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Getting to, Travel to, Visit Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands has connection hubs that you must usually fly to before connection on a direct flight or ferry ride to Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands.

If you are not familiar with these "connection hubs" that get you to the British Virgin Islands please visit the below link before continuing to read.

GETTING TO THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

 

Getting to Virgin Gorda via the Connection Hubs

Connection hubs with scheduled flights to and from Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands.
1.) St.Thomas, USVI
2.) San Juan, Puerto Rico
3.) St.Croix, USVI seasonal seaplane flights

 

Getting to Virgin Gorda via St.Thomas USVI (used by many U.S.A. visitors)
VIRGIN GORDA AIRPORT CODE (VIJ)
St.THOMAS AIRPORT CODE (STT)
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO (SJU)

Airline that operate to St. Thomas USVI includes American Airlines, Delta Spirit Airlines, Continental Airlines and US Airways. Travelling to Virgin Gorda from St.. Thomas, Virgin Islands can be done by flight or ferry.


Ferry from St.Thomas to Virgin Gorda ONE WAY averages about $45 us per person.
Schedule flight from St.Thomas to Virgin Gorda, - ONE WAY - average $125 us per person. Air Sunshine is currently the only airline to offer these scheduled flights.
see more about schedule flights between St.Thomas USVI to Virgin Gorda BVI

Lets talk about ferries since it is the most affordable with more scheduled options.

St.Thomas USVI has direct flights from New York, Atlanta, Florida and much more airlines that operate to St. Thomas USVI just to name a few are American Airlines, Delta, Spirit Airlines, Continental Airlines and US Airways.

What you should consider when using this route:

  • There area two ferry terminals in St.Thomas.
    1.) Charlotte Amalie Ferry Terminal 10 min from the airport, costing about $8 per person for a taxi;
    2.) Red Hook 25 min from the airport, taxi fare varies.

Ferry schedules between Virgin Gorda, BVI and ST. Thomas. USVI including travel route information.

Ferry Schedule between Charlotte Amalie, St.Thomas USVI and Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda BVI

If the above ferry schedule does not fit into your connecting plans there is always the option to travel in a two step process. Firstly, Travel from Charlotte Amalie, St.Thomas to Road Town, Tortola. Secondly, Connect on a ferry from Road Town, Tortola to Virgin Gorda, BVI. You will have to look at the schedule below and co-ordinate connecting times.

step 1.) Ferry schedules between Tortola, BVI and ST. Thomas. USVI including travel information.

BVI Ferry Schedule between Charlotte Amalie, USVI and Road Town, Tortola
BVI Ferry Schedule between Charlotte Amalie, USVI and West End Tortola
Ferry Schedule between Red Hook, USVI and West End, Tortola

step 2.) Ferry schedules between Virgin Gorda, BVI and Tortola, BVI.

Ferry Schedule between Tortola BVI and Virgin Gorda BVI

ISLANDS MAP OF BVI & FERRY ROUTE MAP
Islands Map of BVI - Ferry Route Map

  • Your plane should arrive in St.Thomas at least 1hr 15 minutes in advance of the last scheduled ferries from St.Thomas to Tortola or St.Thomas to Virgin Gorda via Tortola. This gives you enough time to clear customs and immigration at the airport and arrive in time to check in at the ferry terminal. We advise to be at the ferry terminal at least a half an hour in advance of the scheduled departure times.

  • If you just happen to miss the last ferry to Tortola you have two options. (1) Find an accommodation in St. Thomas and spend the night then take the next ferry the following day. (2) Hire a water taxi to take you over to Virgin Gorda.

    see water taxi information between the BVI and USVI

 

GET TO VIRGIN GORDA BY AIR FROM ST.THOMAS USVI

Ferries From St.Thomas, USVI is not the only option when getting from connection hub St.Thomas USVI to Virgin Gorda BVI.


