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Bermuda Airport Shuttles
There are several airport shuttle operators in Bermuda who provide pickup and drop services. The services are provided for individuals, families and large groups. You can prearrange the shuttle service by calling them up and making advance reservations.
You have an option to book for one-way or round trip transfers. The rates are on a per person basis for group transfers and lower than private transfers. However in group transfers, the van or minibus used may drop other passengers in their respective hotels along the way and therefore may take a bit longer time in the transfer.
While the rates would vary depending on your destination, an approximate rate for a 2-way transfer to & from Hamilton for group transfer is about $30. Some hotels like Pompano Beach club have special arrangements through shuttle service companies who offer special rates for transfers to/from such hotels. You will find such information in their websites.
Here are some of the well known operators offering airport shuttle services in Bermuda:
BTA Dispatching Limited
Formed in 2005 by the Bermuda Taxi Association, they have a fleet of 400 vehicles with contemporary GPS Dispatching Technology. The company is owned and managed by the member taxi owners.
Other than regular airport transfers, BTA offers services such as Cruise Ship Off Site Excursions, general travel and transport for corporate events. They have an office between the Departure and Arrival building of the Bermuda Airport that is open from Monday through Saturday. Local Phone: (441)296-2121, (441) 294-3772; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
They have several Toyota minibuses that can accommodate up to 15 passengers each. They provide both private and group transfer services, and also guided island tours like sightseeing, dine around and shopping tours. They have an office at the airport. Check out the link for details about their offerings and contacts.
Beeline Transport Bermuda
They are one of the oldest operators in the island and offer all kinds of airport shuttle services including group transfers. Phone: 441/293-0303.
Quality Transport, Bermuda
They offer shuttle service for individuals, couples and groups of all sizes. They offer prearranged airport transfers with 24-hour notice. You can also avail their services for weddings, dine-around, personal island tour, as well as general sightseeing, beach excursions, golfing transport, shopping, etc. They are quite flexible to suit your requirements.
Phone: 441/505-1584, or 441/505-4604. Email: email@example.com
Access Bermuda For physically handicapped
Keith Simmons of Access Bermuda offers airport transfers and island tours for people with disability or special needs. He has a custom built van with side entrance and an attachable ramp to make it easily wheelchair accessible. This purpose built vehicle also has auxiliary services for ventilators and recharging of electric wheelchairs.
Address: 1 Loyal Hill, Devonshire. Phone: (441)295-9106;
Bermuda Tour Management
They offer private and group airport transfers and tours.
2 Pearman's Hill, Warwick WK 03, Bermuda
Phone: (441) 534-1797; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bermuda Airport Shuttle Service
They provide transport between the airport and hotels, residences & offices across the island. They offer vehicles for individual or shared group for transport & tours. Phone: 441/534-1797 or 441/541-6446.
Taxi Service at the airport
There is a first-in-line service available for taxis at the airport which is probably the most common mode of transfer service availed by the tourists. Just outside the arrivals there is a queuing area for taxis and you can hop into one available next. They can take maximum of 6 passengers.
One-way transfer fare to the south shore area (like Southampton) will be around $45 and takes about 45 minutes to reach. Fare from airport to Hamilton City is about $35. Note that the usual fare is applicable between Monday through Saturday and from 6am to 10pm. Otherwise a 20% additional charge is added. It's a normal practice to tip the driver.
Public Buses To/From Bermuda Airport
Bermuda International Airport is located at St. George's Parish at the eastern end of the island. There are several public buses that operate between the Airport and Hamilton city quite frequently and at regular intervals. The Bus routes for the airport are #1, 3, 10 & 11. Check out Bermuda Bus Services to know about the schedules and other information.
NOTE: You won't get bus tickets or passes from the Airport. So in general public bus is not a transfer option from/to the airport. One is not allowed to carry heavy luggage in the public buses. While it has always remained a contention as to what is heavy and what is not, it finally depends on the discretion of the bus driver to take the final call on this.
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