Ferry to Bahamas

137 km 85 mi 74 mn ferry to Bahamas ferry to the Bahamas ferry to Bahamas with Balearia ferry to Bahamas with Balearia Caribbean Ferry to Bahamas schedule, prices and tickets with Balearia Caribbean Balearia ferrytobahamas.com ferry https://www.ferrytobahamas.com

The ferry to Bahamas routes of Balearia Caribbean connect Miami and Florida with the Bahamas islands.

Balearia opperates that ride to Gran Bahama (Freeport) and to Bimini from Fort Lauderdale (Florida).

Ferry to Bahamas:
schedules and prices


How long is the ferry ride from Miami to the Bahamas?
The sailing route from Fort Lauderdale (Florida) to Gran Bahama (Freeport) takes 4 hours and only 3 hours if you take the direct super fast ferry to Bimini.


There are 4 sailings weekly provisionally.


Depending on the season of the year (Winter, Easter or Summer) the schedules and frequencies of the ferry to Bahamas may vary.

If you want to know the updated timetables and prices of these route, indicate the preferred date in our ferry search engine.

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  • Balearia Caribbean ferry
    new 2022 schedule

    May 19th, 2022

    Balearia Caribbean ferry 2022 schedule: new calendar

    Balearia Caribbean ferry
    new 2022 schedule

    Updated on the
    19th of May, 2022


    Following the latest changes for the month of March 2022, Easter week, Balearia Caribbean ferry company has updated its ferry departure schedule from Fort Lauderdale (Florida, United States) to Bimini and Grand Bahama (in the Bahama Islands). Here we present you an image of the new Balearia Caribbean schedule.


    What is the most important thing to highlight about this new version of the 2022 calendar of Balearia Caribbean ferry services?.


    Balearia Caribbean, the shipping company based in Fort Lauderdale (Florida) set in March 2022 some changes in the ferry services that connect the United States with Bimini and Grand Bahama. Specifically, the March 2, 2022 departure from Fort Lauderdale that took place at 02:00 pm with arrival in Bimini at 04:00 pm instead of doing it at its usual time in the morning.


    It is also important to highlight from this schedule that the High Season dates for 2022 have already been determined. If you are thinking of enjoying a vacation this summer 2022 in the Bahamas, now it is easier to know when the ferry tickets are cheaper. This information, which already includes the months of December 2022 and some days of 2023, also allows you to anticipate your purchase and better prepare for the Christmas holidays, after Thanksgiving.


    Balearia Caribbean ferry
    2022 schedule

    Balearia Caribbean ferry 2022: High Seasons Date Calendar
    March 1st to March 27th 2022
    May 20th to August 21st 2022
    September 2nd to October 4th
    December 16th 2022 to January 04th 2023



    Schedules subject to modifications by the Balearia Caribbean ferry company due to operational issues or the state of the sea without prior notice.


    If you want to know the schedules, departure dates and real-time price of the Balearia Caribbean ferry to go to Bimini, click on the following link: ferry to Bimini schedule or if you prefer to visit Grand Bahama click in the following link ferry to Bahamas schedule to know all the schedules, time and prices.

    If Balearia Caribbean modifies its schedule of routes to Bimini and Grand Bahama or its schedules we will inform you as soon as possible or we know it.



    Balearia Caribbean ferry 2022 schedule

  • Bahamas ferry
    Fathers day 2022

    May 18, 2022

    Fathers day 2022 from $135 plus taxes to Bahamas from Fort Lauderdale with Balearia Caribbean ferry

    Bahamas ferry
    Fathers day 2022

    Updated on the
    18th of May, 2022


    This year 2022 Fathers day is celebrated on June 19th. As always, it is the third Sunday of the month of June. This year 2022 marks the 50th anniversary since President Nixon proclaimed Fathers Day as a holiday throughout the United States. Although there have been more than a hundred years trying to make Fathers Day a holiday on the calendar..


    At first, it was even said that establishing the Fathers Day holiday was the idea of ​​men's clothing retailers who, in order to sell clothes, wanted Fathers Day to be celebrated just like Mothers Day. Although there may be a sales intention beyond celebrating Fathers Day, what was intended, initially, was also to give value to the efforts and sacrifices that fathers make for their children, giving this day the importance it deserves.


