Traveling to Saba
Traveling to Saba is easy! The island is located 28 miles southwest of its international hub St. Maarten. Both scheduled and charter flights from St. Maarten are available and will get you here in no more than 12 minutes by air. Scheduled ferry rides from St. Maarten operate throughout the week and are a fantastic option for day-trippers who can enjoy a scenic 90-minute ride over to Saba.
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Travel to Saba via St. Maarten
Several major airlines from North America, Europe, and South America have daily flights into St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM). Special charter flights are also available from major cities during the winter season.
Travel to Saba via Air
The following services and airlines are available and offer private charter flights to Saba from St. Maarten and within the region. You can contact Johnson’s Travel Services for inquiries or the airlines directly.
Johnson Travel Services
The on-island Winair agent, Johnson’s Travel Services is ready to assist you with booking your travel to Saba. You can contact the office located at the Juancho Yrausquin Airport via phone or email for any questions you may have about airfares and flight schedules.
SXM Airways is leading private charters in the Caribbean region for both leisure and business purposes. The airline aims to provide 5 star vacation service, operating to the highest safety standards while providing the best in air travel services from St. Maarten's SXM Airport.
Windward Express Airways
Windward Express was first established in 2000 and has since become a leader in the private charter travel industry. Flying on the client’s schedule and destinations on time while avoiding air terminal check-in, line-ups and lost luggage, this airline will suit your every need.
Traveling to Saba via Sea from St. Maarten
You can travel to Saba via convenient ferry services from St. Maarten.
The Edge Ferry
The Edge Ferry travels to Saba from St. Maarten’s Simpson Bay Marina.
For up to date scheduling and pricing information, visit The Edge Ferry’s website or contact Saba’s on-island agent, Sea Saba, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to ask about their discounted, inclusive price for ferry, diving, lunch & more.
Travel between Saba, Statia, St. Kitts and Sint Maarten onboard the Makana ferry. Experience weekly travel for adventures and island hopping!
The M/V Makana is a 72’ Sabre catamaran fast ferry, capable of carrying 150 passengers across two decks: a main lower deck, and an upper deck with a covered business class area and an open sun deck area. The vessel is fully air conditioned. It has a bar service area and 2 heads for passenger convenience.
Please see the following link for the winter schedule.
For more information visit https://makanaferryservice.com/ or https://www.sabaferry.com/makana
Saba C-Transport, N.V.
Windwardside, Saba| Dutch Caribbean
Contact Agent : Jaime Buchanan
Cell: +1(721) 553-3670/ 554-8372
Tel.: +1(721) 543-8915
Contact Agent : Cleveland Codrington
Tel: +599 318 0081
Contact Agent: Makeba Mitchell
Ship It For Less
Basseterre, St. Kitts
Tel.: +1(869) 660-1151
Cell: +1(869) 466-1151
Maritime and Yacht Arrivals
Yachts and other maritime visitors should contact the Fort Bay Harbor for check-in procedures, clearing customs as well as immigration. The Harbormaster will assist you with fulfilling the required formalities.
All maritime and yacht arrivals are also required to check-in with the Marine Park, the office is conveniently located at the harbor in Fort Bay. You can click here for more information.
An Airport and Harbor departure tax fee of $10.00 is payable when departing Saba. Please note, there are no ATMs at the airport and harbor.