Transportation to and from Kingston Norman Manley Airport
What is the distance from Kingston Norman Manley Airport to the centre of Kingston?
The distance to the city centre (Emancipation Park in New Kingston) is 19 kilometres / 11.8 miles, it takes 25 to 30 minutes by car. The airport is accessible via Harbor View and the Norman Manley Highway.
From KIN Airport to Kingston City centre by Taxi
Bus to Kingston
It is possible to travel between the airport and Kingston by public transport, i.e. bus number 98. The bus service is operated by Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) and runs approximately four times an hour to and from the city centre (Downtown Kingston). Bus number 98 runs from the airport via Harbor View, Winward Road / Mountain View Avenue to its final destination (North Parade) in the centre of Kingston. North Parade bus stop is near Saint William Grant Park. Buses operate between 06:00 hours and 22:00 hours. The bus stop at Kingston Norman Manley Airport (NMIA Bus Stop) is located in front of the terminal opposite the Ground Transportation Hall. You should take the bus in the direction of Kingston, not to Port Royal. Tickets for the bus cost 80 JMD per person and are available from the bus driver. Travel time is approximately 45 minutes. Please consult website JUTC for more information.
Knutsford Express to Kingston, Ocho Rios and Montego Bay
The most popular holiday destinations in Jamaica can be reached by bus from Kingston Norman Manley Airport, but you will have to change buses once. The service is provided by Knutsford Express, the shuttle bus runs nine times a day between the airport and Knutsford Express Bus Station in New Kingston. The journey time is 45 minutes, a ticket costs 1,300 JMD or 12 USD. You can also choose to be dropped off at your hotel or apartment in New Kingston. From Knutsford Express Bus Station it is a further 1 hour and 45 minutes to Ocho Rios. Travel time to Montego Bay (Pier 1) is 4 hours or 3 hours if you choose the express service. At Kingston Norman Manley Airport you will find a Knutsford Connect information desk, where you can find out more about Knutsford Express airport transfers. At the counter you can buy tickets as well, even though it is cheaper to buy tickets online. The bus operator has modern buses with comfortable seats and WiFi. Please consult website Knutsford Express for more information.
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