To and From the Airport

Paramaribo - J.A. Pengel Intl/Zanderij (PBM):

Location: 46 km/29 miles S of the city.
By Taxi: US$35/SRG 125/50-60 mins to the city. Taxis don't have meters, so agree a fare before departure. Avoid unofficial taxis and hailing taxis from the street. It is best to phone a reputable taxi company to arrange for pickup.


By Bus:
General: Le Grand Baldew offers an Airport bus Service right from your home or hotel to the J.A. Pengel Intl Airport. They can also take you from the airport to anywhere in Paramaribo. At the airport there is a booth after customs in the arrival hall, where a guide will assist you during the transfer. Takes 45 mins. One way fare ~US$8. Day return US$10. 24 Hour Advance Reservation needed. Last minute cancellations and No Show 50%. Address Tourtonnelaan 59, Paramaribo - Suriname. Tel (597) 474713. Fax (597) 421164.

Public bus Number 6: To Corralejo from Puerto del Rosario, every 30 minutes, takes 40 minutes, fare €3.40
Timings: Buses leave the city heading for the airport: Monday: 0200, 0700, 1400 & 1530. Tuesday: 0530 & 1530. Wednesday: 1030. Thursday: 0200, 1530, 1700 & 2100. Friday: 0530. Saturday: 0200 & 0430. Sunday: 1530.

Rental Cars: AVIS, Budget & EUROPCAR have desks at the airport.
Airport Tel No: +597 25200, 325140, 325252, 401348 or 325221.
Notes: This Airport is used only for Intl flights. The airport at Zorg en Hoop in Paramaribo city is the main airport for all domestic flights.
Baggage Storage: Left luggage facilities reported to be available.
Updated Oct07 www




Paramaribo - Zorg en Hoop (ORG):

Location: 3 km/2 Miles WSW of the city center.
By Taxi: To the city center ~15 mins. Taxis don't have meters, so agree a fare before departure. Avoid unofficial taxis and hailing taxis from the street. It is best to phone a reputable taxi company to arrange for pickup.
Notes: This airport is used for domestic flights only.
Updated Oct07 www




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