TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION
A cozy blend of cosmopolitan charm and unparalleled natural beauty, St. Thomas offers travellers every option to ensure that you keep moving and keep smiling. To reach this $1,600 duty-free shopping paradise, just board a helicopter, water taxi, small charter plane or commercial airplane — there’s no passport required for U.S. citizens. Once you arrive, experience the island at your own speed as you enjoy a friendly taxi tour or soak up the sights behind the wheel of a scooter. St. Thomas also offers the height of Caribbean luxury to all travelers, and the island boasts many upscale limited mobility options, including several ADA-accessible beaches.
The U.S. Virgin Islands has daily, nonstop flights from New York, Newark, Baltimore, Atlanta, Miami, Philadelphia, Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, Chicago and Fort Lauderdale. Connecting flights are available to and from Los Angeles, Dallas, New York, Miami and Atlanta via the San Juan hub. In addition, there's connecting service from Canada, Europe, South America and the Far East. Commuter service between San Juan, St. Croix and St. Thomas is also available. Commuter airlines can transport you between islands in as little as 17 minutes. The seaplane is an exciting way to travel between St. Thomas and St. Croix.
From The US
St. Croix (STX) - American Airlines
Direct Flights From: Miami, San Juan
St. Croix (STX) - Delta Air Lines
Direct Flights From: Atlanta
St. Croix (STX) - US Airways
Direct Flights From: Charlotte
St. Thomas (STT) - American Airlines
Direct Flights From: New York, Boston, Miami, San
St. Thomas (STT) - Continental
Direct Flights From: Newark
St. Thomas (STT) - Delta Air Lines
Direct Flights From: Atlanta, New York
St. Thomas (STT) - Spirit Airlines
Direct Flights From: Ft. Lauderdale
St. Thomas (STT) - United Airlines
Direct Flights From: Chicago, Dulles, Newark
St. Thomas (STT) - US Airways
Direct Flights From: Charlotte, Philadelphia
From The Caribbean
Toll Free: 866-359-8784
Bohlke International Airways
Phone: 800-653-9177 or 340-778-9177
Island Airlines, LLC
Phone: 340-998-9599 or 340-344-3900
Sea Flight (on-demand charter)
Toll Free: 866-359-8784
Whether renting a vehicle or simply crossing a street, it is vital to remember that you must drive on the left side of the road.Speed limits are 35 mph in the country and 20 mph in town, unless otherwise posted.
Car/Scooter Rental Agencies
Biz Scooter Rentals
Budget Car Rental
Discount Car Rental
Toll Free: 877-478-2833
Hertz Rent A Car
Thrifty Car Rental
Passenger Car Rates: $50 roundtrip, $30 one way Mon-Fri $40 roundtrip, $25 one way Sat & Sun
Caneel Bay Resort and the Westin St. John
Offer ferry service, at an additional cost, for guests staying at the property. Guests are allowed to use the service to travel to and from the island
Car Ferry travel between St. Thomas and St. John
Another way to explore the islands on your own time! Passengers ride with their car at no additional charge.
Please note: The Port Authority charges a port fee of $4.00 for cars, SUV’s and motorcycles, and $6 for trucks, vans and large SUV’s. The 25-minute ride operates on the hour until 6:15 pm.
Travel between St. Thomas and St. John BY FERRY
By Ferry: Visitors can travel hassle-free between the islands by public ferry.
From Red Hook: Rates: Hourly service between St. Thomas and St. John is available on a 15-minute ferry ride from Red Hook on the east end of St. Thomas into Cruz Bay, St. John. One way, $7.00/Adults and $6.00 VI Residents $1.00/Children ages 2-11. Seniors are $1.50. (VI Residents only, 62 years and up, proof of age must be shown VI senior citizen ID must be shown). Please note: There is a charge of $4.00 per piece for luggage/boxes.
From Charlotte Amalie: Rates: From downtown Charlotte Amalie (45-minute ride), the ferry offers six daily trips to and from St. John.
From STT: 10:00am; 1:00pm; and 5:30pm
From STJ: 8:45am; 11:15am; and 3:45pm
One way, $13.00/$12.00 VI Residents, $26.00 roundtrip/Adults and $3.50/Children ages 2-11. Seniors are $6.00 (VI Residents only, 62 years and up, proof of age must be shown VI senior citizen ID must be shown). Please note: There is a charge of $4.00 per piece for luggage/boxes.
For additional information, please contact: Transportation Services 340-776-6282 or Varlack Ventures 340-776-6412
Travel between St. Thomas and Water Island
Ferry service runs to Phillip’s Landing on Water Island from Crown Bay Marina on St. Thomas. Water Island Ferry: 340-690-4159
Rates: Adults/$5 one-way, $10 roundtrip and Children/$3 one way and $5 roundtrip. Please note: There is a surcharge of $1 per baggage. Weekly, monthly and commuter passes are available. Tickets are sold by the captain once on board.
For a quick and more private option, Per Dohm’s offers water taxi service at your convenience. The wave-piercing catamaran can take you where you want to go, when you want to go. Daylong charters are available. For pricing and other details, visit www.virginislandswatertaxi.com/Rates.html
Taxis are available at the airports and ports throughout the island. Rates are approved by the VI Taxi Commissioner and should be posted in all vehicles.
Presidential Taxi Service
Book Online & Save BIG on Airport Transfers!!!
Contact: Perry Trotman
VI Taxi Association
Whether for business or pleasure, you're sure to find a luxury limousine service to suit your needs and make your on-island transportation as easy and carefree as possible.
Executive One Limousine Service
Toll Free: 800-470-3103
Five Star Limo
Phone: 340-714-LIMO (5466)
Gonzi’s Limo & Dignitary Service
Toll Free: 877-422-LIMO (5466)
Honey Bee Limousine Service
Toll Free: 1-866-778-4025
In Search Of, LP
Toll Free: 866-429-3770