If you'll be dividing your time on Trinidad and Tobago between the two islands, utilizing the local ferry service is a great resource. Not only is the service a relaxed and fun way to travel, but it is hard to beat the price – plus, it is run by a government entity making it much more reliable than other privately owned ferries in the region.
The Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago is in charge of the ferry service that runs several times daily between Port of Spain, Trinidad and Scarborough, Tobago. The trip crosses 20 miles of Caribbean Sea and takes about two and a half hours. The travel time is much longer than the 20 minutes it takes to fly, but at about $5 to $6(USD) per adult ticket, many travelers find the extra time to be worth it. Plus, facilities on board include an air conditioned lounge with a bar, so it doesn't take much to convince many travelers that the trip will be enjoyable one.
If you take a look at the chart below you'll get an idea of how much it will cost to sail. Note that not listed is the fact that children under the age of three travel for free. These young children will still require a ticket to board, so be sure to book them one.
is the one local ferry dock. Reach them at (868) 625-4906; you'll find the dock on Wrightson Road in the western part of Port of Spain.
|Ticket Type||Price on Trinidad Dollars|
|Adult - Cabin||TT $80.00|
|Adult - Economy||TT $37.50|
|Vehicle One Way||TT $150.00|
|Vehicle Round Trip||TT $250.00|
As you'll see on the chart below, in addition to the Inter-Island ferry, we also have listings for a service calledTrinidad, Grenada, St. Vincent, and St. Lucia. As of June 2014, there is no word that this ferry has begun traveling this route, but it is in the works. Make sure to contact Bedy before banking on using this service during your time in Port of Spain.which offers transportation between
|Location Served||Dock A||Dock B||Company||Frequency|
|Scarborough||Port Of Spain Ferry Dock||Scarborough Ferry Port||Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago||at least daily|
Whether you're looking to save money or just think the idea of sailing on a fairy is an exciting one, the possibility of traveling aboard the Trinidad and Tobago Inter-Island ferry is there and ready to treat you to a very Caribbean way of getting around.
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