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Travel to Haiti

Flying to Haiti

There are no direct flights to Haiti from the UK, but connections are available with American Airlines via New York or Miami (www.aa.com) and Delta via Atlanta (www.delta.com). JetBlue (www.jetblue.com) flies daily to Port au Prince from New York and Fort Lauderdale.

Airport Guides

Cap-Haïtien International Airport

Code

CAP

Location

The airport is Haiti's second international airport and is approximately 10km (6 miles) from the town.

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Port-au-Prince International Airport

Code

PAP

Location

The airport is 13km (8 miles) from the city.

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Flight times

From London - 15 hours; New York - 4 hours.

Departure tax

Included in the air fare.

Travelling to Haiti by Rail

Driving to Haiti

The southern border crossing into Haiti from the Dominican Republic is near Malpasse/Jimani on the road linking Port-au-Prince and Santo Domingo. In the north, the crossing is at Ouanaminthe/Dajabon.

Driving note

The crossings close at dusk so it’s worth getting there in good time. Caribe Tours (www.caribetours.com.do) and Capital Coach Line (www.capitalcoachline.com) offer coach services between Port au Prince and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.

Getting to Haiti by boat

The main ports are Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien.