The fastest and easiest way to get from Palma airport to Playa de Palma is by taxi. You can take an airport taxi or book a private taxi transfer. Here is some information on both options to help you make the right choice.

Taxi Transfer from Palma Airport to Playa de Palma

Frequently asked questions

Where is the taxi rank located at Palma airport?
The taxi rank is directly outside the arrivals hall from exit C.

What do airport taxis look like?
Taxis in Mallorca are white with a yellow and red stripe on the front doors and bonnet. They also have the standard illuminated taxi light on the roof to let you know if they are available or not.

How much should I expect to pay from Palma airport to Playa de Palma?
All taxis in Mallorca start their journey with a flat fee after which you pay per kilometre which is calculated by a taximeter in the car. The starting rate and fee per kilometre vary by time of day and whether or not you are travelling on a weekend or public holiday. Also, expect an additional charge for being picked up or dropped off at Palma airport.


How long will it take me to get to Playa de Palma by taxi?
Depending on the time of day and normal traffic it should take you less than 10 minutes.  Palma airport can be very busy during the summer which means you may end up having to wait until a taxi becomes available.

How much luggage can a taxi take?
Four-door saloon type cars are used as taxis in Mallorca and can carry three medium sized suitcases in the trunk.

How many passengers are taxis allowed to carry?
By law taxis in Mallorca are only permitted to carry 4 passengers which include children no matter what age they are.

Do the taxis at Palma airport have child safety seats?
No! Taxis in Mallorca do not have child safety seats.

👉If you require a child safety seat or have any other special needs, take a private airport transfer and let them know when you make your booking.

More information about taxis from Palma airport.

Pre-Booked Private Transfer to Playa de Palma

While visiting the island of Mallorca taking a taxi from the airport to Playa de Palma is convenient, but what if…

◾️There are more than 4 people in your party?
◾️You have more than 3 items of luggage?
◾️You need a child safety seat?
◾️A member of your party is in a wheelchair?
◾️You would like to know how much the journey will cost ahead of time?
◾️You want to avoid standing in a taxi rank at Palma airport?

If any of the above questions relate to you and your journey you might want to consider pre-booking a private airport transfer because…

✔️You know in advance exactly how much it will cost to get from Palma airport to Playa de Palma.

✔️ You can select the type of car or minibus best suited to your needs.

✔️You can request a child seat.

✔️ You do not have to wait in a queue for a taxi.

✔️Your driver will be waiting for you in the arrivals hall holding a sign with your name on it.

More on private transfers from Palma airport.

Price of a Taxi Transfer from Palma Airport to Playa de Palma

Private Transfer from Palma Airport to Playa de PalmaApprox. Price
Car (1-4 people)€39
Minivan (5-7 people)€55
Minibus (8-13 people)€69
VIP transfer (1-4 people)€58


Choosing the Right Private Airport Transfer Company

With so many companies offering private airport transfers it is hard to decide which one to use for your holiday. For numerous reasons, we like Solhop because…
•    You do not need a debit or credit card to make a reservation.
•    You know exactly how much the journey to Playa de Palma will cost.
•    There is no charge if you need to change or cancel a booking.
•    They tend to have newer, more upmarket cars and minibuses.
•    They are extremely reliable.
•    All their drivers speak English.
•    You can pay the driver when you reach Playa de Palma

It is not just us who rate Solhop’s service so highly either! Just read all the reviews on TripAdvisor and you will understand why they are rated as the #1 private airport transfer company in Mallorca.

Directions from Palma Airport to Playa de Palma

Located just 10km to the east of the capital Playa de Palma is less than a 10-minute drive from the airport. At the roundabout as you leave the airport take the 2nd exit onto the Ma-19 slip road and then turn right onto the Ma-19 heading east. Take the C’an Pastilla exit and then turn left and drive into town.

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