- Trinidad & Tobago
- Travel info
ARRIVAL BY AIRPLANE
The international airport in Trinidad is the Piarco International Airport and it is 27km / 15 miles from the capital, Port of Spain. ANR Robinson International Airport is located 13km/8 miles from Tobago's capital, Scarborough at the southern end of the island.
Travel between Trinidad and Tobago is easy, via several scheduled flights between airports which is a 25-minute flight time for the cost of US$24 return or high speed ferry from capital city to capital city, which takes 2 1/2-hours at a cost of US$15 return.
There are daily flights from several US gateways to Trinidad
• New York (JFK) on Caribbean Airlines and JetBlue with a 5-hr flight time
• Ft Lauderdale (FLL) on Caribbean Airlines and JetBlue with a 3-hr flight time
• Miami (MIA) on American Airlines and Caribbean Airlines with a 3-hr flight time
• Houston (IAH) on United Airlines with a 4-hr flight time
Additionally, there are 3 flights per week from Orlando (MCO) on Caribbean Airlines with a 3.5-hr flight time and seasonal service is also added from Newark (EWR) during the summer and Winter Holiday period. Caribbean Airlines also has a once weekly flight from New York (JFK) directly to Tobago (TAB)
There are daily flights from Toronto (YYZ) to Trinidad (POS) with 13 flights per week on Caribbean Airlines, 2 per week on West Jet and seasonal winter service available once per week on Air Canada Rouge beginning December 2016.
In the winter season, there are 4 flights from London (LGW) to Tobago (TAB) weekly on British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. An additional service from Manchester (MAN) to Tobago (TAB) will begin in November 2016.
In the summer, there are 2 weekly flights to Tobago (TAB) from London (LGW) on British Airways and Virgin Atlantic.
Additionally, there are 5 flights per week from London (LGW) to Trinidad (POS) which operate year round.
Condor offers one flight per week from Frankfurt (FRA) to Tobago year-round. In the winter season there would be an additional flight from Munich (MUC) once a week.
ARRIVAL BY BOAT
The fast ferry is the popular choice for vacationers and persons traveling between Trinidad and Tobago. There are two passengers’ fast ferries-the T&T Express and the T&T Spirit Service, both take 2 1/2 hours to complete the 20-mile journey between the islands.
Cruise ships call at both the ports of Port of Spain in Trinidad and Scarborough in Tobago. Some of the world’s most luxurious cruise ships have added Trinidad and Tobago to their itineraries for the upcoming season. As the amount of visiting ships grow in number, so too are the variety of on-shore activities and tours available for cruise passengers, both in and beyond the cities of Port of Spain and Scarborough. Shore side activities are as much a part of the cruise experience as enjoying the onboard services of the cruise ship and visitors to the islands can explore through the eyes of a local tour guide.
Persons entering Trinidad & Tobago require a valid passport from their country of citizenship. Passports must be valid for six months after the date of their departure. Visitors must also have an onward or return ticket to enter the country.
Visas are not required for most countries unless you plan to stay longer than 90-days. For a list of countries which require visas, please click here.