Ferry Service Between St. Thomas & St. Croix: VI Sea Trans currently operates ferry service between St. Thomas and St. Croix. The VI Fast Ferry is no longer in operation.
Seaborne Airlines also provides inter-island service, between St. Thomas, St. Croix and San Juan, Puerto Rico. With Seaborne you'll leave behind all the hassles associated with airports, crowds, and long travel times. Visit the Seaborne Airlines Web site for complete information, rates and schedules.
Between St. Thomas, St. John & Puerto Rico:
There is ferry service from Fajardo, Puerto Rico to St. Thomas and St. John. Call Transportation Services (340) 776-6282 for schedules and rates. This ferry makes about two trips a month.
Between St. Thomas & St. John:
- Red Hook, St. Thomas to Cruz Bay, St. John
The ferry runs from Red Hook at 6:30 a.m., 7:30 a.m., and then on the our from 8:00 a.m. to midnight. $6 for adults, $1 for children up to 11. Discounts for residents and seniors. $2.50 per item of luggage. The return from Cruz Bay to Red Hook runs on the hour from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
- Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas to Cruz Bay, St. John
If it is running on that day, from Charlotte Amalie: 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. $12 for adults, $3.50 for childrenup to 11. Discounts for residents and seniors. $2.50 per item of luggage. Running from Cruz Bay to Charlotte Amalie the times are 8:45 a.m., 11:15 a.m., and 3:45 p.m.
- Car Barge - Red Hook, St. Thomas to Cruz Bay, St. John (Enighed Pond)
From around 6:00 a.m. (later on weekends) to 7:00 p.m every half hour. There are several companies with competive rates that run car barges from Red Hook (Boyson, Inc. 340 776-6294, Love City 340 779-4000, Global Marine 340 779-1739) to Enighed Pond. Round trips from $42 to $50, one ways from $27 to $30 (different companies charge slightly different rates - plus Port Authority Fee). You should arrive at the dock at least 15 minutes before your departure time. If you buy a round trip ticket you must return with the same company. Check your boat's return schedule, or buy a one way ticket to make your return more flexible.
Between the US & The British Virgin Islands:
|Departs St. John||West End, Tortola|
|8:30 a.m.||Mon. - Sun.||* 9:15 a.m.|
|11:30 a.m.||Mon. - Sun.||12:15 p.m.|
|*3:30 p.m.||Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, & Sat||4:15 p.m.|
|4:30 p.m.||Sundays||5:15 p.m.|
|5:00 p.m.||Fridays||5:30 p.m.|
|*Thursday's there is no 9:15am leaving West End, and No 3:30 leaving Cruz Bay, St. John|
| Jost Van Dyke, Fri, Sat, & Sun.|
|Departs Red Hook St. Thomas||Departs St. John||Jost Van Dyke|
|8:00a.m.||8:30 a.m.||9:15 a.m.|
|2:00p.m.||2:20 p.m.||3:00 p.m.|
|Mon, Tues, Wed|
|Departs Red Hook||Departs St. John||Departs J.V.D.|
| ||3:30 p.m||4:00p.m.|
| Virgin Gorda, Thurs, & Sun.|
|Departs Red Hook||Departs St. John||Departs Virgin Gorda|
|8:00 a.m.||8:30 a.m.||3:00 p.m. |
|Departs Red Hook||Departs St. John||Departs Anegada|
|7:30 a.m.||8:00 a.m.||5:00 p.m.|
Water Taxis also Available
Advance reservations recommended. Proof of citizenship required. Acceptable are passports, passport cards, or Belonger's cards. Check in time is half (1/2) hour before departure.
Inter Island Boat Services St. John: (340) 776-6597, B.V.I.: (284) 495-4166, Fax: (340) 693-7166
Between the US & The British Virgin Islands: Native Son West End Tortola: (284) 495-4617, Charlotte Amalie (St. Thomas): (340) 774-8685
Water Island Ferry Schedule:
- Dohm's Water Taxi can take you between most US & British Virgn Islands. (340) 775-6501
- Dolphin Shuttle is located in Cruz Bay, St. John and provides water taxi and charter services for the US and British Virgin Islands. (340) 774-BOAT (2628)
NOTE: Remember that when traveling between countries (which is what you are doing when you go from the USVI to the BVI) it is easiet to clear customs with a valid passport. A birth certificate and photo ID can be used for entrance to the BVI but it will most likely delay your entrance at least a few minutes. You must clear customs everytime you cross between the US & British Virgin Islands.
All schedules are subject to change without notice - please confirm all travel with the specific company.
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