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High-speed ferry to St Barts

Offering a unique service between the islands of St Maarten, SabaSt Barths and St. Eustatius the Pride of St. Barth is the perfect ferry to pick for your daytrip to St Barts or Saba. The Pride of St. Barth is the passenger's choice with a capacity of 99 passengers. This catamaran is approx. 20 meters (65 ft) in length, offering one of the smoothest and most comfortable rides, along with wide-screen tv's, airconditioning, bathrooms and spacious comfortable seating. Use the search box on this page to check schedules and live availability, book and pay online and receive instant confirmation and e-tickets for your St Maarten St Barths or St Maarten Saba ferry journey.

Owned and operated by Great Bay Express, they depart daily from St Maarten's Philipsburg and, dependant on sea conditions, travels non-stop to St Barths in just 45 minutes! Passengers should check-in at the Great Bay Express office (located behind the security booth at Bobby's Marina). Just present your e-ticket to the Great Bay Express staff and they will provide you with a Boarding Pass and you're ready to go, as the departure taxes are already included in the ticket price!

Great Bay Express Fast Ferry Schedule:

ST MAARTEN - Philipsburg ST BARTHS - Gustavia
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
Dep. Arr. Dep. Arr. Dep. Arr. Dep. Arr. Dep. Arr. Dep. Arr. Dep. Arr.
7:15am
9:45am
5:45pm
  8:00am
10:30am
  6:30pm
7:15am
9:45am
5:45pm
  8:00am
10:30am
  6:30pm
7:15am
9:45am
5:45pm
  8:00am
10:30am
  6:30pm
7:15am
9:45am
5:45pm
  8:00am
10:30am
  6:30pm
7:15am
9:45am
  3:00pm*
5:45pm
  8:00am
10:30am
  3:45pm
  6:30pm
7:15am
9:45am
5:45pm
  8:00am
10:5am
  6:30pm
10:00am
-
  5:45pm
10:45am
-
  6:30pm

ST BARTHS - Gustavia ST MAARTEN - Philipsburg
Dep. Arr. Dep. Arr. Dep. Arr. Dep. Arr. Dep. Arr. Dep. Arr. Dep. Arr.
  8:15am
10:45am
 6:45pm
 9:00am
11:30am
 7:30pm
  8:15am
10:45am
 6:45pm
 9:00am
11:30am
 7:30pm
  8:15am
10:45am
 6:45pm
 9:00am
11:30am
 7:30pm
  8:15am
10:45am
 6:45pm
 9:00am
11:30am
 7:30pm
  8:15am
10:45am
   4:00pm*
  6:45pm
 9:00am
11:30am
 4:45pm
7:30pm
  8:15am
10:45am
  6:45pm
 9:00am
11:30am
  7:30pm
 11:00am
-
 6:45pm
11:45am
-
  7:30pm
 
Check-in 1 hour prior to departure // Check-in closes strictly 20 minutes before departure!
Terminals:

St Maarten: Bobby's Marina, Philipsburg
St Barts: Gustavia Ferry Dock - Gare Maritime
Luggage Allowance:

Carry on / Cabin (1 piece)
Checked baggage (2 pieces)
Passengers must be able to carry weight of own luggage

No size restrictions
No size restrictions
Please Note: Schedules are subject to change without prior notice

* Service begins 22 Nov 2019

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Depending on passenger loading, your trip to St Barts may be on any one of their vessels - Pride of St Barth or Big B. On board you can sit back, relax and enjoy the views from the air-conditioned seating inside.

SPECIFICATIONS
Craft Name: Pride of St Barth
Length Overall: 68.5 ft. or 20.9 Meters
Width: 23.6 ft. or  7.2 Meters
Passengers: 99
Main Engines: 16V 2000 Series MTU (x2)
Service Speed: 26 knots
FACILITIES
Seating: Spacious and Comfortable
Windows: Yes
AC: Yes
Bathrooms: Yes
TV: Yes


Passengers may take one carry-on (free of charge) and two checked bags (free of charge), however you must be able to carry the weight of your own luggage. Should you have additional luggage, please contact us before making a reservation, as excess baggage fees may apply. Great Bay Express does not operate as a cargo vessel and reserves the right to refuse transporting any excess luggage.

Online bookings can be made up to 24 hours before departure. For any questions on how to book your "Pride of St. Barth" high-speed ferry check out the most common FAQ. For any changes or cancellations, please see our Terms and Conditions.

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