    For those who are looking for gifts and ideas to Fathers Day, we will tell you that an idea that everyone likes is to go on a trip. And what better place than the Bahamas to enjoy a weekend with your partner or family under the umbrella, with your feet in the warm waters of the Caribbean of the Bahamas islands. Look at this special deal that can take your father to Bimini (Bahamas islands) on the Balearia Caribbean ferry. It is also valid to take to the father of your children and is be able to travel with the whole family together.



    Bahamas ferry Fathers day 2022
    Bahamas ferry Fathers Day 2022
    ferry round trip from $135 + taxes per person
    ferry tickets weekend from $225 + taxes per person
    Bahamas ferry and hotel package from $495 + taxes per person
    based in double occupancy 2-night stay


    KEEP IN MIND: Offer "Bahamas ferry Fathers day 2022 from $135 plus taxes" conditions:


    This promotion applies only to Bimini Island. NOT for Grand Bahama.


    Price per person per night, based in double occupancy.


    Subject to change or to cancel at Balearia Caribbean's ferry company discretion.


    This promotion is non-refundable.


    The Balearia Caribbean ferry company or Hilton at Resorts Wolrd Bimini hotel flexible policy does not apply to ferry and hotel packages. If you want to make any changes, you must do so more than 72 hours before the ferry departure time.




    If you want to make a reservation for the Balearia Caribbean ferry and at the Hilton hotel, click on the following link: Hilton at Resorts World Bimini Bahamas package


    And if you prefer do the package by your self you can book your ferry tickets to Bahamas directly here ferrytobahamas.com. The boarding cards will be send to your email address or mobile.


    Book your ferry and hotel package in Bimini now and enjoy a well-deserved getaway to the Bahamas on Mothers Day 2022.


    Fathers day 2022

  • Memorial day 2022
    weekend and getaway to Bahamas

    May 11, 2022

    Memorial day 2022 holiday in Grand Bahama, Bahamas. Enojoy deals, celebrate Veterans Day

    Memorial day 2022
    weekend and getaway to Bahamas

    Updated on the
    11th of May, 2022


    Memorial Day 2022 is very close and surely you want to celebrate it this year in a more special way than ever. Have you thought about celebrating this Veterans Day in Grand Bahama (Bahamas islands) by enjoying one of the holiday weekend deals of ferry and hotel package?


    Enjoy traveling by ferry from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Freeport on Grand Bahama with Balearia Caribbean the fast ferry express service between Florida and the Bahamas. The ferry ride is only 2:30 hours as you will travel on the super fast ferry, Jaume II, of Balearia Caribbean, a modern ship that can reach to 32 knots of speed and where more than 600 passengers can travel.


    The Viva Wyndham Fortuna Resort is an incredible All Inclusive hotel where you can enjoy the crystal clear waters of the Bahamas, go on jet ski excursions and sailing sports and, of course, enjoy a Caribbean meal and a refreshing drink.



    Memorial day 2022 in Grand Bahama, Bahamas
    Balearia's economy ferry tickets Viva Wyndham Fortuna All Inclusive
    Fort Lauderdale - Freeport 09:00 am - 13:30 am
    Freeport - Fort Lauderdale 18:30 - 21:30
    Superior room for two adults starting from $768,87


    If you want to have an unforgettable holiday on Memorial Day, prepare your suitcase, wear shorts and light shirts, don't forget your sunglasses and sunscreen and a lot of desire to have fun. Grand Bahama Island offers you crystal clear waters, white, soft and fine sand, and beachfront resorts where you are going to live an incredible weekend, where relaxation and fun reign equally.


    If you are a beach lover, the Bahamas is your ideal place to enjoy the Memorial Day 2022 deals. Book a room with a sea view and wake up every morning seeing the Caribbean sea. The sun will enter through your window and will say good morning to you. Try its tasty food, relax with a cocktail in front of the sea and let the sound of the waves transport you to the ocean.


    For lovers of fishing, water sports and marine fauna, Grand Bahama is a very special place to go fishing on a tour, rent a jet ski or snorkel among colorful fish, corals and plants. Swim with dolphins or look for your Blue Marlin fish in the Caribbean Sea. Try the tasty conch salad where you will discover all the flavor of the Bahamian Caribbean.



