Grand Cayman in Cayman Islands
Who’s been here?
Latest updates from our Grand Cayman travelers
Owen Roberts International Airport, Airport information: 345-949-5252 or +1 345 949-7811, Flight information: 345-949-7811. Located 2.5 km (1.5 mi) east of George Town. The airport has one runway and one terminal. Taxis are easily available with fixed rates to all island areas. Hotels are not allowed courtesy shuttles.
Cruise ships anchor offshore and tender passengers into the harbor dock. George Town is a very popular port and is included by many cruise lines in Western Caribbean itineraries.
There is a small walkable area of shops around the George Town harbor. Seven Mile beach is not within walking distance of the harbor cruise docks. Taxis are available at the cruise ship docks in downtown George Town, and at all resorts.
Grand Cayman Public Bus Transport, Edward St. next to the library, Georgetown, Phone: 945-5100. Licensed buses are identified by blue licence plates. Daily service starts at 6AM from the depot and the schedule is as follows from George Town to: West Bay-every 15 minutes, Su-Th 6AM-11PM; F, Sa 6AM-12AM. CI$1.50 each way. Bodden Town-Every 30 minutes, Su-Th 6AM-11PM; F, Sa 6AM-12AM. CI$1.50 each way. East End and North Side-Every hour, Daily 6AM-9PM, (F until after 12AM). CI$2 each way. The system uses color-coded logos on the front and rear of buses to identify routes: Route 1 (yellow) George Town to West Bay. Route 2 (lime green) George Town to West Bay. Route 3 (blue) provides service between the depot in George Town and Bodden Town. Route 4 (purple) operates between the depot and East End. Route 5 (red) goes from the depot to East End and North Side. Route 6 (dark green) operates from North Side to West Bay. Route 7 (dark green with white numbers) is an inter-district service for George Town. Route 8 (orange) runs from the depot to Hutland in North Side.
Car rentals are readily available. You must be 21 years old to rent a car. Driving is on the left hand side of the road and seatbelt use is mandatory. Visitors must get a temporary driver's license from the police station or car rental agency. This is obtained by showing a valid drivers license from their home state, county or parish and paying a US$7.50 fee.
Mopeds and scooter rentals are available on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. Helmet use is required. Usual daily rate is US$25 for helmet and permit.
When to go