Alcúdia is located in the North of Mallorca, between two bays that harbour some of the most outstanding beaches in the Mediterranean Sea. You'll find a wide variety of them: fine sand beaches, pebble beaches, big ones, little coves… These are our beaches.
Flying within the islands
In less than 30 minutes you can fly to any other island from Palma. The airlines use small turboprop airplanes to cover these lines. They are a great opportunity to enjoy the archipelagos diversity. The airlines running inter-island flights are:
The fastest form to get to Alcúdia is by plane. Mallorca is linked to the rest of the world through Son Sant Joan airport, which is 60 km away from Alcúdia (about 50 minutes by car). It is one one of the busiest airports in Europe. More than 20 different airlines fly here, which makes it very cheap to visit our island.
There are three main national airlines (Iberia, Spanair and Air Europa) who keep Mallorca conected to many different cities in Spain, and the rest of the islands.
The great influx of Brittish and German tourists has made it cheap and easy to fly from those countries to Mallorca. Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and France are other important issuing countries. The main tour operators work along with Alcúdia offering package holidays all year round. Many low coast airlines like Easyjet, Air Berlin, Vueling, Bmibaby, Ryanair, VolareWeb or Virgen Express link Spanish and European cities with Mallorca for less than 50 euros.
Son Sant Joan airport is located in the south 10 km away from Palma 60 km away from Alcúdia. There's a motorway between the airport and Alcúdia, so you can cover this distance in 50 minutes. There are many buses that link the airport with Palma, and with the bus and train stations.
Son Sant Joan has many car parks, shops, restaurants, stands, tourist information desks and car rental desks.
Son Sant Joan Airport
From the airport to Alcúdia
There are many ways to get from the airport to Alcúdia.
- The easiest way is to get a taxi from the airport terminal.
- Or you can rent a car at the airport. There are many car rental companies, so that it is not very difficult to find one.
- The third option is to get to Alcúdia by public transport. This is made in two stages: First you have to get a bus to Palma city centre. It takes some 20 minutes to arrive at Plaza España. Ther you've got to walk some 300 m. to the bus station where you can get the bus that will take you to Alcúdia. For more information visit:
If you are planning to come to Alcúdia by car or motorbike, then you will have to get a ferry. There are daily ferries from Barcelona, Denia and Valencia to Mallorca.
There are regular ferries connecting Palma de Mallorca with all those cities. Nevertheless in summer there's a direct link from Barcelona to Alcúdia with Balearia Ferries.
The normal ferry journey is 7 hours. But if you make it with a Fast-Ferry it only takes 3 hours to cover the distance. Prices are cheaper than regular flights.
There's a daily ferry that links Menorca with Alcúdia, both Ciutadella and Maó. The journey takes only a couple of hours and it's a great way to get to know Minorca. Arriving by sea in the old port of Maó is unforgettable. Thereare a few ferries going daily from Palma to Eivissa. Some small islands and islets like Formentera, Cabrera and Dragonera can only be reached by boat.
Sea transport from the mainland and inter-island transport:
- Autoritat Portuària de Balears