Getting to St. Kitts
From Puerto Rico, St. Kitts is about a 45-minute plane ride. It's about a three-hour flight from Miami, Florida, a four-hour flight from New York City, or an eight-hour flight from London, England. Currently the only direct flights to St. Kitts are from the United States. Travelers from the United States may want to check with the Transportation Security Administration regarding current carry-on regulations.
Airport on St. Kitts:
Robert Llewelyn Bradshaw Airport
Currently, the airport is undergoing renovations, and plans for accommodating larger planes are underway.
Airport on Nevis:
This is still a small airport that services typical Island-hopper type aircraft. For more on airport service, check out stkitts-guide.com for details.
Airlines Serving St Kitts:
By Cruise Line
With several deepwater ports, many cruise lines make stops in St. Kitts as part of their Caribbean itineraries.Many offer packages that include shore excursions and activities including diving, snorkeling, watersports, land tours and more. Check out the cruise line website links below.
- Carnival Cruise Line
- Cunard Cruise Line
- Princess Cruises
- Radisson 7 Seas Cruises
- Sea Dream Yacht Club
Getting Through Customs
Custom procedures in St. Kitts/Nevis are generally pretty uneventful. Occasionally bags will be thoroughly checked if there are reasons or alerts. Most personal items are allowed to be brought in duty-free, with certain exceptions including cigarettes, alcohol, gifts and other items. Check with the customs office for the specifics before you go.