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||Wed, May 21 - Sat, May 31||US Airways||$312|
|New York||Nassau||Thu, May 8 - Thu, May 15||US Airways||$323|
|Newark||Nassau||Fri, May 30 - Wed, Jun 4||US Airways||$323|
|Washington DC||Nassau||Sat, Jun 7 - Sat, Jun 14||JetBlue Airways||$354|
|Fort Lauderdale||Nassau||Sat, Apr 19 - Wed, Apr 23||JetBlue Airways||$270|
|Boston||Nassau||Sat, May 24 - Thu, May 29||Delta Air Lines||$347|
|Chicago||Nassau||Sun, Jun 15 - Wed, Jun 25||United Airlines||$444|
|Miami||Nassau||Wed, Jun 4 - Mon, Jun 9||Bahamasair||$289|
|Orlando||Nassau||Mon, Jun 2 - Tue, Jun 10||JetBlue Airways||$300|
|Atlanta||Nassau||Sat, May 24 - Wed, May 28||AirTran Airways||$294|
|Dallas||Nassau||Sat, May 17 - Thu, Jun 12||American Airlines||$319|
|Charlotte||Nassau||Wed, Apr 30 - Sun, May 4||US Airways||$310|
Best weekend fares to Nassau
Best weekend fares to Nassau
|Philadelphia||Nassau||Thu, May 8 - Sat, May 10||American Airlines||$317|
|New York||Nassau||Thu, May 8 - Sat, May 10||American Airlines||$323|
|Newark||Nassau||Thu, May 8 - Sun, May 11||US Airways||$323|
|Washington DC||Nassau||Thu, May 1 - Sat, May 3||JetBlue Airways||$354|
|Fort Lauderdale||Nassau||Thu, Apr 24 - Sat, Apr 26||JetBlue Airways||$270|
|Boston||Nassau||Thu, Jun 12 - Mon, Jun 16||US Airways||$369|
|Chicago||Nassau||Fri, May 16 - Mon, May 19||AirTran Airways||$458|
|Miami||Nassau||Sat, Apr 26 - Mon, Apr 28||Bahamasair||$289|
|Orlando||Nassau||Thu, May 1 - Sun, May 4||JetBlue Airways||$300|
|Atlanta||Nassau||Thu, May 29 - Mon, Jun 2||AirTran Airways||$294|
|Dallas||Nassau||Fri, Apr 25 - Mon, Apr 28||American Airlines||$341|
|Charlotte||Nassau||Sat, Apr 26 - Mon, Apr 28||American Airlines||$451|
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