tourists arrive every year at Son Juan airport on Mallorca. Most
travel in a group, and everything is arranged. An increasingly
number have arranged for a hire car. Some are travelling light and
want to explore the island using public transport. This page is
dedicated to explain a bit more about this subject. The public
transport is under rapid improvement, so time tables and plans are
changing more often than normal.
airport you can take a bus to Plaza España.
It is bus
No. It will continue from there to the ferry
terminal, running along Avenidas, Paseo Mallorca, Via Argentina and
It is leaving every 15 minutes.
In the airport there is
information centre where you can get more info.
The information centre is opened 9-14 and
15-20 hours 9-14 on Saturdays. There is a bus plan for all the buses
on the island in the window, so you can get info even during closing
hours. First bus to Palma is 06.15 and last is 02.15 hours. The
information is in the arrival lounge, next to "Puente de Encuentra"
Once on Plaza España,
there is an other information
office, to pick up time tables. The
information is open daily 9.00 hour to 20.00 hour. Saturday 9.00
hour to 13.30 hour. Sunday and public holidays closed. You find the
information office on the train station between the two buildings.
Transporte de les Illes Balear.
From the internet you can download the
Time tables are in 4 languages. The busses are parked in the
street called Eusibi Estada, just round the corner from the train
station on Plz. España.
concentration of buses, however, leave from Palma de Mallorca bus
Palma de Mallorca bus
station, situated a few hundred meters further down the street.
Here you find another information centre as well, opened from 9.00
to 13.00 hour and again at 15.00 to 19.00 hour. Every day. There is
a cafeteria here also where you can kill any waiting time.
EMT: City buses are found on the main street
in front of the station. time tables to
Every second bus stop has a map placed
where you can look up the number of the bus. EMT
buses for surrounding area of Palma in Eusibi
Train Palma Inca La Puebla: This is a good connection, and
you can bring a bicycle along.
From 1 May 2003 this line connects to Manacor as well.
table - Click here
Train to Soller: A main tourist
attraction. Leaving from Plz. Espanña. Takes you over
the mountains to Soller. Bicycles not possible.
Soller is a good starting point for hiking in the Tramontana
Hotel at Plz. España: There is a small hostal in the building, Hostal Terminus.
It is very reasonable priced , at 50.00 Euro for a double room for
two people, and 43.00 Euro for a single (2003). Storage for bicycles
available, but limited. Tel +34 971 750014 Fax +34 971 204139
near Plz. España: Few hundred
meters down the road you find a large department store.
It is called Corte Ingles, just in case
you forgot something. With the station building behind your back,
turn left. Open from 9.00 to 21.00 hour. They have a selection of
guide books. The official Hotel guide, with telephone numbers to all
the hotels and hostels on Mallorca and maps. In front of the station
there are two news stands. They also have a smaller selection of the
typical stuff a traveller needs.
MALLORCA PUBLIC TRANSPORT-
AROUND THE ISLAND
GENERAL INFO AND LINKS TO TIME TABLES
Aumasa to the South East coast.
then "Transportes") Tel.:+34
971 550 730
Mallorca North East Coast.
Autocares Mallorca are running bus service here.
That is Port de Pollensa, Alcudia, Can Picaford. Also connection to
buses, Transabus: These buses are run by Calvia county.
They are now repainted and marked "tib" They
consist of 11 buses covering the South
West part of Mallorca. Some of these buses start from Eusibi Estada
as well. Timetable Click
here This is the most
frequent connection between Palma and Palma Nova/Magaluf,
leaving from main bus station (Eusibi Estada)
office Soller 971 638008 Opening hr. 9.30-14 and 15-17 Sat Su 10-13
Tourist office Port of Soller Tel.
971 633042. Also info on Soller.net