    About Memorial Day


    Memorial day (also known as Veterans day or Decoration day) is an American holiday, celebrated every year on the last Monday of May. This day is a holiday to honor the men and women who belonged to the United States of America Army and gave their lives for their country.


    When is Memorial Day 2022? Memorial Day 2022 will take place next Monday, May 30.


    A little bit of history about Memorial Day. After the Civil War between the Confederates and Unionists in the mid-19th century, Decoration Day began to be celebrated in honor of those who had fallen during the war years. In 1971 this date became an official federal holiday and during this day tribute is paid to all those members of the army who have lost their lives.


    Nowadays,on Memorial Day it is very common to see families and members of the military visiting cemeteries or memorials, as well as participating in parades throughout the country.


    For Americans, it's the unofficial start of summer.



    If you want to celebrate Memorial Day in a special way with your loved ones, make a getaway to Grand Bahama, in the Bahamas islands, in All Inclusive.



    Memorial day 2022 weekend, a getaway to Grand Bahama in the Bahamas islands

  • Balearia Caribbean ferry price increase
    from April 1st 2022

    March 30th, 2022

    Balearia Caribbean ferry has to raise the price of ferries to the Bahamas from April 1, 2022

    Balearia Caribbean ferry price increase
    from April 1st 2022

    Today, March 30th, in a written statement, the shipping company that makes the connections from Fort Lauderdale (Florida) to the Bimini and Grand Bahama islands (in the Bahamas) by ferry, Balearia Caribbean, has informed us that:


    "Due to the actual situation with operational cost increases affecting our business model mainly coming from the oil and gas prices, we, Balearia Caribbean, are being forced to increase the Operational Fees and Taxes with an addition of fuel surcharge in passengers and cargo."



    Starting April 1st 2022:


    $10 Fuel Surcharge per passenger


    $20 Fuel Surcharge per cargo piece



    This price increase will be applied to the prices of all the routes operated by Balearia Caribbean: Fort Lauderdale - Bimini, Fort Lauderdale - Freeport (Grand Bahama), Bimini - Fort Lauderdale, Freeport (Grand Bahama) - Fort Lauderdale, Bimini - Freeport (Grand Bahama) and Freeport (Grand Bahama) - Bimini.


    "Prices will be reflected on the on the overall Taxes & Fees costs for each pax reservation. Keep in mind that any date changes in the reservation will update the rate and the difference will have to be covered by the customer."


    Which means that, as of April 1st, 2022, it will be more expensive to go on vacation to the Bahamas traveling by ferry. If you were thinking of going to the Bahamas at Easter, or to celebrate Memorial Day and you still don't have your reservation, you still have time to book and save money. Remember that whenever you make your reservations in advance, you save money that you can later spend in the Bahamas.


    Make your reservation now in our search engine and only worry about what bikini you are going to wear in the Bahamas.



    Balearia Caribbean ferry price increase from April 1st 2022.

  • Day trip to Bahamas
    from Miami (Fort Lauderdale)

    March 29, 2022

    Day trip to Bahamas from Miami (Fort Lauderdale)

    Day trips to Bahamas
    from Miami (Fort Lauderdale)

    Updated on the
    29th of March, 2022


    Day trip to Bahamas. Although a day trip to the Bahamas may seem like a short trip, it is actually a trip to paradise. Miami, and the southern coast of Florida, are only 60 miles from the Bahama Islands (58,8 miles to Bimini and 96,7 miles to Freeport, in Grand Bahama island). Bustling Miami, teeming with people, traffic jams and high-rise business buildings, is just a stone's throw away from the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean and the tranquility of the Bahamas.


    The Bahamas are a group of more than 700 islands, very famous for their warm climate throughout the year, their cuisine based on fish and shellfish and their beautiful beaches, almost virgin, that will take your breath away. The perfect place to make a day trip from Miami.


    Those who do not know these islands can visit them on a day trip to the Bahamas, by ferry or by plane, and find out if their next trip will be a 2, 3 or 4 day trip to the Bahamas or not.If you are on vacation in Miami (or in the south of the Florida) you can also take advantage of a one-day getaway to the Bahamas. More fun for little money.


