Getting around French Guiana


Air Guyane ( serves the interior of the country from Cayenne, including Grand Santi, Maripasoula, St Laurent du Maroni, Pointe à Pitre and Saül. Helicopters are available from Helicopters for France (tel: +594 5 9435 6231) at Cayenne Airport.


There is a road along the coast from Cayenne to Kourou and beyond.

Side of road
Car hire

Available at the airport or in Cayenne, Kourou and St Laurent from international and local firms.


Available in Cayenne. Pick-up is from the Laussat Canal and the airport.


A valid national driving licence is required.

By water

There are numerous coastal and river transport services. Contact the local authorities for information.

Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.