how to travel to carriacou

How to get here…
Although Carriacou is off the beaten track, it still has good connections to the outside world.

Carriacou is easily accessed from Europe, the US and the rest of the Caribbean by daily flights (British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines, Air Jamaica and various charters) to Grenada followed by a short onward connection. (Click Here for information on how to get better deals on flights worldwide)

If your international flight arrives after 16:00 hrs (4.00pm) then we recommend that you plan to spend the night in Grenada and travel on to Carriacou the next day. We can recommend some good hotels which are conveniently located for the airport or the jetty if travelling to Carriacou by ferry. When making a resevation please make sure to inform the hotel of your arrival time especially if arriving very late.

True Blue Resort - located 10 minutes drive from airport - rooms from US$160.00 per night (depending on season and room type)

Jenny's Place - located 20 minutes from airport & 15 minutes to jetty - rooms from US$75.00 per night (depending on season and room type)

By air…
There is a small airport on Carriacou with daily flights from Grenada, Barbados and other neighbouring islands. The flight time between Grenada and Carriacou is just 20 minutes and 45 minutes from Barbados.

SVG Air is the local airline serving Carriacou and Grenada.
Tickets cost: one way EC$152.00, return EC$275.00. The latest flight schedule is below but call to confirm. Bookings can be made through Simply Carriacou (473) 443-2029) or direct through SVG on: (473) 444-3549
Tickets can be paid for by credit card and collected at the airport on departure.

Depart Grenada
Monday and Wednesday - 07:45am, 16:30pm
Tuesday and Saturday - 09:00am, 13:45pm, 16:30pm
Thursday and Friday - 07:45am, 13:45pm, 16:30pm
Sunday 09:00am, 14.30pm

Depart Carriacou
Monday and Wednesday - 08:15am, 17:00pm
Tuesday and Saturday - 10.20am, 14:15pm, 17:00pm
Thursday and Friday - 08:15am, 14:15pm, 17:00pm
Sunday 10:20am, 15.000pm

By sea…
There is a daily high-speed catamaran service between Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique. The journey time is approximately 90 minutes from Grenada to Carriacou with an addtional 10 minutes to Petite Martinique.

Tickets cost: one way EC$80.00, return EC$160.00 and can be purchased on the jetty before boarding.

Depart Carriacou at 15.30pm
Depart Grenada at 09:00am
Note: Departure time from Grenada on Sundays is 8.00am