Getting Around the Virgin Islands

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There are numerous ways to move your bod around the VI. Most visitors rent vehicles because it offers the most convenience and freedom.

But you can absolutely still have a wonderful time in the Virgin Islands without renting one— you just have to use a few taxis, buses, and your feet to get from point A to B.

Of course if you’re looking to do some island hopping in the VI, we have St. Thomas to St. John ferry and barge details as well as info on how to take a Virgin Islands ferry or boat charter for a day trip in the British Virgin Islands.


East End Rd, St. John USVI
East End Rd, St. John USVI


Whatever your travel style, let us share with you the best ways to get around the Virgin Islands in the following guides.

Best Practices and Things to Consider When Planning your Transportation Options in the Virgin Islands

Guide to Transportation on St. Thomas

Guide to Transportation on St. John

How to Get from St. Thomas to St. John (and back again)


Virgin Islands Transportation Rates and Schedules:

St. Thomas Taxi Rates and Tips

St. John Taxi Rates and Tips

St. Thomas to St. John Ferry Schedule

St. Thomas to St. John Barge Schedule

St. Thomas to BVI Ferry Schedules

St. John to BVI Ferry Schedules

Airlines Operating in the US Virgin Islands

Those of you who prefer to travel privately wherever you go can charter a plane, water taxi or even a helicopter for just you and your party. Of course, large entourages will require multiple helicopter trips.

Virgin Islands Private Plane, Helicopter and Water Taxis:

Private Water Taxis

Private Planes and Helicopter Charters


Do you have more questions (or answers) about transportation options in the Virgin Islands?

Let us know in the comments below what we missed!