About Us

When you want to get the most out of your trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands, book a ride with Big Red Barge! Our car ferry from St. Thomas to St. John will help you enjoy this dream destination even more.

We’re locally owned and operated and we love sharing what the islands have to offer! The Big Red Barge offers reliable transportation for tourists, residents, and cargo. In addition, we provide emergency marine firefighting services.

Convenient Transportation for Virgin Islands Residents and Tourists

Ferry services are essential for tourists and locals alike. No matter who you are or what you’re doing in the Virgin Islands, you can rely on us for a superior car ferry experience. We do more than just get you from point A to point B. We make sure you feel safe and cared for from the time you board to when you arrive at your destination.

Whether you use the St. Thomas car ferry every day or it’s your first time, riding the Big Red Barge will be a great experience. Depending on the weather conditions, you can expect the trip between St. John and St. Thomas to last just 20 to 30 minutes. Our rates are very affordable, and you will get a discount if you book a round trip.

Our vessel can comfortably carry up to 24 vehicles (and their owners) between islands. You’ll always receive friendly, helpful service when you’re interacting with our employees.

We value having strong relationships with our customers. Whether you’re booking online or getting your ticket in person, we promise to give you excellent customer service. Our St. Thomas ferry schedule includes many departure times every day. No matter when you need a ride, we have options!

Reliable Cargo Transportation

Our car ferry St. Thomas to St. John does more than help you go between islands with ease. We also offer private contract transportation between St. John & St. Thomas. No matter what you want us to transport, you can trust us to deliver your cargo on time and in top condition.

If you need commercial barge services, you can’t afford to hire someone who isn’t reliable.An unreliable service means you’re putting your products and your business at risk. When you contract with us, we know that we’re a representative of your business. Big Red Barge will always make sure that we are representing your business in a positive manner.

Choosing us to transport your cargo will give you peace of mind! Our reliable cargo transportation doesn’t just benefit businesses. Big Red Barge helps ensure the island residents are everything they need including food, fuel, and other basic necessities. We also help dispose of trash.

Book with Big Red Barge Today!

When it comes time to book your ferry ride, choose our trusted car ferry provider! Whether this is your first ferry ride or you’ve done it hundreds of times, we make car ferries in the Virgin Islands easy.

You’re sure to have a great experience when you choose Big Red Barge! Check out our St. Thomas ferry schedule and book your ride today!