While most people will fly into St. Thomas, anyone who happens to already be in the Virgin Islands will find the trip to either Red Hook or Charlotte Amalie to be an easy one. With regular service and plenty of companies to choose from, St. Thomas is well connected to the other islands in the chain.
If you are going to by flying into St. Thomas and hope to utilize the ferry system, you will most likely be flying into Charlotte Amalie. From there you can take a taxi to either Charlotte Amalie or Red Hook. Charlotte Amalie has an enormous selection of shops, restaurants, and other tourist activities. While Red Hook has less tourist attractions, it has more ferry routes to the the BVI than Charlotte Amalie, and more frequent services. Still, both are good options., just a few miles outside
As for the routes themselves, most involve inter-island transportation between the Virgin Islands. There are some exceptions, but they tend to be rare. Also note, unlike in the past, there is no ferry service from St. Thomas to St. Croix. If you want to get to St. Croix you will need to hire a private charter boat or you will need to fly.
Check the following chart for ferry details.
|(340) 774-2250||Charlotte Amalie||St. Thomas|
|(340) 774-1629||Downtown Charlotte Amalie||St. Thomas|
|--||The vicinity of Charlotte Amalie||St. Thomas|
|(340) 776-8500||The vicinity of Charlotte Amalie||St. Thomas|
|--||Water Island||Water Island|
|(340) 774-1629||Red Hook||St. Thomas|
|--||Red Hook||St. Thomas|
In addition to these inter-island ferries, there is also one service that offers transportation between Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas and Fajardo, called Transportation Services. As noted, the trip does not occure fequently, and the schedules change very often, so travelers are required to call 340-776-6282 for information about the schedule and details.
|Location Served||Dock A||Dock B||Company||Frequency|
|Charlotte Amalie||Cruz Bay Ferry Dock||Charlotte Amalie Ferry Terminal||many times per day|
|Charlotte Amalie||Frenchman's Reef Ferry Terminal||Charlotte Amalie Waterfront Docks||Frenchman's Reef Ferry||many times per day|
|Charlotte Amalie||Peter Island Dock||Charlotte Amalie Ferry Terminal||Peter Island Ferry Service||7 days per week|
|Charlotte Amalie||Phillips' Landing||Crown Bay Ferry Docks||Water Island Ferry||many times per day|
|Charlotte Amalie||Road Town Jetty||Charlotte Amalie Ferry Terminal||Native Son Ferry||several times per day|
|Charlotte Amalie||Road Town Jetty||Smith's Ferry USVI||Smith's Ferry||several times per day|
|Charlotte Amalie||Virgin Gorda Ferry Docks||Crown Bay Ferry Docks||Speedy's Ferry Service||3 to 4 days per week|
|Charlotte Amalie||West End Ferry Terminal||Charlotte Amalie Ferry Terminal||Native Son Ferry||several times per day|
|Charlotte Amalie||West End Ferry Terminal||Smith's Ferry USVI||Smith's Ferry||several times per day|
|Charlotte Amalie||Westin Dock||Crown Bay Ferry Docks||several times per day|
|Cruz Bay||Red Hook Ferry Terminal||Cruz Bay Ferry Dock||Global Marine's Tug Life||many times per day|
|Cruz Bay||Red Hook Ferry Terminal||Westin Dock||many times per day|
|Fajardo||Charlotte Amalie Ferry Terminal||Fajardo Ferry Dock||Transportation Services||occasionally|
|Red Hook||Cruz Bay Ferry Dock||Red Hook Ferry Terminal||many times per day|
|Red Hook||Jost Van Dyke Ferry Dock||Red Hook Ferry Terminal||5 to 6 days per week|
|Red Hook||Road Town Jetty||Red Hook Ferry Terminal||1 to 2 days per week|
|Red Hook||Setting Point Ferry Dock||Red Hook Ferry Terminal||several times per day|
|Red Hook||West End Ferry Terminal||Red Hook Ferry Terminal||7 days per week|
|Road Town||Crown Bay Ferry Docks||Road Town Jetty||Road Town Fast Ferry||1 to 2 days per week|
|Spanish Town||Crown Bay Ferry Docks||Virgin Gorda Ferry Docks||Speedy's Ferry Service||1 to 2 days per week|
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