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Bus Service Mallorca

Mallorca has a well-established public transport system and an extensive bus service, with bus routes stretching all across the island. In normal times, it is possible to reach most places by bus, although, depending on the destination, there may not always be a direct bus connection.

The wearing of a face mask on public transport is mandatory. The consumption of food and drink on the buses is currently prohibited.


Palma Airport Bus

There are two different bus companies that provide an airport bus service in Mallorca. The blue, white and green EMT airport buses go to and from Palma city. The red and yellow TIB airport buses (AEROTIB) connect the airport with other destinations across the island.

EMT airport bus routes:

A1 Airport bus to and from Palma city
A2 Airport bus to and from S‘Arenal

TIB airport bus routes (called AEROTIB):

Due to the Covid-19 health crisis, the AEROTIB service had been temporarily suspended. The AEROTIB buses have started running again from 15th June 2021.

A11 Airport bus Palma – Camp de Mar (via Santa Ponça, Costa de la Calma and Peguera)
A32 Airport bus Palma – Can Picafort (via Alcudia / Playa de Muro)
A42 Airport bus Palma – Cala Bona (via Cala Millor)
A12 Airport bus Palma – Magaluf (via Palmanova)

To use the TIB buses for other destinations across Mallorca, or during the winter season, when the airport buses are less frequent, you will need to get to the main Palma city bus terminal, Plaça d’Espanya (see below). It’s called the Intermodal Station, where the train and Metro station can also be found. This is around 8km/ 5miles from the airport and can be reached via the EMT bus service A1 or by taxi.


Where does the bus stop at Palma Airport?

The bus stops are right opposite the public arrivals hall and are easy to find. Exit the public arrivals hall through one of the doors numbered from 1 to 7. Door number 4 is in the central position for the bus stops, but it doesn’t matter which exit you choose, as the bus stops are clearly signposted. Once outside, aim for the covered walkway, which is clearly visible from all vantage points. The walkway will take you across the slip roads straight to the bus stops.

Buses returning to the airport will drop passengers off at departures on the upper level.

Where can I buy a bus ticket at Palma Airport?

Tickets for the EMT- as well as the TIB-buses can be purchased from the driver. You can only use banknotes of €20 or less to pay on the bus. Only if your fare is more than €20 can you pay with a €50 banknote.


Airport bus from PMI to Palma city

EMT airport bus route A1

The route A1 bus goes from Palma Airport to Palma city and around the old town. The last stop is at the Es Baluard art museum, from where the bus will return via the same route to the airport. While previously the route carried on all the way to the port, there is now no longer a direct route between the airport and Palma port. 

The city stops provide excellent places to stop off for shopping or visiting the old town. All buses have the next stop on their electronic display system inside the bus. Buses go every 10 to 15 minutes on average during the day and around every 30 minutes after 9pm.

Bus timetable route A1

Palma airport to Palma city: 6:15 am to 00:15 am
Palma city to Palma airport: 4:45 am to 11:37 pm

Notable bus stops route A1

Plaça d’Espanya: This is where the main bus and train terminals are based in Palma city, even the tourist train to Soller is next to this stop. From here travellers can take a bus or train to virtually any resort and town in Mallorca.

Es Baluard: Contemporary art museum with more than 700 works of art from international and local artists as well as temporary exhibitions, cultural and educational activities. Additionally, this stop is only a few minutes’ walk away from the trendy district of Santa Catalina.

Bus ticket prices route A1

The bus costs €5, under 5s are free. There are discounts for Palma residents, students and pensioners but you have to show ID and relevant documents.

For more information about route A1, go to http://www.emtpalma.cat/en/route/-/L/17/aeroport-palma-centre


Airport bus from PMI to S’Arenal

EMT airport bus route A2

Route number A2 takes around 30 minutes and goes very frequently.

Bus timetable route A2

A2 buses from Palma airport to S’Arenal run from 7:10 am to 10:10 pm
A2 buses from S’Arenal to Palma airport run from 6:25 am to 9:25 pm
Buses leave from the airport roughly every 30 minutes on average.

Bus ticket prices route A2

The bus costs €5, under 5s are free. There are discounts for Palma residents, students and pensioners but you have to show ID and relevant documents.

Notable bus stops route A2

When using the EMT route A2 bus to S’Arenal, passengers can get off at several hotels along the way. It departs Palma Airport towards Can Pastilla, goes along Playa de Palma and from there on to S’Arenal. All buses have the next stop on an electronic display system.

From S’Arenal the bus will return on the same route to the airport except it will not return through the center of Can Pastilla. Passengers who were dropped off in the centre of Can Pastilla, Hotel Linda, Bartomeu Riutort and Hotel Miraflores on their arrival will have to go to the main road bus stops to return to Palma Airport. These are close by and are stops numbered 434, 1193 or 437, this is only to return to Palma airport.

