How to Reach Port Of Spain

The Easiest Way to Reach Port Of Spain


  • By Air: Piarco International Airport is about 45 minutes from the center of Port of Spain. Allow more when flying out if your trip coincides with the evening rush hour as many people commute from the area around and beyond the airport to downtown Port of Spain. The airport is served by flights in British Airways, American Airlines, Surinam Airways and Caribbean Airlines amongst others.
  • By Boat: There is a Wednesday ferry from Venezuela.

From Scarborough, Tobago there are hydrofoils that take 2.5 hours and conventional ferries that take 5.5 hours to Port of Spain.


  • By Bus: City Gate serves as a transportation hub for public buses and private mini-buses (locally known as maxi-taxis). City Gate is located on South Quay just south of Independence Square.
  • By Taxi: Taxis are expensive, with a minimum price for a journey within Port-of-Spain being US$10. There are no standard colour coded markings for taxis in Port-of-Spain and by all appearance resembles private motor vehicles. However, all vehicles for hire will have a license plate starting with H instead and you should not be surprised if one stop by and ask if you want a ride.

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Modes of Transportation in Port Of Spain

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Port Of Spain. The most preferred mode of transport in Port Of Spain is Car.

Average distance: 27 km Average time: 45.67 min

  • Car 85.71%
    Driving 45.5 min Walking 0.17 min Overall average time for 27 kms 45.67 min
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