Getting to St. Barts

There are a number of ways to wend your way to St. Barts, all of which require traveling through the air, or on the water, or both. Most of people use commercial flights.

How to get to St. Barts?

The easiest and most comfortable way to get to St Barts is by airplane. A number of major airlines have regularly scheduled international flights into St Martin, a neighboring island to St Barts, with local companies providing the connecting flights to the island’s Gustave III Airport, located just five minutes drive from Gustavia. You can also get from St Martin to St Barts by boat, from a charter speedboat to daily ferry service.

Formalities to St. Barts

Do I need a visa to come to St Barts? This page provides these answers and all of the important information you need to prepare for your trip to the island of St Barts.

Animals Immigration

How can I travel with my favorite pet? This page provides these answers and all of the important information you need to prepare for your trip to the island of St Barts.

How to get Around in St. Barts?

Trying the different beaches and restaurants are part of the St Barts experience, so wherever you stay on the island you will need a car. Though St Barts is quite small. From anywhere on the island, you can get to any other part in less than 20 minute drive. Any valid driver's license will do, and for those used to smooth, wide and level roads, the business of driving on St. Barts can be an aventure in itself.

Practical information

This page also comprises practical information you might find useful for your trip to St Barts: from the currency and means of payment accepted on the island and access for handicapped individuals to the consumption of alcohol and French laws that apply here. This is where you’ll find all the facts, from the kind of adaptor you need for electrical outlets to how to find a doctor while on the island.


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