Once in the Fajardo area, Route 3 becomes Route 53. Porferry.com is a collaboration between the Maritime Transportation Authority and TiX.By LLC. Are there any public transportation from San Juan to the ferry terminal? Hi Gwenn, I'm wondering if it is possible to get a one way car rental from San Juan to the ferry terminal. Same thing on the way back from Vieques. My first time .to come to Puerto Rico I know that tickets cannot be purchased online for ferry passenger, can i have my parents go and buy them in person in advance? http://aeropuertosju.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/tarifario.pdf. If it says sold out, it means you will have to go in person to the dock to buy your tickets. Box 41118 12:00 mediodía Tell them what you are bringing at the ticket window, or you will have to run back and pay the additional fee before they allow you on the ferry. Same as the airport? We were fortunate to visit on the off season in November so there were no crowds. While we're working on that, you can click on the GPS coordinates below to view the location on Google Maps ... PuertoRicoDayTrips.com assumes no responsibility regarding your safety when participating in the I believe they mean they will credit you and just change your ticket to the new times you want (as long as they are available when you go to ticket window). 4:00 am Passengers may ride the cargo ferry for $2.25 each way. We asked if we could use our tickets we purchased online for the next ferry, as missing our first ride was out of our control, we were told no. The problem was that it was a holiday in PR so it was crazy! No tourists on Cargo ferries. They will not be selling more to tourists. Bienvenido al sistema de venta de boletos en línea para viajar en Ferry entre Vieques y Culebra, y Ceiba. Super early, super late or Mid day are probably the easiest times to get tickets. Better bring at least 2 people to make sure you can buy enough.Of course, they may not let you buy much on advance anyway....that is still in question. How much is the fare for 2people from the airport to Ceiba Ferry Terminal? Gov. I am coming to PR for a week starting December 29th. Everyone else waiting with us made it on the boat too. You would have to get to the Rio Piedras terminal and then find the correct route. Comment by Jeff Sternstein on 21 Dec 2018, We are not affiliated with the taxis, so this may not be 100% right, but I will tell you what we know should be correct: You can fly over. I’m assuming there are tickets available since it doesn’t say that there are none left. We will arrive Friday, spend the night in San Juan, then depart for Vieques Saturday. A one-way ticket to Culebra costs $2.50 per person. 10:30 am one ferry was broken last week, so things got hairy with the holiday. Looking to take ferry from Ceiba to Culebra on 12/25. I think mid-day ferries should have availability. We get into the airport at 1:21pm. The employees will lie to you. Thanks for your input! For now, the Vieques route will be to Isabel Segunda/Town pier (some time in the future, they will be using the Mosquito Pier) and Dewey in Culebra. Culebra a Ceiba ( I will need it to call an Uber).... Yes,is that not clear in the article. Thanks for your prompt response Gwenn! Please advise. The coolers and large things will be stored away from the seating areas — usually outside and/or in the front or the back of the boat — the crew will tell you where to put the items, and you have to go pick it up on the way off the ferry. Comment by Mark And Janis Martin on 10 Oct 2018. Culebra a Ceiba Can you provide more information on parking at the ferry terminal, especially for several days? The new ferries will be operated by Puerto Rico Fast Ferries, LLC, under contract to the Puerto Rico Maritime Transportation Authority (MTA). no reservations for the passenger ferry. We just purchased tickets for Culebra, I went ahead & purchased them for coming back as well... do we need to buy tickets for our items coming back, or just taking them to the island? Our flight arrival time is 1:00pm and the last passenger ferry according to your schedule is 3:00pm. Esta ruta tiene una duración aproximada de 45 minutos desde Roosevelt Roads Waterfront hasta Bahía Sardinas y 90 minutos a San Ildefonso. 