Cat Island is served by two airports, Arthur's Town Airport and New Bight Airport. Arthur's Town is the main town, while New Bight is the island's most scenic village. A commercial flight on Bahamasair (tel. 800/222-4262 in the U.S.; www.bahamasair.com) flies to Arthur's Town from Nassau on Friday and Sunday morning. Florida Coastal Airlines (tel. 954/772-9808; www.flyfca.net) flies to New Bight from Fort Lauderdale.
The island is also served by mail boat. The MV Worth Cat Island Special, which transports passengers for $50 one-way and $100 round-trip, departs Potter's Cay Dock in Nassau on Thursday at 5pm, heading for Bennett's Harbour and Arthur's Town. Another vessel, the MV Lady Rosalind (tel. 242/393-1064), departs Potter's Cay Dock in Nassau on Thursday at 6pm, going to Old and New Bight. Since sailing schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, check departure times with the dock master at Nassau's Potter's Cay Dock (tel. 242/393-1064).
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.