In 2007 several airlines stepped up their nonstop service from the North American mainland into St. Kitts. American was one of these, reinstating nonstop service from New York's JFK airport twice per week, and inaugurating once-per-week nonstop service into St. Kitts from Miami. This supplements service that had existed previously, including US Airways (tel. 800/622-1015 in the U.S. and Canada; www.usairways.com) Saturday service from both Philadelphia and Charlotte to St. Kitts. Otherwise, you have to connect through Antigua, St. Maarten, or Puerto Rico. American Airlines (tel. 800/433-7300 in the U.S. and Canada; www.aa.com) has dozens of daily flights to its hub in San Juan. From there, American's commuter partner, American Eagle,makes four daily nonstop flights into St. Kitts.
Winair (tel. 866/466-0410 in the U.S. and Canada, or 599/54-54237; www.fly-winair.com) flies to St. Kitts from St. Maarten. The Antigua-based carrier LIAT (tel. 888/844-LIAT ; www.liatairline.com) flies to St. Kitts from Antigua, Puerto Rico, and St. Maarten. Winair has two daily flights between Nevis and St. Kitts.
Air Canada (tel. 888/247-2262 in the U.S. and Canada, or 514/422-5000; www.aircanada.ca) flies from Toronto to Antigua. Excel Airlines (tel. 0892/231-300; www.xl.com) flies about once a week from London's Gatwick to Antigua. From Antigua, you can make connections on LIAT or Winair .
You can also use the interisland ferry service between St. Kitts and Nevis. Ferry schedules follow no obvious patterns and are subject to change without notice. The fare is $8 round-trip for any of the ferryboats that participate in the frequent runs. In addition, in 2007 car-ferry service was inaugurated between St. Kitts and Nevis, with a departure between the two islands once per day throughout the year. For specific schedules, call tel. 869/466-4618 or click on www.boatschedule.leytonms.com.