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Kingston Travel Guide

Kingston Airports

Kingston International Airport (KIN)


The airport is located 11 miles (18km) south east of Kingston.


GMT -5


Transfer Terminals: 

There is only one terminal building.

Transfer City: 

Train: The train service in Jamaica, discontinued in 1992, opened a few lines in April 2011 with planes for an cross-country system once again. There is a station in Kingston, although the service currently doesn't run there.

Taxi: You can get a taxi from the airport to town for about JMD 2500, or less if you're prepared to haggle.

Bus: There's a good, extensive government-run public bus network across Kingston, with three major stations in town - the Downtown Transport Cente

Car Rental: 

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Budget, Hertz and Island Car Rentals. Their desks are in the Ground Transportation Hall.

Airport Taxis: 

You can get a taxi from the airport to town for about JMD 2500, or less if you're prepared to haggle.

Airport Facilities: 

Money and communications: ATMs and currency exchange in the departures area.

Luggage: There are free baggage carts in the baggage claim hall, and a lost and found office in the arrivals area.

Conference and business: Air Jamaica, British Airways and American Airlines have business class lounges in the departures area.

Other facilities: Baby changing facilities, wheelchair assistance, health centre (in arrivals area).

Wi-fi: There is wi-fi access in the departure l

Car Parking: 

Parking at Norman Manley International costs JMD 100 for the first hour, JMD 200 for 2 hours and JMD 300 for 3 hours or more, or JMD 300 a day.

Departure Tax: 

There is a departure tax of JMD 2000, which is usually
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