Netherlands Antilles Arrivals

By | November 5, 2021


Airplane: KLM flies in cooperation with other airlines from Frankfurt, Vienna and Zurich to Curacao (stopover in Amsterdam). Martinair also flies three times a week to Curaçao from numerous airports in Germany via Amsterdam. ArkeFly also flies from Amsterdam to Curacao.

American Eagle and Air Jamaica (from Kingston and Montego Bay) fly to Curacao within the Caribbean.

American (from Miami), Avianca (Bogota), Continental (Newark), Delta (Atlanta) and LIAT (Trinidad) also fly to Curacao.

Airports: Hato International Airport (CUR) is located 12 km north of Willemstad. Buses run to Willemstad between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m., as do taxis. It is also possible to rent a rental car at the airport.

Ship: Curacao is a popular destination for European and American cruises. The cruise ships anchor in the harbor at Otrobanda / Willemstad. The shipping companies that have Curacao in their program include Deutsche Seetouristik, Air Tours / Sun Cruises, Holland America, Carnival, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Royal Cruise Line and Norwegian Cruise Lines.
There is a ferry connection between Curacao and Venezuela.


Airplane: KLM flies in Koperatin with other airlines from Frankfurt, Vienna and Zurich to Bonaire (with a stopover in Amsterdam). ArkeFly also flies from Amsterdam to Bonaire. Continental Airlines flies non-stop to Bonaire from Houston and Newark (USA).

American Eagle (from San Juan, Puerto Rico) and Delta (from Atlanta) also fly to Bonaire.

Airports: Bonaire Flamingo Airport (BON) is located 4 km south of Kralendijk. Taxis run from the airport to the city, and rental cars are also available.

Ship: the islands of Bonaire and Curacao are connected by a ferry. In the high season from December to April, cruise ships call at Bonair, and the shipping companies offering stops on Bonaire include Princess Cruises, Silversea Cruises, P&O Cruises, Holland America and Cunard Cruises.

Sint Maarten

Airplane: KLM (from Amsterdam), Corsair and Air France (Paris) fly from Europe to St. Maarten. Caribbean Airlines flies from London and Manchester to St. Maarten (stopover in Barbados).

Air Canada (from Toronto), Spirit (Fort Lauderdale), Continental Airlines (New York), Delta Airlines (Atlanta), JetBlue (New York), US Airways (Philadelphia, Charlotte) and United (Chicago) fly to St. Maarten.

Winair connects St Maarten with Saba, Anguilla, St Barth, St Eustatius and Montserrat.

Other airlines that fly to Sint Maarten include

American / American Eagle (Miami, New York, San Juan, Santo Domingo),

Caribbean Airlines (Antigua, Barbados, Georgetown, Fort Lauderdale, Kingston, Paramaribo, Port-of-Spain),

LIAT (Anguilla, Antigua, Nevis, St. Kitts, Tortola),

St Barths Commuter (St. Barthélemy) and

Winair (Anguilla, Nevis, Saba, St Kitts, St-Barthélemy, Sint Eustatius, Tortola, Santo Domingo on Sint Maarten)

Airports: Princess Juliana Airport (SXM) is located 15 km to the west of Philipsburg. Virtually all international flights to the island of St. Martin land here.

Ship: Sint Maarten is used by cruise lines, companies that have stops on St Maarten include Princess Cruises and Holland America.
From Sint Maarten there are ferries to Saba and St Barthelemy (by high-speed catamaran).

Visitors who visit Sint Maarten in their own yacht must report to the immigration office in Philipsburg.

Bus / Car: there are no official border crossings between the French part of the island of Saint Martin and the Dutch part of Sint Maarten. Both parts of the island are accessible by numerous buses and minibuses. tied together. Taxis run as well. Car hire can be found at many locations in Sint Maarten.

St Eustatius

Airplane: There are no direct flights from Europe to St. Eustatius (partly because the airport is too small for large planes). KLM flies via Amsterdam to St Maarten, from here only Winair flies to St. Eustatius. Winair also offers daily connections to Saba.

Airports: Franklin Delano Roosevelt International Airport (EUX) is just one kilometer from Oranjestad.

Ship: According to TOPMBADIRECTORY.COM, St Eustatius is not a classic cruise destination, only a few smaller ships (mainly with recreational divers) dock in front of the island. There are currently no ferries between St Eustatius and neighboring islands.


Plane: There are no direct flights to Saba from Europe. KLM flies to St. Maarten, from here Winair flies five times a day to Saba. In addition, Winair connects Saba with St. Eustatius (once a day).

Airports: Juancho E Yrausquin Airport (SAB) is located in the Cove-Baai. The runway is only 400 m long, making it the shortest runway in the world.

Ship: Two ferries (Edge and Dawn II) connect Saba with St. Maarten three times a week, the journey time is about 1 hour.

Netherlands Antilles Arrivals