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How to get from Grenada Airport to St. George's

Grenada is a gorgeous Caribbean island with so much to explore. Known as “Spice Island”, you can indulge in the sumptuous Caribbean flavours, spectacular mountainous terrain and world-famous beaches. St. George’s, Grenada’s capital, is home to the buzzing cruise port and colourful local markets. 

To get from Grenada Airport to St. George’s, you only have two options: taxi or private transfer. The journey is just 12 km and should only take 25 minutes in light traffic.

There is no public transport from Grenada Airport that covers this journey. There is a public bus service on the island but it does not run to or from the Grenada Airport. The bus depot is close to the cruise port in St. George’s, so you can easily take a bus to other popular sights, like Grand Anse Valley once you’ve already reached the capital’s centre by taxi.

If you’re new to the island, we recommend booking a private transfer to your destination in St. George’s which will provide you with a smooth and comfortable journey, with no wait times and a professional, knowledgeable driver.

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How to get from Grenada Airport to St. George's by taxi

Taking a taxi or private transfer from Grenada Airport (GND) to St. George’s is simple. Local taxis are available 24/7 from the airport and can usually cater both to smaller and larger groups. Your journey shouldn’t take longer than 25 minutes in normal traffic, but it can take up to 40 minutes if there is a lot of congestion around the city or when leaving the airport.

Taxi fare from Grenada Airport to St. George's

It costs €17 (XCD 50) or $20 (€18) to get a local taxi from Grenada Airport (GND) to St. George’s. You can pay in either currency or (sometimes) a combination of the two at your driver’s discretion. You can expect a surcharge of roughly 20% between 22:00 and 06:00. 

The tourism board sets the taxi fares in Grenada. However, some dishonest drivers may try to overcharge you if you are a tourist. To avoid this, ask to see the rate card before you begin your taxi journey. If you want to avoid haggling with local taxi drivers, you can also pre-book a private transfer.


€17 (XCD 50)

Trip Duration

25 Min.

Taxi rates in Grenada increase after 22:00.

Value for money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Grenada Airport.

Where do I get the taxi from?

Taxis are readily available from outside of Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND). The airport is relatively small, with just one terminal building. Outside of the terminal, you’ll find a fast-collection point and a taxi stand. 

On busy flight days, there may be a wait of up to 20 minutes for an available cab, however, this is rare. The airport is usually well-serviced by taxis so you shouldn’t have to wait longer than 10 minutes.


Taking a taxi from Grenada Airport to St. George’s is the most convenient way to travel. Moreover, since there are no public transport options, you are limited to taxis and private transfers. Fortunately, cabs are comfortable, spacious and efficient. Because most local taxis can carry up to 8 people, your loved ones and all their luggage will be transported safely to the door of your destination in St. George’s.

Editor’s Note

Most local taxis aren’t wheelchair-equipped as standard. However, the mini-van style of the local taxis can make it easier for wheelchair users. If you want a guarantee that your accessibility needs will be taken care of, consider booking a private transfer instead.

Useful Tips

Generally, it’s cheaper to pay for your taxi in East Caribbean dollars.
Most local taxis don’t carry card machines, so you’ll need to pay for your taxi in cash.
If you’re a solo traveller, you can cut the cost of your taxi by sharing a ride with other tourists travelling to St. George’s.

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Frequently asked questions

What’s the nearest airport to St. George’s, Grenada?

The nearest airport to St. George’s, Grenada is Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND). The distance between the city and the airport is roughly 12 km. The journey by taxi or private transfer takes around 25 minutes in normal traffic conditions.

How do I get from Grenada Airport to St. George’s?

To get from Grenada Airport (GND) to St. George’s, you can only travel by taxi or private transfer. While there is a public bus service available in Grenada, it doesn’t travel to and from the airport. The taxi from the airport to the city centre shouldn’t take longer than 25 minutes.

What’s the cost of a taxi from Grenada Airport to St. George’s?

You can expect a taxi to St. George from the airport of Grenada to cost €17 (XCD 50) or $20 (€18) depending on the currency you choose. The taxi rates in Grenada are fixed. You can consult the airport website for the set rates from the airport to any part of the island. You can pay in either East Caribbean dollars or US dollars. The driver will have change in both currencies. You should also set aside 10% for tipping.

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