We will write how to get from St Thomas airport to Ferry Terminal going to St John. The distance from Cyril E. King Airport to St Thomas ferry Terminal is around 15 kilometers. The travel time from St Thomas airport to ferry is around 10 minutes to 30 minutes depending your Ferry Terminal.
The cheapest way from St Thomas airport to ferry is by shared van taxi for $5 USD to St John Crown Bay. If you go by taxi from St Thomas airport to Red Hook Ferry Terminal $15 USD depending your final destination. You can also rent a car in St Thomas airport or get a private transfer.
ST THOMAS AIRPORT TO FERRY
BY TAXI ST THOMAS AIRPORT TO FERRY
If you go from St Thomas airport to ferry by taxi (shared van) the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 5 minutes to Ferry Crown Bay. The taxi fare from Cyril E. King Airport to Ferry Crown Bay is $5 USD and 5 minutes and to Red Hook is $15 USD around 30 minutes travel time. Both of them are shared van taxis with 7-8 passengers and you pay per person.
Once in the Ferry Terminal you can go to St John. Remember there is no airport in St John and you will have to choose Crown Bay Ferry Terminal or Red Hook Ferry Terminal if you are going from St Thomas in US Virgin Islands.
UBER ST THOMAS
You should know there is no Uber service in St Thomas and Virgin Islands. But you will find many local taxis to move between St Thomas airport to Ferry Terminal on the way to St John.
CAR RENTAL AT ST THOMAS AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car in St Thomas’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in St John or St Thomas. It will take you 20 minutes hour to get to St Thomas ferry from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis available in the airport. Prices are around $40-50 USD per day.
Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around St Thomas. If you are going to St John by ferry maybe is better idea renting a car in St John and you will avoid to pay the ferry with the car. If you decide to rent a car make sure you can ride in St John since there is only allowed 4×4.
BEST WAY FROM ST THOMAS AIRPORT TO FERRY
The best way from Cyril E. King Airport to Ferry Terminal is by shared van taxi for $5-15 USD depending the Ferry Terminal. There is no Uber and there is no public transportation to move around St Thomas airport to Ferry Terminal going to St John. If you decide to rent a car make sure you can ride in St John since there is only allowed 4×4.
WHERE TO STAY IN ST THOMAS
The accommodation is really expensive and you will find hotels starting from $60-80 USD. If you want the cheapest option. AirBnb are also available, mostly for about $50 USD a night. Click here if you want to find the best deals with Booking in St Thomas.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN ST THOMAS
You can find local meals in St Thomas around $7 USD per person. At lunch you might want a chicken sandwich for $10 USD salad, burger and pizza with a fresh fruit drink for $20 USD. You can have a budget of $20 USD a day enough decent meals in British Virgin Islands if you go for street food and free breakfast.
BEST TIME TO VISIT ST THOMAS
In St Thomas their summer (December to April), there are fewer rains than normal. In their winter (May to November), rains are almost non-stop. For most tourists best time to visit St Thomas is from December to April because of easier transport.
CASH AND ATM IN ST THOMAS
The currency of St Thomas is the $1 USD. If you are bringing USD you can use them while traveling around St Thomas no need to exchange them in the islands.
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