Getting around in Aruba

Getting around in Aruba is super easy. Get an airport transfer or pick up your rental car right at the airport and get to your vacation home to start your vacation. At 70 square miles, you can easily get everywhere on the island, without driving long. And while you’re out discovering the island, why not choose an alternative mode of transport like our Oranjestad Tram. Fun guaranteed!

Airport transfer

Start vacationing as soon as you land. Ensure your transportation is stress-free by letting De Palm Tours handle your airport arrival and departure needs.

  • Complimentary wait time: Take your time and relax. Airport pickups include 30 minutes of free wait time
  • Fully Sanitized vehicles: All our vehicles are fully sanitized before and after each transfer.
  • Trusted professional drivers: Have peace of mind knowing that all our drivers are licensed, insured, and regulated.
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Car rental

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Alternative modes of transportation

Getting around


Taxis have no meters; fares are set by the government. Feel free to ask your driver to confirm the fare or show you the rate sheet. Rates are per ride and not per person. The minimum fare is $7. Current rates include airport to high-rise hotel area ($31) and airport to low-rise area ($26). Rates are subject to change. An additional $3 charge is added on Sundays and holidays.

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Public Transport

Daily bus service:

  • Retour cards ($5) can be used for two trips (for example, from downtown to the beaches and back). The card can also be used to travel to any other part of the island.
  • A day pass (Afl 17.50 or $10) is valid for one day of unlimited transportation on all the routes of Arubus across the island.

Visit for more information and schedule.

Getting Around Aruba - Oranjestad Trams

Oranjestad Tram

Visitors can see and experience downtown Oranjestad in a unique way aboard one of the city trams. Starting at the Port of Call, the trams make their way along the charming Main Street all the way to Plaza Nicky, and then return back. A number of stops are made along the way, enabling people to get on and off all along the route.

The trams operate Monday through Saturday, except on holidays. The trams run from 9 am to 6 pm, with the last ride starting at 5:30 pm at the Port of Call. A full circuit lasts roughly half an hour.

Read more here: Visit Aruba

From our lively capital to quiet seaside towns, pristine beaches to rugged desert, it’s easy getting around in Aruba.

Aruban roads are safe and modern. So, you can rent a vehicle and pick it up from Queen Beatrix International Airport and set off making our entire island your playground right away.

Or, if you’d rather, it’s easy to find a taxi or hop on public transportation. At just 70 square miles, our happy island is the perfect size for all your happy adventures.

Julia – General Manager
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