Traveling to Saba
Saba has completely re-opened with no COVID entry requirements as of May 1st, 2022. Be certain to confirm your St. Maarten to Saba connection BEFORE booking your airfare into SXM as flights and ferry schedules have changed. Winair will continue to add to its schedule as demand increases.
Traveling in the COVID era...
Visit sabatourism.com to confirm the latest travel entry procedures. Currently, you need approval entry to St. Maarten but the process is actually well organized and does not take long to complete.
Saba is the smallest island in the Dutch Caribbean, located at 17.63 and 63.23. You can get to Saba on a flight or by ferry but only via the island of St. Maarten (SXM, Princess Juliana Airport), 28 miles from Saba. SXM is a major hub with flights from the US and Europe. Daily air travel to and from St. Maarten is offered by American, Delta, United, Spirit, Jet Blue, Air France, KLM, COPA, and more.
Saba By AIr
Located 28 miles southwest of St. Maarten, Saba is reached by a short 12-minute flight on Windward Island Airways. Winair (airline code WM) provides 3-5 conveniently scheduled connecting flights to and from St. Maarten each day. The last flight each day is just before dark (there are no lights at the Saba airport) so be sure to book your major carrier flight that lands on SXM before 3 p.m. You can easily book your own Winair flight: fly-winair.sx to look at scheduling options and direct e-ticketing.
Saba by Sea
The Edge Ferry
Make your reservations in advance with us: email or call and we can set up the ferry, diving, guided hikes, taxi tours, and more! Aqua Mania owns The Edge and is the provider of water sports activities on Dutch St. Maarten. The Edge is the most economical option if you are looking to come to Saba for the day and return back to SXM the same day or longer!
The Makana Ferry
Travel between Saba, Statia, and Sint Maarten onboard the Makana ferry. Experience weekly travel for adventures and island hopping! The 72' Sabre catamaran fast ferry offers you more travel to the places that you want to go! With 2 air-conditioned decks and an open sun deck on the upper floor so you can feel the cool Caribbean wind. Enjoy a refreshing beverage at the bar on board.
Traveling to Saba on your own vessel? Check out our info for yachties page!