The Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS), formerly known as Nassau International, is the airport for all domestic and international flights to Nassau. It is the largest airport in the Bahamas, located on the island of New Providence, and is a major hub for Bahamasairalong with multiple flights for British Airways. While the airport is smaller than most major airports, it is busy with multiple Nassau flights as well as connecting flights all over the Caribbean. It offers only basic amenities for travelers, and lacks a direct public transport such as a train since it is separated from the city of Nassau by Lake Killarney. To get to Nassau you must hire a taxi or rent a car and take Windsor Field Road to West Bay Street, then travel east.
The best time to plan flights to Nassau is any time outside the rainy season: winter. Like many tropical climates, there are only two seasons: "Beautiful", which runs from May through September and "Rainy Sometimes", which is from October to April. You will not notice drastic changes in temperature with winter averaging about ten degrees cooler than summer. The biggest concern when considering Nassau flights is hurricane season, which can interrupt travel. It lasts from the end of June to November.
Getting Around Nassau
It is easy for the visitor to get around the city of Nassau with many taxis outside the resorts or hailed off the street, and buses that run around downtown to Cable Beach. Ferry boats run between Paradise Island and Nassau all day long and only take about ten minutes. Taxis are the most expensive option, with buses being the cheapest mode of transportation. Taxis are not regulated like in many countries so you may find different prices from various taxi drivers, who often charge per person and for extra baggage. You can also rent cars and motor scooters, but beware driving on these crowded (tourist-full) roads, they can be a troublesome. You might find walking to be quite pleasant here, along with personal bicycle tours.
People in Nassau are very laid-back and friendly. They often get visitors involved in activities such as dancing to local music. There are seventeen different stretches of beach in Nassau where the water stays warm year-round. The daytime is relaxing with plenty of activity at night. You can rest after arriving after Nassau flights and be ready for entertainment that night in a luxury hotel.
- Cable Beach, famous for the beautiful waters and sand and host to many great resorts
- Paradise Island's Le Cabaret Theatre, a local casino with colorful shows
- Royal Victoria Gardens, includes the Royal Victoria Hotel where scenes from "Gone with the Wind" were filmed and a great place for visitors to stay
- Crystal Cay Marine Park, an underground park where visitors can explore the water from viewing windows
- Atlantis Resort and Park, one of the biggest parks in the islands for visitors when planning their flights to Nassau
Best Anytime fares to Nassau
Cheap round-trip flights to Nassau
|Philadelphia||Nassau||Sun, Nov 9 - Sat, Nov 15||US Airways||$443|
|New York||Nassau||Tue, Oct 14 - Thu, Oct 16||Delta Air Lines||$347|
|Newark||Nassau||Sat, Oct 11 - Wed, Oct 15||US Airways||$360|
|Washington DC||Nassau||Thu, Nov 6 - Wed, Nov 12||American Airlines||$290|
|Fort Lauderdale||Nassau||Wed, Sep 17 - Thu, Sep 18||jetBlue||$257|
|Boston||Nassau||Sat, Oct 25 - Wed, Oct 29||American Airlines||$312|
|Chicago||Nassau||Tue, Nov 11 - Tue, Nov 18||American Airlines||$410|
|Miami||Nassau||Mon, Sep 22 - Tue, Sep 23||Bahamasair||$275|
|Orlando||Nassau||Sat, Nov 1 - Tue, Nov 4||jetBlue||$261|
|Atlanta||Nassau||Mon, Nov 3 - Thu, Nov 6||Delta Air Lines||$317|
|Dallas||Nassau||Mon, Oct 20 - Fri, Oct 24||Delta Air Lines||$446|
|Charlotte||Nassau||Wed, Oct 29 - Tue, Nov 4||Air Canada||$486|
Best weekend fares to Nassau
Best weekend fares to Nassau
|Philadelphia||Nassau||Thu, Nov 13 - Sun, Nov 16||US Airways||$451|
|New York||Nassau||Thu, Nov 13 - Mon, Nov 17||Delta Air Lines||$347|
|Newark||Nassau||Thu, Nov 13 - Sun, Nov 16||United Airlines||$411|
|Washington DC||Nassau||Fri, Oct 3 - Mon, Oct 6||jetBlue||$351|
|Fort Lauderdale||Nassau||Fri, Sep 19 - Sun, Sep 21||jetBlue||$257|
|Boston||Nassau||Thu, Oct 23 - Mon, Oct 27||jetBlue||$456|
|Chicago||Nassau||Thu, Oct 23 - Mon, Oct 27||US Airways||$449|
|Miami||Nassau||Fri, Sep 26 - Sun, Sep 28||Bahamasair||$275|
|Orlando||Nassau||Fri, Oct 24 - Mon, Oct 27||jetBlue||$261|
|Atlanta||Nassau||Fri, Nov 7 - Sat, Nov 8||Delta Air Lines||$305|
|Dallas||Nassau||Thu, Sep 18 - Sun, Sep 21||Air Canada||$793|
|Charlotte||Nassau||Sat, Oct 25 - Mon, Oct 27||Air Canada||$526|
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