Travel to St Lucia

Flying to St Lucia

Airlines serving St Lucia include LIAT ( and Air Caraibes ( Virgin Atlantic ( and British Airways ( fly to St Lucia direct from London. JetBlue ( flies direct from New York.

The major airport is: Hewanorra International Airport.

Flight times:

From London - 9 hours; New York - 4 hours 30 minutes.

Departure tax:

Included in the air fare.

Airport guides

Airport Code: UVF. Location: Hewanorra International Airport is situated 4km (2.5 miles) north of Vieux Fort and 56km (35 miles... Money: There is a bank (open 1200 to 1630) with bureau de change facilities and an ATM in the terminal... Read more

Other airports in St Lucia

George F. L. Charles

Airport Code: SLU. Location: The airport (services inter-island connections and small aircraft from Puerto Rico only) is 3km (2... Website: Public transport description: Taxis or buses are available into Castries.

Travel by rail

Getting to St Lucia by boat

The main ports in St Lucia are Castries, Soufrière and Vieux Fort.

Cruise ships:

St Lucia is served by a number of cruise lines as well as local passenger/freight lines. The duty-free port at Pointe Seraphine offers two-berth cruise ship facilities, duty-free shopping, restaurants and bars; anyone can visit it, although a valid passport and an airline ticket are required to make duty-free purchases.

Ferry operators:

L'Express des Iles (, a high-speed catamaran service, operates between St Lucia and Dominica, calling at Martinique and Guadeloupe (total journey time to Dominica - 4 hours 30 minutes).

For information on airports and sea ports contact the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) (

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.