The British Virgin Islands are known for being one of the most highly regarded sailing destinations in the world. Whether you are planning a charter vacation or just trying to navigate between the islands, you adventure is sure to be filled with unforgettable memories and breathtaking views.
Being that there are no direct flights from the U.S. to the BVI there are typically 2 ways you will arrive at Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. You can fly directly (40 minutes) into the Virgin Gorda International airport from San Juan’s Luis Munoz International Airport and from the Cyril E. King International airport in St. Thomas (15 minutes). Guests can also fly directly to Lettsome International Airport, formerly known as Beef Island Airport, in Tortola and take a ferry to Virgin Gorda (25 minute ferry ride).
Lettsome International Airport (EIS)
Lettsome International Airport is the main airport serving the British Virgin Islands. This airport is located on Beef Island, a small island off of Tortola connect by the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge. This airport is known for bringing travellers to and from the British Virgin Islands internationally, as well as connecting domestic flights between the islands. This airport serves flights to 9 destinations in 7 countries.
Virgin Gorda Airport (VIJ)
Virgin Gorda Airport, located in Spanish Town, is a small international airport on the island of Virgin Gorda. Although this airport serves international flights, the Virgin Gorda Airport only schedules flights to 3 destinations in 2 countries with the longest flight going direct to San Juan (SJU). Other destinations include Tortola (EIS) and Saint Thomas (STT).
We recommend taking a private charter thru Island Birds. They will meet you at the gate, pick up your luggage and get you on the flight with no hassles or delays as you can experience with regularly scheduled airlines. Please contact Nadia Penn.
Auguste George Airport (NGD)
Auguste George Airport is a small airport located on the island of Angegada. This airport offers a limited number of direct flights from Lettsome International Aiport (EIS), St Thomas Cyril E King Aiport (STT) and Virgin Gorda Airport (VIJ).
If you are looking to explore the many different islands that make up the BVI it is likely that you will find yourself on a boat or ferry. The most common way to travel between the British Virgin Islands is by boat. While many of the services offer large ferries that transport groups of people between the islands there are also options to book private tours for you and your personal group of travellers. Water taxi services are also available offering smaller boats bringing travellers between the islands.
Whether you are looking to travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands for a connecting flight or are planning a day of island hopping in the BVI, there are a collection of ferries and boat services that offer an online booking process that makes it easy to plan your trip. If you are looking to book your boat trip you can do so by entering your travel destination, date and other information here. See below for a list of other ferry and water taxi services.
Ferry Services in the British Virgin Islands
Water-Taxi Services in the British Virgin Islands
If you are taking a trip to the British Virgin Islands, it is likely that you will find yourself renting a car or using a taxi or shuttle services to travel between different destinations. See below for a list of popular care rental, taxi and shuttle services.
Tortola Car Rental/Taxi Services
Virgin Gorda Car Rental/Taxi Service