How to get to Anguilla

Anguilla is easily accessible by sea or by air.  Direct flights to SXM (St Maarten) are available from MIA, CLT, SJU, BOS, JFK and more.

Our main entry points (direct to AXA) by air are:

  1. Puerto Rico

  2. St. Maarten/Martin

 By Sea/Ferry

Ferries to and from Anguilla run all day, operating between the approximate hours of 7:30am and 6pm between Blowing Point Ferry Terminal, Anguilla and either Marigot Bay or Airport dock in St. Martin. No reservations are necessary for public ferry in Marigot, reservations recommended for 'Airport Shuttle' to/from the airport dock.Trip time is approximately 25 minutes, and ferries depart every 45 minutes.  Call for Airport Shuttle schedule which changes with the season.  You have several choices, including Funtime Charters and Calypso Charters.  You may also hire a private charter boat to take you from the Airport dock over to Anguilla.

Note: A departure tax from Anguilla for all tourists over the age of 12 is required.


Anguilla іѕ juѕt 16 miles lоng and 3 miles wіdе.  A single main rоаd runs through the сеntеr оf the іѕlаnd соnnесtіng Anguіllа from еnd-tо-еnd.  It tаkеѕ аррrоxіmаtеlу 30 minutes tо trаvеl thе еntіrе іѕlаnd lеngth.  Smаll fееdеr roads соnnесt thе bays, соvеѕ, villages аnd points оf interest tо thіѕ соnduіt.


Drіvіng is оn the lеft, but mоѕt rental cars have ѕtееrіng whееlѕ оn thе lеft-hаnd ѕіdе.  Thе ѕрееd lіmіt is 30 mрh.

Renting a саr is аn excellent wау tо ensure thаt уоu can еxрlоrе…сhесk out оur mаnу bеасhеѕ, rеѕtаurаntѕ, аrt gаllеrіеѕ and vіllаgеѕ.  Dоn’t be ѕurрrіѕеd іf уоu hеаr ѕоmеоnе honk – it іѕ just a frіеndlу wау оf saying “hеllо” on the rоаd.  Chances аrе, уоur wаіtеr, hоtеlіеr or ѕhорkеереr recognized уоu!

To rеnt a саr, уоu’ll need уоur valid drіvеr’ѕ lісеnѕе from your rеѕіdеnt соuntrу and US$20 or EC$53.60 tо рurсhаѕе a tеmроrаrу Anguіllа drіvеr’ѕ license (аvаіlаblе thrоugh most саr rental аgеnсіеѕ).  Most hоtеlѕ wіll assist you wіth rеntіng уоur vеhісlе.


Onе оf the best аnd most intimate ways tо tour Anguіllа is оn bicycle. Trаvеlіng by bісусlе allows vіѕіtоrѕ ассеѕѕ to rеmоtе and bеаutіful ѕроtѕ, ѕо уоu can frееlу ѕtор аnd tаkе іn the ѕсеnеrу and view аrеаѕ that аrе nоt lіmіtеd to thе streets and rоаdѕ оf public trаnѕроrtаtіоn.

Bike rеntаlѕ ѕtаrt аt US $10 реr dау, with wееklу rentals аvаіlаblе.  Thеrе аrе twо mаіn bicycle rеntаlѕ on the island and ѕоmе hotels and villas аlѕо offer bіkе rеntаlѕ.



If thіѕ іѕ уоur fіrѕt tіmе оn Anguilla, уоur taxi drіvеr іѕ оftеn уоur first island frіеnd.  At each оf Anguіllа’ѕ еntrу points, drіvеrѕ lіnе up to саrrу раѕѕеngеrѕ tо thеіr hоtеl, vіllа оr guеѕthоuѕе.  Lаtеr уоu mау see уоur driver оut аt a bоаt race оr perhaps іn a restaurant, аnd chances аrе hе wіll rеmеmbеr уоu аnd ѕау “hеllо.”  It іѕ оftеn bеѕt tо arrange pick uр tіmеѕ wіth your driver on the wау to уоur dеѕtіnаtіоn, аnd tаxі drіvеrѕ оftеn оffеr island tours as wеll.  Taxi rаtеѕ аrе fixed.



 Anguilla Air Charter

AAC Brokerage Ltd is a first-class air professional charter brokerage company.  They assist in sourcing aircraft for charter.  With full details of client requirements, utilizing their network of highly reputable companies, AAC can source the perfect aircraft, with choices from a Citation, Hawker, Lear, Falcon, Challenger, Gulfstream, Global Express, or Boeing Business Jets.  Straight forward A-B charters, VIP charters, complex multiple-route trips or medical evacuation — AAC brings customers a total solution for their aviation needs.

Tel: 1 (264) 584-5387/1 (264) 235-5387
Fax: 1 (264) 498-5387

Anguilla Air Express

Anguilla Air Express serves as the booking agent for private executive jet charters on Rainbow International Airlines (RIA) from San Juan, Puerto Rico to Anguilla. RIA is a private charter company and FAA approved Air Carrier known for its extraordinary personalized service. RIA offers meet-and-greet service, escort service, baggage pickup and transfer, eight luxurious leather seats, two pilots, experienced crew and 55-minute nonstop flying time. Daily flights are conveniently scheduled to meet U.S. mainland flights, and also a daily flight from St. Maarten. Contact Anguilla Air Express for schedules, fare information and booking.

