Most tourists arrive in Charlotte Amalie by air, then use the plentiful array of local ferry services to make day trips to other parts of the Virgin Islands. However, the ferries are also used as the final leg of the journey to St. John, and even to some of the nearby British Virgin Islands.
On occasion the British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and beyond. Although there is no ferry service currently in operation between St. Croix and St. Thomas, St. John depends on ferries from St. Thomas to connect tourists to the island. If you are thinking about day tripping in the reverse direction, traveling by ferry to Charlotte Amalie, it is most likely you will be coming from or the British Virgin Islands.also serves as a port of entry for visitors traveling from the
The ferry from Fajardo, Puerto Rico is called Transportation Services. The schedule and pricing changes so regularly that it is hard to keep up. If you plan to take the two hour ferry, your best bet is to call the company at 340-776-6282 to get up-to-date details.
Familiarize yourself with the choices for water transportation below.
|(340) 774-2250||Charlotte Amalie|
|(340) 774-1629||Downtown Charlotte Amalie|
|--||The vicinity of Charlotte Amalie|
If your ultimate destination is a resort on St. John, you may have noticed quite a number of ferries to choose from. One resort, The Westin St. John Resort, even has its own private ferry service that takes guests to and from the resort. Even if you are not a guest of an all-inclusive, you will have no problem finding another St. John bound ferry.
Remember, those traveling to or from the British Virgin Islands will have to be prepared with their passport in order to gain entry.
|Location Served||Dock A||Dock B||Company||Frequency|
|Cruz Bay||Charlotte Amalie Ferry Terminal||Cruz Bay Ferry Dock||many times per day|
|Cruz Bay||Crown Bay Ferry Docks||Westin Dock||several times per day|
|Fajardo||Charlotte Amalie Ferry Terminal||Fajardo Ferry Dock||Transportation Services||occasionally|
|Road Town||Charlotte Amalie Ferry Terminal||Road Town Jetty||Native Son Ferry||several times per day|
|Road Town||Crown Bay Ferry Docks||Road Town Jetty||Road Town Fast Ferry||1 to 2 days per week|
|Road Town||Smith's Ferry USVI||Road Town Jetty||Smith's Ferry||several times per day|
|Spanish Town||Crown Bay Ferry Docks||Virgin Gorda Ferry Docks||Speedy's Ferry Service||1 to 2 days per week|
|St. Thomas||Charlotte Amalie Waterfront Docks||Frenchman's Reef Ferry Terminal||Frenchman's Reef Ferry||many times per day|
|Tortola||Charlotte Amalie Ferry Terminal||West End Ferry Terminal||Native Son Ferry||several times per day|
|Tortola||Smith's Ferry USVI||West End Ferry Terminal||Smith's Ferry||several times per day|
|Water Island||Crown Bay Ferry Docks||Phillips' Landing||Water Island Ferry||many times per day|
|the BVI||Charlotte Amalie Ferry Terminal||Peter Island Dock||Peter Island Ferry Service||7 days per week|
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