Major carriers to the region include American, Delta, United, Continental, JetBlue, Spirit, Northwest, Air Canada and Norwegian Air. Flights can be connected with inter-island flights or ferries, as listed below. While flying into Tortola is the most direct route, flights to St. Thomas and San Juan with connectors are also great choices. Our guests travel to Bitter End via St. Thomas, St. Martin, Antigua and San Juan.
From San Juan (SJU) to Tortola (EIS)
From St. Thomas (STT) to the BVI
From St. Martin (SMX) to Tortola (EIS)
From San Juan (SJU) to Virgin Gorda (VIJ)
From Antigua (ANU) to Tortola (EIS)
Ferry transfers are $50 per person each way. Children ages 6-12 are $25 per person each way, and children 5 and under receive complimentary transfers with your Classic Caribbean Experience.
As-needed departures are scheduled to and from Tortola airport based on our house guests’ travel schedules. Please be sure to provide your travel plans to the front desk in advance of your arrival.
Late departures are available for arrivals after 8:30am. Early departures from Bitter End to the airport are available for guests who need to leave the resort before 6:45am. For late arrivals and early departures, there is a $50 surcharge per person for guests who have booked the Classic Caribbean Escape. For guests who have booked other types of stays, including the Bed & Breakfast plan, please contact Reservations for the private ferry transfer fees at 284.393.2745
Take the Seaplane Direct to Our Docks
One can also utilize seaplane service (seasonally) from St. Thomas’ Cyril E. King Airport via Shoreline Aviation directly into North Sound.
The Gun Creek Ferry
Guests can also fly into the Virgin Gorda Airport and take Potter’s Taxi to Gun Creek. The Gun Creek Ferry runs between Bitter End and Gun Creek every day. It is a complimentary 5 minute ferry ride. From Gun Creek you can take a taxi to The Baths, or into Spanish Town, or meet a driver for a guided tour of Virgin Gorda.
Departures from Gun Creek to Bitter End: nearly every hour on the half-hour from 6:30am – 10:30pm There is no ferry service at 10:30am, 1:30pm and 8:30pm. To take a ferry at 11:30pm, please confirm the boat’s departure with the captain by 10:30pm.
Departures from Bitter End to Gun Creek: nearly every hour on the hour from 7:00am – 11:00pm. There is no ferry service at 10am, 1:00pm and 8:00pm. To take a ferry at midnight, please confirm the boat’s departure with the captain by 11:00pm.
If you need any assistance in planning your journey to Bitter End, please feel free to contact one of our travel planners. For all inquiries that relate to airport services, please call the BVI Port Authority at 284.494.3435.
*Please note: There is a BVI Airport Departure Tax of U.S. $20.00 per person.