Ferry Schedules

Virgin Islands

Ferry Schedules

One of the biggest advantages of taking the ferry is the flexibility it provides. With multiple ferries departing daily, you can easily create your own itinerary and customize your trip to fit your preferences. This means you can spend as much or as little time on each island as you want, without worrying about adhering to a strict schedule.

Another benefit of taking the ferry is the opportunity to take in the stunning scenery of the Virgin Islands. As you sail between the islands, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of the turquoise waters, white sand beaches, and lush green hillsides. It’s truly an unforgettable way to experience the natural beauty of the region.

Destination Ferry Company Departure Time Length of Ferry Ride Address
St. Thomas (USVI) to St. John (USVI) Varlack Ventures 6:30am - 11:30pm (every hour) 20-25 minutes Red Hook Ferry Terminal, 6116 Red Hook Qtrs, St Thomas 00802, USVI
St. Thomas (USVI) to St. John (USVI) Love City Ferries 6:30am - 10:00pm (every hour) 20-25 minutes Crown Bay Marina, 161-A Subbase, St. Thomas 00802, USVI
St. Thomas (USVI) to Water Island (USVI) Inter Island Boat Services 6:30am - 6:00pm (hourly) 10 minutes Crown Bay Marina, 161-A Subbase, St. Thomas 00802, USVI
St. John (USVI) to Tortola (BVI) Native Son Ferry 8:00am, 11:00am, 2:00pm, 4:30pm 45 minutes Cruz Bay, St. John 00830, USVI
St. Thomas (USVI) to Tortola (BVI) Native Son Ferry 8:30am, 11:30am, 2:30pm, 5:00pm 60-75 minutes Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas 00802, USVI
St. Thomas (USVI) to Virgin Gorda (BVI) Smith's Ferry Services 8:30am, 3:00pm 90 minutes Tickles Dock, 8168 Crown Bay Marina, St. Thomas 00802, USVI
Tortola (BVI) to Virgin Gorda (BVI) Speedy's Ferry Services 7:15am - 6:45pm (hourly) 20-30 minutes Road Town, Tortola VG1110, BVI
Tortola (BVI) to Anegada (BVI) Calypso Charters 8:00am, 10:00am, 3:45pm 60-75 minutes Road Town Fast Ferry Terminal, Road Town, Tortola VG1110, BVI
Tortola (BVI) to Jost Van Dyke (BVI) Island Time Charters 9:00am, 1:00pm, 4:00pm 25 minutes Soper's Hole, West End, Tortola VG1110, BVI
Jost Van Dyke (BVI) to Virgin Gorda (BVI) Island Time Charters 10:00am, 2:00pm 45 minutes Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke VG1160, BVI

Note: It is always recommended to double-check ferry schedules with the ferry companies directly, as schedules can vary depending on the season and weather conditions.

Here’s a list of the ferry companies mentioned in the chart above, along with their website and phone number:

  1. Varlack Ventures – https://varlack-ventures.com/ – +1 (340) 776-6412
  2. Love City Ferries – https://www.lovecityferry.com/ – +1 (340) 779-4000
  3. Inter Island Boat Services – https://www.interislandboatservices.com/ – +1 (340) 776-6597
  4. Native Son Ferry – https://nativesonferry.com/ – +1 (284) 495-4617 (BVI), +1 (340) 774-8685 (USVI)
  5. Smith’s Ferry Services – https://smithsferryservices.com/ – +1 (284) 495-4495 (BVI), +1 (340) 776-6597 (USVI)
  6. Speedy’s Ferry Services – https://www.bviferries.com/ – +1 (284) 495-5240 (BVI)
  7. Calypso Charters – https://www.calypsochartersbvi.com/ – +1 (284) 346-5836 (BVI), +1 (284) 495-4174 (BVI)
  8. Island Time Charters – https://www.islandtimechartersbvi.com/ – +1 (284) 495-9993 (BVI), +1 (340) 626-8993 (USVI)

 

Ferry Schedules

The Ferries in the Virgin Islands can expect delays and changes in schedule. Leaving oneself plenty of time to catch transfers and get where you’re going is a smart idea. 

It is also suggested that you go to the ferry station at least 30 minutes before your departure time. You’ll be able to buy tickets and locate the right pier that way. 

Remember that even on cloudy days, the sun in the Virgin Islands may be intense. Take precautions against sunburn and dehydration by packing sunscreen, a hat, and plenty of water for the trip.