Ferries to St. Kitts

Travelers can visit both St. Kitts and Nevis easily when they take a ferry ride

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Popular ferry routes run daily between St. Kitts and Nevis, making it easy to experience both islands in one vacation.


Ferry journeys are an easy way to combine boating and touring. They are also inexpensive modes of transportation between both islands. The port charge is always EC$1, which comes out to be approximately $0.40(USD), and prices aboard the ferries range from EC$4 to EC$75.

Riding the Ferries

All of the ferries, though owned by different companies, work together to provide nearly daily transportation between Basseterre, St. Kitts and Charlestown, Nevis

Check the following chart for ferry details.

Ferry Docks
Name Location
Basseterre Ferry Terminal Downtown Basseterre
Sea Bridge Terminal to Nevis 5.1 mi. (8.3 km) Southeast of Frigate Bay

Travelers may wish to call the ferry information line provided by St. Kitts and Nevis before making plans to be sure that rates and times have not changed. This information line is 869-466-INFO (466-4636).

The trip takes approximately 45 minutes. The only exception is the Sea Bridge, which takes off from the Southeast Peninsula, and is the only ferry to transport vehicles between St. Kitts and Nevis.

Ferry Routes, St. Kitts
Location Served Dock A Dock B Company Frequency
Basseterre Charlestown Ferry Terminal Basseterre Ferry Terminal F&F Transportation 5 to 6 days per week
Nevis Sea Bridge Terminal to Nevis Sea Bridge Cades Bay Terminal Sea Bridge Ferry many times per day

Remember, when visiting St. Kitts and Nevis, it's easy to stop in at both islands. Make your vacation an adventure by experiencing two islands in one vacation.


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