787-497-7740 SJ You can bring coolers, beach chairs, beach umbrellas, snorkel gear, etc. Esta ruta tiene una duración aproximada de 45 minutos desde Bahia Sardinas a Roosevelt Roads Waterfront y 90 minutos desde San Ildefonso. Any thoughts or advice? If you are a tourist avoid this ferry at all costs. Yes, I believe there is now a publico that will go from Rio Piedras to Ceiba. Hi. Bikes are only allowed on the cargo ferry. Do we have to pay extra or purchase a special ticket if we intend on taking luggage with us? Sometimes they will sell tickets ahead of time...in person at the dock, or if you get lucky on the phone..... but that is not guaranteed either! How can I buy tickets? It is a nightmare right now- down ferries and lots of people. Thank you. Once to the ferry, yes, they are accessible. Gracias, Claus. It is on Marina Drive. we would have rental car in san juan. Do we need reservations or can we get them that morning. CEI-CUL; CUL-CEI; R/T; Round Trip Tickets To purchase a round trip, please try to buy the return leg CUL-CEI first, without actually buying it, then proceed to buy the other and immediately buy the original! I think you just go to the window with your ticket and they will change it. Currently they are not open 24hrs, but hoping they increase their hours next week when cargo ferry moves there. There are two ways to get to Culebra – by air or by sea. I know many go from the ferry terminal to Flamenco beach. Thank you. Thanks. and for Vieques: I think there may still be a lot of people going because they are off from school still. Comment by Marlene Millan-Riggsbee on 16 Aug 2019. each person is allowed one piece of luggage. Make a Payment for Your Ad, Coqui's Hideaway Rainforest Villa in Rio Grande Located in the Foothills of El Yunque Culebra a Ceiba Ticket window opens 1 hr before each scheduled trip. Hi are there taxis at the ferry terminal that will take you to the airport in Ceiba? Vieques y Culebra, y Ceiba.  Esta página te permite ver los itinerarios, comprar boletos, y te Avoid lines and get your Vieques ferry tickets or Culebra ferry tickets online. But I don't think there is a set schedule, so there is really no way of know when it will come/go or how long it will take. you are about to do something stupid … then don't do it! PuertoRicoDayTrips.com assumes no responsibility regarding the information contained in this article. But the ferry experience both ways was miserable. Ticket sales are still being handled by the PR MTA. So they should probably update that web page soon. Pregunta #!1..From San Juan can I get a van taxi from Rio Piedras (like before Maria) to Cieba ferry terminal? Are there taxis in Culebra to take you to the beach? The terminal building and parking lot are located on Marina Drive in the old Roosevelt Roads Naval Base. We had to take the last cargo ferry at 8:30 pm to get off the island. Comment by Tiffany Kreider on 22 Mar 2019. Your email address will not be published. However, you can take the drive to Ceiba, Puerto Rico then take the car ferry to Culebra, Puerto Rico. Next time and from anytime going forward, I will just charter a plane, it's more expensive but worth it not having to deal with this B.S. No. It changes almost daily. Will there be passenger ferries running late afternoon and evening once the tourist season hits? Embarcación Big Cat Not usually, but sometimes they have a charter or mail trip. The passenger ferries carry passengers only — no cars. The fairy terminal people are extremely racist toward white English speaking tourists. The ferries to/from Vieques will only transport residents of Vieques. There is also a contract with Puerto Rico Fast Ferries, who will operate their ships. Any knowledge you can share would be welcome! The passenger ferry is faster, but passengers can also go on the cargo ferry. There will be taxi's waiting ta the taxi stand at the airport. Embarcación Cayo Blanco Tourists Buying Tickets for a Passenger to Culebra MUST be done online at PORFERRY For now, ticket prices are the same for everyone (locals and tourists) A one-way ticket to Culebra costs $2.50 per person. I know the dump is there and there is a hill, but I don't recall anything really steep close to the beach. All travelers arriving in Puerto Rico are required to submit a travel declaration with contact tracing info, & proof of a negative COVID-19 molecular-based (PCR) test. No, it is back to only residents of the small islands due to a surge in COVID cases. 2.) All content on this site is Copyright © 2007-2020 PuertoRicoDayTrips.com - All rights reserved. If you take the passenger ferry… Thank you very much!!! It is a Los caballos salvajes corren libres por los campos de la Isla, gran parte preservado como el Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre de Vieques. Please use common sense! Can passengers be on the same boat that the vehicles are riding? Continue straight on Tarawa Drive until you arrive at the guardhouse at the entrance to the naval base. But it will give you a longer day at the beach. Many people use it. No luggage allowed and might take a number of hours. It looks to be only a mile long walk, and a bit less if you can cut over the point of land between the beaches and it sort of looks like there might be a trail there going over. yes, there will be cargo ferries running out of Ceiba. But this was quick, easy, well run, and for a two dollar ticket really couldn’t have been any better, unless someone handed me a Mojito when I got on the boat. Kids 3-11 years old and seniors 60-74 years