Ferry to Bahamas
2 Ferry crossings from 3 Ports
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Ferry to Bahamas

The Bahamas consist of 700 beautiful islands strung across the north Caribbean. Situated close to south-eastern Florida, it boasts a delightful tropical climate all year round.

Every island offers something different. So whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway or an action-packed adventure, this is the place to be.

One moment you could be snorkelling in the world’s third largest barrier reef, then exploring 23,000 square miles of mangrove swamps on the island of Andros.

A walking tour of the 42-acre Lucayan National Park is a must, with the opportunity to explore the world’s longest underwater cave system. After a day of adventure, you can unwind and play a few rounds on some of the world’s finest golf courses.

As you would expect, The Bahamas is home to miles of stunning beaches. In fact, Treasure Cay beach in the Abaco Islands has been voted 1 of the 10 best in the world.

Most beaches offer a wide range of activities including banana boats, jet-skis and para-gliding, so there’s never a dull moment. The Abacos are ideal for sailing and island hopping, thanks to the large number and variety of tiny islands.

The capital, Nassau is a vibrant and bustling town complete with duty-free stores, colonial architecture and fascinating galleries. Whilst you’re there you can discover the country’s rich history at the Pirates of Nassau museum or on a tour of the 18th Century Fort Charlotte. There is also an 1860s style art gallery, providing a peaceful retreat from the hustling capital.

There’s plenty for the kids to enjoy as well. They’re sure to love the Ardastra Gardens, a mini-zoo with around 300 species of animals. There you’ll find the famous Madagascan lemur, African pygmy goat and an enormous flock of the rare flamingo.

Nassau on New Providence Island offers connections to most other ports in The Bahamas group, with high speed services running almost every day. Freeport in Grand Bahama offers the only ferry route from mainland USA with a connection from Fort Lauderdale, close to Miami. Bahamas Express run the service daily with a sail time of just 3 hours, so jumping across to The Bahamas from Florida couldn’t be easier.

What is the cheapest ferry to the Bahamas?

The cheapest prices are typically during off peak times and low seasons. Ferry Compare prices with our deal finder to find the cheapest deals.

Which ferries go to the Bahamas?

Ferries to the Bahamas sail from the United States and other islands in the Bahamas including New Providence and Eleuthera.

Which ferry companies go to the Bahamas?

There are 3 popular ferry operators for the Bahamas. These are Bahamas Ferries, Balearia Caribbean and FRS Caribbean.

What are the ferry ports in the Bahamas?

The most popular ferry ports in the Bahamas from our selected routes include Nassau, Habour Island and Bimini.

How long is the ferry to the Bahamas?

Ferries from the US to the Bahamas take approximately 2 hours with 3 weekly sailings. Ferries between other islands in the Bahamas take 2 hours with 4-5 weekly sailings. The quickest ferry crossing from Nassau to Spanish Wells.

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Which ferries travel to Bahamas?

Ferries to Bahamas:
  • Fort Lauderdale (Miami)

What is the fastest ferry to Bahamas?

The fastest ferry crossing to Bahamas is via the Fort Lauderdale (Miami) to Bimini route, with a crossing time of approximately 2h.

What is the cheapest ferry to Bahamas?

The cheapest ferry to Bahamas is £525 from Fort Lauderdale (Miami) to Freeport. Price exclusive of booking fees.

What are the ferry ports in Bahamas?

Bahamas Ferry Ports:
  • Freeport
  • Bimini

Can you take pets on the ferry to Bahamas?

No, pets are not permitted with any operator on routes offered to Bahamas.

Bahamas reviews

  • "Ferry to Bahamas"

    Quick boarding, onto clean and spacious facility. Enjoyed the trip. Like having a mini cruise

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  • "Great service "

    We had a problem with our taxi but the security at the port and the Balearia staff were great! They helped us out and ensured we were able to get the ferry. The staff on the ship were also so friendly and welcoming. The ship was clean and drinks and food good value. The only downside was customs on US side was a nightmare! My 80 year old dad had stand for nearly an hour and a half to get through customs and the ship was half empty. I dread to think how long it would take if the ship was full. Grand Bahama is gorgeous and the locals very welcoming and friendly.

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