The road network is free, extensive and well maintained and generally provides access to major tourist sites. As in France, driving is on the right, and traffic regulations and road signs are the same as those used in European countries. If you’d like to be completely independent on your holiday, don’t hesitate to hire a car. You’ll find the leading national and international car hire companies at airports and in the major tourist areas.
Europcar Guadeloupe
+590 590 38 7395
05 90 91 91 54
Ideal Car
05 90 21 20 66

You can also rent two-wheeled travel, including bicycles, mountain bikes, scooters and motorcycles.

By Taxi
Taxis are widely available on every island in the archipelago. Taxi stations are marked and can be found at airports, in front of selected hotels, in major cities and near bus terminals and ferry landings.
Website: http://www.guadeloupe.fr/bus-et-taxis
By Bus
Guadeloupe’s islands also have extensive public transportation systems. Modern, comfortable buses links Guadeloupe’s various cities and towns. Picturesque and inexpensive, the bus offers an excellent way to discover the heart and soul of Guadeloupe!
Website: http://www.transport-guadeloupe.fr/horaires.html


Regional airlines as well as ferry services link Guadeloupe’s various islands and the rest of the Caribbean. Frequent daily flights are available.

Marie-Galante Airport, Grand-Bourg:
In addition to its ferry links, Marie-Galante has air service via its airport, located in the Les Basses section of Grand-Bourg. The airport offers an easy approach and landing.

For further information: Tel.: + 590 (0)5 90 97 51 00 - Fax: + 590 (0)5 90 97 51 01

Terre-de-Haut Airport:
One of the smallest airports in Guadeloupe, the Terre-de-Haut Airport is available for small passenger aircraft. Special qualifications are required to land at Terre-de-Haut.

For further information: Tel./Fax: + 590 (0)5 90 99 50 32

La Désirade Airport:
Located along the sandy beaches of La Désirade’s coast, this small airport provides an air link between the island and Grande-Terre. It is aligned with the trade winds and easy to approach, but landing can be difficult.

For further information: Tel.: + 590 (0)5 90 20 03 50 (fire brigade)

Saint-François Airport:
This was once the smallest international airport in the world! It is well situated and includes a customs office. This airport is excellent for teaching young pilots. It offers an easy approach and landing.

For further information: Tel.: + 590 (0)5 90 88 70 10 - Fax: + 590 (0)5 90 88 74 50

Bailiff Airport:
Located in southern Basse-Terre, this airport serves as a regional gateway for small aircraft. The airport faces the Caribbean Sea and is relatively difficult to approach.

For further information: Tel./Fax: + 590 (0)5 90 26 05 68


Regular ferry link departing Saint-François for La Désirade.
Marina de Saint-François
97118 Saint-François
Tel.: +590 (0)5 90 22 26 31

Regular ferry links departing Saint-François and Sainte-Anne for Les Saintes, Marie-Galante, La Désirade and Petite-Terre.
Marina de Saint-François
97118 Saint-François
Tel.: +590 (0)5 90 22 26 31
Fax: +590 (0)5 90 82 57 73

From aboard its two ships, the Miss Guadeloupe and the Antoinette, Deher will introduce you to one of the most beautiful bays in the world.
97114 Trois Rivières
Tel.: +590 (0)5 90 92 06 39
Website: www.ctmdeher.com

Ferry link departing Saint-François for La Désirade.
Marina de Saint-François
97118 Saint-François
Tel.: +590 (0)6 90 35 79 47

Regular ferry links departing Pointe-à-Pitre for Marie-Galante, Les Saintes, Dominica, Martinique, St Lucia.
Gare Maritime de Bergevin
97110 Pointe-à-Pitre
Tel.: +590 (0)5 90 91 69 68
Fax: +590 (0)5 90 91 11 05
E-mail: info-reservation@express-des-iles.com
Website: www.express-des-iles.com

Discover the small islands in the Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin lagoon: Ilet Blanc, Ilet La Biche, Ilet Fajou, Ilet Caret, etc.
97126 Deshaies
Mobile: +590 (0)6 90 35 92 06
Fax: +590 (0)5 90 83 57 40
E-mail: cocomambo@wanadoo.fr
Website: www.cocomambo.fr

The Babou One travels each direction between Saint-François and La Désirade twice daily. In the high season, we provide ferry service to Marie-Galante and Les Saintes on Wednesdays and Fridays, departing from  Saint-François.
Le Désert
97127 La Désirade
Mobile: +590 (0)6 90 26 60 69
E-mail: sademar@orange.fr

Discover the Guadeloupe archipelago with Val’ferry. Destinations include Marie-Galante and Les Saintes (Terre-de-Haut and Terre-de-Bas), with several daily return trips departing from Pointe-à-Pitre and Trois-Rivières.
97110 Pointe-à-Pitre
Tel.: +590 (0)5 90 91 45 15
Fax: 09 70 06 61 46
E-mail: val-ferry@orange.fr
Website: www.valferry.fr