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Millions of 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.

From the 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 Paseo Maritimo. 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" (Meeting point)

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. Get map

TIB: Transporte de les Illes Balear. From the internet you can download the time tables Link to other web siteClick here.  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. The main concentration of buses, however, leave from Palma de Mallorca bus station

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 download
Link to other web siteClick here.  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 Estada.  No bicycles

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.
Link to other web siteTime table - Click here

Train to Soller: A main tourist attraction. Leaving from Plz. Espan
ña. Takes you over the mountains to Soller. Bicycles not possible. Soller is a good starting point for hiking in the Tramontana mountains.
  Link to other web siteTime table  

l 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

g 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.


Buses Aumasa to the South East coast. Timetables (select "CANALES" then "Transportes") Tel.:+34 971 550 730

Buses on Mallorca North East Coast. Autocares Mallorca are running bus service here. That is Port de Pollensa, Alcudia, Can Picaford. Also connection to Palma

Calvia 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 Link to other web siteClick here   This is the most frequent connection between Palma and Palma Nova/Magaluf, leaving from main bus station (Eusibi Estada)

Buses from Soller:
 Tourist office Soller 971 638008 Opening hr. 9.30-14 and 15-17 Sat Su 10-13 Tourist office Port of Soller T
el. 971 633042. Also info on Link to other web site Click here

Taxi In case you do not find what you look for, take a taxi

Taxi Palma 971
401414  971755440  971764545  971201212  971401014  971283781   

RadioTaxi Calvia 971 680970    971 134700

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