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Antigua & Barbuda is relatively easy to access by air and by sea.

By Air:

Antigua & Barbuda is less than three hours from Miami, around four hours from New York and approximately eight hours from Europe. It receives daily direct flights from the United States and Europe. It has above-average air traffic from North America and the UK and is served by many airlines, including Air Canada, American Airlines, Blue Panorama, British Airways, Caribbean Airlines, Condor, Delta, LIAT, United Airlines, US Airways, Virgin Atlantic and West Jet.

New York–4 hrs.; Miami–3 hrs.; Baltimore–4 hrs.; Toronto–4 hrs.; London–8 hrs.; Frankfurt–9 1/4 hrs.; Paris–8 hrs.; Puerto Rico–1 hr

Located only five miles from the capital St John’s, Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport is the regional hub for LIAT and a new modern terminal is nearing completion. The airport accomodates a steady stream of large commercial aircraft and private jets. It is considered one of the best connected airports in the region and also offers an extensive service area for private planes.  LIAT, Caribbean Airlines and SVG Air operate domestic and regional flights daily.

By Sea:

Many visitors to Antigua & Barbuda arrive by yacht or cruise ship, sailing into either Heritage Quay, Nelson’s Dockyard or Falmouth Harbour.

Customs & Immigration procedures have been improved and reshaped to better accommodate the unique nature of the yachting industry in Antigua & Barbuda. Customs & Immigration operate at all Ports of Entry, making the process of entering the country by sea fast and efficient.

Get to Barbuda:

Antigua’s sister isle, Barbuda, can be reached by ferry in as little as 90 minutes, regardless of the weather conditions. The Barbuda Express ferry travels to Barbuda 5 days a weeks, leaving from St John’s. Freight can regularly be moved between the islands.

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