About an hour away from Cayey is the island's major international airport, and one of the top airports in the region. This makes it easy to plan a getaway in this quiet destination, plus allows travelers to take in the breathtaking landscape as they make the drive from the San Juan area to their local accommodations.
Located just outside of Carolina in Isla Verde, the (SJU) is often referred to as the San Juan Airport thanks to its location in the greater San Juan Area. The airport is one of the busiest in the region and welcomes over eight million passengers a year. This is great news for tourists headed to Cayey, because while the airport can be congested by people at times, it means that finding a flight to Marin International is much easier than planning to visit a more remote destination.
is a major hub for , so there are multiple flights from around the United States with this carrier allowing for more direct flights to than ever. is also a friend of the island, providing direct flights from Virginia and Texas. Other options include flying with , , and a few other major carriers who also offer connecting flights from around the country.
The following table tells you which airlines offer service from the U.S. and where they are flying from. Not all of the flight combinations you will see listed on the internet are logical choices so it helps to see a summary of which airlines provide direct service to this airport.
|Baltimore, MD, USA||BWI||AirTran|
|Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA||FLL||AirTran, Jet Blue, Spirit Airlines|
|Jacksonville, FL, USA||JAX||Jet Blue|
|Miami, FL, USA||MIA||Air Berlin, American Airlines, British Airways, WestJet|
|Orlando, FL, USA||MCO||Jet Blue|
|Tampa, FL, USA||TPA||Jet Blue, Southwest Airlines|
|West Palm Beach, FL, USA||PBI||Jet Blue|
|Windsor Locks, CT, USA||BDL||Jet Blue|
Toronto is the major Canadian city which connects the country directly to Puerto Rico with major airline. If their flight schedule doesn't work with your own, or you live too far away to travel to the city, connecting flights are easily booked through gateways in the United States like Jacksonville.
Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom are the only countries in Europe which currently fly non-stop to Puerto Rico. Other locations throughout the continent choose instead to connect from New York or other hubs in the Caribbean like the Sint Maarten.in
If you're flying from a location in Europe this chart will be helpful.
|Madrid, Spain||MAD||American Airlines|
If a visit to Cayey is just one stop on your travels through the area, you'll be able to easily make it Puerto Rico from other islands in the Caribbean. Local and international carriers stop here to deposit and pick up passengers several times a day. This is also great news for those who have to make connecting flights on other islands thanks to scheduling conflicts or in order to save money.
See the following chart for airline service from other airports in the region. Even if you can't take a flight directly from your preferred airport, connecting through a regional airport could be your best option.
|Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda||ANU||LIAT, Seaborne Airlines|
|Basseterre, St. Kitts||SKB||Seaborne Airlines|
|Culebra, Isla de Culebra||CPX||Air Flamenco|
|Dominica||DOM||Air Sunshine, LIAT, Seaborne Airlines|
|Dominican Republic||SDQ||Jet Blue, Seaborne Airlines|
|La Romana, Hispaniola||LRM||Seaborne Airlines|
|Mayagüez, Puerto Rico||MAZ||American Airlines, Cape Air, United Airlines|
|Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis||NEV||Air Sunshine, American Airlines, Cape Air, Seaborne Airlines, United Airlines|
|Pointe a Pitre, Grande-Terre||PTP||Seaborne Airlines|
|Puerto Rico||RVR||Air Flamenco|
|Punta Cana, Hispaniola||PUJ||Seaborne Airlines|
|Santiago De Los Caballeros, The Dominican Republic||STI||Jet Blue, Seaborne Airlines|
|Simpson Bay, The island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten||SXM||Air Sunshine, Jet Blue, Seaborne Airlines|
|Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda||VIJ||Air Sunshine, American Airlines, Seaborne Airlines|
|St. Croix, US Virgin Islands||STX||Jet Blue, United Airlines|
|St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands||STT||Air Sunshine, Cape Air, Jet Blue, United Airlines|
|St. Vincent, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||SVD||LIAT|
|The Valley, Anguilla||AXA||American Airlines, Cape Air, United Airlines|
|Vieques, Puerto Rico||VQS||Air Flamenco, Air Sunshine, American Airlines, Cape Air, Seaborne Airlines, United Airlines, Vieques Air Link|
|the BVI, British Virgin Islands||EIS||American Airlines, Cape Air, Seaborne Airlines, United Airlines, VI Airlink|
Traveling fromto Cayey is an easy journey, which has travelers drive mainly along PR-1 for between 40 minutes and an hour.
You may not find it ideal to have to travel another hour after flying all the way to Puerto Rico, but that is what it takes to get out of the city and into the mountains. Fortunately, the trip isn't terrible and the view along the wait is a pleasurable one.
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