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Travel to Anguilla

Flying to Anguilla

With no direct flights to Anguilla, visitors from the UK tend to fly via Antigua (British Airways and Virgin Atlantic) and then make the local transfer by small charter plane. Norwegian runs a direct flight from the UK to San Juan in Puerto Rico, from where Seaborne (www.seaborneairlines.com) and Tradewind Aviation (www.flytradewind.com) have daily schedules to the island. From North America most visitors fly to St Maarten (American Airlines, United and Air Canada are among the many airlines serving the route) and then take a boat across to the island. It is also possible to fly via Puerto Rico.

Charter companies that run planes between Anguilla and neighbouring Caribbean islands include Trans Anguilla Airways (www.transanguilla.com) and Anguilla Air Services (www.anguillaairservices.com).

Airport Guides

Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport

Code

AXA

Location

The airport is in The Valley.

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Flight times

From London - 10 to 12 hours (not including time spent in stopovers); New York - 6 to 7 hours (including stopover).

Departure tax

US$20. Children under 12 are exempt.

Travelling to Anguilla by Rail

Driving to Anguilla

Getting to Anguilla by boat

A regular public ferry operates at least once an hour between Blowing Point in Anguilla and Marigot on the French side of St Martin.

Cruise ships

Star Clipper visits Anguilla, though it has to stand offshore. Larger ships can dock in St Maarten and offer day trips across to Anguilla.

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