Last updated on December 22nd, 2022 at 10:14 pm
We will write how to get from St Lucia airport to Castries city center. The distance from Hewanorra International Airport to Castries city center is around 50 kilometers. Read here St Lucia vs Barbados and St Lucia vs Aruba
The travel time from St Lucia airport to Castries is around 1 hour by taxi and if you go by bus around 1 hour and 30 minutes.
The cheapest way from St Lucia airport to Castries city center is by bus for $3 USD. If you go by taxi will be around $70-80 USD depending on your final destination. You can also rent a car at St Lucia airport or get a private transfer.
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ST LUCIA AIRPORT TO CASTRIES CITY CENTER
AIRPORT BUS ST LUCIA AIRPORT TO CASTRIES CITY CENTER (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from St Lucia airport to Castries city center is by bus. There are local buses Route Number 2 passing by the airport The bus fare from St Lucia to Castries is $8 ECD which is $3 USD and you can pay direct to the bus driver and make sure you are bringing local currency.
The bus travel time from St Lucia airport to Castries city center is around 1 hour and 30 minutes. The bus is passing by and stopping in a few places starting at Vieux Fort in the airport and last stop in Castries.
BY TAXI FROM ST LUCIA AIRPORT TO CASTRIES
If you go from St Lucia airport to Castries by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 1 hour. The taxi fare from Hewanorra International Airport to Castries city center is around $70-80 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic.
UBER ST LUCIA AIRPORT TO CASTRIES
You should know there is no Uber service but you can find similar shared riding apps in St Lucia like PayCab in St Lucia. You can take and prices are fixed similar or little bit cheaper than a taxi in St Lucia. Just make sure you check in the airport before the ride and everything will be fine!
CAR RENTAL AT ST LUCIA AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car in St Lucia’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Castries. It will take you 1 hour to get to Castries from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis available in the airport. Prices are around $40-50 USD per day.
Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around St Lucia. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Castries.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION ST LUCIA AIRPORT TO CASTRIES CITY CENTER
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to St Lucia. Prices are around $40 USD and you will be able to fit up to 2 people.
For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!
BEST WAY FROM ST LUCIA AIRPORT TO CASTRIES
The best way from Hewanorra International Airport to Castries is getting local Buses Route Number 2 for $3 USD if you go on a budget. Just make sure you don’t have so much luggage and you do during the day time. You can also get taxi since the distances are far and you will get in your accommodation in 1 hour driving for around $70-80 USD especially great idea if you are traveling with someone.
WHERE TO STAY IN ST LUCIA
The accommodation is really expensive in St Lucia and you will find hotels starting from $60-80 USD. If you want the cheapest option. AirBnb are also available, mostly for about $50 USD a night. Click here if you want to find the best deals with Booking in St Lucia.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN ST LUCIA
You can find local meals in St Lucia around $5 USD per person. At lunch you might want a chicken sandwich for $10 USD salad, burger and pizza with a fresh fruit drink for $20 USD. You can have a budget of $20 USD a day enough decent meals in St Lucia if you go for street food and free breakfast.
BEST TIME TO VISIT ST LUCIA
In St Lucia their summer (December to April), there are fewer rains than normal. In their winter (May to November), rains are almost non-stop. For most tourists best time to visit St Lucia is from December to April because of easier transport.
CASH AND ATM IN ST LUCIA
The currency of St Lucia is the East Caribbean Dollar $1 USD=$2.70 ECD. If you are bringing USD you can use them while traveling around St Lucia no need to exchange them in the islands.
Bank or debit cards in an ATM are the recommended way to access your funds while traveling in St Lucia. Know real-time currency exchange here!
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