Direct flights to Jamaica

If you are interested in visiting the tropical island of Jamaica you can find tons of direct flights to choose from. Learn more about traveling to Jamaica here.


Jamaica is one of the three islands in the Northern Caribbean forming the Greater Antilles. For those who like to explore, the island offers a feast of contrasts. The north coast, with its popular resort areas of Montego Bay, Runaway Bay, Ocho Rios and Port Antonio, features fine coral beaches and broad plains where sugar cane, coconuts are grown.

All about traveling to Jamaica

    Located in the central Caribbean, the tropical island of Jamaica has a fascinating yet turbulent history. Enticing thousands of visitors a year with its beautiful beaches, superb diving reefs and lush interior, Jamaica has a whole host of natural as well as cultural attractions. Discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1494, Jamaica was inhabited by the Spanish followed by the English.

    The booming sugar trade gave rise to the brutal slave trade where millions of slaves were shipped to Jamaica from West Africa until slavery was abolished in 1834. Jamaica has a very African feel as a result of its history and the origins of many of its population.

    The busiest airport in Jamaica you find in Montego Bay. Sangster International Airport offers direct flight connections to more than 45 destinations, most of them located in the US.

    Jamaica's second largest airport is located in Kingston. The airport is named Norman Manley International Airport (KIN), and is well connected to the rest of the world with hundreds of flights leaving the airport every week.

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    Direct flights to Jamaica from the US

    If you are traveling from the US to Jamaica you have several options to choose from. The US is well connected to Jamaica, with the majority of the flights landing at Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay. The largest number of daily flights to Montego Bay are offered from New York, Charlotte, Fort Lauderdale and Arlanta. By following the links below you can find all flight options from each airport.

    If you want to land in Kingston, you can find direct flights from Fort Lauderdale, New York, Miami and Atlanta – use the links below to see all direct flights.

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    Direct flights to Jamaica from the UK

    Are you headed to Jamaica from the UK? If you want to find direct flights, your departure airport is located in London. Virgin Atlantic offers flights four times a week from Heathrow to Montego Bay. On the other hand, direct flights from the UK to Kingston depart from Gatwick, where British Airlines operate flights three times a week. By using the link below you can see all your options.

    Cheap flights to Jamaica

    Jamaica boasts many stunning beaches including Runaway Bay and Ocho Rios both of which are famous for their tropical reefs and world class diving. Head to dazzling 7 mile long Negril beach, the remote Treasure Beach for some quiet relaxation or visit arguably Jamaica’s most beautiful spot, The Blue Lagoon which plunges to almost 180 feet deep and changes colour throughout the day, featured in the film of the same name starring Brooke Shields.

    Discover Jamaica’s lush rain-forested interior including the Blue Mountains, home to the world’s best coffee, Dunn’s River Falls – Jamaica’s famous waterfall and its most popular tourist attraction, and Canoe Valley Wetland Wildlife Reserve with its manatees and alligators. Jamaica has a great choice of Museums to visit including the Bob Marley Museum, the Maritime Museum and the African-Caribbean Heritage Centre.

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    Jamaica climate

    Jamaica enjoys a tropical climate with hot weather all year round, although it is somewhat cooler in the central highlands. Wet weather is likely in the form of quick, intense showers between May and November. The wettest months on the island when rain is steadier are September and October. Jamaica is in the hurricane belt and under threat from these tropical storms between June and November each year, although most tend to miss the island.

    Flights to Jamaica