At just three miles long and a half a mile wide, Green Turtle Cay is a small island located in the Abacos island group of the Bahamas. Due to its small size, there is no airport on this island. Because tourism is such an important industry here, locals have solved the issue of getting to the island with the use of a ferry direct from the Treasure Cay Airfield.
Although the closest airport to Green Turtle Cay is Marsh Harbour International Airport, Lynden Pindling International Airport on New Providence Island, and Grand Bahama International Airport on Grand Bahama. Often you'll find less expensive flights to these large airports, then be able to make a connection on the domestic airline BahamasAir. Take a look at the charts below to learn which airlines regularly fly into these three airports., you won't always find the cheapest flights into this airport. If you're traveling on a budget, be sure to look at flights into nearby
Deciding whether to fly directly to Treasure Cay Airfield or make a connecting flight within the Bahamas is up to you and will depend upon whether time or money is more important to you as you plan your trip. Once you've determined that, you'll know exactly which route to take.
This table lets you know which airlines fly from the United States and where they are flying from. The online booking services don't always identify the least costly options so it helps to know which airlines fly directly to this location.
|Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA||FLL||Silver Airways, United Airlines|
|Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA||FLL||Silver Airways, SkyBahamas, United Airlines|
|Jacksonville, FL, USA||JAX||Silver Airways|
|Miami, FL, USA||MIA||American Eagle|
|Orlando, FL, USA||MCO||Silver Airways, United Airlines|
|West Palm Beach, FL, USA||PBI||Silver Airways, United Airlines|
Check the following table for air service from regional airports. If you can't get a flight from an airport near your home, a connecting flight from a regional airport might be an excellent option.
|New Providence Island, Bahamas||NAS||Bahamasair|
|Abaco, Bahamas||MYAO||Abaco Air|
|Eleuthera, Bahamas||ELH||Abaco Air, SkyBahamas|
|Freeport, Grand Bahama Island||FPO||Flamingo Air, Regional Air, SkyBahamas, Western Air|
|New Providence Island, Bahamas||NAS||Abaco Air, Bahamasair, SkyBahamas, Western Air|
Once you've arrived on Treasure Cay, take a to the ferry docks, where you can hop aboard the . One ferry travels back and forth all day between the dock and Green Turtle Cay, a trip that takes 15 to 20 minutes, so if you've just missed the ferry you may have to wait between 30 and 40 minutes to catch the next one. The trip costs $20(USD) per person round trip. Click here to find out more details about this ferry.
It may take a few extra steps to get to Green Turtle Cay, but the privacy and seclusion you get with a stay on this tiny isle is well-worth your efforts.
If you are starting to research chartering air travel, you can reserve one from the following regional companies:
|(242) 367-3450||Marsh Harbour International Airport - 2.4 mi. (3.8 km) South-Southwest of Marsh Harbour||Great Abaco|
|(242) 351-4963||Marsh Harbour International Airport - 2.4 mi. (3.8 km) South-Southwest of Marsh Harbour||Great Abaco|
|(242) 367-0400||Marsh Harbour International Airport - 2.4 mi. (3.8 km) South-Southwest of Marsh Harbour||Great Abaco|
|(242) 367-8175||Great Harbour Airport - Great Harbour Cay||Great Harbour Cay|
|(242) 367-0446||Marsh Harbour International Airport - 2.4 mi. (3.8 km) South-Southwest of Marsh Harbour||Great Abaco|
|(242) 365-8945||Treasure Cay Airfield - 24.2 mi. (38.9 km) Northwest of Marsh Harbour||Great Abaco|
|(242) 353-1225||Walker Cay Airport - Walkers Cay||Walkers Cay|
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