Traveling to St Barth

Traveling to St Barth. Undoubtedly, the most ideal way to reach and explore St. Barth is by plane. Daily commercial or chartered flights from neighboring islands make it a quick and convenient journey, landing at the St. Barths Airport, also known as Rémy de Haenen airport. For those who prefer a more exclusive experience, helicopter charters can be arranged upon request. For travelers who may have apprehensions about flying in smaller planes, arriving by sea presents an excellent alternative. Ferries from Sint-Maarten operate multiple times a day. Additionally, private boats can be chartered, providing a personalized and luxurious approach to arrival.


The primary access point to St. Barts Airport (SBH) is via Juliana Airport (SXM), situated on the Dutch side of St. Maarten. Juliana Airport serves as a bustling hub with 22 commercial airlines arriving daily, offering a total of 34 direct flights from various destinations worldwide, including the USA, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

From Juliana Airport, you can easily travel to St. Barth by taking a nonstop flight. Here are the main airlines and key cities that offer nonstop flights to St. Maarten airport, providing convenient access to St. Barts:

  • 1- Air France – From Paris, France
  • 2- KLM Royal Dutch Airlines – From Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 3- Delta Air Lines – From Atlanta, New York (JFK), and Boston
  • 4- American Airlines – From Miami, Charlotte and Philadelphia
  • 5- United Airlines – From Newark and Washington, D.C. (IAD)
  • 6- JetBlue Airways – From New York (JFK), Boston and San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 7- Spirit – From Fort Lauderdale
  • 8- WestJet – From Toronto, Canada
  • 9- Air Canada – From Montreal and Toronto, Canada
  • 10- Copa – From Panama City
  • 11- Winair – From various Caribbean destination


From St. Maarten (SXM), travelers have the option of taking ten-minute shuttle flights to St. Barts (SBH) provided by Winair and St Barth Commuter.

For those coming from Guadeloupe (PTP), St. Barth Commuter and Air Antilles Express offer nonstop flights to St. Barts, with a flight duration of approximately 50 minutes. Additionally, there are other flight options via St. Maarten, thoughtfully scheduled to accommodate the arrival of larger planes from Europe and the United States.

Travelers from San Juan (SJU) and Antigua (ANU) can avail themselves of nonstop flights to St. Barts, conveniently provided by Tradewind Aviation.


From St. Maarten (SXM), there are two options for private flights to St. Barts:

1. Winair: Winair offers private flights to St. Barts using a Twin Otter plane. The Twin Otter is a twin-engine aircraft with a capacity of 19 passengers. This option provides a comfortable and spacious journey for larger groups.

2. St Barth Commuter: St Barth Commuter offers private flights to St. Barts using a Cessna Grand Caravan. The Cessna Grand Caravan is a single-engine aircraft with a capacity of 7 passengers. This option is suitable for smaller groups or individuals seeking a more intimate travel experience.

We also provide private charter flights on the Pilatus PC-12 NG. The Pilatus PC-12 NG is a single-engine aircraft with a capacity of 6 passengers, offering a comfortable and efficient way to travel to St. Barts from neighboring islands.

Furthermore, we offer private helicopter transfers on the Airbus AS 350 B2. The Airbus AS 350 B2 is a single-engine helicopter with a capacity of 5 passengers, providing a scenic and swift journey to St. Barts from surrounding islands.

With our diverse range of private air travel options, you can choose the aircraft that best suits your needs and preferences, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience to St. Barts. Our dedicated Concierge team is more than happy to handle all the arrangements for this exclusive service.


Our VIP service agent will ensure your travel experience is completely hassle-free. From your arrival in St. Martin, Antigua, Pointe a Pitre, or San Juan, you’ll receive personalized concierge services. Our agent will meet you upon arrival and smoothly escort you to your connecting flight bound for St. Barth. Traveling to St Barth has never been easier with our attentive assistance throughout your journey.

Save time and simplify your trip: we will take care of you from the moment your flight arrives. An agent will accompany you through all procedures and help you check in for all regional and international flights.

Early check-in: we will confirm your flights and check-in your baggage at the airport. All you have to do is show up at the counter 30 minutes before take-off to pick up your boarding passes and be escort at the plane.

Bagages service: we will take care of collecting your luggage at the airport when you arrive. If your luggage arrives late or is lost, our agent will track it down and deliver it to you as quickly as possible. For departing or connecting flights, we ensure the baggage handling and check-in

Personnalized Vip service: We propose a personalized meet-and-greet service at the airports in St Barth, St Maarten San Juan, Antigua and Guadeloupe

  • We meet you in transit areas, escort trough airport formalities and handle all baggage
  • We place you on the “very next flight” where possible
  • We collect your luggage and place in your awaiting vehicle in St. Barths
  • We prepare the necessary forms – avoid queuing at check in counters


If the idea of landing at St. Barts airport makes you nervous, there’s an alternative mode of transportation to reach the island: high speed ferries. You have three ferry options available from different locations:

1. One ferry departs from Marigot on the French side of Saint-Martin: Voyager
2. Two other ferries depart from Simpson Bay and Philipsburg on the Dutch side of Sint-Maarten: Great Bay Express

These three ferries follow different routes and collectively offer 45 crossings throughout the week, covering all seven days. Traveling to St. Barts by ferry has several advantages, such as slightly lower fares compared to regular flights and the ability to carry more luggage, including large pieces of sporting equipment.

The waters between St. Maarten and St. Barth, despite the relatively short distance of about 15 miles, are considered open ocean. If you are susceptible to motion sickness, we strongly advise avoiding this mode of arrival. The ferry journey can be subject to rough sea conditions, which may exacerbate motion-related discomfort. For a smoother and more comfortable travel experience, alternative transportation options should be considered.


In addition to other transportation options, private boat transfers can be arranged for your convenience. Our dedicated Concierge team is available to make all the necessary arrangements for this exclusive service.


Ensure your passport is valid for at least six months beyond your planned travel dates. Depending on your nationality, you may require a visa to enter St. Barth. Check with the local embassy or consulate to confirm the visa requirements.