How to get around on the island of St Barts
Are you planning a vacation to St Barts and looking to know how to get around the island? If you want to travel in the hilly landscape of Saint Barthelemy and enjoy the most beautiful beaches such as Flamands or Shell Beach, a means of transport is essential. Here is what you need to know to easily get around St Barts.
Public transport and Uber in Saint-Barth
There is no public transport service in St. Barts, nor an Uber service.
Taxi service in St Barth
For your trips, especially in the evening, you can use a local taxi. There are two taxi stations on the island of St Barts: one in the center of Gustavia and one near the airport.
Here is the official list of taxis on the island: http://saintbarth.net/taxi
Rent a car in St Barthelemy
Even though the distances between two points of interest are relatively short in St Barts, a rental car is essential to explore the island! You will be able to go on an adventure over forty kilometers of road.
It is totally possible to rent a car for the day or for the week, so that you can travel freely. We recommend you our local partner "Welcome Car Rental", offering a wide choice of vehicles for rent, with the best value for money on the island.
→ Parking in St Barts: several car parks are available, there is one in Saint-Jean-Gustave III airport for example. In town, you will have to pay for parking spaces.
→ Gas stations in St Barts: to refuel, you can either go to the Lorient or the Saint-Jean airport gas station.