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

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Fly  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Palma Mallorca (PMI) MAD - PMI

$22 - $139

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 4 min

  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

$119 - $389

Train, car ferry via Ibiza - Sant Antoni de Portmany  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Ave
  2. Take the train from València-Estació del Nord to Platja i Grau de Gandia C-1
  3. Take the car ferry from Valencia - Gandia to Ibiza - Sant Antoni de Portmany
  4. Take the car ferry from Ibiza to Palma de Mallorca

$162 - $420

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Valencia
  2. Take the car ferry from Valencia to Palma de Mallorca

$102 - $371

Bus Avanza Grupo, car ferry  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Valencia Auto Res
  2. Take the car ferry from Valencia to Palma de Mallorca

$88 - $349

Bus Autocares Grupo Samar, car ferry  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Alcalá de Henares to Valencia 047
  2. Take the car ferry from Valencia to Palma de Mallorca

$96 - $368

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Palma is to fly which costs 19€ - 120€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Palma is to fly which costs 19€ - 120€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Palma is 549 km.

The best way to get from Madrid to Palma without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 11 h 4 min and costs 100€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Madrid to Palma, including transfers.

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

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Norwegian Air International, Ryanair, Iberia and Air Europa offer flights from Madrid Airport to Palma Mallorca Airport.

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There are 1525+ hotels available in Palma. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Palma.
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  • Distance: 343.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

Iberia, Norwegian Air International and three other airlines fly from Madrid to Palma hourly.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Madrid to Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Valencia Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from València-Estació del Nord to Platja i Grau de Gandia
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Valencia to Palma de Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $220
Seating
$65 - $85
Balearia
$60 - $85
Lobby Bar
$65 - $95
Car ferry from Ibiza to Palma de Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $220
Seating
$35 - $70
Balearia
$45 - $70
Lobby Bar
$50 - $75
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Phone
+34 (0) 917369957
Website
trasmediterranea.es
Car ferry from Valencia to Palma de Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es
Seat
$72
Cabin
$307
Car ferry from Valencia - Gandia to Ibiza - Sant Antoni de Portmany
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es
Car ferry from Ibiza to Palma de Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es
Seat
$46
Cabin
$94

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