Balearic islands, Spain

Mallorca (or Majorca) is the largest and most visited island of the Balearic sea. Its name means the “Greater” which in fact, justifies its size as well as its popularity and the large variety of activities it offers. The island capital, Palma, has an attractive landscape, which combines the blue sea and impressive gothic architecture. Palma de Mallorca is famous for its tasty cuisine, its nightlife as well as for its Cathedral, and the walks in the alleys and shops of the old city. 

Ferry schedules and ferry tickets to Mallorca

Mallorca has two ports which serve the ferry connections to mainland Spain, the rest of the Balearic islands and France: the port of Alcúdia, located in the north of the island and the port of the capital, Palma, which is in the south of Mallorca. 

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Ferry from Barcelona to Mallorca

The port of Barcelona has frequent ferry connections to both the ports of Mallorca, so you could choose the ferry itinerary that best suits your holiday plans and accommodation options. 

  • Ferry from Barcelona to the port of Alcúdia (Mallorca): The ferry connection between Barcelona and the port of Alcúdia in the north of Mallorca operates 7 days a week and the duration of the ferry trip is a bit more than 6 hours.
  • Ferry from Barcelona to the port of Palma (Mallorca): The port of Barcelona is connected to the port of Palma de Mallorca with daily ferries and the ferry journey is 7 hours and 30 minutes. 

Island hopping in the Balearic islands

Mallorca (or Majorca) is the biggest of the Balearic islands and it has good ferry connection to the ports of Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera which makes it ideal for island hopping in the Mediterranean!  
Do not miss the opportunity to visit the charming Mallorca, the wild beauty of Menorca, the festive vibes of Ibiza and the bohemian Formentera.

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Ferry from Mallorca to Menorca

The two neighboring islands of the Balearic sea are regularly connected with ferries throughout the year. 

  1. The main connection route between Mallorca and Menorca is from the port of Alcúdia to the port of Ciutadella, that are located opposite to each other. There are at least one or two ferries serving this route every day. The duration of the Alcúdia - Ciutadella ferry trip can be from 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes. 
  2. An alternative option is to travel from the port of Palma to the port of Mahón in Menorca. This ferry option is longer but it gives you the opportunity to travel between the island capitals and get easier access to central spots. The ferry from Palma de Mallorca to the port of Mahón in Menorca departs once a day and it the trip takes approximately 6 hours.   

Ferry from Mallorca to Ibiza

The ferries from Palma de Mallorca to Ibiza connect both with the port of the Ibiza capital (or Eivissa as it is also called) as well as the port of San Antonio in the west coast of the island. 

  • The port of Palma - port of Ibiza ferry route has daily itineraries, with ferry rides that last from around 2,5 to 4 hours.
  • The ferry connection of Palma de Mallorca with the port of San Antonio is served by 7 weekly sailings and the trip duration is approximately 2,5 hours. 

Ferry from Mallorca to Formentera

The island of Formentera does not have an airport which means that can only be accessed by ferry, from mainland Spain or from the nearby Balearic islands. The ferry route between Mallorca and Formentera is operated by both direct and indirect ferry options.
There is a ferry that departs from the port of Palma de Mallorca to the port of Formentera approximately 7 times a week and the ferry trip lasts around 3,5 hours

If the ferry frequency or the schedules of the direct ferry connection from Mallorca to Formentera do not suit your holiday plans you can always go from Mallorca to Ibiza and catch a ferry from there to Formentera!

Ferry from Mallorca to other ports

Ferry from Mallorca to mainland Spain

Apart from the port of Barcelona, Mallorca also connects to the ports of Valencia and Dénia

  1. There are daily ferries departing from Palma to the port of Valencia and the ferry trip duration is around 7 hours and 30 minutes. 
  2. The port of Palma de Mallorca is also daily connected to the port of Dénia in the area of Alicante, and the ferry journey lasts a bit less than 8 hours. 

Ferry from Mallorca to France

From the port of Alcúdia in the north of Mallorca you can also get a ferry to the port of Toulon in France and then travel easily to the French Mediterranean coast and Côte d'Azur. There are 2 sailings per week serving the Alcúdia - Toulon ferry connection and the duration of the trip is around 10 hours and 30 minutes. 

What to do in Mallorca

Mallorca is an impressive island in the Balearic sea, offering a beautiful landscape that combines magnificent rural areas and mountains with exotic beaches. Mallorca is a holiday destination for any time of the year and a place that can satisfy all different tastes as it offers a variety of activities and places to visit. Here are few of the island sites that you should visit when in Mallorca:

  1. The gothic Bellver Castle
  2.  Las Cuevas de Arta, the impressive underground caves 
  3. The village of Valldemossa in the mountain range Sierra de Tramuntana
  4. The hiking route around the village Sóller 
  5. The medieval village of Pollença

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The beaches in Mallorca

The island of Mallorca has more than 300 beaches across its coast line so you have many options for swimming, sunbathing, diving and water sports. We highlight some of Mallorca’s greatest beaches here:   

  1. Cala Mesquida
  2. Playa de Es Trenc
  3. Cala Pi
  4. Cabo de Formentor
  5. Playa S´Amarador

What to eat in Mallorca

Mallorca is well known for its food culture and its delicious local dishes. When in the island, don’t miss a chance of tasting: 

  1. The ‘Ensaimada’ pastry, with or without cream
  2. Mallorcan soups (with seasonal vegetables)
  3. The Sobrasada traditional sausage
  4. Almond milk or almond ice cream
  5. The traditional liquor, ‘El Palo’

How can I book my ferry tickets to Mallorca?

Getting to the Balearic islands and Mallorca is now easier with Ferryhopper! On our ferry search engine you will find all the ferry connections from and to Mallorca and the best ferry ticket prices in order to design your holidays in the Mediterranean in the easiest way possible! 

Mallorca has direct ferry connections with 9 ports:

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