How to get to Martinique from any country in the world ?
AZ Martinique.com give you some information about airlines flying to the destination "Island of Flowers". Nationals of non-EU world, think in advance to take steps concerning the visa as if you went to any French airport. Martinique airport is called Aimé Césaire International Airport . It is said it is in Fort de France but is actually on the territory of the city of Lamentin.
If you come from Europe, you must go through the Paris "step" to get to Martinique. Indeed, Martinique is not directly linked to any other major European capital other than Brussels (BRU) via Air Belgium. No visa is required from nationals of European Union countries. Count on average 8h direct flight between Paris and Fort de France.
Likewise in Asia, Oceania, the Indian Ocean, Africa, you must make a stopover in Paris before embarking in Martinique. European countries outside the European Union, Asia, Africa, Oceania and the Indian Ocean will have to complete the same visa procedures as when going to France. The three companies offer daily flights from Paris. Air France offers the advantage of offering flights from Roissy Charles de Gaulle International Airport. You can book a suitcase of 23 kg (50lbs) and a small one of less than 12 kg (28 lbs) is allowed in hand.
From The USA
If you're coming from the United States and want to avoid long layovers and multi-stop travel, you'll need to get to Miami at Miami International Airport (MIA) on Wednesday or Saturday. American Airlines offers two weekly flights directly connecting the United States to Martinique. 3 hours of flight are enough to connect Martinique to the capital of Florida.
Only the passport is necessary for nationals of Canada and the United States according to tourism agreements signed in France and the United States and Canada. A single suitcase of 23 kg and one of less than 12 kg (28 lbs) is also authorized in hand.
Airlines companies: American Airlines
From Canada, Air Canada has several flights per week from Montreal-Trudeau (YUL). Only the passport is necessary for nationals of Canada and the United States according to tourism agreements signed in France and the United States and Canada.
The trip between Montreal and Martinique lasts around 5 hours and 20 minutes.
Airlines companies: Air Canada
From Latin America
From Latin America, you must go through French Guiana where there is a daily flight between Fort de France and Cayenne (CAY) or opt for other Caribbean islands like Puerto Rico (American Airlines, Seaborne), Trinidad (Amerijet) and Barbados, St. Lucia and Dominica, neighboring islands connected by boat (Express des iles, Jeans) are also appropriate choices.
From other Caribbean islands
Some Caribbean islands (Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Guadeloupe, Saint Barths, Saint Martin or Sint Marteen, St. Lucia, Dominica and Bardados) are linked to Martinique thru flights or boat (Guadeloupe, Dominica, Saint Lucia) via the companies L'Express des Îles, Jeans for Freedom.
For the others French islands, Guadeloupe, Saint Martin and Saint Barths are connected to Martinique with several daily flights via airlines Air Caraïbes or Air France for only 35 minutes of connection.
You can also opt for the long (at least 4 hours and 30 minutes) boat trip via Express des îles or Jeans for Freedom between Pointe a Pitre and Fort de France or Saint Pierre.