A enjoyable way to arrive in Bequia is by local ferry boat departing from the nations capital, Kingstown, on St. Vincent. Allow 15-20 minutes from E.T. Joshua airport to the ferry pier in Kingstown. If you have extra time investigate the port area or visit the colorful market place. Your taxi driver can suggest temporary baggage storage or store onboard and take a walk. If time permits, take a short drive to the Botanical Gardens or visit the beautiful old churches nearby. Bequia Express and Admiralty Transport run ferries from Kingstown to Port Elizabeth, Bequia. The anticipation of arrival by sea is not to be missed! The fare is $20 EC one-way $35 EC return (with same company). Distance is approximately nine miles and travel time is about 1 hour, you pay on board. There is a ferry terminal in Kingstown with A/C and snack bar. Mandatory charge is $5 EC.
Fly into St. Vincent on LIAT, SVG Air, and Mustique Airways.
Arriving passengers traveling to Bequia through St. Vincent should plan their arrivals before 5 PM M-F to connect with the last ferry at 6 PM. Last ferry service on Saturday, Sundays and holidays leaves for Bequia at 7 PM. If you must overnight in St. Vincent we can recommend the Cobblestone Inn, near the ferry pier. You may want to consider a power boat to arrive in Bequia the same day. Costs are set by the captain and can be shared by a group.
NEWS: A new fast ferry called Jaden Sun now runs between the islands, increasing access to all the Grenadines.
If you are making an important connection please call the ferry company direct or check with the Tourism representatives for current departure times.
Phone contact: Admiralty Transport 784 458 3348 and Bequia Express 784 458 3472