The island of St. Lucia is serviced by both a domestic and an international airport. Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) is located on the southern tip of the island in Vieux Fort, while George F.L. Charles Airport, or SLU, is located in Castries.  Inter-Caribbean passengers arriving at SLU will find themselves about 75 minutes from Soufriere and all Janus properties as well as attractions, while international passengers arriving at UVF will find that the ride to Soufriere takes about 45 minutes.

In order to visit St. Lucia, travelers must have a valid passport or proof of citizenship (birth certificate, photo ID, etc) in a country with which St. Lucia has an agreement.

A return ticket is also required, and it is imperative that your passport be valid for a period of at least six months beyond your scheduled departure date.  In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the St. Lucia government also requires that all incoming travelers also bring with them a negative COVID-19 test dated within 7 days of their arrival on the island.

St. Lucia: everything you need to know when arriving

​St. Lucia is a beautiful, tropical paradise.  Whether you choose to arrive via flight, stop in as part of a cruise, or visit as part of an island hopping excursion, St. Lucia is always waiting to welcome you with open arms.  What she lacks in size, she makes up for in breathtaking beauty.  From the twin Piton peaks to the rain forests to the stunning beaches, St. Lucia is beckoning- so what are you waiting for?

St. Lucia Departure Tax

​Passengers over the age of 12 leaving the island via plane will find themselves subject to the St. Lucia departure tax.  This tax is EC$33 or USD $13.  The tax is typically included in the price of an airline ticket.

Arriving in St. Lucia by Ferry or Cruise Ship

​There are many ferries and cruise ships that serve the island of St. Lucia, making it easy to island hop or visit during even a brief stay in the Caribbean.  To save time, you can download and fill out an E/D card online HERE

You can also check out to view the ferry schedule to and from St. Lucia and Martinique.

Domestic / Inter-Caribbean flights arrive in St Lucia via George F.L,Charles (SLU) airport located in the island’s capital Castries.

St. Lucia Airport Parking

​UVF Hewanorra Intl. Airport Parking Starting at $3.00 ECD | Reserve Your Parking Near St. Lucia Airport at the Best Rates.

Visitors arriving at Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) will find that parking is very limited.  In fact, there is only a small parking area with 100 spaces.

​This is because most people arriving at or departing from the island rely on taxi services and find no need for short or long term parking.


  • $3 ECD  for the first hour or part thereof
  • $2 ECD  per hour or part thereof after the first hour until the fifth hour
  • $15 ECD daily beyond six hours
  • $15 ECD  for lost tickets


​For travelers in need of short term parking at Hewanorra UVF Airport, a 100 space parking area is situated directly across from the entrance to the Departures Hall.  Short term parking is available free of charge, but it is important to note that while it isn’t usually a problem, security in this area is quite basic.  It is not necessary to book short term parking in advance of arrival.


If you require long term parking at Hewanorra UVF Airport, it is recommended to phone the airport manager at 758-454-6355.  The long term parking area is shared with short term parking, but it might be possible to arrange extra security.  Long term parking at Hewanorra International Airport, while uncommon, usually does not incur any charges.


If you require disabled parking at Hewanorra UVF Airport, it is recommended that you contact the airport manager at 758-454-6355 to learn what options are available to you.  There are parking bays available outside of the entrance to the Departures Hall that tend to have excellent availability, and passengers arriving at the airport in need of disabled parking will find it easy to secure a convenient parking space without the need for advance notice.



1 (888) 247-2262 (Canada & USA) (758) 454-6611 (St. Lucia) -Regular flights from Toronto-Pearson and Montreal, Canada.


0820 835 835 (Paris) (758) 451 6364 / (758) 453-0357 (St. Lucia) Regular flights from Paris, France.


1 (800) 433-7300 / 1 888 433-7300 (Canada & USA) (758) 454-6777 / (758) 454-8259 (St. Lucia) American Eagle flies into George F. L. Charles Airport, in Castries. It takes about 45min to 1 hour to reach Vieux Fort, the South of the Island. The larger planes fly directly into Vieux fort.


0844 493 0 787 (UK) 1 800 247-9297 (USA) (758) 452-3951 / (758) 452-7444 (St. Lucia) Regular flights from London-Gatwick, UK.


Condor Airline (473) 439 4444 (CaribJet) Frankfurt to St. Lucia every Sunday during Winter 2009/2010.


1 (800) 221-1212 (USA & Canada) 1 (888) 221-1212 / (758) 452-9683 (St. Lucia) Regular flights from Atlanta, Georgia.


Liat 1 (888) 844-5428 (most Caribbean Countries) (758) 452-5856 (St. Lucia) Regular flights to the North of the Island.


JetBlue Airways 1 (800) 538-2583 (USA & Canada) Flight service from JFK-New York.



1 (888) 247-2262 (Canada & USA) (758) 454-6611 (St. Lucia) -Regular flights from Toronto-Pearson and Montreal, Canada.



1 (888) 247-2262 (Canada & USA) (758) 454-6611 (St. Lucia) -Regular flights from Toronto-Pearson and Montreal, Canada.