Getting around Federated States Of Micronesia


United ( flies between Pohnpei and the three other states. Caroline Islands Air ( operates charter flights from Pohnpei, Chuuk and Yap. These services are expensive.

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Road quality

There are good roads in and around major island centres, although most roads remain unpaved.

Car hire

Self-drive cars are available in major towns.


Available throughout Micronesia and inexpensive.


National driving licence or International Driving Permit required.

By water

It may be possible to obtain passage on an inter-island cargo ship with Matson (

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.