Getting to Anguilla via ferry service from Dutch St. Maarten and French St. Martin is easy and there are several options.The Anguilla Ferry System (public ferry) offers a daytime service between Marigot (French St. Martin) and Blowing Point in Anguilla. The ferry runs every day in 45 minute intervals. Anguilla to Marigot hours are from 7:30am to 6:15pm and Marigot to Anguilla hours are from 8:15am to 7:00pm. The cost each way is US$20 per adult (age 12 and over) and US$10 per child (age 2-11).
Private Anguilla ferries with service to and from the new Anguilla Ferry terminal at the Princess Juliana Airport in Dutch St. Maarten are: GB Express, The Link, Gotcha, Funtime, and Calypso. Prices vary from US $60 one way and up.
Departure Taxes: See Anguilla Travel Tips for information on departure taxes
Consult the Anguilla Tourist Board website for up-to-date schedules and information on departure taxes.
“Carimar Caring” Concierge Service can reserve these ferry services for you.
***In order to stimulate the local economy, Anguilla encourages travelers to use the local taxi services when transferring to/from the airport or ferry terminal. The taxi rates can be found here.
Please note that the ferries are small boats and if you tend to be seasick, take dramamine well before getting on the boat and try to sit on the top level of the boat. On windy days, on the way to Anguilla sit on the left side facing forward, and going to Marigot, sit on the right side.
***PLEASE NOTE: Starting December 1, 2015, the Anguilla Tourist Board has announced the introduction of a new, LATE NIGHT FERRY SERVICE from St. Maarten to Anguilla.
The new service will depart from the Anguilla-St. Maarten Ferry Terminal at 11:30PM nightly, arriving at Anguilla’s Blowing Point Ferry Terminal at approximately 12:00midnight. Two private companies, Funtime Charters and GB Ferries, have been authorized to operate the service. The fare will be US$80.00 for adults and US$40 for children, one way.
The service will operate on a rotation basis, and is timed to facilitate the transfer of passengers arriving on late flights into St. Maarten including the American Airlines’ flight which gets into St. Maarten at 10:35PM. The departure time will be adjusted if the flight arrival into St. Maarten is delayed.