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Caribbean Ferries

Anguilla
Ferries travel between Blowing Point in Anguilla and Marigot on St. Martin and also between Blowing Point amd Philipsburg in Sint Maarten.

Location Served Dock A Dock B Company Frequency
Blowing Point Fort St. Louis Dock Blowing Point Ferry Terminal Public Ferry many times per day
Blowing Point Philipsburg Ferry Dock Blowing Point Ferry Terminal Link Cat Ferry Service several times per day
Blowing Point Simpson Bay Ferry Port Blowing Point Ferry Terminal Anguilla Ferry and Charter Service many times per day


Antigua
There is only a ferry service between Saint John's – River Dock (Barbuda).

Location Served Dock A Dock B Company Frequency
Barbuda Jolly Harbour Ferry Dock Barbuda Docks Barbuda Express 5 to 6 days per week
St. Johns Little Bay Ferry Terminal Deepwater Harbour Twin Island Ferry Service 5 to 6 days per week
St. Johns Little Bay Ferry Terminal Dickenson Bay Ferry Terminal Montserrat Ferry 3 to 4 days per week


Barbados
There is presently no ferry service between Barbados and the other Caribbean islands. There was a ferry service between Barbados and Guadeloupe, with stops in St. Lucia, Dominica and Martinique.


Bahamas
Bahamas Ferries has car and passenger services from the capital Nassau to destinations on Eleuthera, Exumas, Andros and Abacos. Fast daily ferry services travel between Nassau and most of the main islands. Post boats operate between all islands at night time and take passengers. From Fort Lauderdale in Florida leaves a ferry in the morning to Freeport on Grand Bahama and returns in the afternoon.

Nassau – Abacos                  4 h
Nassau – Eleuthera               2 h
Nassau – Exumas                12 h
Nassau – Andros                   2 h
Other services with Bahamas Ferries include Cat Island - Nassau, Driggs Hill - Nassau, Current - Nassau, Fresh Creek - Morgans Bluff, George Town - Nassau and Spanish Wells - Nassau.

Location Served Dock A Dock B Company Frequency
Acklins Crooked Island Ferry Dock Acklins Ferry Dock Acklins Free Ferry at least daily
Caribbean Bimini Ferry Dock SuperFast Miami Dock Resort World SuperFast None
Caribbean Freeport Harbour Terminal One Port Everglades Balearia Bahamas Express None
Eleuthera Bahamas Ferries Potters Cay Dock Current Island Ferry Dock Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Eleuthera Bahamas Ferries Potters Cay Dock Harbour Island Ferry Dock Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Eleuthera Bahamas Ferries Potters Cay Dock Spanish Wells Ferry Dock Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Eleuthera Current Island Ferry Dock Harbour Island Ferry Dock Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Eleuthera Current Island Ferry Dock Spanish Wells Ferry Dock Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Grand Bahama Crown Haven Ferry Dock McLean's Town Ferry Dock Pinder's Ferry Service at least daily
Great Exuma Freeport Harbour Terminal One Government Docks The Mail Boat Company 5 to 6 days per week
Great Exuma Long Island Ferry Dock Government Docks Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Great Exuma Stocking Island Ferry Dock Augusta Bay Docks Elvis Water Taxi None
Great Exuma Stocking Island Ferry Dock Government Docks Elvis Water Taxi None
Green Turtle Cay Treasure Cay Airport Ferry Terminal Green Turtle Cay Ferry Dock Green Turtle Ferry many times per day
Harbour Island Spanish Wells Ferry Dock Harbour Island Ferry Terminal Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Marsh Harbour Albury's Ferry Scotland Cay Dock Albury's Marsh Harbour Dock Albury's Ferry Service several times per day
Marsh Harbour Albury's Guana Dock Albury's Marsh Harbour Dock Albury's Ferry Service several times per day
Marsh Harbour Albury's Man-O-War Ferry Dock Albury's Marsh Harbour Dock Albury's Ferry Service several times per day
Marsh Harbour Lower Public Dock Albury's Marsh Harbour Dock Albury's Ferry Service several times per day
Nassau Acklins Ferry Dock Bahamas Ferries Potters Cay Dock The Mail Boat Company None
Nassau Current Island Ferry Dock Bahamas Ferries Potters Cay Dock Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Nassau Freeport Harbour Terminal One Bahamas Ferries Potters Cay Dock Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Nassau Fresh Creek Ferry Terminal Bahamas Ferries Potters Cay Dock Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Nassau Government Docks Bahamas Ferries Potters Cay Dock Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Nassau Harbour Island Ferry Dock Bahamas Ferries Potters Cay Dock Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Nassau Harbour Island Ferry Terminal Bahamas Ferries Potters Cay Dock Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Nassau Long Island Ferry Dock Bahamas Ferries Potters Cay Dock Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Nassau Sandy Point Ferry Terminal Bahamas Ferries Potters Cay Dock Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Nassau Spanish Wells Ferry Dock Bahamas Ferries Potters Cay Dock Bahamas Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Treasure Cay Abaco Adventures Man O' War Dock Abaco Adventures Treasure Cay Dock Abaco Adventures 1 to 2 days per week
Treasure Cay Orchid Bay Marina Abaco Adventures Treasure Cay Dock Abaco Adventures 1 to 2 days per week
the Berry Islands Bahamas Ferries Potters Cay Dock Great Harbour Cay Fery Dock The Mail Boat Company None
the Berry Islands Great Stirrup Cay Dock Right Choice Great Harbour Dock Right Choice Water Taxi None


