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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  3h 20m

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

16€ - 123€

4 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  10h 48m

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

80€ - 345€

Car ferry, drive  •  11h 11m

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

88€ - 322€

Car ferry, bus  •  14h 17m

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

80€ - 299€

Car ferry, night bus  •  14h 32m

  1. Take the car ferry from Palma de Mallorca to Valencia
  2. Take the night bus from Valencia to Madrid, Madrid N794

74€ - 288€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palma to Madrid is to fly which costs 15€ - 130€ and takes 3h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Palma to Madrid is to fly which costs 15€ - 130€ and takes 3h 20m.

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The distance between Palma and Madrid is 549 km.

The best way to get from Palma to Madrid without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 10h 48m and costs 80€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Palma to Madrid, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 4933+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Palma to Palma Mallorca Airport is to bus which takes 9 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Palma to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 549.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

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

Air Europa, Iberia and two other airlines fly from Palma to Madrid hourly.

Airlines
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 130€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 130€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 140€
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Madrid via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 140€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palma Mallorca to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 130€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
40€ - 55€
Promo+
45€ - 49€
Flexible
60€ - 80€
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 Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Valencia to Madrid, Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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