Palma to Barcelona Ferry

The Palma Barcelona ferry route connects Mallorca with Spain and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Balearia service runs up to 7 times per week with a sailing duration of around 7 hours 15 minutes while the Trasmediterranea service runs up to 11 times per week with a duration from 7 hr 30 min.

So that’s a combined 18 sailings on offer per week on the Palma Barcelona route between Mallorca and Spain. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

Route and port details

Palma to Barcelona Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Mallorca to Spain page.

Palma - Barcelona Ferry Operators

  • Balearia
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 7 hr 15 min
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  • Trasmediterranea
    • 11 Sailings Weekly 7 hr 30 min
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Average Palma Barcelona Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Palma Barcelona route is a car and 2 passengers.

Palma Barcelona Ferry reviews

  • "good crossing"

    We chose to cross from Palma to Barcelona this time at 23.30 on the 1st of October, normally we use the 12.30 ferry and arrive in Barcelona early evening. we then drive about 100 or so miles into France. This time we got off the ferry at 08.00 and so were able to drive over 400 miles in the daylight and stay overnight in Lyon. The boarding was one of the easiest we have ever done. The staff on the deck pointing us to where we had to park were great and the staff on the elevators and staircases pointing us in the right direction were also great. We got our key for our cabin at reception and then settled down to sleep for the duration of the crossing. All very easy and pleasurable. Thank you

    'Stephen Berry' travelled Palma Barcelona with Trasmediterranea on Juan J Sister

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  • "Alternative travel"

    Recently had to change our plans and return to the UK overland. The first part of our journey was by ferry from Palma to Barcelona with Direct Ferries. The whole experience was brilliant. Their website made booking seats easy and the staff both at the port and on the ferry were friendly and helpful. The ferry was comfortable and clean and the time seemed to pass very quickly. Embarkation in Barcelona was smooth and quick.

    'Ian' travelled Palma Barcelona with Balearia on Abel Matutes

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  • "great trip"

    Very enjoyable journey good sun deck too

    'Anonymous' travelled Palma Barcelona with Trasmediterranea on Tenacia

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  • "Ferry to Barcelona "

    Definitely recommend the extra cost of first class, the leather reclining seats where incredibly comfy and had so much room, very pleasant trip. Staff also spoke very good English and where extremely nice

    'Matthew' travelled Palma Barcelona with Balearia on Abel Matutes

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Palma Guide

The city of Palma is located on the south coast of the Spanish island of Majorca and is the capital city of the Balearic Islands. The city lies on the Bay of Palma and is surrounded to the north and west by a mountain range, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, called the Serra de Tramuntana. The city's history dates back to Roman times when the site of the present day city was an established Roman camp. Over the course of its history, the city has also come under the rule of the Byzantine Empire, the Moors and James I of Aragon.

The city is now very popular with tourists with attractions like La Seu, the city's cathedral. Built on the site of an earlier mosque, construction on the cathedral began in 1229 and was finally completed in 1601. Also in the city is the Parc de la Mer (the Park of the Sea) which is overlooked by the cathedral and is where visitors can relax under a large yellow and blue canopy which provides shade to a row of wooden benches.

Palma Ferry Port is located on the south western side of the city and provides excellent views of the cathedral as ferries depart. The busy port has good connections to major roads leading out of the city. Destinations available from the port include Ibiza, Mahon, Barcelona, Valencia and Denia.

Barcelona Guide

The Spanish city of Barcelona lies on the Mediterranean Sea coast, between the mouths of the River Llobregat and River Besos and is also bordered to the west by the Serra Collserola mountain range. The city is the capital of the autonomous region of Catalonia and is the second largest city in Spain, after Madrid. The city's origins date back to when it was founded as a Roman city and then in the Middle Ages it became the capital of the County of Barcelona. Today, the city is a very popular tourist destination and cultural centre and is particularly well known for the architectural works of Antoni Gaudi and Lluis Domenech i Montaner, which have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

There are many things to do and see in Barcelona including the National Museum of Art of Catalonia which contains a collection of Romanesque art while the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art has a collection on post 1945 Catalan and Spanish art. Also in the city the Fundació Joan Miró, Picasso Museum and Fundació Antoni Tàpies hold important collections of these world famous artists, as well as Can Framis Museum, which focuses on post 1960 Catalan Art owned by Fundació Vila Casas.

From the city's port, whose piers are located close to the city centre, ferries depart to Mallorca, Ibiza and Morocco (Tangier Med).