Caicos Islands
Providenciales - North Caicos Ferry Service. Heaving Down Rock Walkin Marina, Leeward, Providenciales, Tel: (649) 946-5406 - Cell: (649) 231-4191, EMAIL: reservations@tciferry.com.  3 to 5 times daily between North and Middle Caicos.


Carriacou
The Osprey fast ferry operates twice a day, one in the morning and one in the late afternoon.
Carriacou – Grenada
Carriacou – Petite Martinique


Cayman Islands
North Sound - Rum Point (both Grand Cayman)                40 min


Cuba
Batabanó – Nueva Gerona, Isla de la Juventud


Dominica
Roseau – Pointe à Pitre (Guadeloupe)                           2 h 15 min
Roseau – Fort de France (Martinique)                           1 h 15 min
Roseau – Castries (St. Lucia)                                      4 h 15 min
 

Dominican Republic
Ferries del Caribeoffers three weekly ferries between Santo Domingo and Mayagüez in Puerto Rico. There are as well several domestic ferry services in the Dominican Republic. One of those is between Samaná and Sabana del Mar. Another between Bayahibe and Isla Saona.

Location Served Dock A Dock B Company Frequency
Mayagüez Caribbean Fantasy Santo Domingo Dock Mayaguez Docks America Cruise Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Old San Juan Caribbean Fantasy Santo Domingo Dock San Juan Ferry Port America Cruise Ferries 1 to 2 days per week
Samana Muelle Sabana De La Mar Samaná Ferry Dock El Bote several times per day


Grenada
The Osprey fast ferry operates twice a day, one in the morning and one in the late afternoon, between Grenada and Carriacou. From Carriacou it leaves to Petite Martinique. Once a week a ferry operates between Carriacou and Union Island in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Location Served Dock A Dock B Company Frequency
Carriacou Petite Martinique Dock Carriacou Postal Pier Osprey Express 5 to 6 days per week
Carriacou Union Island Ferry Dock Carriacou Postal Pier M.V. Jasper 1 to 2 days per week
Saint George's Carriacou Postal Pier Osprey Ferry Dock Grenada Osprey Express 7 days per week
Saint George's Petite Martinique Dock Osprey Ferry Dock Grenada Osprey Express 5 to 6 days per week


