building and you can’t miss it.  However, in the busy peak times passengers may have to wait in a taxi queue.

Palma airport taxis do have fixed prices 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.

A Taxi for 1-4 persons to Magaluf is around €39, which is less than €10 each if shared with four persons.  The prices for a taxi range depending on; the company and the time of day, the season/holidays and the amount of baggage.

It’s good to bear in mind that most Palma airport taxis will only take 4 passengers per taxi.  Therefore, if you are a group of five and no larger taxis are available you will need to take two taxis.  This applies even if one in the group is a baby.  Hence it will cost more than you may have budgeted for.

A final point worth noting is that waiting taxis at Palma airport don’t always have child safety seats available.  Sometimes they are able to borrow these from colleagues but this is not a guarantee.

Pre-Booked Private Transfer

If you opt to book a taxi service from Palma airport this will invariably be a private transfer service.  Pre-booked private transfers can often work out to be more economic especially if you are a larger party.  As a bonus the vehicles are often luxury vehicles.

This means pre-booking a private taxi transfer is probably the most comfortable way to get to Magaluf from Palma airport.  This includes any time of the day or all through the night as they work 24 hours, but they just need to be booked in advance.

Drivers often help with luggage and will meet passengers with a name placard in the airport’s public arrivals hall.

When pre-booking a private transfer it’s possible to book child safety seats in advance so they will be prepared and waiting for you.  This will give anxious parents peace of mind.

Transfers can be pre-booked for vehicles of various sizes.  Vehicles typically come in sizes of 1-4 cars, 1-7 minivans or 8-20 minibuses. In most cases it’s possible to book a vehicle large enough for your party.  There are some websites that even hire private coaches for very large groups.

Getting to Magaluf with a hire car

If you choose to hire a car from Mallorca airport for your trip to Magaluf then you just need to work your route out.

Once you get your hire car, exit Palma airport following the signs for Palma.  If you needed to take a shuttle bus to get to your rental car, then you will need to join the main highway one junction further away but only a few hundred metres further.

Leaving the airport you will join the Ma-19 heading towards Palma city. When on the Ma-19 continue 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 Palmanova/Andratx.

Stay on the Ma-1 for around 8.5km/5miles then take exit 14 toward Magaluf/El Toro.  At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit following the signs for Magaluf.  After 1.1km/0.7miles  you will come to another roundabout and need to take the 1st exit straight over.

In half km more at the large roundabout take the 2nd exit following the signs for Magaluf.  In just a few hundred metres you will have arrived at Magaluf!

Magaluf by Bus

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 Magaluf there are several different options.

The easiest is route A11, which directly connects the airport with Magaluf. 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 Magaluf. 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 Magaluf on bus routes 104, 105, 107 or 106 (summer only).

Direct Bus Route

Palma Airport to Magaluf – bus route A11

Aeroport – Costa d’en Blanes – Son Caliu – Palmanova – Magaluf – Santa Ponça – Costa de la Calma – Peguera

Palmanova to airport – bus route A11

Peguera – Santa Ponça – Costa de la Calma – Magaluf – Palmanova – Son Caliu – Costa d’en Blanes – Aeroport

 The journey time on this bus is 35 minutes and a single ticket costs 5.50 Euro.

To view the current timetable for route A11 please follow this link
https://www.tib.org/en/web/ctm/autobus/linia/A11

Bus connection via Palma City Intermodal Station

Palma Airport to Intermodal Station – bus route 1

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
http://www.emtpalma.cat/en/route/-/L/1/aeroport-ciutat-port

At Palma city bus station you will be able to buy a ticket from the bus driver on the bus to Magaluf. The fare will be €3.10 for a single journey. This is the same for all the bus routes.

The bus journey time from Palma city bus station to Magaluf depends on the bus taken due to the number of stops en route.

Palma Intermodal Station to Magaluf – bus route 105

Palma – Palmanova – Magaluf – Son Ferrer – el Toro

Magaluf to Palma Intermodal Station – bus route 105

el Toro – Son Ferrer –  Magaluf – Palmanova – Palma

Route 105 is the quickest and takes approximately 25-35 minutes from Palma city to Magaluf and 35-45 minutes returning. Some buses are a little quicker than others.  Bus route 105 goes on the motorway between Palma and Palmanova.

To view the current timetable for route 105 please follow this link
https://www.tib.org/en/web/ctm/autobus/linia/105

Palma Intermodal Station to Magaluf – bus route 104

Palma – Cala Major – Bendinat – Portals Nous – Costa d’en Blanes – Son Caliu – Palmanova – Magaluf – Son Ferrer – el Toro – Santa Ponça – Peguera

Magaluf to Palma Intermodal Station – bus route 104

Peguera – Santa Ponça – el Toro – Son Ferrer – Magaluf – Palmanova – Son Caliu – Costa d’en Blanes – Portals Nous – Bendinat – Cala Major – Palma

 Route 104 takes approximately 35-40 minutes from Palma to Magaluf and 50-60 minutes returning.

To view the current timetable for route 104 please follow this link
https://www.tib.org/en/web/ctm/autobus/linia/104

Palma Intermodal Station to Magaluf – bus route 107

Palma – Cala Major – Bendinat – Portals Nous – Costa d’en Blanes – Son Caliu – Palmanova –Magaluf – Cala Vinyes – Sol de Mallorca

Magaluf to Palma Intermodal Station – bus route 107

Sol de Mallorca – Cala Vinyes – Magaluf – Palmanova – Son Caliu – Costa d’en Blanes – Portals Nous – Bendinat – Cala Major – Palma

Route 107 takes approximately 30-40 minutes from Palma to Magaluf and 50-60 minutes returning.

To view the current timetable for route 107 please follow this link
https://www.tib.org/en/web/ctm/autobus/linia/107

Palma Intermodal Station to Magaluf – bus route 106

Palma – Bendinat – Portals Nous – Costa d’en Blanes – Son Caliu – Palmanova – Magaluf

Magaluf to Palma Intermodal Station – bus route 106 

Magaluf – Palmanova – Son Caliu – Costa d’en Blanes – Palma

The 106 route is seasonal and takes approximately 35-40 minutes from Palma to Magaluf and 45-60 minutes returning.

To view the current timetable for route 106 please follow this link
https://www.tib.org/en/web/ctm/autobus/linia/106

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