    Day trip to Bahamas Info
    Day trip to Bahamas from $98 + taxes
    price per person, return only the ferry
    More info and bookings Day trip to Bahamas

    Day trip to Bahamas from Miami Lately everyone in Miami wants to go to the Bahamas: some want to take a day trip and get to know Bimini, others - the younger ones - want to celebrate Spring Break on the beaches of Grand Bahama with All Inclusive and couples prefer to relax on the white sand beaches and crystal clear water to celebrate Memorial Day, for example.


    Just 2 hours by ferry from Fort Lauderdale (30-45 minute drive from Miami) Bimini is the closest Bahamian island to Florida. To get to Grand Bahama from Miami - Fort Lauderdale it takes 3 hours by ferry. Balearia Caribbean is the shipping company that makes this connection. Because the distance between Miami - Florida and these islands of the Bahamas is so short, it is easy to make a 2, 3, 4 and 5 day trip to the Bahamas and stay in some of the hotels on the islands (Hilton World Resorts Bimini in Bimini island and Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach All Inclusive hotel, Grand Lucayan Bahamas hotel, Flamingo Bay Hotel & Marina, Grand Lucayan Light House Pointe, Island Seas Resort, Taino Beach Resort hotel, Pelican Bay Resort hotel, Castaways Resort hotel and Bell Channel Inn hotel in Grand Bahama island), some of them even with All Inclusive packages.


    We recommend this one day trip to Bimini (Bahamas) or to Grand Bahama island, to all those who live in one of the following cities, or in their vicinity: Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Hialeah, Port St. Luice, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, Miramar, Coral Springs, West Palm Beach (all Palm Beach, North and South, Royal and Palm Beach Gardens), Pompano Beach, Miami Gardens, Davie, Boca Raton and Sunrise.


    Most of the time, the best way for those living near Miami to travel to the Bahams is by ferry or plane. If your vacation destination is Bimini or Grand Bahama, it is better to go by ferry from Fort Lauderdale. It will take between 2 to 3 hours by ferry. From here you can access to our search engine for ferry to Bahamas.


    If you prefer to travel to other islands of the Bahamas, such as Nassau or Exuma, it is better to travel by plane. You can find cheap hotels and flights to the Bahamas from Miami at this link: Hotels in Bahamas.



    2 day trip to Bahamas


    2 day trip to Bahamas Info
    2 day trip to Bahamas from $398 + taxes
    price per person, return ferry and hotel package
    More info and bookings 2 day trip to Bahamas

    Day trip to Bahamas from Fort Lauderdale


    Fort Lauderdale is the city where the shipping company Balearia Caribbean has its headquarters and from where the ship Jaume II departs every day for the Bahamas (sometimes to Bimini and other times to Grand Bahama - Freeport).


    Remember that if you are going to board the Bimini ferry you have to be at the passenger terminal 3 hours before the scheduled boarding date. Boarding closes one hour before the ferry departure time. After this time Balearia Caribbean will not let you access the ship. We advise you to be in Port Everglade in plenty of time to board the ferry to the Bahamas.


    For those of you who live in Fort Lauderdale, or near Fort Lauderdale, an hour's drive from Fort Lauderdale for example, it is very interesting to do this one day trip to the Bahamas, whether it is to Bimini or Freeport (Grand Bahama).


    Getting to Fort Lauderdale from many Florida cities will take no more than an hour by car. Miami, Hialeah, Port St. Lucie and West Palm Beach are some big cities that are within a 1-hour drive from Fort Lauderdale. Other cities, such as Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, Miramar or Coral Springs, are located more or less 30 minutes by car from Fort Lauderdale and, therefore, it is very easy to get to the ferry terminal to the Bahamas with your car and enjoy your one day trip to Bahamas.



    3 day trip to Bahamas


    3 day trip to Bahamas Info
    3 day trip to Bahamas from $698 + taxes
    price per person, return ferry and hotel package
    More info and bookings 3 day trip to Bahamas

    Bimini day trip. Bimini is the closest Bahamian island off the coast of Florida (USA) and the fastest way to get to the island is by ferry from Fort Lauderdale (30-45 minute drive from Miami). From Fort Lauderdale there are between 2 to 4 departures a week (depending on the month of the year), and the shipping company that does it is Balearia Caribbean. The trip between Fort Lauderdale and Bimini takes two hours and departs from the Port Everglades docks in Fort Lauderdale.


