Ferry Services in Antigua

Neither the Antigua Airport nor the rest of the island of Antigua offers train service. But we give you several quick and easy ways around the island. The ferry is one of them.

There is a wide variety of cruise lines and vessels to choose from if you want to visit Antigua by sea. The following large-scale cruise lines currently visit Antigua:

  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Costa Cruises
  • Fred Olsen Cruise Lines
  • Holland America
  • P&O Cruises
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
  • Silver Sea Cruises
  • Thomson Cruises

Antigua is a popular stop for cruises in the Southern and Eastern Caribbean, but not the Western Caribbean.

Americans, Canadians, and Britons who want to stay in Antigua and Barbuda for less than six months and have a confirmed return flight do not need a visa.

Visitors from foreign countries that arrive on a cruise ship and stay for only a single day typically do not need a visa. For up-to-date information, check with your cruise line.

Day trippers from cruise ships are required to provide their cruise pass.

Antigua Cruise Port

Heritage Quay in St. John's, the capital city, is where cruise ships dock in Antiqua. There are places to eat and withdraw money not far away.

Two indoor/outdoor shopping malls may also be found close to the port. It's in a convenient location, close to the heart of town. The city of St. John's, Antigua's capital, is home to the island's cruise ship terminal.

There are two piers in the cruise port. Antigua's cruise ship terminal may be found in the heart of St. John's. Visitors on a cruise ship to Antigua are welcome to disembark and tour the island's capital on foot.

The Public Market Complex, St. John's Cathedral, and the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda are some of the best nearby attractions. The cruise port is conveniently located next to a variety of shops.

Heritage Quay

It is one of two quays near the cruise port in St. John's, Aruba. There are numerous services and duty-free stores available here. St. John's Aruba's Heritage Quay can be found on High Street.

This mall is great for finding authentic Caribbean trinkets and other gifts to take home with you.

Redcliffe Quay

There are two quays in the cruise port at St. John's, Aruba, with Redcliffe Quay being one of them. St. George's waterfront district comprises old buildings and winding streets. South of the port's Nevis Street cruise terminal entrance lies Redcliffe Quay.

Shoppers can peruse the unique boutiques, art lovers can find the perfect present, and foodies can relax with a glass of wine at one of the many restaurants.

Port Shuttle

Most cruise ship visitors to St. John's can stroll to the city center from their ship.

Bus Service

The Antigua cruise port is conveniently located near public bus transportation options.

Taxi Service

At the terminal's front gate, you can hail a taxi. Although the government regulates rates, it is wise to haggle over the final price.

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