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Travel to Guadeloupe

Flying to Guadeloupe

The national airline is Air Caraïbes ( Air France (, Corsairfly ( and XL ( also fly direct from Paris to Guadeloupe. Norwegian ( offers direct flights from the USA.

Airport Guides

Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport




The airport is 3km (2 miles) from Pointe-à-Pitre.


Flight times

From London - 12 hours (including stopover); New York - 4 hours 30 minutes.

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Travelling to Guadeloupe by Rail

Driving to Guadeloupe

Getting to Guadeloupe by boat

Pointe-à-Pitre in Grande-Terre is a point of call for international cruise operators. Many ships ply routes between Guadeloupe, Antigua, Saint-Martin, Dominica and Martinique, and also connect with Miami and San Juan (Puerto Rico).

Ferry operators

Ferries and catamarans sail regularly from Pointe-à-Pitre to Dominica, Martinique and St Lucia. L’Express Des Iles ( is the main player.

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