• Miami - 4.5hrs
• New York- 5.5hrs
• Toronto - 6hrs
• London - 8hrs
* Trinidad and tobago 45 mins
* Suriname 45 mins
Driving and Riding are done on the left side of the road.
There are numerous car rentals throughout Georgetown. Prices vary depending on the type of vehicle, most range from US$30 - $50 with a security deposit of about US$200 - $250. Before driving in Guyana, you must present your Driver’s License to the IRD (Inland Revenue Department), License Revenue Division to obtain a Drivers Permit for 30 days
Taxis have an unconventional movement through out the city and into rural areas. Georgetown is well served with taxis and one is easy to find outside most hotels or by using our search at the top right hand corner of this page. Fares vary with services and destinations. Short distances within Georgetown fares are usually around $300 - $400 Guyana dollars (US$1.50 - $2.00).
Mini Buses operate in allocated zones for which there is an organized fare structure. Each route has specific starting points that are concentrated in the Stabroek area and along the Avenue of the Republic between Croal and Robb streets. If you’re thinking about taking the mini bus, then be prepared to be jostled.
Ferry rides are more scenic, make quite a few stops and travel time varies depending on the ride and other factors. If you plan on taking a ferry, be prepared to travel with farm animals and vehicles on some ferries. Fares are mostly fixed for specific destinations.