Your first stop along the way to Trois Ilets will be in the nearby town of Fort de France, which is home to the island's singular international airport. Flights from around the world allow travelers to fly here with ease, although the chances that you'll have to book a flight that makes a stop elsewhere first is high.
While Martinique is not the top tourist destination in the Caribbean, the island's airport,is still a very modern facility which features a 9,843 foot long asphalt runway, shopping, dining, banking facilities, and more. To get to Trois Ilets you'll have to travel about another half an hour by car.
From the United States you can book a flight from Miami with eitheror to Martinique. If that doesn't work for you, Boston and New York City also connect regularly through the airport on .
This chart shows which airlines have scheduled flights from the states and the airports from which they are flying. The online booking services don't always identify the most logical options so it can be useful to realize which airlines fly directly to this airport.
|Baltimore, MD, USA||BWI||Norwegian|
|Miami, FL, USA||MIA||American Airlines|
is Canada's major air line, and if you're flying to the Caribbean from this country you can typically do so from Toronto. Here, however, we find that Montreal (another French-speaking country) offers the most direct route to Martinique.
This table indicates airlines that offer direct service from airports in Canada.
|Montreal, Canada||YUL||Air Canada, Air Transat|
offers daily flights from Paris every afternoon to Martinique. You can also arrange a flight with Air Liberte, AOM, and Nouvelles Frotiers on occasion.
As you may have garnered above, in most cases you will have to plan for a connecting flight to your getaway in Trois Ilets. One of the best way to make this happen is to plan to make a stop on another island in the Caribbean and then switch to a regional airline for your final journey to Martinique.
Check the following table for air service from airports in the Caribbean region. If there are no flights directly from your favorite airport, connecting through another Caribbean airport might be a good solution.
|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|
No matter where you're traveling from, you can make a trip to Martinique happen if you know which airlines to look at and where they travel from.
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