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Getting Around
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Transportation

 

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Taxis

Taxis are available at Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman. This information is available from the taxi dispatcher at the curb. 

During your stay, taxis are also readily available from all Cayman Islands resorts and from the taxi stand at the ship dock in George Town if you take a Cayman Island cruise

Car Rentals

Renting a car during your stay in the Cayman Islands provides the most flexibility when it comes to transportation. Visitors can get a temporary divers license at any rental car counter or at the police station. Visitors applying for a temporary driver’s license in the Cayman Islands for the purposes of renting a car must be 21 years of age.

Driving on the left side of the road provides adventure and round-a-bouts provide good stories to tell when you return home. Caymanians are naturally friendly people and we are always happy and willing to lend a helping hand if you need directions and if you are really stuck, we have been known to drive there with you, just to make sure!

Car rentals available include Jeeps, Mini Vans, 4 doors, and SUV’s.

Renting mopeds and scooters are also a great way to explore the islands on your own.

If cars, scooters or mopeds don’t work for you, the Cayman Islands offer taxis, buses and limos for efficient and prompt service, regardless of your transportation needs and requests.

Limousine Services

Several private limousine services on Grand Cayman offer transport for special events and airport transfers as well.

Buses and Routes

There are several public buses that run throughout the different districts.The bus terminal is on Edward Street, adjacent to the Public Library, in George Town. Daily services commence around 6 am and fares start at CI $1.50. Licensed buses have blue number plates and accept both US and Cayman Islands dollars. There are a few bus stops around the island, but buses can be flagged down from the side of the road. 

For further information about Grand Cayman’s bus service telephone 945-5100.

Route Number Sticker Colour Route
1 Yellow George Town - West Bay/Seven Mile Beach
2 Lime Green George Town - West Bay/Seven Mile Beach
3 Blue George Town - Bodden Town
4 Purple George Town - East End
5 Red George Town - East End/North Side
6 & 7 Dark Green Around George Town
8 Orange George Town - North Side
9 Blue (White number) George Town - North Side - East End - Bodden Town


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Hints & Tips

  • Bus styles vary from Coasters to mini-busses in size.
  • Public transportation is a good way to meet residents. 
  • Jeeps and Mopeds are one of the most popular vehicles to rent so reserve yours as early as possible.