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How to get to Virgin Gorda

There are a few ways to get to Virgin Gorda. To make it easy for you, we have outlined the routes via San Juan and St. Thomas. Once you arrive in Virgin Gorda, we can arrange for a vehicle rental or taxi to meet you! (Mahogany Car Rentals and Taxi Service)

Please come to our office first and we will personally escort you to your vacation home!

Speedy's

Speedy's

Speedy's is one of the ferry services that you can take to get to Virgin Gorda.

Virgin Gorda Car Hire

Virgin Gorda Car Hire

Once here, you can hire a taxi, or you can book a vehilce to meet you upon arrival.

Virgin Gorda Airport

Virgin Gorda Airport

Virgin Gorda has its own airport. See the table of different routes to get to Virgin Gorda.


Please Note: We will endeavour to keep the schedules and information as current as possible. Please always check with us or the providers of your chosen travel option for any changes in their service.

Also, passports are required to enter the BVI and to re-enter the USA.

 

From San Juan (Airport Code: SJU)

By far, the easiest way to get to Virgin Gorda is to fly to San Juan, Puerto Rico and then fly directly to Virgin Gorda. The airlines that fly into San Juan from the USA and other countries are listed below.

 
1.

Scheduled Airlines (Direct by air) - San Juan to Virgin Gorda

From San Juan you can take one of two scheduled airlines directly to Virgin Gorda: Air Sunshine,  Cape Air.

Private Charter (Direct by air) - San Juan to Virgin Gorda

You can also hire a private charter flight and make your own schedule. A list of airlines below offer this travel option.

Air AmericaCaribbean WingsFly BVIIsland BirdsVirgin Gorda Air Charter

Since the Virgin Gorda airport (airport code VIJ) has no lights on the runway, you will be here before dark and in time for sunset cocktails at your house!

2.

By Air (via Beef Island) - San Juan to Beef Island

Airlines that fly into Beef Island (airport code EIS) are: Cape Air, InterCaribbean AirwayLiatSeaborne Airlines

...then by Boat to Virgin Gorda

Speedy’s or North Sound Express. 
 

See the following section for full ferry schedules from Beef Island to Virgin Gorda.

 

From Beef Island (Airport Code: EIS)

Another simple way to get to here is to fly into Beef Island and take a quick 15 minute ferry ride to the Valley Virgin Gorda. The airlines that have scheduled flights into Beef Island are:

1.

By Ferry - Beef Island to Virgin Gorda

Two ferries provide service to and from Trellis Bay in Beef Island.

Speedy's - to The Valley, Virgin Gorda

  • No reservations required
  • 15 minute trip time
  • $20 one way/ $30 round trip
  • Departs Trellis Bay Daily: 6:30 am, 9:00 am, 1:00 pm, 4:30 pm, 6:30 pm, 9:00 pm
  • Departs Virgin Gorda (The Valley) Daily: 5:00 am, 8:30 am, 10:30 am, 3:00 pm, 5:30 pm, 8:00 pm

There is a shuttle from their dock to the aiport.

North Sound Express - to LEVERICK BAY, Virgin Gorda

  • Reservation required
  • 30 - 35 minute trip time
  • $40 per person one way
  • Departs Trellis Bay Daily: 7:30 am, 11:00 am, 1:45 pm, 4:15 pm, 6:00** pm and 8:30 pm
  • Departs Virgin Gorda (Leverick Bay) upon request: 6:45 am, 9:00 am, 12:00 pm, 3:15 pm, 5:00 pm

**requires a minimum of 5 people to run.

There is a shuttle from their dock to the aiport. 

2.

Private Charter Boat

For larger groups it might be more economical to charter a private boat to bring you across from Beef Island. Companies that can provide this service are:

You can also charter with Captain Bennu – tel: 284-541-2257

 

From St. Thomas (Airport Code: STT)

Traveling via St.Thomas is often less expensive, but it will add some travel time to your trip. The airlines do require a minimum 2 hour check in. Many airlines fly into St.Thomas from the USA and other Caribbean Islands. Below is a list of them:

 
1.

By Air (Direct) - St.Thomas to Virgin Gorda

You can also fly from St.Thomas directly to Virgin Gorda, a quick 15 minute flight: Air Sunshine

Or........Charter a flight with: Capitol AirCaribbean WingsFly BVIIsland BirdsVirgin Gorda Air Charter

2.

By Ferry (Direct - Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only) - St.Thomas to Virgin Gorda

By far the most economical route, is to fly to St.Thomas and then take a ferry to Virgin Gorda. Speedy’s goes directly to Virgin Gorda from Charlotte Amalie - Speedy's Ferry

Schedules...

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays – departs Virgin Gorda at 6:30 am and 2:45 pm
                                      – departs St.Thomas at 8:45 am and 5:00 pm
  • Saturdays – departs Virgin Gorda at 8:30 am
                    – departs St.Thomas at 4:00 pm
  • No reservations required
  • Approximate trip time: 90 minutes
3.

By Ferry (via Road Town, Tortola) - St.Thomas to Road Town and West End, Tortola

Schedules...

Road Town Fast Ferry

  • Departs Charlotte Amalie, St.Thomas at 8:30 am, 12:00 pm and 4:15 pm
  • Departs Road Town at 7:00 am, 10:00 am, and 2:30 pm
  • Sunday Schedule: Departs Road Town 9:00 am, 12:00 pm and 2:30 pm. Departs St.Thomas at 12:00 pm and 4:15 pm
  • No reservations required
  • Approximate trip time 50 minutes

Tortola Fast Ferry (Smith’s ferry)

  • Departs Charlotte Amlie, St.Thomas at 8:20 am, 11:35 am and 3:30 pm
  • Departs Road Town at 6:45 am, 9:45 am and 2:00 pm
  • Contact us for Schedule Changes
  • No reservations required
  • Approximate trip time 50 minutes

Native Son

  • Most of the Native Son ferries go into West End so you will have to taxi to Road Town
  • Contact us for a Current Schedule
  • No reservations required
  • Approximate trip time 40 minutes to West End

...then By Ferry

Between Virgin Gorda and Road Town you will take Speedy's

4.

By Air (via Beef Island) - St.Thomas to Beef Island

Airlines that fly into Beef Island are: Cape AirLiatSeaborne Airlines

...then by Ferry to Virgin Gorda

Once in Beef Island the ferry dock is only minutes away and two ferry companies depart regularly: Speedy’s to The Valley and North Sound Express to Leverick Bay (See above for full schedules)