Travel to Barbados

Flying to Barbados

Direct flights to Barbados from the UK are provided by British Airways ( and Virgin Atlantic ( If you’re looking for cheap flights to Barbados, avoid the peak holiday season between December and March. Cheap Barbados flights are best found between June and October’s hurricane season.

The major airport is: Grantley Adams international Airport.

Flight times:

From London - 8 hours 50 minutes; New York - 4 hours 40 minutes.

Departure tax:

Included in air fare.

Airport guides

Airport Code: BGI. Location: Grantley Adams International Airport is situated 13km (8 miles) southeast of Bridgetown. Money: A bank and several bureaux de change points are available at the airport. ATMs can be found in the... Read more

Travel by rail

Getting to Barbados by boat

Barbados's deep-water harbour at Bridgetown is a port of call for a number of British, European and US cruise lines ( The Bridgetown Cruise Ship Terminal is a multi-purpose marketplace containing shops and restaurants.

Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.