Palma to Barcelona ferry

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Palma - Barcelona Ferry Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily ferry from Palma to Barcelona. Traveling by ferry from Palma to Barcelona usually takes 7 hours and 30 minutes, but some ferries might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance128 mi (206 km)
Shortest duration7h 30m
Cheapest price$14.11
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceBaleària
Ferry lines1

How much does a ferry ticket from Palma to Barcelona cost?

Based on the average prices in the last 30 days, $14.11 was the cheapest price for ferry tickets from Palma to Barcelona. Any tickets cheaper than $14.11 is an especially great deal.

Book as early as possible to get the best deals on ferry tickets, since ferry fares tend to climb the closer you get to the travel date. Try to book 1 days in advance to save $11.99 on your ferry ticket compared to purchasing at the last minute.

Monthly average prices

For those looking to score the best possible deal on a ferry trip from Palma to Barcelona, the ideal time to plan the trip is during April. That’s when the average cost for a ferry ticket is the lowest of the year, at just $33. If you're considering traveling from Palma to Barcelona during August, keep in mind that ferry tickets are typically more expensive during this time of year. Expect the average price to be closer to $62. Booking in advance can help snag cheaper tickets, though.

What ferry companies travel from Palma to Barcelona?

There is one ferry company that operates from Palma to Barcelona. Baleària is the only company to provide ferry transportation at the moment. It only operates one ferry trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Baleària17h 30m$19.97
  • Book Baleària from Palma to Barcelona from $14. Typically there is one Baleària schedule per day from Palma to Barcelona and you can expect on average to pay for a Baleària ticket to Barcelona. In Palma, Baleària departs to Barcelona from Ferry Terminal . In Barcelona, Baleària arrives at Barcelona Port .

    An average trip on Baleària from Palma to Barcelona takes 7 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, Baleària offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Barcelona.

Frequently Asked Questions

The ferry usually takes around 7 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 128 miles (206 kilometers) from Palma to Barcelona. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the ferry. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Palma to Barcelona is on Friday. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Sunday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Sunday is the way to go.

There is usually only one ferry per day from Palma to Barcelona. Therefore, the 11:00am ferry is both the earliest and latest ferry.

There is usually only one ferry per day from Palma to Barcelona. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct ferry, meaning that you do not have to get on a different ferry at any point during your trip.

City Information


Featuring a mix of bizarre modern vibes and quaint buildings, Barcelona is a great destination for tourists seeking fun and cultural activities alike. Barcelona takes great pride in its unique architecture, and the most prominent example of its uniqueness is the La Sagrada Família, one of the most iconic buildings in the city. Boasting a unique Gothique-esque architectural style, the cathedral will leave you in awe. The most interesting part is that the church is actually still in construction, and is expected to be finished by 2026. If you want to stroll around the streets of Barcelona, the Barri Gòtic, the oldest part of the city, will be a perfect choice. Here visitors will find old buildings with Medieval or Roman architecture. If you are looking to enjoy Barcelona’s nightlife, head over to Las Ramblas, the most fun area around.

For the best Catalonian dishes, don’t hesitate to head over to Babula Bar 1937, which offers top-tier local cuisine. Barcelona is also rather famous for its seafood, so don’t hesitate to give that a try at one of the many restaurants the city has to offer.

For buses, Estació del Nord serves as the central hub of intercity services. The Barcelona Sants is the city’s main train station, offering access to many cities in Europe. Commercial air services are provided by the Barcelona-El Prat Airport, which is located 11 miles from the city center.

Station Information

Where does the ferry leave from in Palma?

Main departure station: Ferry Terminal

Most ferries depart from the main station in Palma.

All ferry stations in Palma:

  • Ferry Terminal

Where does the ferry arrive in Barcelona?

Main arrival station: Barcelona Port

All ferries from Palma arrive at one main station in Barcelona.

All ferry stations in Barcelona:

  • Barcelona Port

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