Grenada has direct air links to the US and UK as well as Barbados, St Vincent and Trinidad and Tobago.
Maurice Bishop International Airport is large and has full services. It has flights from North America and the UK as well as regional Caribbean destinations. SVG Air flies from here to Union Island in St Vincent and the Grenadines.
Lauriston airport in Carriacou is a very modest affair with just one international flight – the short hop over to Union Island in St Vincent.
Departure tax is included in the price of most tickets from Grenada.
It is not possible to travel here by land.
Grenada is a port of call for numerous cruise ships. They dock at the purpose-built pier just north of the harbor in St George’s, Grenada Island. If more than two ships are in port, the old dock on the Carenage is also sometimes used; it's a short walk from the center of town.
There is a small mail boat that runs between Carriacou and Union Island (EC$20, one hour) in St Vincent and the Grenadines a couple of times a week.
The commercial ships that haul goods back and forth between Grenada, Carriacou, Petit Martinique and Union Island sometimes accept foot passengers.
Water taxis between Union Island and Carriacou cost around US$100; it’s a bumpy (and often wet) 40-minute ride. Boats can be chartered in Hillsborough or Windward in Carriacou, and Clifton in Union Island.
Immigration (open 8am to 3:45pm Monday to Friday) can be cleared on Grenada Island at the following places:
- Prickly Bay Marina Prickly Bay
- Grenada Yacht Club St George’s
- La Phare Bleu Marina Calivigny
- Grenada Marine St David
On Carriacou, clearance can be made in Hillsborough.
The most frequented anchorages are Prickly Bay, Mt Hartman Bay, Hog Island and True Blue Bay along the southwest side of Grenada; and Hillsborough and Tyrrel Bay in Carriacou.