Travel to French Guiana

Flying to French Guiana

The main airline is Air Guyane ( but it only offers internal services. Air France ( operates flights to Cayenne from Paris. Other airlines serving the country include Air Antilles ( and Surinam Airways (

Flight times:

From London - 23 hours (including stopover in Paris); New York - 13 hours 30 minutes (including stopovers).

Departure tax:


Other airports in French Guiana

Cayenne Félix Eboué Airport

Airport Code: CAY. Location: The airport is 15km (9 miles) southwest of the city. Website: N/A. Public transport description: Taxis are available to the city or hotel (journey time - 25 minutes).

Travel by rail

Getting to French Guiana by boat

Main ports: Cayenne, Kourou and St Laurent du Maroni. There are ferries across the Maroni River from St Laurent du Moroni to Albina (Surinam), from where there is a road to Paramaribo. Services also operate from St Georges to Oiapoque (Brazil) across the Oyapock River.

Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.