Flights to Antigua:
Info To Get You On Vacation

If you are look for flights to Antigua, you're in luck. Since Antigua is a popular Caribbean vacation destination it is fairly easy to get to.

We've been to Antigua a couple of times and even got married on Antigua.

We had 70 friends fly down for the wedding so needless to say, it was a great time!

Everyone managed to get cheap flights to Antigua and, coupled with an all-inclusive resort, it was a very reasonable vacation.

You can read more about where we stayed on our Antigua resorts page and also find general info about the island (as well as diving related info) on our Antigua diving page.

OK, enough, back to info on flights to Antigua.

Antigua Airport

Antigua's airport is the V.C. Bird International Airport and is located on the north-east corner of the island. V.C. Bird International airport is located about 5 miles from the capital of St. John. Many hotels will offer transportation from the airport to their hotel.

The airport code for Antigua is ANU.

Antigua Flights From North America

Coming from North America, you have several different airline options. You can find some non-stop flights from major East Coast cities. flights to antigua - antigua flagAlternatively, many airlines will offer connecting flights from various gateways such as San Juan and Houston.

Continental offers daily non-stop flights from Newark (airport code EWR) to Antigua. The flight from NY takes about 4 1/2 hours.

American Airlines started offering daily non-stop flights to Antigua from Miami (airport code MIA) in November 2008. The flight from Miami takes a little over 3 hours. American also offers daily flights from San Juan to Antigua.

Delta Airlines flies a weekly non-stop flight from Atlanta (airport code ATL) on Saturdays and from New York's JFK airport (airport code JFK) on Sundays.

US Airways offers a weekly non-stop flight to Antigua from Charlotte, NC (airport code CLT) on Saturdays.

If you are coming from Canada, Air Canada offers non-stop flights from Toronto (airport code YYZ) on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Antigua Flights from Europe

You have a couple of choices for flights to Antigua if you are flying out of the UK. Most likely you will have to make a connection if you are flying out of other gateways. I wasn't able to find non-stop flights out of other gateways (if you find other options, please let us know and I can update the page).flights to antigua

British Airways flies out of Gatwick non-stop to Antigua on a daily basis. The flight will take about 8 1/2 to 9 hours.

Virgin Atlantic also flies non-stop out of Gatwick three times per week on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

BMI flies a seasonal weekly flight to Antigua from Manchester, UK on Fridays. It currently operates it service during the peak season, usually beginning in December and ending toward the end of April. You can also get flights to Aruba with Caribbean Airlines out of London. However, the flights are not non-stop and go via Barbados.

Antigua Flights From Other Points

Liat Airlines has a hub in Antigua so you can catch a flight to Antigua from many other Caribbean destinations including Barbados, Guadaloupe, Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Trinidad, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Martin, Anguilla and Tortola.

British Airways also offers flights to Antigua via St. Lucia, Tobago, St. Kitts and Granada.

From South America, Caribbean Airlines flies to Antigua via Trinidad from Caracas, Guayana and Suriname.

Find Cheap Flights to Antigua

So how do you know you are getting the best deal on your airfare to Aruba?

If you are anything like me, you usually go to all the different airlines and travel sites and put in the same info. That's what I used to do.

However, ever since I found my partner's search engine, this is where I now start my search for cheap airfare.

I no longer have to input the same details over and over. How time consuming and tedious was that?

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It is a great timesaver. Not to mention moneysaver.

I hope you find it as useful and easy to use as I have (the airport code for Antigua is ANU).

Let me know what your experience is. I'd love to hear from you. In any event, good luck searching for flights to Antigua and have a great trip!

You might also find our other pages on Antigua helpful when planning your trip:

Antigua Diving and General Info //Antigua Maps//Antigua Resorts

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