    The ferry arrives at the pier in Alice Town (North Bimini) from where you can rent a golf car to explore this small island and go to one of its beautiful beaches, one of its famous beach clubs, where you can spend the day, or at the Hilton at World Resorts Bimini Hotel and Casino where you can also spend the day paying an extra admission.


    During the ferry ride you can enjoy an outdoor deck and a cafeteria where you can order hamburgers, soft drinks or hot drinks. Once in Bimini we advise you to enjoy a refreshing seafood salad or grilled fish on the seafront. The lobster salad is also one of those dishes that you should not miss. Bury your feet in the white sand as your senses marvel at the culinary spectacle. Luxury turned into food.


    Of course you should not forget a refreshing cocktail where you will notice the Caribbean character of its people. Ask for it with a little spice. Tabasco, lime and salt will give life to your drink.


    If you like sea sports you can snorkel, swim with dolphins, kayak and paddle surf. Other sports, such as diving, feeding sharks or jet skiing, are recommended for longer stays in Bimini, from 2 to 5 day trips.


    Discover the Hilton at Resorts World Bimini and prepare your next 3 or 4 day trip to the Bahamas. This hotel has panoramic views of the sea and the marina, more than ten restaurants, a casino and a roof pool that will make Instagrammers fall in love.


    On a day trip to Bimini you will be between 5 and 6 hours on the island, so we recommend that you simply enjoy one of its beaches, try the local food and plan your next getaway to Bimini to spend your next vacation on the island with one of the ferry plus hotel packages.


    4 day trip to Bahamas


    4 day trip to Bahamas Info
    4 day trip to Bahamas from $998 + taxes
    price per person, return ferry and hotel package
    More info and bookings 4 day trip to Bahamas

    5 day trip to Bahamas


    5 day trip to Bahamas Info
    5 day trip to Bahamas from $1298 + taxes
    price per person, return ferry and hotel package
    More info and bookings 5 day trip to Bahamas

    ferry or crusie day trip


    If you are thinking about which is better, whether to do a ferry one day trip or a cruise one day trip to the Bahamas, we are going to present you the advantages and disadvantages of each of them, in our opinion.


    ferry one day trip to bahamas, Pros: It only takes 2 hours from leaving Fort Lauderdale to arriving in Bimini - 3 hours if you do your one day trip to Grand Bahama. Traveling by ferry to the Bahamas makes the most of your time in Bimini (6 hours) or in Grand Bahama (5 hours).


    Bahamas Cruise Day Trip, Pros: Cruise ships usually have pools, bars, entertainment. As soon as you leave Miami for the Bahamas, your vacation begins. As a rule, the ferry does not have a swimming pool and has a small cafeteria.


    Bahamas Cruise Day Trip: Pros: On cruises you have the option to purchase All Inclusive beverage packages. From the moment you get on the cruise you are entitled to your drinks.


    You can take a day trip to the Bahamas by ferry almost every day. Some days to Bimini and other days to Grand Bahama. One day (really one night) cruises have fewer departures and less flexibility in dates. In addition, with the ferry you can travel on a one day trip to the Bahamas all year round, while cruise ships usually do these mini cruises (1 or 2 nights) normally in low season.


    As you can see, doing a one day trip to Bimini (or Bahamas) by ferry or on a cruise is very different. In addition to the price, there are other factors that you must take into account when choosing your next vacation in the Bahamas. But most importantly, never give up on the Bahamas vacations, whether you're vacationing at a resort in Bimini (Hilton for example) or cruising in Nassau or Exuma.


    Book your one day trip to the Bahamas as soon as possible and get the best prices and offers.


    Day trip to Bahamas from Miami (Fort Lauderdale)

  • Balearia Caribbean ferry
    Bimini Bahamas schedule

    March 24, 2022

    Balearia Caribbean ferry Bimini Bahamas schedule

    Balearia Caribbean ferry
    Bimini Bahamas schedule updated

    Updated on the
    24th of March, 2022


    All the schedules for this year of the shipping company Balearia Caribbean with final destination by ferry to Bimini, in the Bahamas, from Fort Lauderdale (Florida), are already published on our website ferrytobahamas.com . Thanks to our boat search engine, schedules and prices, you will be able to find all the updated information in real time, to travel to and from Bimini (Bahamas) to the port of Fort Lauderdale, in Florida, US.


