Arriving at Mallorca
Regular and charter lines provide connection between all larger Spanish and European cities.
Ryanair company provides direct flights from Bratislava as from Easter or March until October, then there is a flight connection from Vienna by Air Berlin.
The airport in Palma de Mallorca is located 10 km southeast of Palma. Connections to the city centre and holiday resorts are provided by taxi and buses.
Ferries and catamarans sail from Barcelona and Valencia (via Ibiza). The most reliable is a huge catamaran Transmediterránea that sails twice a day during the season (journey takes 4-5 hours, with other ferries up to 10 hours). Sailing is usually comfortable, and passengers have the opportunity to admire the mountainous west coast.
Fast ferries sail from Barcelona and Valencia. Vehicles are carried by inter- island ferries, however, in summer you should book your reservation in advance.
Many cruise ships stop in Mallorca during their usual ten or fifteen days sailing along the Mediterranean ports. Passengers usually have enough time to visit only the main sights and shops in Palma.
Ports along the Mallorcan coast tend to be completely filled with boats. Most demanded is the Port Portals at Portals Nous), which usually anchors the yachts of the Spanish royal family members. Port d'Andratx is also popular, you can find many cheaper options as well.