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

Route: St. Thomas / St. John (USVI) – Jost Van Dyke (BVI)

Operated by: Inter-Island Boat Services Inc.
Telephone: (340) 776-6597
Docking Locations
St. Thomas Ferry Landing:
Urman Victor Fredericks Marine Terminal (AKA: Red Hook Ferry Terminal)
St. John Ferry Landing: Victor William Sewer Marine Facility (AKA: The Creek)
Jost Van Dyke Ferry Landing: Great Harbor
Check In Time: 45 minutes prior to departure time. 
Travel 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.

Red Hook (STT) / Cruz Bay (STJ) → Jost Van Dyke
Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays
7:30 AM St. Thomas
8:00 AM St. John
Jost Van Dyke → Cruz Bay (STJ) / Red Hook (STT)
Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays
3:30 PM
  • Adult (Ages 12-64) One-way$100
  • Adult (Ages 12-64) Round Trip$120
  • Child (3-11) One-way$80
  • Child (3-11) Round Trip$100
  • Infants (0-2) One-way$40
  • Infants (0-2) Round Trip$40
Last Updated: 10/25/2023

Travel between the US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands is international, you are required to clear customs/immigration on both sides of the trip, and there are port fees and departure taxes.

Port Fees and Taxes: Port fees and departure taxes are generally not included in the cost of your ferry tickets. They include USVI Port Fee $10, BVI Environment Fee $10 and BVI Departure Tax $20 ($15 BVI resident). These fees are subject to change by their respective governmental authorities, they are not regulated by the ferry operators. When purchasing ferry tickets take note which port fees and government taxes, if any, are included in your ticket purchase.

Travel Update (COVID): COVID related testing for entering the British Virgin Islands (BVI), and the US Virgin Islands (USVI) is no longer required. More information can be found on the pages related to protocols and screening below. Masks may be required for entering the customs and immigration facilities.

BVI Travel Protocols
USVI Travel Screening

Other Options for Traveling Between St Thomas and Jost van Dyke: Take a Water Taxi, or a Boat Charter.

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