The major tourist season is between May and October, however July and August can quite often be too hot for most tourists to enjoy a vacation. Practically any other time of year is guaranteed warm, sunny weather, so book your flights to Palma de Majorca for any time of the year. Every year in February there is a yearly cycling race that takes place, so you might struggle to find cheap flights to Palma de Majorca then, and if you do wish to participate or spectate make sure to get your flight tickets sorted well in advance to make the best savings.
On the eve of Sant Joan Fiesta in June has the Nit de Foc, which is celebrated with street parties, fireworks, concerts and much more. Don’t expect to find cheap flights to Palma de Majorca then, and be aware that it will be very busy so book your accommodation in advance.
While there isn’t really an off season, the cheapest flights to Palma de Majorca tends to be around spring and early summer. The crowds are smaller between February and May, but the weather is still warm and pleasant. October also sees nice weather with less tourists flocking the streets, so you might find cheap deals on your flight tickets then too.
If you intend to travel to Palma de Majorca in June, July or August, make sure to secure your flight tickets well in advance for any chance of saving money. Flights to Palma de Majorca in February vary in price if they coincide with the annual cyclist race, so again booking at least 5 or 6 weeks prior to your trip will offer you the cheapest deals. If you don’t have your heart set on a specific date, you’ll find cheap flights to Palma de Majorca from November to May no matter when you book, obviously you’ll find the best bargains if you plan and book in advance still.
Flights from London (All airports) to Palma de Majorca – 2 hours 20 minutes
Flights from Manchester to Palma de Majorca – 2 hours 40 minutes
Flights from Birmingham to Palma de Majorca – 5 hours 35 minutes
Flights from Glasgow to Palma de Majorca – 13 hours 45 minutes
British Airways, KLM, Ryanair, Thompson and FlyBe all provide flights to Palma de Majorca. Ryanair charge a hefty fee for checked in baggage during summer seasons, and British Airways can suddenly seem expensive when you add on a suitcase. That said, depending when you travel you can grab a bargain with the same airline so make sure to check the different airlines before confirming your flight tickets.
The airport is located 8km East of Palma de Majorca, making transport to the city rather quick and painless. One option is the metro, which travels to and from 9 stops throughout the city and runs from around 06:00 until 23:00, meaning it is always an option for most travellers entering the city. There is also a very frequent bus which goes from a terminal at the airport to the city. It’s cheap and runs every 15 minutes. They can sometimes be busy though so if you’re travelling with a lot of luggage, you might have a short but uncomfortable bus ride. You can also jump into a taxi, so if you’re in a rush or just fancy an easy journey after your flight to Palma de Majorca then a taxi could be an option. They tend to charge by the kilometre, and charge more depending on the time of day. Finally you can rent a car from the airport, but unless you plan on visiting nearby towns and cities this isn’t really worth it.