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St. Thomas/St. John – Jost Van Dyke Ferry Service

Ferry service between St. Thomas/St. John and Jost Van Dyke resumed on March 4th, 2022.

Schedule: Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays. Departs Red Hook, St. Thomas at 7:30am. Departs Cruz Bay, St. John at 8am. Returns from Great Harbor, Jost Van Dyke at 3:30pm. 

Reservations/Ticketing: Please call Inter-Island Boat Services Inc. at (340) 776-6597 for tickets. 

Rates: Round trip ferry cost for adults (12 and older) is $120. Children (11 years old and younger) are $90 round trip. Additionally, there is $30 in BVI Customs fees.

Time: 15 minutes between St. Thomas and St. John, then 30 minutes between St. John and Jost Van Dyke. The ferry goes from St. Thomas to St. John then to Jost Van Dyke. And then in reverse on the return trip. Check in time is 45 minutes prior to departure time.

NOTE: COVID related travel requirements and testing for entering the British Virgin Islands (BVI), and the US Virgin Islands (USVI) can be found on the following pages:

BVI Travel Protocols
USVI Travel Screening

Last updated: 08/31/2022

Passenger ferry service is available between Red Hook, St. Thomas; Cruz Bay, St. John; and Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke. 

Note: Ferry rates do not include government port fees, which may include a USVI port fee of $8, a BVI port fee of $20 and a BVI environmental fee of $10.

Inter Island Boat Service

Telephone: (340) 776-6597 & (340) 201-6311
Docking Location St. Thomas: Red Hook Ferry Terminal
Docking Location St. John: The Creek, Cruz Bay
Docking Location Jost Van Dyke: Great Harbour 
Travel Time: 45 minutes
Note for St. John Passengers: The ferry from Jost Van Dyke does not stop in St. John.

Last Updated: 06/24/2019

Inter Island Boat Service Ferry Rates

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