Barbados – Getting There

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Getting to Barbados

By Plane

Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport is on the island’s southern coast, 16km (10mi) southeast of Bridgetown.

Barbados has a large international airport with dozens of flights arriving from the US, UK, Canada and Europe

Estimated Flying Times To Barbados

Montreal        5hrs
New York      4hrs 20min
San Juan       1hr 30min
Miami             3hrs 40min
London          8hrs
Toronto          5hrs
Brussels        9hrs
Caracas         2hrs 30min
Frankfurt        9hrs


USA                Air Jamaica, American Airlines, US Airways
Canada        Air Canada
UK                  British Airways, Virgin Atlantic
Frankfurt    Condor

Several airlines – including LIAT, and Caribbean Star – offer flights from Barbados to other Caribbean destinations.

By boat

Many cruise ships dock in Bridgetown.  The Bridgetown deep-water harbour has been expanded to accommodate even more vessels. Private moorings are available around the island.

Note: stiff penalties prohibit the dropping of anchors on coral reefs.