Best way to get around in St Lucia

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Five ways to Get around in St Lucia

Here are 5 options for getting around in Saint Lucia. After you have been welcomed to this beautiful island of ours, it’s left to you to choose the one that best suits your vacation needs. Here is some insight that will help you make that choice easier and more satisfying.


1.) Hire a Taxi

This is the most widely used option of travelers to this island. St Lucia is well saturated with excellent taxi service companies. The process to hiring a reputable taxi usually starts with finding the right company on Tripadvisor or Viator. Taxi services can also be organized by your hotel or accommodation.

Taxi Drivers are generally well versed on the history of the island. Along the way some stops are usually made to point out different historical sites and viewing points, which the island boasts of.

All taxi companies offer island tours and excursions which can be taken advantage of while staying on island. This option is more relaxing and less of a hassle as your driver will take care of all your sightseeing and security needs.

We Strongly Recommend:

  • St Lucia A1 taxi and tours
  • Christopher Taxi Services
  • Stluciataxiandtour
  • St Lucia Super Taxi
  • AMJ Luxury Transfer

Here is an example of the prices that you can expect to pay for taxi services.

Hewanorra Airport(UVF) To Rodney Bay/Gros Islet


Hewanorra Airport (UVF) to Soufriere


Hewanorra Airport (UVF) to Marigot Bay   


G.F.L. Charles Airport (SLU) to Rodney Bay/Gros Islet


G.F.L. Charles Airport (SLU) to Soufriere


G.F.L. Charles Airport (SLU) to Marigot Bay


Rodney Bay to/from Soufriere


Rodney Bay to/from Marigot Bay


Rodney Bay to/from Castries


Soufriere to/from Castries


Marigot Bay to/from Castries


Rodney Bay to Pigeon Island


Soufriere to Anse Chastanet


Soufriere to SugarBeach


N.b For tours and transfer five persons an above at charge a per person rate.

Theses prices may differ based on the company you choose, however, theses prices should be relatively close.

2.) Rent A Vehicle


Conveniently there are many rental companies on the island. Some of these companies are also available at the airport for your convenience. Just to name a few reputable companies.

  • Cool Breeze Car and Jeep Rental
  • Drive A Matich
  • Avis Car Rental
  • West Coast Car and Jeep Rental
  • Duvals Rental
  • Rhino Car Hire
  • E-Z Rentacar
  • Ace Rent A Car
  • Courtesy Car Rentals
  • St Lucia National Car Rental Services Ltd

3.) Public Bus


Though this may be very unreliable it is the cheapest option for getting around in St Lucia. Buses are available at different stations at the major districts of St Lucia. We call the stations Bus Stops. You may also be able to take the bus at almost any point along the main roads of the island. Saint Lucians are very friendly people so don’t be afraid to ask passengers any questions you may have about your destination.

Route Available:

  • Vieux to Soufriere:- USD2
  • Castries to Soufriere: USD3


4.) Water Taxi


If you are not keen on experiencing our long and windy road, you may enjoy taking a water taxi. There are many companies and independent boat operators offering this service.

  • Mystic Man Tours
  • Joe Knows
  • Joy Cruise
  • Feel Good Water Taxi and Tours
  • Solomon Water Taxi and Tours
    Photo credit: Randy Lafontaine

5.) St Lucia Helicopters

There is no better view, than a view from the top. Capture the full beauty of St Lucia with a helicopter ride. St Lucia helicopters will pick you up for the airport, and then escort you to the other end of the island or certain hotels. They offer services such as airport shuttle, tours and photography charters.

Whether you are trying to get away from driving yourself, for more relaxation or trying to explore the island on your own, there is an option for you. Now that you have this information at hand, you are more than ready to explore our beautiful island of St Lucia.St Lucia Taxi Services

Things to Remember:

  • Always drive on the left
  • Roads are long and windy
  • Transportation fees are mostly collected in cash
  • Vehicle Plates and their meaning
    • M- Minibuses
    • public transportation
    • TX- Taxi
    • H-Hired
  • Gas station are not open 24hrs

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