* DIRECT flights from the UK to Tobago go from Manchester Airport – see below
Flights to Tobago from the UK go from London Gatwick and Manchester and arrive at Tobago’s airport, the ANR Robinson International Airport
London Gatwick to Tobago via Antigua
Summer (March-October) Monday & Friday
Winter (October-March) Monday and Friday
BA’s website ‘Flights to Tobago’ page makes the lazy mistake of referring to Trinidad’s Piarco Airport in its information about flying to Tobago. The Tobago flight does not go to Trinidad. It leaves London Gatwick North Terminal, makes a stop in Antigua, and then goes on to Tobago. The aircraft used is a Boeing 777, total flight time to Tobago is 11 hrs and 5 mins and it’s a daytime flight. British Airways
From March to October
London Gatwick to Tobago via St Lucia
Sundays – VS097 and VS098
From October Winter period (October to March) Twice a week via St Lucia
Tuesdays and Saturdays – VS097 and VS098
Flight leaves London Gatwick in the morning, makes a stop at St. Lucia, and arrives in Tobago in the afternoon. Total journey time, 9 hours 50 minutes. Aircraft is an Airbus A330-300. Virgin Atlantic
Manchester to Tobago DIRECT flights
Sundays. Book now.
Thomas Cook Airlines do flights now from Manchester to Tobago via Frankfurt, with Lufthansa and Condor – but start direct flights to Tobago from Manchester in November 2016 which you can start booking now. Thomas Cook Airlines bookings
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Condor flights to Tobago are weekly from Frankfurt International to Tobago, via Barbados. Condor
Caribbean Airlines flies direct once a week from Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Toronto into Port of Spain, Trinidad from where you can catch a 20 minute air bridge flight to Tobago or use the ferry. Caribbean Airlines
Caribbean Airlines flies direct once a week with a 6 hour flight from JFK New York to Port of Spain, Trinidad from where you can catch a 20 minute air bridge flight to Tobago or use the ferry. Caribbean Airlines
Brazil’s largest airline, GOL, has a weekly direct flight between Tobago and Sao Paulo, Brazil, with one stop in Barbados. The flight, which takes 7 hours, comes with an introductory fare of US$599 return. GOL
There are about 20 daily flights between Trinidad and Tobago starting from around 6am and lasting roughly 20 minutes. This service is run by Caribbean Airlines
You can purchase tickets online or at the airport counter in Trinidad and Tobago. It’s easy to book flights when you are there.
Airport Departure Tax
For any traveller leaving Tobago, there is a mandatory TT$200 per person (about GBP £20), airport departure tax to be paid; so keep that amount put aside. Children aged 5 years or less are exempt. Some airlines include the departure tax into the airfare – check before you fly.
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