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Flights to British Virgin Islands

Flights to British Virgin Islands from the UK

Which British Virgin Islands airport do flights land in?

The British Virgin Islands' main airport is Beef Island Airport on Tortola.

Are there direct flights between London and the British Virgin Islands?

No, there are not direct flights. Beef Island Airport can accommodate only turboprop aircraft. It is therefore necessary to fly from the UK on a major carrier connecting via the USA or Europe to a larger hub in the Caribbean, in order to access a local Caribbean airline or ferry for the last leg of the journey to the BVI.

How long is the flight from London to the British Virgin Islands?

Flights from London to Puerto Rico take about nine hours and the connecting flight to Beef Island Airport takes under an hour.

What is the time difference between London and the British Virgin Island?

London is five hours ahead of Tortola.

Which airlines fly to the British Virgin Islands from the UK?

The most convenient route is to fly to San Juan (Puerto Rico), which is served by numerous international airlines, including British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. From San Juan the most favourable connection to the BVI is aboard American Eagle, a flight of about half an hour. The Caribbean airline Liat also connects to Beef Island with small planes from St Kitts, Antigua and San Juan.


Flights to British Virgin Islands from the USA

Are there direct flights between the US and the British Virgin Islands?

No, there are not direct flights. Beef Island Airport can accommodate only turboprop aircraft. It is therefore necessary to fly from the US and connect to the BVI via a larger hub in the Caribbean.

How long is the flight from the US to the British Virgin Islands?

Flights from New York to Puerto Rico take about four hours and the connecting flight to Beef Island Airport takes under an hour. It is a seven hour direct flight from Los Angeles to Puerto Rico.

What is the time difference between the US and the British Virgin Island?

New York has the same time as Tortola; Los Angeles is three hours behind Tortola.

Which airlines fly to the British Virgin Islands from the US?

Continental has cheap flights from Fort Lauderdale, and American flies from New York's JFK airport, both stopping over in San Juan. From San Juan the most favourable connection to the BVI is aboard American Eagle, a flight of about half an hour. The Caribbean airline Liat also connects to Beef Island with small planes from St Kitts, Antigua and San Juan.


Airports in British Virgin Islands

Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport(EIS)

The airport is situated nine miles (15km) from Road Town, Tortola.

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