    Remember that there are still some rules and regulations that must be followed regarding the restrictions imposed by Covid-19. Both to enter the Bahamas and when returning to the United States, you must comply with regulations (vaccination, PCR and documentation) that we encourage you to know so that you can make your trip to the Bahamas without setbacks.


    The schedules that we show on these pages are subject to possible changes by Balearia Caribbean, either for reasons of the state of the sea, for weather reasons, or for operational reasons. In case of modification of the departure time of your ferry, Balearia Caribbean will contact you through the means of contact that you have added when making the reservation (SMS to the telephone and/or email). We remind you to be at the Balearia Caribbean terminal at least 2 hours before the ship's departure time to avoid problems.


    These are the next schedules planned by Balearia Caribbean to and from Bimini Bahamas:


    Balearia Caribbean ferry
    Bimini Bahamas schedule



    to Bimini

    Touch on the schedule you prefer to check the availability and price on this moment.


    • from January 02nd
      to December 30th, 2022


      Fort Lauderdale Bimini
      09:00 am 11:00 am *
      10:00 am 12:00 am **
      * Wednesdays,
      Jan 24th to Feb 23rd and
      Apr 06th to Dec 28th 2022.
      * Thursdays,
      Dec 22nd and 29th 2022.
      * Fridays,
      Jan 28th
      Feb 4th to 25th
      on Mar 4th and 25th
      Apr 1st to 29th
      from May 6th to Sep 2nd
      from Sep 9th to Nov 18th
      on Nov 25th
      on Dec 2nd and 9th and
      from Dec 16th to 30th 2022.
      * Saturdays,
      Mar 5th to 26th
      from May 7th to Sep 3rd
      and Dec 17th 2022.
      ** Sundays,
      Jan 2nd and
      from Jan 30th to Dec 25th 2022.



      Freeport Bimini
      05:00 pm 07:00 pm *
      * Thursdays,
      Dec 22nd and 29th 2022.
      * Fridays,
      Jan 28th
      Feb 4th to 25th
      Apr 1st to 29th
      from Sep 9th to Nov 18th
      on Dec 2nd and 9th, 2022.
      * Saturdays,
      Mar 5th to 26th
      from May 7th to Sep 3rd
      and Dec 17th 2022.
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    from Bimini

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    • from January 02nd
      to December 30th, 2022

      Bimini Fort Lauderadale
      06:00 pm 08:00 pm * +
      07:30 pm 09:30 pm +
      * Wednesdays,
      Jan 24th to Feb 23rd and
      Apr 06th to Dec 28th 2022.
      * Fridays,
      on Mar 4th and 25th
      from May 6th to Sep 2nd
      on Nov 25th and
      from Dec 16th to 30th 2022.
      + Sundays,
      Jan 2nd and
      from Jan 30th to Dec 25th 2022.



      Bimini Freeport
      11:45 am 01:30 pm *
      * Thursdays,
      Dec 22nd and 29th 2022.
      * Fridays,
      Jan 28th
      Feb 4th to 25th
      Apr 1st to 29th
      from Sep 9th to Nov 18th
      on Dec 2nd and 9th, 2022.
      * Saturdays,
      Mar 5th to 26th
      from May 7th to Sep 3rd
      and Dec 17th 2022.
    Mobile version >>

    Schedules subject to modifications by Balearia Caribbean due to operational issues or the state of the sea without prior notice.


    If you also want to see the ferry schedules to Grand Bahama island, another paradisiacal island of the Bahamas, visit the following page: Freeport Grand Bahama ferry schedules.

    Here you will also find all the answers to the questions you may have about making your trip on the Bimini Express ferry and on the Bahamas: How long does the Bimini ferry take? How much is the Bimini ferry from Fort Lauderdale? Is it possible to do a one day trip to Bimini? How to travel from Freeport - Grand Bahama - to Florida by ferry?. We will also inform you of all the offers published by Balearia Caribbean, its discount codes, ferry + hotel packages to Bahamas offers, All Inclusive offers, schedules and prices for fast ferry only and everything about documentation, luggage, children and fun on board the ship. of Balearic Caribbean.


