Magaluf is renowned for its party atmosphere and gets crowds of young tourists every year, especially throughout the Summer. June to August are the busiest months and you’ll struggle to find cheap flights to Magaluf without booking in advance. The weather is very warm and the prices are fair. If you’re after a good party then Magaluf between July and September is when you should visit, just be sure you secure your flight tickets in advance.
A lot of the party-goers and other tourists tend to leave by October so you’ll be able to find cheap flights to Magaluf from around October to April. Spring and Autumn provide lovely weather and much fewer tourists however you might notice some attractions aren’t available outside of the peak months of the year. The Winter brings a chill, especially at night however you can find the cheapest flights to Magaluf and beaches will be almost empty.
To really experience the party scene it is best to secure your flight tickets for mid-summer time. Families or people who just want to escape to the sun will probably find Spring or Autumn more enticing due to the lack of rowdy adults. Winter generally provides the cheapest flights to Magaluf, however, the weather can get chilly and some hotels and attractions, such as the Aquapark, might not be open. If you can be flexible with your travel dates then you’re much more likely to secure a good deal on flight tickets. Booking in advance will help you find cheap flights to Magaluf too, just be sure to watch out for checked-in baggage costs.
Flights from London to Magaluf: 2 hours 25 minutes.
Flights from Manchester to Magaluf: 2 hours 40 minutes.
Flights from Birmingham to Magaluf: 2 hours 30 minutes.
Flights from Glasgow to Magaluf: 4 hours 20 minutes.
Ryanair and easyJet are the main airlines that provide direct flights to Magaluf. You might occasionally find another but those are the major 2. As they are both budget airlines don’t expect a fancy experience onboard, however, overall it won’t be bad at all. Ryanair do offer cheap flights to Magaluf but during the Summer they also drastically increase the price of checked-in luggage (to the point where sometimes it is more expensive than the ticket), so keep an eye on that to avoid adding additional costs to your flight tickets.
Once you’ve booked your flights to Magaluf you should look into transport options from the airport. You’ll fly into Palma de Mallorca airport, as Magaluf itself doesn’t have its own airport, and you are slightly limited on options. Option one is to jump into a taxi which you’ll find outside of the arrivals Terminal. These aren’t cheap though and you’ll be looking in the region of around 30-40 Euros for the trip. If there are a few of you then this can actually work out cheaper by splitting the fare. You can rent a car but this can be more hassle than it’s worth unless you plan to drive around a lot. The only other option you have is to pre-arrange for a shuttle to collect you. After you’ve secured your flight tickets you can research different shuttle companies online, there are loads. On average you’ll find the price between 15 – 25 Euros per person, so if you’re travelling alone it’ll be cheaper than a taxi.