The two major modes of transportation between Trinidad and Tobago are to fly or to take the ferry. While flying is certainly the quicker method, ferry services are extremely popular due to their low cost and the fact that many people find riding on a boat to be a fun and unique way to travel.
The Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago handles ferry services between the two islands, making it an extremely reliable source of transportation. This is good news for tourists as well as locals who often depend on the service. On Tobago, the ferry terminal is located right in Scarborough and will transport travelers to Port of Spain.
The trip takes about two and a half hours and costs TT$37.50 which is just over $5(USD) per adult passenger. You can also book a private cabin for the journey for TT$80, or about $12.50(USD), and even transport a vehicle between the two islands. Do be aware that while children under the age of three travel for free, they will still need a ticket to board the ferry. For a full list of prices take a look at the chart below.
is the one local ferry dock. Reach them at (868) 639-2417; the dock can be found in the heart of Scarborough.
|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|
|Location Served||Dock A||Dock B||Company||Frequency|
|Port of Spain||Scarborough Ferry Port||Port Of Spain Ferry Dock||Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago||at least daily|
Ferry travel can be a fun way to travel between Trinidad and Tobago, and the fact that the ferry terminal is located directly in Scarborough is great news for those who will be staying in town. If you're up for taking the more scenic route, skip the $50(USD) plane ride, and opt to sail with Trinidad and Tobago Inter-Island Ferry Service instead.
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