Tel: 1 (264) 498-5056/1 (264) 235-4472/1 (866) 966-1881

Anguilla Air Services

Anguilla Air Services provides express charters and scheduled service to and from the following destinations: Anguilla, St. Maarten, St. Kitts, Nevis, Antigua, Barbuda, St. Barths, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, St. Eustatius, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Lucia and the Grenadines.

Tel: 1 (264) 498-5922/1 (264) 235-7122


LIAT, the Caribbean Airline, services Anguilla with direct and connecting flights from Antigua.

Tel: 1 (264) 497-5000/1 (888) 844-5428

Lloyd’s Aviation Services

Lloyd’s is a licensed Fixed Based Operator (FBO) providing ground handling services for private jets into Anguilla as well as fuel supplies to all aircrafts.

Tel: 1 (264) 498-4141

Rainbow International Airlines

An executive jet charter service with nonstop flights between Anguilla and points on the U.S. mainland and Puerto Rico, U.S. territories and other Caribbean destinations.

Tel: 1 (340) 714-1881

Trans Anguilla

“Your Charter Gateway To & From Anguilla”
On Demand Charter Service throughout the Eastern Caribbean. Day Trips to St. Barths. Day Tours to Nevis, Virgin Gorda and St. Barths.

Tel: 1 (264) 497-8690/1 (264) 235-7783/1 (917) 338-3642


Ferry Shuttle

Ferry transportation to and from Anguilla is convenient, simple and inexpensive.

The ferries run all day between the hours of 7:30am and 6:15pm (departing Anguilla).  The last return ferry to Anguilla departs St. Martin at 7:00pm.  Ferries run approximately every 45 minutes, and the trip takes about 25 minutes.

Regular one-way fare is US $20 or EC $55 for adults and children twelve years and older. Children under twelve years old are US $10.

Ferry Departure Tax and Immigration

Departure tax applies to all tourists 12 years and older departing Anguilla through the Blowing Point Ferry Terminal.

Day Trippers/Residents of Anguilla & St. Martin/St. Maarten

US $5 or EC $13 and security fee of $3 or EC$8 per person
Each person regardless of age is subjected to the security fee of $3 or EC$8 per person

Departing Tourists (12 years and older)
Departure Tax US$20 or EC$53.60 and Security Fee of $3 or EC$8 per person

Children Under 12 years
Security Fee of $3 or EC$8

Departure Tax from St. Maarten is US$5.

Ferry to Dutch St. Maarten

An alternate, some ferries travel from the Blowing Point Ferry Terminal to the airport on the Dutch side of St. Maarten.  The fare starts at $65 one way/$130 round trip per adult with discounted rates for children.  All prices in USD.

Departure times are approximately 7:30am., 9:30am., 12:30pm and 4:30pm and at any time upon request.

More details on the cost, time and frequency of this trip can be obtained by calling the individual ferry companies listed below. Rates are subject to change.

There is a $5 Passenger Levy for each person that travels to the dutch side.



Boats are commonly used as ferries and as charters.  When used as public transportation at regularly scheduled times this is referred to as ferry service, whereas when scheduled upon request they are considered charters.

Calypso Charter

Comfortable and professional boat services in Anguilla, St. Barth’s & St. Maarten/Martin. We have offices in both Anguilla and St. Maarten, where we are located at the newly completed dock facility, just moments from the airport. We offer shuttled services between Anguilla and St. Maarten as well as private charters.

Tel: 1 (264) 584-8504

Funtime Charters

Departs directly across from the Princess Juliana Airport in Dutch St. Maarten and arrives at Blowing Point, Anguilla. Times vary; please call ahead for details. Reservations required.

Tel: 1 (264) 497-6511/1 (264) 235-8106/1 (866) 334-0047

GB Express

Ride in style with GB Express, Captain by Lyle Connor with over twenty years of experience on the sea. Daily regular scheduled transfers between St. Maarten’s Princess Julianna Airport and Anguilla.  All prices in USD plus departure tax from Anguilla. Call for more information and departure times. All prices USD.

Tel: 1 (264) 235-6205/7010, 1 (321) 406-0414


Link Ferry

Link Ferries also offer a reunion, greet and transfer service from the Princess Juliana Airport to Anguilla. This service must be booked in advance (no deposit required). All prices USD.

Tel: 1 (264) 729-0654/1 (264) 235-3290
After hours, call 1 (264) 497-2231

Shauna Ferries

The MV Shauna Ferries is a public ferry that can be chartered privately for trips between the St. Maarten Airport, on the Dutch side of the island and Anguilla. When serving the public and operating on its traditional schedule. Special charters are available for parties of four. All prices USD.

Tel: 1 (264) 476-0975/1 (264) 772-2031/0542


All boats cruising in Anguilla waters need to have an Anguilla Marine Agent for cruising, customs and immigration assistance.

The Customs & Immigration entry port for private boats landing in Anguilla is located at Sandy Ground, and is open from 8:30am — 12:00pm, and 1:00pm to 4:00pm.   For communications with the Sandy Ground Customs & Immigration port, boats need to tune into VHF channel 16.

Marine Agents:

Gabi Gumbs: 1 (264) 584-3826
Leslie Lloyd:  1 (264) 497-5683


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