Travel to Reunion

Flying to Reunion

The main airline to serve Réunion is Air France ( from Paris. Air Austral ( and Air Mauritius ( operate daily flights between Réunion and Mauritius. South African Airways ( flies direct from the USA to Johannesburg, from where you can take a connecting flight to Réunion with Air Austral.

Flight times:

From London - 14 hours (including stopover); New York - 22 hours (including stopover).

Departure tax:


Airport guides

Airport Code: RUN. Location: Réunion Roland Garros Airport is situated in Sainte-Marie, 8km (5 miles) east of Saint-Denis... Money: There are two ATMs in the public area, and a bureau de change outside the terminal. Read more

Other airports in Reunion

Saint-Pierre Pierrefonds Airport

Airport Code: ZSE. Location: The airport is 5km (3 miles) from Saint-Pierre. Website: Public transport description: A shuttle bus service operates to Saint-Peirre, Tampon, Saint-Louis, Entre-Deux, Avirans, Etang-Salé, Saint-Leu, Saint-Philippe, Petite Ile, Saint-Joseph and Cilos. SEMITTEL buses run between the airport and Saint Pierre after the arrival of each plane. Taxi services as well as car hire are available at the airport.

Travel by rail

Getting to Reunion by boat

Main port: Port Réunion.

There is a limited passenger service to Mauritius; contact Mauritius Shipping Corporation (tel: +230 217 2284, in Mauritius; Both freight and passenger lines (a large number are French) dock at Pointe-des-Galets.

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