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 live in the states this information can be useful. The online booking services may not show the most logical options so it can be helpful to see at a glance which airlines fly directly to this airport.
|Baltimore, MD, USA||BWI||Norwegian|
|Miami, FL, USA||MIA||American Airlines|
Flights from Canada come from French-speaking Montreal with
This chart indicates which airlines schedule direct flights from Canadian locations.
|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.
See the table below for a complete list of air service from airports in the Caribbean region. If you can't take a flight from a local airport, making a connection through another regional airport might 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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