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How Long Does It Take to Fly to the Caribbean for Vacation?

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Anguilla

Flights: The nearest international gateways are St. Maarten/Martin (7 minute flight), San Juan, Puerto Rico and Antigua (1 hour flight).

Antigua & Barbuda

Flights: There are both direct flights and connections from North America via San Juan and St. Martin. Flying times: New York: 4 hours, Miami: 3 hours, Baltimore, 4 hours,Puerto Rico, 1 hours

Aruba

Flights: Atlanta: 3.5 hours, Boston: 6 hours, Charlotte: 3.5 hours, Chicago: 5 hours, New York JFK and LGA: 4.5 hours, Newark: 4.5 hours, Philadelphia: 4 hours

Bahamas

Flights: Miami: 35 minutes, New York: 2.5 hours, San Francisco (via Miami): 5 3/4 hours.

Barbados

Flights: Houston (via Miami): 7 hours. Dallas/Ft. Worth: 4.5 hours. Miami: 3.5 hours. Montreal: 5 hours. New York: 4.5 hours. San Francisco: 9.5 hours.

Belize

Flights: Atlanta: 3 hours. Houston: 2 hours. Los Angeles (via Houston): 5 hours. Miami: 2 hours. New York (via Miami): 5 hours. Newark: 4 hours 45 minutes. Charlotte: 3 hours 29 minutes.

Bermuda

Flights: Atlanta: 2.5 hours, New York: 90 minutes, Boston: 2 hours, Chicago: 3.5 hours, Philadelphia: 2 hours, Orlando: 2.5 hours, Miami: 3 hours, Baltimore/Washington: 2 hours, Charlotte: 2 hours

Bonaire

Flights: Service is available from many cities in the U.S. on American Airlines/American Eagle (via San Juan), Delta Airlines from Atlanta and Continental from Houston and Newark. Amsterdam: 9 hours, San Juan: 1 hour, 45 minutes; Atlanta: 4.5 hours, Aruba: 45 minutes; Houston: 5 hours, 10 minutes.

British Virgin Islands

Flights: Antigua - 60 minutes, Puerto Rico - 45 minutes, St. Martin - 30 minutes, USVI - 20 minutes.

Colombia (Cartagena)

Flights: New York: 4.5 hours

Cuba

Flights: Miami: 40 minutes, New York: 2.5 hours

Cayman Islands

Flights: Atlanta - 2 hours 40 minutes, Miami - 1 hour 20 minutes, Tampa - 1 hour 40 minutes, New York – 4 hours, Charlotte - 2 hours 50 minutes, Newark - 4 hours 15 minutes, Washington, D.C - 3.5 hours

Costa Rica

Miami: 2 hours 45 min, Dallas: 4 hours, New York: 7 hours

Curacao

Flights: Atlanta – 4 hours, Miami – 2 .5 hours, Newark – 4.5 hours  

Dominica

Flights: Miami - 3.5 hours, New York - 4.5 hours; International flights from US and Europe are connected to the island through hubs in Antigua, Barbados, St. Maarten, Guadeloupe and Martinique.

Dominican Republic

Flights: New York - 3.5 hours, Miami – 1.5 hours, Atlanta – 2.5 hours

Grenada

Flights: New York – 5.5 hours

Guadeloupe

Flights: Miami - 3 hours, New York - 4.5 hours 

Guyana

Flights: Miami - 4.5 hours, New York - 5.5 hours

Florida Keys (Key West)

Flights: Miami: 50 minutes, Atlanta: 2 hours

Haiti

Flights: Miami - 1.5 hours, New York - 3.5 hours

Honduras (Roatan)

San Pedro Sula, Honduras: 1 hour, Houston: 2.5 hours, Atlanta: 3.25 hours

Jamaica

Flights: Atlanta - 2h 40m, Baltimore - 3h, Boston - 3h 40m, Chicago - 3h, Dallas - 3h 20m, Los Angeles - 5h 30m, Miami - 1h 25m, New York - 3h 20m

Martinique

Flights: New York - 4.5 hours, Miami - 3.5 hours.

Mexican Caribbean (Cancun, Cozumel, etc.)

Flights: Miami: 1.5 hours, Atlanta: 2.5 hours, New York: 4 hours, Chicago 3.5 hours, Houston: 2.25 hours, Los Angeles 4.5 hours

Montserrat

Flights: Antigua - 25 minutes, St. Maarten – 1.5 hrs  

Nevis

Flights: Transfers through Antigua, Miami, Philadelphia, London Gatwick, St. Maarten, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.  Flight times from Miami - 3 hours, San Juan, Puerto Rico - 1hour.

Puerto Rico

Flights: New York - 3.5 hours, Atlanta - 3.5 hours, Dallas - 4.5 hours, Newark - 3 hours, Miami - 2.5 hours, Boston - 4 hours, Philadelphia - 3 hours, Los Angeles - 7.5 hours, Chicago - 4.5 hours.

Saba

Flights: St. Maarten: 15 minutes

Saint Lucia

Flights: New York – 4 hrs, Miami – 3.5hrs

St. Barts

Flights: St Martin – 10 min, Antigua - 40 min, Puerto Rico - 90 min

St. Eustatius

Flights: St. Maarten – 20 min

St. Kitts

Flights: American Airlines operate direct services from JFK in New York and Miami International Airports to St. Kitts, Delta Airlines also operate direct non stop service to St. Kitts on Saturdays from Atlanta.  US Airways operate weekly service from Charlotte, on Saturdays. Flight times from Miami - 3 hours. NYC: 3.5 hours

St. Maarten/St. Martin

Flights: Dallas - 4.5hrs, Miami - 2.5 hrs, New York - 3.5 hrs, Atlanta - 4.5hrs, Charlotte - 3.5hrs, Philadelphia - 4.5hrs

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Flights: Miami (via Barbados) - 3.5 hours, New York (via Barbados) - 5 hours

Suriname

Flights: Suriname Airways and other airlines provide connections from New York, Fort Lauderdale and Miami. Regional hubs include the French Department of La Guyane, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti, Curaçao and Brazil (Belem).

Trinidad & Tobago

Flights: Miami - 3.5 hrs, New York - 5 hrs, Houston - 5 hrs., 40 minutes

Turks & Caicos

Flights: Miami – 1.5 hrs, New York - 2.5 hrs

United States Virgin Islands

Flights: The U.S. Virgin Islands has daily, nonstop flights from New York, Newark, Baltimore, Atlanta, Miami, Philadelphia, Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, Chicago and Fort Lauderdale. Atlanta - 3.5 hrs, Boston - 4 hrs, Charlotte - 4 hrs, Chicago - 5 hrs, Detroit - 5 hrs, Miami/Ft. Lauderdale - 2 hrs, New York - 4 hrs, Philadelphia - 4 hrs

Venezuela (Isla Maragarita)

Flights: Houston (to Caracas): 4.5 hours, Miami (to Caracas): 2.75 hours, Caracas (to Isla Margarita): 35 minutes

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