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Aruba Cruise Port to Eagle Beach

The beautiful neighbourhood of Eagle Beach is located in Oranjestad, Aruba. Known for its many low-rise resorts, Eagle Beach is the widest white sand beach in Aruba and has even been voted one of the top beaches in the world. This beautiful beach also boasts a very famous happy hour every day.

When it comes to travelling from Aruba Cruise Port to Eagle Beach, you have two transport options; taxi or bus. Taking an Aruba airport taxi is the quickest and most comfortable option as it takes just 8 minutes and costs $15 (€13). Taking the public bus requires a short walk to the Central Bus Station, costs just $2.50 (€2.20) and takes 15 minutes to reach Eagle Beach.

Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Aruba at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €13 8min 24/7
Bus €4.40 15min 05:40–01:27

How to get from Aruba Cruise Port to Eagle Beach by taxi

Taking a taxi from Aruba Cruise Port to Eagle Beach is the fastest and easiest transfer option. An Aruba taxi takes just 8 minutes to reach Eagle Beach and costs around $15 (€13) for up to 4 passengers.

How much is a taxi from Aruba Cruise Port to Eagle Beach?

The local drivers don’t have a flat fare, nor do they use a taximeter to calculate your fare for the journey to Eagle Beach. Instead, you will need to haggle with your driver and agree on a fare. The average cost for a taxi from Aruba Cruise Port to Eagle Beach is $15 (€13).

Cost

$15 (€13)

Trip Duration

8 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at the Cruise port in Aruba.

Where do I get it from?

Taxis are available 24/7 from the cruise port. Once you step off your ship, you will see the line of taxis waiting to pick up passengers.

Convenience

The only way to get directly from Aruba Cruise Port to Eagle Beach is by taking a taxi. They are fast, comfortable, air-conditioned and run 24/7. Taking a taxi means you won’t need to walk around or carry your heavy luggage in the sun.

Editor’s Note

If you're arriving during peak times, taking a taxi will eliminate your need to wait as multiple buses fill up before you can get a seat.

Useful Tips

Agree on a price before beginning your journey to avoid being overcharged.
Your Aruba taxi driver will appreciate a tip if they did a good job. The usual amount is 10-15%.
There's a $3 (€2.65) surcharge for taking a taxi on Sundays.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Aruba. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Hand-picked english-speaking drivers

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How to get from Aruba Cruise Port to Eagle Beach by bus

There’s a public bus that runs from the Central Bus Station to Eagle Beach every day. The bus station is located just a 3-minute walk from the cruise port gates. The bus journey time is around 15 minutes and the bus costs $2.50 (€2.20) one-way.

How much is the bus to Eagle Beach Aruba from the Cruise Port?

The cost of the bus from Aruba Cruise Port to Eagle Beach is $2.50 (€2.20) one-way. You can purchase your tickets from the driver when you get on the bus.

Cost

$2.50 (€2.20)

Trip Duration

15 Min.

*There's an average wait of 1 hour for the bus to Eagle Beach.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The bus is available from 05:40 to 01:27.

Where do I get it from?

The Central Bus Station is located just outside of the Cruise Port gates. Simply walk toward the main road and you’ll see the “Arubus” sign for the bus station.

Convenience

Unfortunately, there’s no bus that runs directly from Aruba Cruise Port to Eagle Beach. You will first need to walk with your luggage to the Central Bus Station, then take the bus from there to Eagle Beach. This adds both time and stress to your transfer.

Editor’s Note

Although taking the bus is a cheap transfer option, it's not convenient, especially in the hot sun. Instead, you can take a taxi and potentially split the fare between 4 people for a very similar price.

Useful Tips

You can pay on the bus in USD or Aruban Guilder (AWG).
Be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes early for the bus to secure a seat.
The bus station is a 3 minute walk from the Cruise Port.

Frequently asked questions

How far is Eagle Beach from Aruba's cruise port?

Eagle Beach is located just 4.7 km away from Aruba Cruise Port. Taking an Aruba taxi will take just 8 minutes to reach eagle beach, whereas, the public bus will take 15 minutes.

Can I get a taxi from Aruba cruise port to Eagle Beach?

Yes, you can get a taxi from Aruba Cruise Port to Eagle Beach for around $15 (€13), which will take just 8 minutes.

How much is a taxi from Aruba airport to Eagle Beach?

The local taxi drivers at Aruba Cruise Port don’t use a taximeter to calculate your fare, so you will need to agree on the price before getting into the taxi. The average cost for the journey to Eagle Beach, Aruba from the Cruise Port is $15 (€13). If you’d prefer a set-rate fare you can count on, you can pre-book your Aruba transfer in advance with Welcome Pickups.

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