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Ferry from St Thomas to Jost Van Dyke

Inter Island boat service has been operating between the US Virgin Islands (USVI) and the British Virgin Islands (BVI) for more than 35 years. They have 3 weekly departures from St Thomas to Jost van Dyke and St John to Jost van Dyke. Simply use our search box to find and book tickets for your ferry service to Jost van Dyke.


  • Ferry trips to/from Jost Van Dyke take place each Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday.
  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to departure..
  • Reliable ferry schedule
  • Ideal for Day trips
  • Seat capacity up to 132 passengers

Warning: Note that this route crosses an international maritime border between the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) and the British Virgin Islands (BVI) so a valid passport is required. A minimum of 15 passengers is needed for the service to be able to go ahead - if this number isn't reached on any given scheduled departure, Inter Island Boat Services reserves the right to cancel the service at last minute and offer you a date change free of charge or a refund.

Inter Island Boat Service ferry schedule:


To: Departure days: Departure time:

Approx. Arrival Time:

St. John (Cruz Bay) St. Thomas (Charlotte Amalie) Weekdays 11.00 AM
4.15 PM
11.30 AM
4.45 PM
Weekends 11.00 AM
1.15 PM
4.15 PM
11.30 AM
1.45 PM
4.45 PM
St. Thomas (Charlotte Amalie) St. John (Cruz Bay) Weekdays 3.30 PM
5.30 PM
4.00 PM
6.00 PM
Weekends 2.15 PM
3.30 PM
5.30 PM
2.45 PM
4.00 PM
6.00 PM



Days of service: Departure time: Stops at: Departure time: To: Approx. Arrival:
St. Thomas (Red Hook) Tuesday
7.30 AM St. John (Cruz Bay) 8.00 AM Jost Van Dyke (Great Harbor)

9.00 AM

Jost Van Dyke (Great Harbor) Tuesday
3.30 PM St. John (Cruz Bay) 4.00 PM St. Thomas (Red Hook) 5.00 PM




St Thomas ferry Departure information

St Thomas is the main island of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) and host the Capital Charlotte Amalie. The island offers many pristine beaches, with turquoise waters. The heart of the island, Charlotte Amalie, in an historic center, with many colonial-era style building. In Charlotte Amalie, the old streets and Fort Christian are a most see!

The ferry from St Thomas to Jost van Dyke will depart from Red Hook. Red Hook is a 20-25 minutes taxi trip from Charotte Amalie. The taxi trip will costs around $25 - $30. Red Hook is located on the East side of St Thomas. Red Hook is famous for its red-tiled roof homes and its coastline that overlooks Pillsbury Sound and the island of St. John. 

Jost Van Dyke ferry Arrival information

The ferry will arrive at Great Harbor, the largest (but still tiny) settlement on Jost van Dyke. From there, easily head over to White bay for the most gorgeous beach with its great selection of beachside bars and shacks serving the famous soggy dollar cocktail and great food throughout the day. Jost Van Dyke is one of the smallest and most beautiful islands of all British Virgin Islands (BVI), with its white sandy beaches and its tropical nature. The island offers over 40 diving sites! Great Harbor is an authentic Caribbean harbour. perfect to experience the untouched Caribbean heritage.

Ferry from St John to Jost van Dyke

The Inter Island ferry from St John to Jost van Dyke departs from The Creek, in the northern section of the Cruz Bay harbour. You can get there easily with a taxi from anywhere on the island. See the above schedule for departure days and times, or use our search box.

St John is also part of the US Virgin Islands (USVI), but smaller then St Thomas. 60% of the island is a protected area, which result in a very untouch and pristine island. The Island's crystal clear waters are full of  vibrant corals, marine creatures and shipwrecks, making it perfect waters for diving. Cruz Bay, on the western coast, is the main settlement on the island. Cruz Bay has the island’s largest commercial centre and hosts multiple restaurants and shops.Cruz Bay also hosts the National Park Visitor Center and the Elaine Sprauve Library.

Terms and conditions

100% refund minus any charges applied to make the refund (see the general Terms and Conditions for cancellation charges) if cancelled more than 2 weeks before departure.
50% refund minus any charges applied to make the refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks but more than 48 hours before departure.
No refund if cancelled less than 48 hours before departure or for No-shows.
Date changes possible at any time, subject always to availability.
Luggage information
NOTE: There is a $5* extra fee per item for checked luggage, payable on the day. Backpacks and carry-on bags are free.
(*= subject to change at ferry company discretion)


Type: Ferry transportation
Construction: Aluminum
Horsepower rating: 910
City: Cruz Bay
Net Tonnage: 16
Passenger Capacity: 49
Register Length: 44.9 Feet
Regular Breadth: 14 Feet
Overall Length: 44.8 Feet
Overall Breadth: 14 Feet
Load Draft: 3.6 Feet
Light Draft: 3 Feet
Year: 1977

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