When you're traveling to a town like Diamante on an island like Martinique, your options for getting there involve either flying or sailing. While Diamante is actually quite the hot spot for yachters, most people choose to fly and will land at the island's only international airport just under 40 minutes away from town.
The moderngreets travelers with a number of great facilities including accommodations for the handicapped, duty free shopping, restaurants and bars, a bank and money exchange, customs, a tobacconist, and more. Large international air crafts travel here regularly from Europe, the United States, Canada, and from within the Caribbean, making it easy to travel here from around the world.
You can get to Martinique direct through Miami with both San Juan, .and , in addition to a connection from New York City or Boston to
If you'll be flying from the U.S. the following information may be helpful. Not all of the flight combinations you will be shown on some of the booking engines are good options so it can be helpful to see which airlines actually offer direct service to this airport.
|Miami, FL, USA||MIA||American Airlines|
Flights from Canada come from French-speaking Montreal with
The following list displays airline companies that fly directly out of airports in Canada.
|Montreal, Canada||YUL||Air Canada, Air Transat|
flies daily to Martinique from Paris, and other local airlines including Air Liberte, AOM, or Nouvelles Frotieres make the crossing regularly. If you're flying from Europe, you'll have to connect through France, New York City, or another island in the Caribbean.
Martinique welcomes more flights from within the Caribbean than anywhere else, so if you need to make a connection from your hometown, you'll find it easiest to book through one of the area islands.
Check the following table for a complete list of air service from other airports in the region. Even if there are no flights directly from your local airport, making a connection through a regional airport could be a fine option.
|Castries, Saint Lucia||SLU||Air Antilles Express, Air Caraibes, LIAT|
|Dominican Republic||SDQ||Air Antilles Express, Air Caraibes, Air France|
|Grand Case, The island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten||SFG||Air Caraibes|
|Isla Verde, Puerto Rico||SJU||Seaborne Airlines|
|Pointe a Pitre, Grande-Terre||PTP||Air Antilles Express, Air Caraibes, Air France|
|Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia||UVF||Air Antilles Express|
It may take a bit of traveling on land to get to Diamante after you arrive at the airport in Fort de France, but for most people, flying is still the fastest, easiest, and most cost efficient way to travel.
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