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Travel to Haiti

Flying to Haiti

There are no direct flights to Haiti from the UK, but connections are available with American Airlines via New York or Miami ( and Delta via Atlanta ( JetBlue ( flies daily to Port au Prince from New York and Fort Lauderdale.

Airport Guides

Cap-Haïtien International Airport




The airport is Haiti's second international airport and is approximately 10km (6 miles) from the town.


Port-au-Prince International Airport




The airport is 13km (8 miles) from the city.


Flight times

From London - 15 hours; New York - 4 hours.

Departure tax

Included in the air fare.

Travelling to Haiti by Rail

Driving to Haiti

The southern border crossing into Haiti from the Dominican Republic is near Malpasse/Jimani on the road linking Port-au-Prince and Santo Domingo. In the north, the crossing is at Ouanaminthe/Dajabon.

Driving note

The crossings close at dusk so it’s worth getting there in good time. Caribe Tours ( and Capital Coach Line ( offer coach services between Port au Prince and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.

Getting to Haiti by boat

The main ports are Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien.

Cruise ships

Labadee, an idyllic peninsula on Haiti’s northern coast, is one of Royal Caribbean International’s ( ports of call on its island-hopping Caribbean cruises.

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