old cost $1.00 per person, seniors 75 years and older are free. When I see they have opened more dates, I will post it. And I assume it will still be the same in Mid-January. So I am planning to avoid the peak time of residents. Try Uber, they may be around. The Puerto Rico government have mentioned that they hope to have online ticket sales available some time in 2019 Any advice for taking the Ceiba-Vieques ferry on a Saturday to make it as painless as possible? If there is a guard, just tell them that you are going to the ferry. is there a Ferry between 8 pm -9 pm to catch over there. Glad to hear it is going to be operating! It says 7 days a week in the posted schedule but does not mention specifics around holidays. I think others are $2-3 each. The schedule, subject to change, is posted above in this article. The employees that work at the terminals are very anti tourist. It is possible to walk from one beach to the other, it is just hot. But you could try.... Can you purchase the ferry ticket the day before you want to go? Yes, passengers are allowed on the cargo ferry. During week should be easier. Right now they stop at 3pm. I don't think you will have luck on the phone (it has never been easy). I know Uber are not many in that area. thanks in advance! Location. yes, for items also both ways or they won't let you board. Comment by Gerard Reheiser on 29 May 2019. yes, it has it's moments of suckage. Porferry Phone 787-497-7740 Website porferry.com Car ferry from Ceiba, Puerto Rico to Culebra, … If so, what are the schedule? You can get your Culebra ferry tickets at www.viequesferrytickets.com. Comment by Manuel A Magalde on 02 Jan 2019, So you cannot buu the tickets in person a day in advance? Continue on Route 3 past the Puerto del Rey Marina on your left. They may have to reduce the number of people allowed on each ferry, but they should still be selling them. We come from San Francisco and decided to go to Vieques island on the same day after we arrived at San Juan airport (SJU) on 12/18th. Embarcación Cayo Largo They said they will decide to open more dates after they review. Thanks. If yes, what time is the last ferry? . El ferry estara funcionando, y en que horario el 1 de enero 2019? 1.) Cuando completas la orden te llegará una confirmación por correo electrónico. Of course, yesterday, the cargo ferries broke, so no cargo ferries running, so issues with trips right now. You can get a bus from there other places, you would have to check the AMA bus map how you can get there...might be a couple transfers- there are only 2 buses that go near the airport. The worse. Is there any possibility or it only can be purchase in the terminal the same day? Around the holidays, maybe lines. You can translate this: https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/locales/nota/fijantarifasparatransportepublicodesdeceiba-2450988/?fbclid=IwAR37x23gSBNWznXLzH5Y-u8kyglzWzkzuVZ9Rxe79urVGC0GyGDJJ37TJ5U. You have to pay for everything else. Thanks. All ferries leave from Ceiba now to go to the out islands. None are in Fajardo anymore. They use the am ferry to the mainland and the late afternoon ferry back to the little islands. It is recommended to park your rental car in Fajardo and rent another in Culebra. People can go on the cargo ferry. View listing photos, review sales history, and use our detailed real estate filters to find the perfect place. I plan on taking 1pm ferry from.ceiba to vieques on Sunday January 27. You have to take on back to Ceiba and then over to the next island. If you can't get your tickets online, you will have to buy them the day of departure at the window at the pier. Route 66 ends on Route 3 in Río Grande, so you’re taking Route 66 to the end. You mentioned in the comments that on holidays (this Xmas) the tickets would likely sell out. During March, is it easier to do Culebra round trip from Ceiba on wknds? Thank you, Do you expect the boats to be running more or less on the schedules posted on this website? Supposedly there are Publicos that will go from SJ (Rio Piedras Publico station I assume) to the ferry terminal for $9. Worst experience. At this time, I don't think they are selling advanced tickets. Ceiba a Culebra Ride Length. Get there 1 hr before trip. Or you can easily take a catamaran/power boat trip to Culebra that includes food/drinks and snorkel gear. En esta sección puedes encontrar la respuesta a muchas de tus preguntas sobre los servicios de Ferry en Puerto Rico. But for Culebra, things aren't bad right now. How much time does it need? Note that Route 66 is a toll road, and an AutoExpreso transponder is required for the tolls. I would try 2 hrs prior (or go for the first ferry of the day- no one wants to wake up that early!). Stephen, I was able to purchase a round trip ticket. Is there parking for Ceiba ferry terminal ? Thanks! I am planning to take the lancha or ferry to both islands next