Getting There – Réunion

Travel Alert

Travel restrictions and additional entry requirements may apply for Réunion due to the coronavirus pandemic and if so, can change from day-to-day. Please visit our coronavirus page to stay informed about the latest developments.

Travel Alert

Most visitors arrive at Roland Garros Airport (RUN), 11km/7mi east of Saint-Denis, but there are also limited flights into Pierrefonds Airport (ZSE) in the south of the island.

Moving on is easy: there is a shuttle bus from Roland Garros Airport to Saint-Denis city center, there are taxis, and car hire is available, too.

If you’ve booked an organized tour, you’ll be picked up from the airport and taken care of from there.

Flights & Airlines to Réunion

Check Skyscanner to see which airlines can take you to Réunion, and what tickets would cost.

Domestic Airlines & Flights in Réunion

There are no domestic flights in Réunion.

Passport, Visa & Other Entry Requirements

Réunion is an overseas department and region of the French Republic. Entry requirements can change, so please contact your local French embassy to verify that the information below is current.

  • A passport is required for all foreign visitors, except for European Union nationals, who must have a valid identity card or passport.
  • Passports need to be valid for at least three months after the scheduled date of departure from Réunion.
  • Citizens of the European Union, Switzerland, Australia, the US, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and Mauritius do not need a visa for a stay of up to three months.
  • Chinese and Indian nationals do not need a visa for a stay of up to 15 days.
  • Réunion is not part of the Schengen Area, so a visa for France is not valid.
  • All visitors must be in possession of a return ticket.

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