No U.S. Passport Required U.S. citizens do not require a passport to travel between the U.S. and Puerto Rico. This may change so double-check with the airline.

U.S. Dollars Accepted. The currency of Puerto Rico is the U.S. dollar making purchases on the island hassle-free.

Just a short hop away arrive in Puerto Rico in as little as 2 ½ hours by commercial air from major U.S. cities. Under 4 hours from Boston and New York.

Warm Caribbean climate average temperature of 83°F (22.7°C).

Puerto Rico beckons active travelers interested in spicing up their vacations! From hiking in a forest to dining on the infusion of classic and delectable Caribbean cuisine to romantic walks on a moonlit beach, virtually any type of vacation interest can be accommodated in the land of your dreams, Puerto Rico.

Getting to Puerto Rico almost always means flying to Luis Muñoz Marín (LMM) International Airport (SJU). The gleaming white terminal located just outside of San Juan is ranked 34th among passenger airports in the United States.

Most U.S. and many international airlines offer direct flights to Puerto Rico, and making connecting flights are easy. LMM is one of the largest airports in the Caribbean and is a popular place for hopping over to the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean destinations.

From North America

2 ½ hours from Miami 3 ¼ hours from Atlanta 3 ¼ hours from New York 3 ½ hours from Washington, DC 4 ¼ hours from Toronto 4 ½ hours from Chicago and Dallas 7 ½ hours from Los Angeles.


There are many airline companies offering air travel to, from or around Puerto Rico, from major commercial airlines to smaller chartered airlines. All of them have regularly scheduled flights available to this U.S. territory, Puerto Rico. The information below lists the airlines that serve particular routes:

From the United States and Canada:

  • Air Culebra
  • Air Santo Domingo
  • American Airlines
  • American Eagle
  • American Trans Air
  • Caribbean Helicorp Inc.
  • Compania Panamena de Aviacion SA (COPA Airlines)
  • Continental Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • Jet Blue
  • North American Airlines
  • Northwest Airlines
  • Pan Am
  • Tower Air
  • Trans-World (TWA Airlines)
  • United Airlines
  • U.S. Airways