Transfers to and from Princess Juliana Airport
Available Transfer Options
Princess Juliana International Airport Transfers
Princess Juliana International Airport provides several modes of transportation for its customers in Sint Maarten (Saint-Martin).
Services to/from SXM, including rental cars, taxis, and shuttles are in front of the airport terminal building.
The airport is a strategic partner of the nation's capital, Philipsburg, and is located approximately 12 kilometers away.
This airport is served by multiple major international airlines with daily service to and from destinations all over the world, and the quickest way to get downtown is by taxi for less than US$ 30.00.
Amenities at the facility include ample dining choices, shopping, and facilities like restrooms, ATMs, and many more.
Note: The two official currencies on the island are the Euro on the French side and the florin (NAF) or guilder on the Dutch side.
US dollars are accepted across the island. Credit cards are widely accepted everywhere.
There are many currency exchange offices and banks, as well as ATMs available in the major urban areas.
Planning your transfer options before hitting the road will give you peace of mind in this Caribbean paradise.
Before leaving your home, know what items are allowed in your carry-on bag, what you can pack in your checked baggage, and what items are prohibited.
For the convenience and direction of the riding public, passengers may approach the Airport Information Desk for transport assistance anytime.
Finally, travelers should only transact at the airport counters and other legitimate establishments for their safety.
Rental Car Services at Princess Juliana International Airport
The Car Rental Counters in the SXM Arrivals Hall near the Baggage Claim area are generally open 24/7, but operation hours may vary.
You will find desks for all of the different companies that provide this service from the airport.
Please inquire at your service provider for specific service hours, requirements, and return procedures.
To speed up the process when picking up your vehicle at the facility, please be sure to have your valid driving license, passport, and credit card ready to present at the counter. You will need these documents when signing the rental agreement forms.
As soon as you have submitted any necessary paperwork, someone will bring you your car key and lead you to where your vehicle is stored.
Plan and book your rental car as soon as possible ahead of your trip. Also, check with your rental car company to confirm your reservation ahead of your trip.
When ready to return your vehicle to the car rental center, remove all personal items before turning over the rented vehicle to the designated facility.
Allow plenty of time for your drive when returning the vehicle. If you’re not sure where to go, give the rental company a call. See all rental car companies at Princess Juliana International Airport.
When renting a vehicle, customers must abide by the Terms and Conditions of the rental company at all times.
For item(s) lost and found inside the vehicle, please contact the rental car company directly.
For item(s) left on a rental car center, report to the Airport Lost and Found Section + 1-721-546-7549, +1-721-546-7542, or + 1-721-546-7777
Ideally, found items will be kept in the Lost Property Office for 30 days.
Ride Shares at Princess Juliana International Airport
As of this update, rideshares appear unavailable at this airport. Before flying in, please confirm with your airline or by calling the airport if this is still the situation.
Taxis at Princess Juliana International Airport
Upon exit from the Baggage Claim area, proceed to the Ground Transportation Center for your taxi. A typical taxi fare from the airport to the downtown area would be around US$ 30.00 or less.
If you need to travel outside of the downtown area, please consult your driver for rates. More information about taxis at Princess Juliana International Airport.
Tipping the driver is not a legal requirement on the island but is widely practiced. You can show appreciation for good service by giving a tip to your driver.
Keep a record of the cab company, vehicle number, and driver's name in case you leave something behind.
Ferries at Princess Juliana International Airport
St. Maarten Ferry Terminal provides services to several points in the territory. From SXM, you can hire a taxi for US$ 25.00. More information about ferry services to and from Anguilla – St. Maarten Ferry Terminal.
Buses at Princess Juliana International Airport
There are no public buses from the airport ground transportation area to downtown. However, public transport is available downtown. More information about buses to and from Princess Juliana International Airport.
To get to your hotel, you can reserve a shuttle or taxi to your destination on the island. Alternatively, you can rent a car from the airport Arrivals Hall.
Hotel Shuttle at Princess Juliana International Airport
Major hotels in Saint Martin may provide your party with a shuttle service. Shuttles pick up and drop passengers in front of the terminal.
For convenience, please confirm with your local hotel if this service is available in your accommodation.
Parking at Princess Juliana International Airport
The airport provides several parking spaces for its customers.
Passengers who want to park their car at the airport must ensure that they arrive earlier to have plenty of time to look for parking to avoid being late for their flight. See more information about short and long term parking at Princess Juliana International Airport.