How to get to Ibiza

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Where is Ibiza . . .

Ibiza is one of the four Balearic Islands, that includes Mallorca, Minorca and Formentera, located off the southeast coast of mainland Spain.

Getting to Ibiza

By air, Ibiza’s d’Eivissa Airport receives direct flights on a choice of carriers from Barcelona, Valencia and Madrid, as well as from most European cities. There are also interisland flights and ferries.

By sea, Ibiza is an overnight ferry ride from Barcelona or 4.5 hours by fast catamaran. There are also ferries to and from Denia, Valencia and Tarragona on the mainland.

From Australia: The most convenient and quickest flights to Ibiza are on Qantas/Singapore Airlines to Singapore connecting on Lufthansa via Munich or Milan; Thai Airways via Bangkok and Madrid or Emirates via Dubai and Madrid.

From New Zealand: The most convenient flights to Ibiza are on Air New Zealand to Los Angeles connecting with Iberia to Madrid.

From the UK: British Airways, Thomas Cook, EasyJet, Thomson and Monarch Airlines offer direct flights daily from London Gatwick to Ibiza. British Airways and Iberia offer daily direct flights from Heathrow to Madrid.

From the USA: A huge choice of airlines fly from New York Kennedy and Newark to Madrid with connecting flights to Ibiza. The most convenient flights from Los Angeles are via Madrid on Iberia.

Flight time to Ibiza

Madrid to Ibiza is 1 hour 5 minutes, direct flight
London to Ibiza is 2 hour 15 minutes, direct flight

Flight time to Madrid

Brisbane to Madrid is 25 hours, with connecting flightˆ
Sydney to Madrid is 24 hours 35 minutes, with connecting flightˆ
Melbourne to Madrid is 25 hours, with connecting flightˆ
Perth to Madrid is 21 hours 15 minutes, with connecting flightˆ

Auckland to Madrid is 26 hours 45 minutes, with connecting flightˆ
London to Madrid is 2 hours 20 minutes, direct flight
New York to Madrid is 7 hours 25 minutes, direct flight
Los Angeles to Madrid is 11 hours 20 minutes, direct flight
(ˆIncludes layover time.)

Flying in

Ibiza’s airport (Aeroport d’Eivissa) is 7km southwest of the capital.

Madrid-Barajas Airport is located 9km from the city's financial district and 13km northeast of the Puerta del Sol, Madrid's historic centre. The airport has a rail link to the city centre.

Entry requirements

A passport valid for at least six months beyond intended period of stay, a return/onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds. No visa is required for a stay of up to 90 days.

Getting around

Apart from walking, taxis, buses and hire cars are all available to further explore Ibiza. You can also rent mopeds and bicycles.

More places to explore in the Balearic Islands

Mallorca Menorca Formentera
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