Majorca

Majorca still holds the throne for the perfect summer holiday.

Overview

Approximate flight time: 2 hours 20 minutes 

Airlines that fly direct: Jet2.com, TUI and Ryanair

No. of Airports in Menorca: Palma de Mallorca Airport

Seasons: High = June - September; Low = November - March

Currency: Euro (€)

Departing from Birmingham Airport

With its great shops, bars and restaurants, spending time at the airport will be an enjoyable way to start your holiday.

There are many ways to get to the airport, meaning that whether you prefer private or public transport, travelling to Birmingham Airport is easy. If you want to travel by public transport, you will find bus and coach services running directly to the airport from all over the UK. Trains will take you to Birmingham International train station, from where the free and frequent transport to the terminal. 

Those driving to the airport will find a choice of seven car parks, which are all easily accessible from the terminal by foot or via a free courtesy shuttle bus. Book a parking space online in advance and save up to 70%. 

Feeling peckish before your flight? We have a fantastic selection of cafés, bars and restaurants for you to choose from. Wetherspoon and Factory Bar have extensive menus so you'll be spoilt for choice! 

Once you’ve eaten, it’s time for some pre-flight shopping. With great deals at World Duty Free, as well as fashion stores like JD Sports, and Boots for any essentials, we’ve got everything you could need before you fly.

Average temperature in Majorca

(Hi + Low monthly temperatures)
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Maximum 15°C 16°C 17°C 19°C 23°C 27°C 29°C 30°C 27°C 24°C 19°C 17°C
Minimum 8°C 8°C 10°C 12°C 15°C 19°C 22°C 23°C 20°C 17°C 12°C 10°C

Arriving at Majorca Airport

Palma de Mallorca Airport is the only international airport in Majorca. The airport is located just 8km from the city centre and all popular resorts are less than a 45 minute journey from the airport. 

There are several methods of transport to take from the airport. The Palma Metro is popular and serves nine stations. It operates from 06:15 to 23:00.  

Should you prefer a taxi, you can find the taxi rank located in front of the Arrivals areas in the terminal main building. Generally, taxi charges are charged per kilometre with a minimum charge. 

Canyamel bay, beautiful coastline beach on Majorca island

Canyamel bay, beautiful coastline beach on Majorca island

What to expect in Majorca

The biggest of Spain's Balearic Islands, Majorca has been a popular hotspot for all types of holiday makers for years. It can be found just off the coast of north-east Spain and is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea.

Spanish is the main language spoken in Majorca, though residents also speak Catalan. 

Majorca is hottest in the summer months, July and August when temperatures can get as high as 30°C. If you prefer a cooler climate try visiting in September. 

Pre-book your transfer with HolidayTaxis and avoid the queues when you arrive.

Port de Pollenca. Majorca. Balearic Islands. Spain

Port de Pollenca. Majorca. Balearic Islands. Spain

Culture in Majorca

Well-known Magaluf is bursting with famous nightclubs and bars but there's more Majorca. If you're looking for a calmer scene, the capital Palma is perfect for delicious tapas or cool cocktail bars. 

Flying into Palma means you land in the city and if you're looking to head back in time, discover centuries-old architecture and magical monuments. 

If you're a foodie, check out the local cuisines. The island has a celebrated culinary experience, with restaurants and cafes dotted all over the city. The sea provides for the freshest of fish and seafood often served in eateries with amazing views. Wherever you end up dining, make sure you pair it with a locally grown wine. To finish, enjoy a sweet treat such as a Coca da albaricogues, a sweet sponge cake make with apricot.

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