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Note: This trip is not recommended for:
* Children under 2 years old * Pregnant women * People with heart or back problems * Other physical impediments * All prices are in US $

Tortola Fast Ferry services in the Virgin Islands

Tortola Fast Ferry within the British and US Virgin Islands

Tortola Fast Ferry

Tortola Fast Ferry is operated by Smith’s Ferry Services and has been serving the Virgin Islands for over 21 years. They operate with several vessels all ranging in capacity and size. Tortola Fast Ferry offers a daily service between Tortola and Virgin Gorda, Tortola and St. Thomas and on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between Tortola and Anegada. 

There current schedule operated between Tortola (Road Town) and Anegada, Tortola (Road Town) and Virgin Gorda and St. Thomas (Charlotte Amalie) to Tortola (West End and Road Town).

Tortola Fast Ferry boats in the harbour within the Virgin Islands

Tortola to Virgin Gorda

Daily trips are offered between Tortola and Virgin Gorda with departures from Road Town Harbour on Tortola to the Harbour on Virgin Gorda called The Valley. The first daily departure between the islands starts at 7 AM from Tortola and within 30 minutes you have arrived on Virgin Gorda. The first boat leaving from Virgin Gorda back to Road Town, Tortola leaves the island at 07:50 AM and arrives in Road Town at 8:20 AM.

There are several services throughout the day going back and forth between Tortola and Virgin Gorda. Most services offered leave in the morning, however, there are several days that offer afternoon departures between the islands.

boat transfers between the Virgin Islands with Tortola Fast Ferry

Tortola to St. Thomas

Daily trips are offered between Tortola and St. Thomas with departures from Road Town and West End Harbour on Tortola to the Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas. The first daily departure between the islands starts at 6.45 AM from Road Town Tortola which will take you to Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas 1 hours and 45 minutes. The first boat leaving from Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas back to West End and Road Town on Tortola leaves at 08.25 AM and arrives in West End Tortola at 09.10 AM and Road Town, Tortola at 9.30 AM.

Depending on your day of travel, times may differ. Please note that a trip between Road Town, Tortola and Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas will make a short stop for passengers in West End Tortola.

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Approx. Arrival Time:

Tortola (Road Town) Virgin Gorda (The Valley) Mondays - Fridays 7.00 AM
10.00 AM
12.30 AM
3.30 PM
5.15 PM
7.30 AM
10.30 AM
1.00 PM
4.00 PM
5.45 PM
    Saturdays & Sundays 7.00 AM
10.00 AM
12.30 AM
4.15 PM
7.30 AM
10.30 AM
1.00 PM
4.45 PM
Virgin Gorda (The Valley) Tortola (Road Town) Mondays -Fridays 7.50 AM
11.00 AM
2.15 PM
4.00 PM
6.00 PM
8.20 AM
11.30 AM
2.45 PM
4.30 PM
6.30 PM
    Saturdays 7.50 AM
11.00 AM
3.00 PM
5.00 PM
8.20 AM
11.30 AM
3.30 PM
5.30 PM
    Sundays 3.00 PM
5.00 PM
3.30 PM
5.30 PM

 

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Approx. Arrival Time:

Tortola (Road Town) St. Thomas (Charlotte Amalie) Mondays - Saturdays 6.45 AM
9.45 AM
11.35 AM
2.00 PM
8.00 AM
11.00 AM
1.00 PM
3.00 PM
    Sundays 8.45 AM
11.35 AM
2.00 PM
10.15 AM
1.00 PM
3.00 PM
St. Thomas (Charlotte Amalie) Tortola (Road Town) Mondays - Saturdays 8.25 AM
12.15 PM
2.00 PM
3.30 PM
4.30 PM
5.00 PM
9.30 AM
1.15 PM
3.05 PM
4.40 PM
5.40 PM
6.05 PM
    Sundays 11.15 AM
2.15 PM
3.30 PM
4.30 PM
5.00 PM
5:15 PM
12.20 PM
3.20 PM
4.40 PM
5.40 PM
6.05 PM
6.20 PM

* The Service from St. Thomas (Charlotte Amalie) to/from Tortola (Road Town) makes a short stop in West End. 

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Approx. Arrival Time:

Tortola (Road Town) Anegada (Anegada) Monday, Wednesday & Friday 7.00 AM
3.30 PM
7.30 AM
4.00 PM
Anegada (Anegada) Tortola (Road Town) Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8.30 AM
5.00 PM
9.35 AM
6.15 PM

 

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To: Departure days: Departure time:

Approx. Arrival Time:

Tortola (West End) St. Thomas (Charlotte Amalie) Mondays - Saturdays 7.00 AM
10.15 AM
12.15 AM
2.30 PM
8.00 AM
11.00 AM
1.00 PM
3.00 PM
    Sundays 9.15 AM
12.15 AM
2.30 PM
10.15 AM
1.00 PM
3.00 PM
St. Thomas (Charlotte Amalie) Tortola (West End) Mondays - Saturdays 8.25 AM
12.15 PM
2.00 PM
3.30 PM
4.30 PM
5.00 PM
9.10 AM
1.00 PM
2.45 PM
4.15 PM
5.15 PM
5.45 PM
    Sundays 11.15 AM
2.15 PM
3.30 PM
4.30 PM
5.00 PM
5:15 PM
12.00 PM
3.00 PM
4.15 PM
5.15 PM
5.45 PM
6.00 PM

 

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Features

  • Reliable scheduled daily services and private services
  • Over 21 years experience of ferry service between the US & British Virgin Islands
  • Ideal for day trips and island hopping
  • Operating with 6 vessels
  • International standards for safety and communication equipment

Terms and policies

All prices offered are subject to change and Tortola Fast Ferry reserves the right to refuse admission of any person who has violated their rules & regulations.

Check-in

  • Customers are expected to check-in at least 30 minutes prior to departure.
  • Customers are expected to have obtained all required documents for the trip, such as Governmental Travel Requirements and/or exit and entry documents.

Cancellation & amendment policy

  • All refunds are subject to a 15% service charge.
  • Refunds will be provided by cancellations due to mechanical failure.

Luggage allowance

  • You are allowed one piece of carrying on luggage weighing less than 40 lbs for free. Any excess luggage will be charged $0.75 USD per pound.
  • Luggage that exceeds 75 lbs will not be accepted on the trip. 
  • Large items (e.g. diving equipment) will be chared as large items and the costs will be based on size/weight ranging between $25 - $60 USD.
  • Cargo (e.g. boxes, coolers) start from $15 USD a piece.

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