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Travel to Mauritius

Flying to Mauritius

The national carrier is Air Mauritius (, which has daily flights from London Heathrow. British Airways ( also flies directly from London Heathrow. There is no cheap time to fly to Mauritius, so in general terms book early to get the best fares and avoid Christmas.

Major airport is: Mauritius Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

Airport Guides

Mauritius Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport




Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport is located 6km (4 miles) from Mahébourg and 50km (31 miles) southeast of the capital, Port Louis.


+230 603 8000

A10 Royal Road
Plaine Magnien

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Flight times

From London - 12 hours (including stopover); New York - 20 hours 15 minutes (including stopover).

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Travelling to Mauritius by Rail

Driving to Mauritius

Getting to Mauritius by boat

Main ports: Port Louis is primarily commercial, but there is a limited passenger service to Madagascar, Réunion and Rodrigues Island; contact Mauritius Shipping Corporation (tel: +230 217 2284;

Cruise ships

Cruise ships occasionally call at the island.

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