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Whether you're coming from Europe, the Caribbean or the United States, find out how to get to Martinique.
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Getting around in Martinique
The best way to get around Martinique is by car. You can rent a car anywhere on the island, especially around Fort de France.
Martinique has a very good road network. The roads are sometimes winding and steep due to its many reliefs. We don't recommend two-wheelers, as cars are well suited to driving in Martinique.
You can also take a cab, but the best alternative remains the collective cab, also known as "taxicos". A true means of public transport on the island, they serve all the communes of Martinique and run between 6 and 18 hours every day, except Sundays.
You can also take a taxi, but the best alternative is the collective taxi, also known as "taxicos".
Martinique has a fairly weak bus network in the north and center of the island. In the southwest, you'll find a larger network serving 12 communes, between Trois-Ilets and Sainte-Anne.
Martinique has a fairly small bus network in the north and center of the island.