Anguilla offers a sanctuary for individuals travelling solo, couples, families, and business travellers alike. Situated slightly away from the mainstream, this positioning preserves its distinctiveness and exclusivity. Positioned as the northernmost island among the Leeward Islands in the Eastern Caribbean, Anguilla boasts a serene charm.
Overview of how to get to Anguilla
Numerous transportation options are available to reach Anguilla! Positioned approximately 150 miles east of Puerto Rico and just nine miles north of St. Martin, Anguilla is conveniently reachable via flights originating from North America, Latin America, and Europe. Alternatively, travellers can opt for ferry services from nearby islands for access to Anguilla.
You can fly directly on American Airlines® from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport (AXA). Alternatively, choose seamless travel connections from major US cities through Puerto Rico on Silver Airways. Connect through St. Maarten (SXM), St. Kitts (SKB), or Antigua (ANU) to Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport (AXA). A cheaper option is ferry transportation out of St. Martin. There is a public ferry that departs several times a day to Anguilla from Marigot Pier on the French side. There are also several private ferry companies that operate between Anguilla and the Dutch side of St. Maarten.
ACCESSING ANGUILLA BY AIR
Airlines that fly to Anguilla from North America:
- AMERICAN AIRLINES • DELTA • JETBLUE• SOUTHWEST• SPIRIT• UNITED
Airline that fly to Anguilla from Europe:
- AIR FRANCE• BRITISH AIRWAYS• CONDOR• KLM• VIRGIN ATLANTIC
Airlines that fly to Anguilla from Latin America
- AMERICAN AIRLINES• AVIANCA• COPA AIRLINES• SILVER AIRWAYS
How to get to Anguilla from Miami
There are direct flights on American Airlines from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Anguilla’s Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport (AXA).
How to get to Anguilla from Puerto Rico
From Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz International Airport in San Juan (SJU), Anguilla is just a one-hour direct flight via Silver Airways, Tradewind Aviation, or by private air charter. Silver Airways has codeshare agreements with Delta Airlines, JetBlue, and American Airlines. Tradewind Aviation has codeshare agreements with American Airlines and United for seamless connections from the Eastern Seaboard of the USA.
How to get to Anguilla from St Maarten
St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) is serviced by most major international carriers. It takes a seven-minute flight over to the island using Anguilla Air Services or via a private executive charter.
How to get to Anguilla by private jet
Private air charters are available to and from Antigua, St. Kitts, and various islands throughout the Caribbean. All persons travelling to and from Anguilla must clear Customs and Immigration at the airport.
Fees for accessing Anguilla by air
The airport departure fee is US $28 for adults and children 12 years and older, US $15 for children 5–11 years, and US $3 for children 2-4 years.
ACCESSING ANGUILLA BY SEA
From St. Maarten/ St.Martin to Anguilla
The public ferry operates eight times daily, providing transportation between St. Martin and Anguilla. The standard one-way fare is US$30 for individuals aged 12 and above, while children aged 2–11 are charged US$20. Passengers travelling to or from Anguilla via ferry are required to go through Customs and Immigration clearance at the Blowing Point Ferry Terminal.
Departure taxes apply, with rates set at US$28 for adults and children aged 12 and above, US$15 for children aged 5–11, US$3 for children aged 2-4, and no charge for children aged 0-1. Payment for these fees can be made using either cash or a credit card. Advanced reservations for the public ferry are not available.
Private Ferry Companies
Several private companies provide ferry services from the Anguilla-St. Maarten Ferry Terminal, situated opposite the Princess Juliana Airport. Fares typically start at US$65 per person for a one-way trip. The ferry schedules vary seasonally, with services operating from St. Maarten to Anguilla roughly between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and from Anguilla to St. Maarten approximately between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Passengers travelling via ferry must undergo Customs and Immigration clearance at the Blowing Point Ferry Terminal.
Departure taxes are applicable, with rates as follows: US$36 for adults and children aged 12 and above, US$23 for children aged 5–11, US$11 for children aged 2-4, and US$8 for children aged 0-1. These fees can be settled using cash or a credit card.
It is advisable to make reservations in advance, as most operators offer online scheduling and booking platforms. Additionally, private charter options are also available for those seeking personalised travel arrangements..
Individuals travelling to and from Anguilla via private boat or yacht charter are required to contact and complete customs and immigration clearance at Road Bay in Sandy Ground, Anguilla. It is mandatory to engage the services of a local yacht agent to facilitate the entry procedures.