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Getting to Roatan

Getting to Roatan


Air Transportation

Roatan Island offers both scheduled and charter air service as well as regularly scheduled ferry service to and from its largest community of Coxen Hole.

From North America, several airlines offer either direct or connecting service to Roatan’s international airport, Aeropuerto Juan Ramon Galvez, located in the town of Coxen Hole.


  • Seasonal charter airline service with Sunwing Holidays and Air Transat offers flights from Toronto and Montreal. Approximately 4 hours. www.sunwing.ca and www.airtransat.ca.


  • United Airlines operates non-stop flights from Houston. Approximately 3 hours. www.united.com
  • Delta Airlines operates non-stop flights from Atlanta. Approximately 3 hours. www.delta.com
  • American Airlines flies from Miami to Roatan. Approximately 3 hours. www.aa.com

From Europe, several U.S. airlines offer connecting service via the U.S.A. and Central America to Roatan’s international airport, Aeropuerto Juan Ramon Galvez, located in the town of Coxen Hole. Flights are operated by United Airlines www.united.com , Delta Airlines www.delta.com , US Airways www.usairways.com and TACA Airlines www.taca.com

From Central America, TACA Regional Airlines www.taca.com operates non-stop and connecting service to major centres in Central America, South America and the USA. Aerolineas Sosa www.aerolineasosahn.com operates non-stop and connecting flights from major centres in Honduras, including San Pedro Sula, Tegucigalpa and Le Ceiba.

Travel Note - When leaving Roatan, departures taxes are collected. For international destinations expect to pay approximately L$650 ($34 USD) while domestic destinations cost approximately L$30 ($1.50 USD)

TJ Lynch's video blog takes you through a tour of Roatan's International Airport:

Ferry Transportation

Scheduled high speed passenger ferry service operates daily from Le Ceiba, Honduras to Dixon Cove, Roatan. The trip takes appro242-x-162-getting-here-ferrximately 1 ¼ hours one way. Roatan: (504) 445-1795  La Ceiba: (504) 414-5739.

Catamaran sail trips connect passengers between West End on Roatan Island to the neighbouring island of Utila. The trip takes approximately four hours one way. Galaxy Wave Ferry Schedule.

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