Guadeloupe
Pointe à Pitre - Fort de France (Martinique)                   3 h 30 min
Pointe à Pitre – Castries (St. Lucia)                              6 h 15 min
Pointe à Pitre – Roseau (Dominica)                               1 h 45 min
Pointe à Pitre - Marie Galante (Guadeloupe)                   1 h
Pointe à Pitre - Basse Terre (Guadeloupe)                           50 min
Pointe à Pitre – Marigot (Saint Martin)                           5 h 15 min
Basse Terre - Pointe à Pitre (Guadeloupe)                     1 h 50 min
Basse Terre - Marigot (Saint Martin)                             4 h
Marie Galante - Pointe à Pitre (Guadeloupe)                   1 h 15 min
Marie Galante - Fort de France(Martinique)                    2 h 30 min
 

Isla Margarita
There are express ferries from Isla Margarita to Puerto La Cruz (Venezuela) 4 times daily.


Martinique
Fort de France – Castries (St. Lucia)                            1 h 15 min
Fort de France - Pointe à Pitre (Guadeloupe)                 4 h
Fort de France – Roseau (Dominica)                            1 h 15 min
Fort de France - Marie Galante (Guadeloupe)                2 h 30 min
 

Puerto Rico
There is a ferry service between Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands and also between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. There is also a ferry service between San Juan to Vieques Island. Another ferry operates between Ponce and Isla Caja de Muertos.


Saint Lucia
Castries – Fort de France (Martinique)                          1 h 15 min
Castries – Pointe à Pitre (Guadeloupe)                          6 h 15 min
Castries – Roseau (Dominica)                                      3 h 30 min


Sint Kitts
Basseterre (Saint Kitts) – Charlestown (Nevis)                   45 min                                                        


Sint Maarten
Philipsburg – Anguilla                                                        
Philipsburg – Fort Bay (Saba)                                       2 h
Oyster Pond - Gustavia (Saint Barthélemy)                         45 min (Wednesdays and Sundays, 9:00am and 6:45pm)


Saint Martin
Marigot - Anguilla                                                           20 min
Marigot - Pointe à Pitre (Guadeloupe)                          5 h 10 min
Marigot - Basse Terre (Guadeloupe)                            4 h
Marigot - Gustavia (Saint Barthélemy)



Saint Vincent & The Grenadines
You can travel for little money from St. Vincent to Grenada by ferry and back. Main stops are Mustique, Bequia, Canouan, Mayreau, Union Island. From Union Island you can take as well a taxi boat to the uninhabited islands of the Grenadines. Small boats are going to Carriacou every day. Between Carriacou and Grenada operates the Osprey fast ferry.
 

Trinidad
The 20-mile trip from Trinidad to Tobago takes about two and a half hours on the Inter-Island Ferry Service from Port-of-Spain. It's much cheaper than a flight.


Virgin Islands
Going from a US Virgin Island to a British Virgin Island or vice versa is very simple.

Tortola
Road Town - Charlotte Amalie (St. Thomas)
Road Town - Cruz Bay (St. John)
West End  - Charlotte Amalie (St. Thomas)
West End - Cruz Bay (St. John)
 
St. John
Cruz Bay – Road Town (Tortola)
Cruz Bay – West End (Tortola)
Cruz Bay – East End (St. Thomas)
 
St. Thomas
Charlotte Amalie – West End (Tortola)
Charlotte Amalie – Road Town (Tortola)
Red Hook – Cruz Bay

Within the USVI
St. Thomas - St. John Passenger Ferry
St. Thomas - St. John Car Barge
St. Thomas - Water Island
St. Thomas - St. Croix
Frenchman's Reef - Charlotte Amalie
St. Thomas - Puerto Rico

Between USVI & British Virgin Islands
St. Thomas - Tortola
St. Thomas & St. John - Tortola
St. Thomas & St. John - Virgin Gorda
St. Thomas & St. John - Jost Van Dyke
St. Thomas & St. John - Anegada
   

Travel Tip
Two ferry routes are of special interrest for individual travellers:
1. Guadeloupe to St. Lucia via Dominica and Martinique
2. Saint Vincent to Grenada via Bequia, Canouan, Mayreau, Union Island and Carriacou.
Take a fork flight (open-jaw flight) and enough time (not less than 4 weeks).

 
 

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