Getting there & away
Ferries make the 25-minute run from Marigot Bay in St-Martin to Blowing Point in Anguilla an average of once every half-hour from 8am to 6:15pm. From Anguilla to St-Martin the ferries run from 7:30am to 7pm. As ferry companies change frequently, call the dispatch center (497-6070). The ferry terminal is 4 miles southwest of the Valley in the small village of Blowing Point.
The one-way fare per person is US$12 (US$15 on the last boat of the day) plus the US$20 departure tax when leaving. The fare for the passage is paid onboard the boat.
Visitors entering Anguilla must carry valid ID in the form of a passport and must declare the date on which they will be departing.
Anguilla’s Wallblake Airport (AXA; 497-2514) accepts mostly smaller aircraft and will require a transfer before arriving from most international destinations (unless you are coming on your private jet).
The following airlines fly to and from Anguilla from within the Caribbean:
American Eagle (497-3131; www.aa.com) San Juan
Transanguilla (497-8690; www.transanguilla.com) Charters from Anguilla.
Air France and KLM also run connecting flights through St-Martin/Sint Maarten.