The fantastic air network between Bahamas and India connects the major cities of the two countries very efficiently. Major Indian cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad can easily be flown to with British Airways, Emirates, Air India and American airlines. The two countries located extremely far from one another hardly witness any direct flight from either place and most of them would be connecting flights with halts in between. The major airlines that fly to the Bahamas are Air India, British Airways, Emirates and Vistara. These flights take halts in London mostly. In order to get the best deal book tickets 2 to 3 months prior. The occasional free drinks on arrival and a live band playing in the airport hall will definitely set the pace for a great Caribbean holiday!
The international airport at Nassau is well connected to the rest of the world. One can book flights directly to Nassau and post-arrival, you can opt for connecting flight or even can go for waterways to reach the destination island. A few airlines fly directly to airports on the larger Out Islands, but the majority of flights arrive in Nassau or Freeport where passengers will connect to another flight before continuing to the Out Islands. There is a departure tax to be paid at the airport at the Bahamas. From outside the airport, you can hire a taxi or can rent a car of your own. There are many car rentals available at the airport. Some hotels provide their guests with shuttle service to and from the airport, but for this, you have to get in touch with the respective hotel.
It is not possible to travel here by land, thus one cannot reach the Bahamas through cab/car. But, you can hire a car or book a taxi after reaching the Bahamas in order to explore the city. Rental cars and Taxi cabs are extremely efficient and provide a comfortable journey to its tourists. The taxi cabs are very active and common taking people to just about any location in the country. The most popular taxi operators are Bahamas Tax Cab Union and Meter Cab Taxi Service.
Bahamian Islands are closely knit together mostly with buses and cabs. Railways are operating in and around Bahamas but that is limited for the transportation of goods.
Being located on Island, Bahamas cannot be reached through roadways, thus one cannot reach the Bahamas through the bus. The public local buses in Nassau and other islands of Bahamas is extremely common among locals and tourists. Charging as less as USD 1.25 for major spots and USD 2 for the longer routes, this transport mode is a favourite for budget travellers. There is a very popular bus operator called Jitneys that runs minibuses in and around the islands.
Bahamian Islands are well connected with the mini water taxis and ferry services. All the major islands including Grand Bahama, Paradise Island, Nassau and several more can easily be reached by the fast ferries. There are endless government and private marinas all through The Bahamas, twenty-nine of which are authentic ports of passage to The Islands of the Bahamas. The capital city, Nassau located on the New province island is one of the world's busiest cruise ship ports and is well connected by ships originating from Florida. If one is travelling by Yacht then it is subject to customs and immigration documentations and a nominal fee of $150-$300 is charged. There is twice-weekly service by mailboat from Nassau to Freeport (Tuesdays and Thursdays) and twice-daily service between Crown Haven, The Abacos, and McLean's Town, East Grand Bahama Island.