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There are 5 ways to get from Marbella to Palma by plane, bus, train, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  3h 29m

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

28€ - 242€

4 alternative options

Bus, train, car ferry  •  16h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Marbella to Málaga
  2. Take the train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  3. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca

154€ - 912€

Bus, car ferry via Ibiza Town  •  17h 13m

  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

120€ - 768€

Bus, car ferry  •  19h 58m

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

90€ - 718€

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 8m

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

130€ - 786€

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The cheapest way to get from Marbella to Palma is to fly which costs 28€ - 250€ and takes 3h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Marbella to Palma is to fly which costs 28€ - 250€ and takes 3h 29m.

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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 16h 44m and costs 150€ - 950€.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m 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 1h 25m.

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

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There are 1190+ hotels available in Palma. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Marbella to Malaga Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs 5€ - 7€.

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Map of how to get from Marbella to Palma.
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  • Distance: 741.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 29m

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

Air Europa, Ryanair 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
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 340€
Flights from Malaga to Palma Mallorca via Melilla
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Flights from Malaga to Palma Mallorca via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 340€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Malaga to Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 340€
Flights from Malaga to Palma Mallorca via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 340€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Malaga to Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
35€ - 350€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malaga to Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
9€ - 110€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malaga Maria Zambrano to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 200€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
110€ - 150€
Promo+
120€ - 130€
Flexible
150€ - 200€
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 Marbella to Denia
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 700€
Website
Balearia
Cabin
80€ - 700€
Seating Neptuno
50€ - 70€
Seating Sirena
40€ - 60€
Lobby Bar
35€ - 65€
Seating
45€ - 80€
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
Once 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 Dènia to Palma de Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 650€
Website
Balearia
Cabin
150€ - 650€
Seating Neptuno
50€ - 70€
Seating Sirena
40€ - 60€
Lobby Bar
42€
Seating
89€

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