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Arrive in St. Thomas at the Cyril E. King Airport, then book transportation to St. John. The many ferry options include passenger ferry, car barge, water taxi and boat charter, leaving from Red Hook, Charlotte Amalie and Crown Bay Marina. Passengers are dropped off at the Cruz Bay ferry dock on St. John. 

Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas

Marvel at picturesque views of Lindbergh Bay as your plane approaches the runway at one of the busiest airports in the eastern Caribbean. The origins of the 280-acre airport date to the 1920s. Operated by the Virgin Islands Port Authority, it’s situated on the southwest side of St. Thomas, just two miles away from the bustling Charlotte Amalie capital city and harbor area. 

Several significant enhancements were recently completed, or are in progress, and travelers will welcome upgrades to terminals, lounges, and concession and shopping areas.

For questions about the airport, call STT (340) 774-1629 or STX (340) 778-1012.

flight schedules

Check with the following airlines to find information on fares and nonstop flight schedules to determine your best options to fly to Cyril E. King Airport:

American Airlines: Direct flights from New York (JFK), Boston (BOS), Miami (MIA) and San Juan (SJU); call 800-474-4884.
Delta Air Lines: Direct flights from Atlanta (ATL) and New York (JFK); call 800-221-1212.
Frontier: Flights from Orlando (MCO), Miami (MIA) and San Juan (SJU); visit the Customer Support page.
JetBlue: Direct flights from Boston (BOS) and San Juan (SJU); call 800-532-2583.
Spirit Airlines: Direct flights from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Orlando (MCO)​; call 855-728-3555.​
Sun Country Airlines: Seasonal direct flights from Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP); call 651-905-2737.
United Airlines: Direct flights from Dulles (IAD), Chicago (ORD), Houston (IAH) and Newark (EWR); call 800-864-8331.

inter-island and cargo airlines

For details about airlines that provide passenger service between islands and other types of transport, including cargo, contact:

Air Cargo Carriers: visit contact page
Ameriflight: 972-426-3066
Bohlke International Aviation: 800-653-9177
Cape Air: 866-227-2247
FedEx: 800-463-3339
Fly the Whale: 800-468-8639
Seaborne Airlines and Silver Airways: 801-401-9100

Charter planes and private jets

Passengers may want to consider using charter and private flight options to fly in and out of Cyril E. King Airport, including:

AirFlamenco: 787-724-1818
Executive Jet Management: 800-451-2822
Flexjet: 866-309-2214
Jet Linx Aviation: 401-991-8060
Netjets:  877-356-5823
Standard Aviation: 340-244-4990
Signature Aviation: 877-894-1810

frequently asked questions

How do travelers get to St. John from the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas?

After landing at the airport, hire a taxi to drive you to the Red Hook Ferry. The ferry takes about 20 minutes to get to Cruz Bay on St John.

What is the fare to take the Red Hook Ferry from St. Thomas to St. John?Travelers pay between $6 and $8 for a one-way depending on if they are residents or nonresidents. The fare is $1 for ages 1 to 11. The bag fee is $4.

When is the ferry scheduled between St. Thomas and St. John?
Boats leave Red Hook from between 5:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. For the return trip, boats depart Cruz Bay between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m.

Can I take a ferry from Charlotte Amalie to St. John?
Red Hook Ferry rides departing from the Charlotte Amalie harbor area take 45 minutes to reach St. John.

What is the fare to take the ferry from Charlotte Amalie to St. John?

Travelers pay between $12 and $16 for a one-way trip depending on if they are residents or nonresidents. The fare is $3.50 round-trip for children and free for infants. The bag fee is $4.

When does the ferry arrive and leave Charlotte Amalie?
Boats leave Charlotte Amalie at 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. daily. For the return trip, boats depart Cruz Bay at 8:45 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.