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 ( and Delta via Atlanta ( JetBlue ( flies daily to Port au Prince from New York and Fort Lauderdale.

Flight times:

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

Departure tax:

Included in the air fare.

Other airports in Haiti

Cap-Haïtien International Airport

Airport Code: CAP. Location: The airport is Haiti's second international airport and is approximately 10km (6 miles) from the... Website: N/A. Public transport description: Taxis are available.

Port-au-Prince International Airport

Airport Code: PAP. Location: The airport is 13km (8 miles) from the city. Website: N/A. Public transport description: Taxis are available to the city.

Travel 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.

By road note:

The crossings close at dusk so it’s worth getting there in good time. Caribe Tours ( and Capital Coach Line ( 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.

Cruise ships:

Labadee, an idyllic peninsula on Haiti’s northern coast, is one of Royal Caribbean International’s ( ports of call on its island-hopping Caribbean cruises.

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.