St Kitts Nevis Ferry Schedule

Are you familiar with the St Kitts Nevis ferry schedule? Do you know how many ferries serve St Kitts and Nevis? Allow me to assist you with that information. Presently, five ferries - MV Caribe Surf, MV Caribe Breeze, MV Sea Hustler, MV Mark Twain and the MV Carib Queen (formerly owned by Government but now under private ownership) ply the seas between St Kitts and Nevis. Both MV Caribe Breeze and MV Caribe Surf are owned and operated by the same company M&M Transportation Services Ltd, as such, most times only one of the boats will ply the route. However, on occasion one will find both MV Caribe Breeze and MV Caribe Surf in operation. You will notice from the St Kitts Nevis ferry schedule that during peak hours there is a ferry just about every hour. Below are some photos of the ferries.

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St Kitts Nevis Ferry Caribe Breeze St Kitts Nevis Ferry Caribe Surf St Kitts Nevis Ferry Sea Hustler St Kitts Nevis Ferry Mark Twain St Kitts Nevis Ferry Carib Queen

MV Sea Hustler and MV Mark Twain are operated by Wesk Agency Ltd. MV Sea Hustler also transports cargo and vehicles. The Sea Hustler also puts on shopping trips to neighbouring islands including St. Eustatius (Statia) and St Maarten. These trips are favourites for locals, but I am certain that visitors will enjoy them as well.

A new ferry service Sea Bridge St. Kitts Nevis that will link St. Kitts' South East Peninsula and Nevis' Cades Bay, was officially launched a few years ago Charlestown, Nevis. The core service will be the transportation of vehicles between St. Kitts and Nevis at an affordable cost. You may recall that the Sea Bridge St Kitts & Nevis Inc, the company that operates the new car ferry service was launched back on September 14, 2005.

Sea Bridge 2 Car Ferry Sea Bridge 2 Car Ferry

I know you are anxious to view the St Kitts Nevis ferry schedule, however I just wanted to talk a bit about the journey between St Kitts and Nevis. The ferry crossing between St. Kitts and Nevis is described by many as one of the most scenic ferry crossings in the eastern Caribbean. On average, the journey from Basseterre to Charlestown and vice versa on the MV Caribe Breeze, MV Caribe Surf, MV Mark Twain and the MV Carib Queen takes 45 minutes. On the MV Sea Hustler it takes a little longer, about an hour, while on the Sea Bridge the trip takes just about 15 minutes between Major's Bay, St. Kitts and Cades Bay, Nevis and vice versa. Although I am no sailor, the boats rides on these ferries are for the most part smooth sailing. The ride does however get a little rough when the boats pass through the channel between St Kitts and Nevis, but then again that may just be because I'm no sailor, and feel the slightest movement on sea. I must say however that the views of both St Kitts and Nevis from sea are so picturesque that I am usually more caught up in taking in the scenic vistas. Here are some of the shots I took while on a day trip to Nevis in April 2004.

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Main Pier in Charlestown Nevis.  Nevis Peak in the background. Nevis from sea Basseterre, St Kitts from sea St Kitts from Sea The Narrows, two mile channel between St Kitts and Nevis Nags Head, St Kitts

Before I get to the ferry schedule, I just wanted to mention that the one way fare between St. Kitts and Nevis is EC$26 for adults and EC$16 for children under 12 years of age. As promised, here is the St Kitts Nevis ferry schedule for those vessels that currently operate. In the event that you are not close to a computer, you may also access the St Kitts Nevis ferry schedule by dialling 869-466-INFO (i.e. 869-466-4636) or by texting "ferry" to "7568" to get the ferry schedule on your mobile phone.

St Kitts Nevis Ferry Schedule

Morning Ferry Schedule From St. Kitts
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
6:30 am 6:30 am 6:30 am 6:30 am 6:30 am 6:30 am  
7:00 am 7:00 am 7:00 am 7:00 am 7:00 am 7:00 am  
8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am
9:30 am 9:30 am 9:30 am 9:30 am 9:30 am 9:30 am  
Afternoon/Evening Ferry Schedule From St. Kitts
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
12:00 pm 12:00 pm 12:00 pm 12:00 pm 12:00 pm 12:00 pm  
1:00 pm 1:00 pm 1:00 pm 1:00 pm 1:00 pm 1:00 pm  
3:00 pm 3:00 pm 3:00 pm 3:00 pm 3:00 pm 3:00 pm 3:00 pm
4:00 pm 4:00 pm 4:00 pm 4:00 pm 4:00 pm 4:00 pm 4:00 pm
5:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:30 pm
            6:00 pm
        8:30 pm 8:30 pm 8:00 pm
        9:00 pm 9:00 pm  
Morning Ferry Schedule From Nevis
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
7:00 am 7:00 am 7:00 am 7:00 am 7:00 am 7:00 am 7:30 am
8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:00 am 8:45 am
9:00 am 9:00 am 9:00 am 9:00 am 9:00 am 9:00 am  
9:30 am 9:30 am 9:30 am 9:30 am 9:30 am 9:30 am  
10:30 am 10:30 am 10:30 am 10:30 am 10:30 am 10:30 am  
Afternoon/Evening Ferry Schedule From Nevis
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
12:00 pm 12:00 pm 12:00 pm 12:00 pm 12:00 pm 12:00 pm 12:00 pm
1:00 pm 1:00 pm 1:00 pm 1:00 pm 1:00 pm 1:00 pm  
        3:00 pm 3:00 pm  
4:00 pm 4:00 pm 4:00 pm 4:00 pm 4:00 pm 4:00 pm 4:00 pm
5:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:00 pm 4:30 pm
6:00 pm 6:00 pm 6:00 pm 6:00 pm 6:00 pm 6:00 pm 5:00 pm
        8:00 pm 8:00 pm  
Sea Bridge Ferry Service Daily Schedule
From Cades Bay, Nevis From Majors Bay, St. Kitts
8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

Contact Information for St. Kitts and Nevis Ferry Companies

Wesk Agency Ltd
(Sea Hustler and Mark Twain)
Tel: (869)469-0403
Fax: (869)469-0602
Mobile: (869)663-7206 or (869)663-4167
E-mail: weskltd@sisterisles.kn

M&M Transportation Services Ltd
(Caribe Surf and Caribe Breeze)
Tel: (869)466-6734
Fax: (869)466-7325
E-mail: mmtscaribe@hotmail.com

F&F Transportation
M.V. Carib Queen

Sea Bridge St Kitts & Nevis Inc
Sea Bridge
Mobile: (869)662-7002

Please note that the St Kitts Nevis ferry schedule may be subject to change without notice.

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