Getting Here

Getting to the Country:

Most visitors travel to Belize by air, but you can also get here by road or boat.
Old Belize Map

By Air

International flights to Belize City’s Phillip Goldson International Airport (PGIA) are via Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, Miami or Los Angeles.

The major airlines servicing PGIA are:

  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Grupo Taca
  • Delta Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines

Local Airlines also provide daily flights to Belize from Flores, Guatemala (Tikal).

By Road

For visitors driving into Belize from Guatemala or Mexico , a temporary importation permit must be secured at the point of entry. Permits are valid for 1 month but can be extended by applying to the Customs Department.

Buses travel to Belize from the US border cities via Cancun, Mexico City and Chetumal.

Old Belize Road Map

Bus connections from Guatemala City is another means to get to Belize. From there, buses run to San Ignacio, capital city Belmopan, and Belize City.

By Boat or Cruise Ship

Small, regularly scheduled water taxis travel between Punta Gorda in the southern district of Toledo, and Puerto Barrios in Eastern Guatemala.

Maritime ports of entry are Belize City, Corozal, Dangriga, San Pedro and Punta Gorda.

Our Marina