AIR SUNSHINE - offers schedule flights from St.Thomas to Virgin Gorda.
see Air Sunshine Contact information below

  • AIR SUNSHINE CONTACT INFORMATION
    Puerto Rico & USVI (888) 879-8900
    British Virgin Islands (284) 495-8900

PRIVATE AIR CHARTER SERVICES can also be used between Charlotte Amalie, St.Thomas and Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands. see charter services below.

  • Island Birds - 1 (284) 495-2002
  • Fly BVI - 1 (284) 495-1747
  • Air Center Helicopters - 1 (340) 775-7335
  • Ace Flight Center -

Although usually cheaper in air fares, this route is sometimes more difficult and tiring than using the route of getting to Virgin Gorda via San Juan, Puerto Rico (below).



Getting to Virgin Gorda via San Juan Puerto Rico
VIRGIN GORDA AIRPORT CODE (VIJ)
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO CODE (SJU)

Getting to Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands through this connection hub is a very convenient and affordable route. Airline that operate to San Juan, Puerto Rico includes American Airlines, Delta, Continental Airlines, Spirit Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines, Air Canada, Air Transit and Air Tran. This route may require coordinating booking two completely separate flight with a carrier to San Juan, Puerto Rico and then booking a connecting flight to Virgin Gorda, BVI

Air carriers with schedule flights between San Juan, Puerto Rico and Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands include:-

AIR SUNSHINE CONTACT INFORMATION
Puerto Rico & USVI (888) 879-8900
British Virgin Islands (284) 495-8900

PRIVATE AIR CHARTER SERVICES can also be used between San Juan, Puerto Rico and Tortola, British Virgin Islands. see charter services below.

  • Island Birds - 1 (284) 495-2002
  • Fly BVI - 1 (284) 495-1747
  • Air Center Helicopters - 1 (340) 775-7335
  • Ace Flight Center -

NO FERRIES TRAVEL BETWEEN SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO TO THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS AS THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS IS A DIFFICULT 90 MILES FROM SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO.



 

Getting to, Travel to Virgin Gorda From Tortola via ferry Services

Although Tortola is not one of the connection hubs that we've mentioned on getting to the British Virgin Islands, we mentioned it because most of the traffic going to the British Virgin Islands go via Tortola and it is some times easier to travel to Tortola then connect to other Islands in the BVI by ferry services or short scheduled flights and charters.
see information on getting to Tortola, British Virgin Islands Here.

 

OPTION 1
Once you get to Tortola, BVI there are numerous ferry services that you can use to get to Virgin Gorda, BVI. North Sound Express is the only Ferry Service that leaves from Trellis Bay Beef Island (Tortola) which is a 3 minute walk from the airport terminal. If you have heavy luggage North Sound Express also has a desk at the airport terminal and a bus service that takes passengers over to the Trellis Bay ferry dock. See North Sound Express schedule and information below
North Sound Express Ferry Schedule - BVI

 

OPTION 2
Speedy's Ferry Services and Smith Ferry Services both have regularly schedule trips from Road Town, Tortola to Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda. This ferry terminal is about 20 minutes from Terrence B Lettsome International airport at Beef Island. See schedule & information below. The cost to take a taxi from the Airport to Road Town ferry terminal usually cost about $20 US per person.
BVI Ferry Schedule between Road Town, Tortola and Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda

 

ISLANDS MAP OF BVI & FERRY ROUTE MAP
Islands Map of BVI - Ferry Route Map

 

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hope all is well. my son will be arriving on beef island on Thursday oct 4th 2012 and landing at 4.30 pm. He is meeting us in the BEYC since we will be waiting on boat. will there be ferry svc to bitter end at 6pm? how long of a trip on water and is there pick up from airport. or does he have to walk to ferry dock. please email me at MARECORP@Yahoo.com with info what is the cost and should we make reservations? THANK YOU IN ADVANCE A VERY CONFUSED SAILOR MARYANNE
 

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