Visitors can travel to Montserrat by sea, using the ferry service. The ferry takes about 90 minutes on average and runs between Port Little Bay in Montserrat and the Bryson’s Pier, Heritage Quay in Antigua, 5 days a week. The ferry company also operates occasional charters to neighbouring St. Kitts, Nevis and Guadeloupe.
Adults: EC$160 one way or EC $300 return
Children (between 2 and 12 years): EC$75 one way or EC $150 return
Infants (below 2 years old): EC$50 one way or EC $100 return
Each passenger is allowed 2 pieces of baggage free and any additional baggage is charged at EC$50 per piece.
The Ferry’s departure times may vary, so please check the Schedule before travelling.
Travellers are not required to purchase tickets in advance in order to travel on the ferry, so you can purchase your ticket upon check-in. However, if you are considering using the ferry, you are encouraged to pre-book your journey before travelling.
To facilitate ticketing, check-in and other clearances at the point of sale at the ports, travellers are asked to check-in 90 minutes in advance before the scheduled time for departure.
You can book the ferry using the Online Booking Service or by contacting the following booking agents:
Montserrat Booking Services
Agent: Jemmotte Shipping
Contact: Mr. Roosevelt Jemmotte
Tel: (664) 496 9912
Antigua Booking Services
Agent: Jenny Tours
Contact: Ms. Jennifer Burke
Tel: (268) 778 9786
Ferry Service Status
Sea conditions at various times of the year can severely disrupt the operation of the ferry and it may not be able to dock in Montserrat. So, passengers may be held up in Antigua for several days while the sea calms down. If you’re travelling by ferry you should keep in touch with the ferry company and look out for any Changes To The Service.
Passengers are required to pay a departure tax of EC$25 (CARICOM nationals) and EC$45 (other nationals) at the port of embarkation, if you remain in Montserrat in excess of 24 hours. A departure tax of EC$75 is payable by a passenger who remains in Antigua in excess of 24 hours.
Travelling by Air
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