Air Connectivity

The Sir Gaetan Duval Airport is located at Plaine Corail. The island is connected to Mauritius by daily flights operated by Air Mauritius, the ATR-72 aircraft deserving this route. The number of passenger movements has been gradually increasing over the years. It reached 139,174 in 2014.


The island is conveniently connected to Mauritius, with at least two daily flights (duration 1½ hours) throughout the year, and increasing substantially during the peak periods.

Air fare

The cost of the return ticket is MUR 7,900 (USD 265). A discount is proposed to passengers staying for at least three nights at MUR 5,430 (USD 182).

Sea Connectivity

Port Mathurin is the capital of Rodrigues and it harbours the sea port. The existing quay at Port Mathurin is 130 metres long with a water depth of 7.6 metres ACD.

The MV Mauritius Trochetia connects Mauritius to Rodrigues (a 36-hour trip) every fortnight.

Freight costs MUR 1,900 per m3 (USD 63).