For more information about route A2, please follow this link
http://www.emtpalma.cat/en/route/-/L/21/s-arenal-aeroport

Contact details EMT

Empresa Municipal de Transports Urbans de Palma de Mallorca
Calle Josep Anselm Clavé 5, 07002 Palma
Customer Service Telephone: +34 971 214 444
[email protected]
http://www.emtpalma.cat/en/home

Mobile app:
Download the app MobiPalma, available on Apple or Android, to view bus routes across Palma city and surroundings as well as arrival times.


Buses from Palma Airport to various destinations across the island (AEROTIB)

Airport bus A11: Palma Airport – Camp de Mar (via Santa Ponça, Costa de la Calma and Peguera)

Aeroport  [Arrivals (40129) ] – Santa Ponça [Rei Jaume I, 117 (11091) | Rei Jaume I, 107 (11179) | Ramon de Montcada, 9 (11145) | Ramon de Montcada, 25 (11146)] – Costa de la Calma [ Carrer Santa Ponça (11108) | Av. de la Mar, 34 (11105) | Av. de la Mar – Mireia (11107)] – Peguera [La Romana (11161) | Talaia (11183) | Bulevard – Garrovers (11137) ] – Camp de Mar(5001)

The journey time from Palma Airport to Camp de Mar is 55 minutes.

Airport bus A12: Palma Airport to Magaluf (via Palmanova)

Aeroport – Costa d’en Blanes – Son Caliu – Palmanova – Magaluf – Cala Vinyes – Magaluf

The journey time from Palma Airport to Magaluf is 50 Minuten.

Airport bus A32: Palma Airport – Can Picafort (via Alcudia and Playa de Muro)

Aeroport Pont d’Inca Nou – Inca (Llevant) – Alcúdia Port d’Alcúdia Platja d’Alcúdia – Platja de Muro – Platja de Muro (Càmping) – Can Picafort – Can Picafort (Son Bauló)

The journey time from Palma Airport to Can Picafort (Son Bauló) is 1 hour and 25 minutes.

Airport bus A 42: Palma Airport – Cala Bona (via Sa Coma and Cala Millor)

Aeroport – Algaida – Montuïri – Vilafranca – Manacor – Portocristo – s’Illot – sa Coma – Cala Millor – Cala Bona

The journey time from Palma Airport to Cala Bona is 1 hour and 35 minutes.

Airport bus time tables and bus ticket prices

Timetables for the above routes vary throughout the year. The price for your ticket will depend on your destination. To view the current timetables and ticket prices, please follow the link below, then click on the route relevant to you. Here you will be able to view ticket prices under „fares and hops“, and timetables under „current times“: https://www.tib.org/en/web/ctm/autobus/aerotib


Mallorca buses and coaches for other destinations across the island (TIB)

TIB runs further bus routes from the Intermodal Station in Palma City, which is around 8km/ 5miles from the airport. To get from Palma Airport to the Intermodal Station, you will need to take the EMT bus A1, which runs on average every 15 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes after 9 pm. It is five stops from the airport to the Intermodal Station at Plaça d’Espanya and the journey time is just under 20 minutes.

The red and yellow TIB-buses go all across the island

Which bus or coach to take for your Mallorca destination

The Mallorca bus routes are organized into five zones: 100,200,300,400,500. These approximately represent an area of the island, but the routes overlap the zones.

Mallorca bus routes 100 (South West)

Andratx, Peguera, Santa Ponsa, Magaluf, Palma Nova

Mallorca bus routes 200 (West)

Valdemossa , Soller

Mallorca bus routes 300 (North)

Puerto de Pollensa, C’an Picafort, Alcudia, Puerto de Alcudia

Mallorca bus routes 400 (East)

Cala Ratjada, Cala Millor, Porto Cristo, Manacor

Mallorca bus routes 500 (South East)

Cala D’Or, Cala Figuera, Ses Salines, San Jordi, Llucmajor

Mallorca bus routes 800

Special routes for Markets across the island

Mallorca bus tickets and bus timetables

Once in Palma at the main bus station you will have to purchase a ticket from the bus driver on the bus. Ticket prices will vary, depending on your destination.

You can only use bank notes of €20 or less to pay on the bus. Only if your fare is more than €20 can you pay with a €50 bank note.

To see the individual bus routes, timetables and ticket prices, please follow the link below. Click on “routes” and choose the route most relevant to you. You will then be able to find out ticket prices under “fares and hops” and view the timetable under “current times”.

https://www.tib.org/en/web/ctm

You can also ask for a timetable printout (horario de ruta) for a particular route at the bus station.

Contact details for TIB

Transport de les Illes Balears
Intermodal Station,
Plaça d’Espanya s/n, Palma.
Customer Service Telephone: +34 971 17 77 77
www.tib.org

 

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