Getting here is almost as effortless as being here
There are only two ways to get to the Virgin Islands, by air or by sea. Use the links below to skip to the section of interest or scroll down and read it all. For Passport Guidelines visit Visitor Information.
Visiting by Air from the United States There in one major airport in the US Virgin Islands; the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas (another also is the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix 40 miles away).
Non-stop and connecting service from the US mainland to St. Thomas and St. Croix are available. Most flights make connections in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Flights on inter-island carriers can be made from San Juan to St. Thomas and St. Croix and between islands. Below is a table with approximate flying times and a list of airlines with service between the US Mainland and the USVI.
Cruise Ships St. Thomas is a popular cruise ship destination. St. Croix also accommodates cruise ships and St. John receives a few cruise ship calls. A cruise visit to the Virgin Islands is an excellent way to get a taste of what the islands offer! Many cruises require that you fly to Puerto Rico to board the ship. A few itineraries begin on the mainland; primarily Miami, Florida. The cruise lines listed below frequently stop in the Virgin Islands. Visit this Month's Cruise Ship Schedule.
Yacht Charters/Marinas If you own your own yacht you can sail to the Virgin Islands. The islands have inviting facilities set up to accommodate various size vessels for short and long term visits. Visit Marinas and Anchorages in the Virgin Islands for more information. If you do not own your own yacht you can charter one for a yacht vacation