Mallorca’s transportation is hectic due to the influx of tourist to the island. However, you don’t need to worry. The island has buses, trains, and car rentals ready to take you anywhere you want to go. These modes of transportations are available to your specific demand for a ride and your budget. Here is a guide to Mallorca’s transports.
Transport by Flight.
Son Sant Joan Airport also known as Palma de Mallorca Airport is situated 8 km east of Palma the capital of Mallorca. This airport it is the third largest airport in Spain. It is also one of the busiest airports in Europe during the summer months. The airport is the major base hub for the Spanish carrier, Air Europa and Air Berlin, a German carrier.
Transport by Bus.
You would be please to know that the island have a efficient timetable of public buses. There is also a well-organized system of buses that ties Palma to all the major towns in the island, and a number of more local routes. Majority of the buses that leave the city depart from Placa d’Espanya and you can check or pick up the schedule from the tourist information kiosk on the square. Take note that few services operate from November to April.
The locals have the privilege to obtain an Intermodal Card which can be charge up and use like a swipe card to permit multiple journeys. On the other hand, Intermodal card for visitors is not yet available, but you can buy a Bono Bus, a travel card for buses which can be used on most buses within the city.
Transport by Train.
Mallorca has two ‘mainline’ railway lines. These are both connecting to the capital Palma to Manacor and Sa Pobla. The two lines go via Inca. Palma to Soller takes the vintage train that follows a wonderful scenic course.