week, Nov27-30. But even if they weren't, only 20% of the tickets are sold on-line. There are no advanced ticket sales at this time. Good luck trying to call no one picks up. Culebra a Ceiba HOLA ESETO PLANEANDO IR A PUERTO RICO LOS PRIMERO DIAS DE FEB QUISIERA SABER COMO PUEDO HACER O QUE WEBSITE USAR PARA COMPRAR TICKETS DEL FERRY PARA CONOCER LA ISLA CULEBRA, I’ve been calling the office but no response. Are the ferries to Culebra back up and running after breaking down last week? Y si va a estar corriendo, el horario va a ser el mismo o las salidas seran limitadas? The PR ATM will still be in charge of the operations (ticket sales, schedules etc). This will put you back on Route 3 heading south. Is there a bus or taxi from the Ceiba ferry to San Juan airport? Hi, when you buy tickets are you buying specifically for a certain ferry time? I read that there might be 2-3 hours line in summer and you even risk not to get on the ferry. I have a follow-up question in case you know the answer. Note, usually only 20% of the tickets will be sold ahead of time, but now, if you are a tourist if it says “sold out”, they are sold out. Also, would you recommend getting a one way car rental from Avis and driving ourselves to the ferry or just taking a cab? Seems to depend on who is at the ticket window, or if you are super lucky and actually get a person to answer the phone. Just don't leave anything of value in sight. The cargo ferries current schedule.NOTE- This is a liquid schedule…it seems to change everyday! But usually not too much trouble getting on buying it day of trip. What’s is the address to the ceiba ferry? We are currently planning on using the ferry Ceiba-Vieques bc my partner is phobic re: small planes (props, puddle jumpers) and I can't convince her to fly - not even for such a short (30 minute) flight. right now, ferries are in a transition (moving to new terminal in Ceiba). They say arrive 1 hr ahead of time. Currently, there is a cargo ferry (that can take passengers) that runs in the afternoon/evening. But by Jan 6th, who knows if things will be fixed. At this moment, the cargo ferry is messed up. how much do they cost? Good morning, I need to switch my ticket to an earlier time but for the same day. We purchased tickets online for 9 am. Can one person buy 12 tickets? This page is for service from Culebra to Ceiba, one way! The local said the new company will honor the old ticket. So things might be tough. Our flight arrive 2.15pm, we want to go to Culebra. You cannot buy ferry tickets online. Embarcación Big Cat What are the best times you suggest to travel to and from Culebra and what are the hours to purchase tickets? We need to go dic 21 to culebra. I’ve been trying to get in with the Ceiba port terminal. traveling July30-Aug4. Hola Gwenn! I don't think they are selling tickets ahead of time right now. I heard of a cargo boat that can take vehicles, can i purchase tickets in advance online or phone? Read more about Safety →, There are 188 comments on this article. . Technically there is, but it is via shared vans that have no set schedule. is there any way to get to the ferry terminal from Ceiba city center? 3.) Ceiba to Culebra – The ride from Ceiba to Culebra is about 45 minutes on the fast ferry. The cargo ferries carry both passengers and cargo (including cars). Does that means it is unlikely we can take the ferry to Vieques island on the same day? There is no direct connection from Puerto Rico to Culebra. i bought mine here: culebraferry.com; paid by paypal (there's an extra $30 fee added on...but it was worth it for my peace of mind) and was so glad i did. The Ceiba ferry Terminal, as well as the Ceiba Airport, is located in the old Roosevelt Roads Naval Base in Ceiba. My parents live in PR, we wanted to take 2 cars and 10 people to Culebra, rent a house and stay for one night. How early do I need to get to the terminal? contesta preguntas relacionadas con el servicio de Ferries.PORFERRY.COM es un servicio de Just have an open mind and realize, you may have to wait. Comment by Gwenn on 06 Mar 2019 We will be going to Vieques on the 17th of May this year for our 40th anniversary. Any tips? But you would have to call for the taxi or know the routes of the publico. 