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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Palma by train, plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Train, fly  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios
  2. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Palma Mallorca (PMI) MAD - PMI

€40 - €110

5 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm to Denia
  3. Take the car ferry from Denia to Ibiza
  4. Take the car ferry from Ibiza to Palma de Mallorca

€105 - €792

Train, car ferry  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Ave / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Valencia to Palma de Mallorca

€63 - €831

Bus, car ferry via Ibiza Town  •  14h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Denia
  2. Take the car ferry from Denia to Ibiza
  3. Take the car ferry from Ibiza to Palma de Mallorca

€96 - €730

Bus, car ferry  •  15h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Ronda Atocha-Estación De Autobuses to Est.De Autobuses De Tarancón 352
  2. Take the bus from Tarancón to Valencia
  3. Take the car ferry from Valencia to Palma de Mallorca

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 21m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Dènia
  2. Take the car ferry from Denia to Ibiza
  3. Take the car ferry from Ibiza to Palma de Mallorca

€113 - €762

Madrid Atocha Station to Palma by walk, bus and car ferry

The journey time between Madrid Atocha Station and Palma is around 20h 35m and covers a distance of around 630 km. The fastest journey normally takes 20h 30m. Operated by Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, Avanza Grupo, EMT Valencia and others, the Madrid Atocha Station to Palma service departs from Madrid Atocha Station and arrives in Palma de Mallorca. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
20h 35m
Fastest journey time:
20h 30m
Journey distance:
630 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
86 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:00
Last service departs at:
10:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Atocha Station to Palma walk, bus and car ferry schedules

Walk services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Palma is to train and fly which costs €40 - €110 and takes 3h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Palma is to train and fly which costs €40 - €110 and takes 3h 27m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Palma is 548 km.

The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Palma without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 10h 57m and costs €100 - €800.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Palma, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Palma Mallorca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Vueling Airlines, Ryanair, Iberia and Air Europa offer flights from Madrid Airport to Palma Mallorca Airport.

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There are 672+ hotels available in Palma. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Palma.
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  • Distance: 548.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 27m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Palma, Spain?

There is no direct connection from Madrid Atocha Station to Palma. However, you can take the walk to Atocha, take the train to Nuevos Ministerios, take the walk to Nuevos Ministerios, take the line 8 subway to Aeropuerto T4, take the walk to Madrid airport, fly to Palma Mallorca, take the walk to 547-Aeroport - Arribades, then take the bus to Palma. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Madrid Atocha Station to Palma via Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Valencia Joaquin Sorolla, Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm, Plaza Archiduque Carlos, Dénia, Denia, and Ibiza in around 10h 57m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Madrid to Palma Mallorca via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Madrid to Palma Mallorca via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €150
Flights from Madrid to Palma Mallorca via Valencia
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €150
Flights from Madrid to Palma Mallorca via Alicante
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €150
Flights from Madrid to Palma Mallorca via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €160
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Palma Mallorca via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Train operators
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Atocha to Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Madrid-Nuevos Ministerios
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€40 - €55
Promo+
€45 - €49
Flexible
€60 - €80
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Valencia - Ave Estacion Interm to Denia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
alsa.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Denia
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid
Phone
012
Email
tarjetatransportepublico@madrid.org
Website
crtm.es
Bus from Ronda Atocha-Estación De Autobuses to Est.De Autobuses De Tarancón
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid
Ferry operators
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Denia to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €340
Website
Balearia
Cabin
€130 - €340
Seating Neptuno
€50 - €70
Seating Sirena
€35 - €55
Lobby Bar
€54
Seating
€93
Car ferry from Ibiza to Palma de Mallorca
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €360
Website
Balearia
Cabin
€180 - €360
Seating Neptuno
€50 - €70
Seating Sirena
€35 - €55
Lobby Bar
€52
Seating
€63
Car ferry from Valencia to Palma de Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €750
Website
Balearia
Cabin
€130 - €750
Seating Neptuno
€50 - €70
Seating Sirena
€45 - €65
Lobby Bar
€37
Seating
€58

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