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There are three primary ways in which you can arrive on our island and plenty of ways to explore and discover all of the facets Bermuda has to offer. Just don’t forget your passport at home, as that is now a requirement for all visitors. Well, that and a thirst for the extraordinary.


Arriving By:

Arriving By Air

There are daily nonstop flights to Bermuda from all over the US, Canada and the UK. The flights are so quick that you’ll barely have time to daydream about paradise before you’re transported to the center of it. The airport where you will arrive is located at the east end of the island in St George’s Parish (tel. 441.293.2470 and www.BermudaAirport.com). Arrive on the wings of any of these airlines currently servicing the island:

From the United States:

From Canada:

From the United Kingdom:

  • British Airways  
 
 

Arriving by non-commercial flight? We can answer any of your questions regarding private and charter flights here: www.dca.gov.bm.

In order to keep pollution and traffic at a minimum and maintain the beauty and relaxation of the island, rental cars are not permitted in Bermuda, so once you arrive, you can hop into any number of our on-island taxis and jet right off to your hotel and your dream vacation.

Arriving By Cruise Line

Cruising to our island typically consists of an all-inclusive package with transportation, meals and lodging.

A warm Bermuda welcome awaits you at one of our three Ports of Call: King's Wharf and Heritage Wharf, both located in the Royal Naval Dockyard on Ireland Island North at the western tip of the island; and, Hamilton Harbour located in our capital, the City of Hamilton. Step right off of the ship onto our breathtaking island paradise and, suddenly, the options are endless. Shop, dine, golf, snorkel or just relax and take in the sights of our beaches, turquoise waters and colourful locals. Anything you choose is sure to open your eyes to a new world of luxury, class and extraordinary experiences.

Here is a list of the fine cruise lines servicing Bermuda:

Celebrity Cruises

“Summit” from Cape Liberty, New Jersey (May-September)

Web:  www.celebrity.com 

Norwegian Cruise Line

“Norwegian Breakaway” from New York (May-October)
“Norwegian Dawn” from Boston (May-October)
Web: www.ncl.com  

Royal Caribbean

“Explorer of the Seas” from Cape Liberty, New Jersey (April-October)
“Grandeur of the Seas” from Baltimore (May-October)
Web: www.royalcaribbean.com  

Arriving by Private Vessel

Sailing into Bermuda is an ideal way to experience our crystal clear waters and dramatic scenery from afar and up close.

Follow these simple guidelines to make your clearance as smooth as possible:

  • All private yachts entering our waters are required to obtain Immigration, Customs, and Health Clearance in the port of St. George's. The clearance facility is located at the eastern end of Ordnance Island
  • Yachts arriving from overseas ports are usually cleared with a minimum of formality
  • Upon approach, visiting yachtsmen must contact Bermuda Radio, which will guide you into St. George's Harbour and direct you to Customs clearance berthing
  • The Customs boarding officer, who normally carries out clearance for all three departments, brings all documents required for clearance on board. The officer will also collect a passenger tax of US$35 from each person on board.
  • A valid, machine-readable passport is the required document for entry into Bermuda

Extended Stays for Visiting Yachts and their Crew


With effect from 1st June, 2011, visiting yachtsmen and their crews will be granted a maximum three month stay on arrival in Bermuda. In keeping with best practice and standard immigration policy, visiting yachtsmen and their crew will be required to provide:

  • proof of citizenship;
  • financial means to repatriate themselves by air (if required);
  • proof of health insurance; and 
  • a declaration not to seek or take up employment in Bermuda.

The fee for this extended stay is set at a nominal $250.00 for each member of the crew and each passenger. Extensions for up to a further three months will also be permitted on application to the Department of Immigration and the fee is $100.00.

For detailed information about travelling to Bermuda via private yacht, visit the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre website.