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

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Fly  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Palma Mallorca (PMI) AGP - PMI

$40 - $217

5 alternative options

Bus, train, car ferry  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Marbella to Málaga
  2. Take the train from Malaga to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Ic
  3. Take the car ferry from Valencia to Palma de Mallorca

$163 - $446

Bus, train, car ferry via Ibiza - Sant Antoni de Portmany  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Marbella to Málaga
  2. Take the train from Malaga to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla Ic
  3. Take the train from València-Estació del Nord to Gandia C1
  4. Take the car ferry from Valencia - Gandia to Ibiza - Sant Antoni de Portmany
  5. Take the car ferry from Ibiza to Palma de Mallorca

$213 - $468

Bus, car ferry  •  19 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Marbella to Denia
  2. Take the car ferry from Dènia to Palma de Mallorca

$97 - $273

Bus, car ferry via Ibiza  •  20 h 3 min

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

$117 - $483

Drive, car ferry  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Marbella to Denia
  2. Take the car ferry from Dènia to Palma de Mallorca

$128 - $315

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The cheapest way to get from Marbella to Palma is to fly which costs 30€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marbella to Palma is to fly which costs 30€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Marbella and Palma is 742 km.

The best way to get from Marbella to Palma without a car is to bus and train and car ferry which takes 15 h 43 min and costs 140€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Marbella to Palma, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Malaga Airport to Palma Mallorca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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There are 1508+ hotels available in Palma. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Marbella to Malaga Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs 7€ - 10€.

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Map of how to get from Marbella to Palma.
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  • Distance: 463.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Air Europa, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Marbella to Palma 5 times a day.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Malaga to Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Malaga to Palma Mallorca via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Malaga to Palma Mallorca via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Malaga to Palma Mallorca via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Malaga to Palma Mallorca via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
renfe.com
Valencia Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from València-Estació del Nord to Gandia
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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 Marbella to Denia
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
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 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$65 - $80
Balearia
$60 - $85
Lobby Bar
$65 - $90
Car ferry from Ibiza to Palma de Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$35 - $65
Balearia
$45 - $65
Lobby Bar
$50 - $75
Car ferry from Dènia to Palma de Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$65 - $110
Balearia
$55 - $80
Lobby Bar
$60 - $110
Car ferry from Denia to Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$40 - $100
Balearia
$45 - $70
Lobby Bar
$50 - $100
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
$55 - $310
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es
Seat
$71
Cabin
$302
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
$45
Cabin
$92

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