6:00 am We will email you the code within 5-6 business days! Thank you. All in all, I had a successful trip and just relaxed, knowing it would all work out and burying my nose in … Hand bags can be kept with you. I would try it. Unless you want to fly over from Isla Grande, but it would be an expensive, short visit. It costs people $2.50 each. Will I be allowed on the ferry as of today or are there any restrictions? This was the simplest thing in the world - I heard all of the crazy reviews so I got there super early planning to have to wait a few hours. The ferry could sell out during holiday break, but you can choose different times (the really early ferry). There should be a taxi available and you could try to call an Uber. You can't reasonably walk. I have heard that it is hard to get a ticket for non-resident of PR. I don't think all the food stands are open, but some are. If you already know where the Ceiba Airport is, then finding the Ceiba Ferry Terminal will be easy for you. Comment by Maritza hernandez on 17 Jun 2020, yes, as long as there is no weather issue, the ferries run everyday, 365, Comment by Kate Sederstrom on 21 Nov 2019. luggage is put in a storage area. There isn't room by the seats for luggage. Situated 56 mi from Culebra, San Juan Gate is … Possible but not likely. Then we were told to drive down the road to park our vehicle, where a transportation van would shuttle us back to the dock. 3:00 pm I am not sure. There are two types of ferries that run between Ceiba/Culebra and Ceiba/Vieques — passenger ferries and cargo ferries. Happy Thanksgiving! Para preguntas adicionales por favor visita nuestra página de Ayuda. Culebra Ferry Ticket Agent. You may get the car over but be delayed hours or days to get back. At the moment, only Big Cat and Schoodic Explorer are passenger ferries. Ticket Prices. And what about luggage? Continue on Marina Drive until you come to the parking area and blue DTOP ATM building on your right. We got the new Exec Orders today, and nothing specifically changed for the ferry that we heard. All the tourists in the same predicament as we were waited in line. We were there around 10:00on 2/3/2020. You will have to call them, or go in person and ask for specifics. We heard that we should arrive early to buy tickets. At $4.50 USD per person round-trip, it’s a fantastic price for budget travelers, but there’s a bit of a catch. Thank you! Selecciona el número de pasajeros y la fecha y la hora en que quieres viajar. Getting here via ferry can sometimes be a challenge unless you are able to book tickets in advance via the new online ticketing system (https://porferry.com/). 1. 3. There is a charge if you have extra stuff, just a buck or two each – supposedly only “one bag” per person allowed. If your mother or that little voice in your head tells you that I would think Xmas day would be not too busy. The article has all the information I have at the moment. then I have to go to Vieques. Is it possible to take an uber between places or walk, My husband and I and another couple are coming to Puerto Rico on February 19th, staying in Condado for one night, and taking the ferry to Vieques on February 20th for four days. So now I've purchased 6 tickets to go out to culebra from the Ferrys and 6 to come back because of the 3 hour delay/wait time, due to misinformation. Assuming no maintenance or weather issues, they should be working fine. Thank you for all the helpful info! Small island locals will have priority over any other people visiting. Does anyone know if they are still running for visitors? Porferry operates a car ferry from Ceiba, Puerto Rico to Culebra, Puerto Rico every 4 hours. Also hoping to confirm if there is any access to Viesques from Culebra? Sea sickness bags are available on-board. They are having ferry issues again. Is it a toll road? The link below goes into the ferry departure times. Hola, planeo viajar a culebra el sabado 1 de febrero. I assume get there 1.5 hrs before scheduled trip. The lot opens at 5am and closes at about 10-11p I think. I think there is a guard around there. I don't think there will be a lot of people trying for the 7pm cargo. But as long as there is a ferry running on usual schedule (not down a ferry) and weather is ok...you should have a seat. Reciba información sobre cambios y nuevos itinerarios. I drove yesterday to the Culebra Ferry terminal to ensure a smooth travel, knowing first hand how difficulties make traveling to Culubra troubles on. Ferry operators. can we get ferry at cieba or do they sell out? hi we planning to come on January 9th to PR. For the toll road you need a pass. Saludos! What type of proof do they ask for to make sure you are a resident of culebra or Vieques? $5/d plus tax. Hours of operation, prices, and contact information may have changed since this article was published and/or printed. Exact schedules have not been confirmed, but there will be evening runs. I'm sure there is one, but don't see it. Hello, We tried to buy round trip tickets. Bienvenido al sistema de venta de boletos en línea para viajar en Ferry entre I don’t drive so I was wondering if taxis/ubers are the only options I have. Culebra Ferry: we buy the tickets for you! Departamento de Transportación y Obras Públicas Facebook page, Step Back in Time with a Night Walking Tour of Old San Juan, See Some Remnants of the Sugarcane Era in Humacao, Los Prieto Falls on El Yunque’s South Side. If you happen to miss the ferry at Fajardo, an alternative is to fly from the Ceiba airport. Thank you. WIll there be a direct line between the two islands?