    Balearia Caribbean ferry Bimini Bahamas schedule

  • Balearia Caribbean ferry
    Freeport Bahamas schedule

    March 24, 2022

    Balearia Caribbean ferry Freeport Bahamas schedule

    Balearia Caribbean ferry
    Freeport Bahamas schedule updated

    Updated on the
    24th of March, 2022


    The Balearia Caribbean schedules for traveling by ferry from Freeport (Grand Bahama) to Fort Lauderdale (Florida, USA) and ferry from Fort Lauderdale to Freeport (Grand Bahama island) in 2022 are now published. In our ferry search engine you will be able to find information about the schedules and prices of each route and you will be able to buy your ferry tickets to and from the Bahamas.


    Even today, it is necessary to keep in mind the mobility restrictions that must be met in order to board the ferry to the Bahamas, and back to the United States. Please, contemplate the vaccination documentation and personal documentation that you must present, both in Fort Lauderdale and in Freeport, to travel without problems.


    The schedules and prices that, right now, are published on this Balearia Caribbean website, and in ours Bahamas ferry web, are subject to possible changes due to weather or Balearia Caribbean operational causes. Stay tuned to your email, telephone and Balearia Caribbean social networks. If there is any change, Balearia Caribbean will try to contact you through the information you provided when making the booking. Thank you for your collaboration. These schedules for the line may vary. We encourage you to stay tuned on this website for possible changes and modifications that Balearia Caribbean may make.


    These are the next schedules planned by Balearia Caribbean to and from Freeport Bahamas:


    Balearia Caribbean ferry
    Freeport Bahamas schedule



    to Freeport (Grand Bahama)

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    • from January 04th
      to December 31th, 2022


      Fort Lauderdale Freeport Grand Bahama
      09:00 am 12:00 pm *
      09:00 am 13:30 pm **
      * Tuesdays,
      January, 04th to 25th
      Feb, 1st to 22th and
      from Apr, 05th to Dic,27th 2022.
      * Thursdays,
      March, 03rd to 31st and
      June, 2nd to Ago 25th and
      November, 24th 2022.
      * Friday,
      January, 07th 2022.
      * Saturdays,
      Nov 26th and Dic, 24th and 31st 2022.
      ** Fridays,
      Jan 28th and
      February, 04th to 25th
      April, 01st to 29th
      from Sep, 09th to Nov 18th and
      from December, 2nd and 9th, 2022.
      ** Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th, May 17th and
      Sep 03rd to Dic 17th 2022.



      Bimini Freeport
      11:45 pm 01:30 pm *
      Fridays,
      Jan 28th to Feb 25th
      Apr 01st to Apr 29th
      and Sep 09th to Nov 18th and
      from Dec 2nd to Dec 9th 2022.
      Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th
      May 07th to Sep 03rd
      and Dic 17th, 2022.
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    from Freeport (Grand Bahama)

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    • from January 28th
      to December 30th, 2022


      Freeport Grand Bahama Fort Lauderdale
      05:00 pm 09:30 pm *
      06:30 pm 09:30 pm *
      * Fridays,
      Jan 28th and
      February, 04th to 25th
      April, 01st to 29th
      from Sep, 09th to Nov 18th and
      from December, 2nd and 9th, 2022.
      * Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th, May 17th and
      Sep 03rd to Dic 17th 2022.
      ** Tuesdays,
      January, 04th to 25th
      Feb, 1st to 22th and
      from Apr, 05th to Dic,27th 2022.
      ** Thursdays,
      March, 03rd to 31st and
      June, 2nd to Ago 25th and
      November, 24th 2022.
      ** Friday,
      January, 07th 2022.
      ** Saturdays,
      Nov 26th and Dic, 24th and 31st 2022.



      Freeport Bimini
      05:00 pm 07:00 pm **
      Fridays,
      Jan 28th to Feb 25th
      Apr 01st to Apr 29th
      and Sep 09th to Nov 18th and
      from Dec 2nd to Dec 9th 2022.
      Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th
      May 07th to Sep 03rd
      and Dic 17th, 2022.

    Schedules subject to modifications by the shipping company due to operational issues or the state of the sea without prior notice.


    If you also want to see the ferry schedules to Bimini island, another paradisiacal island of the Bahamas, visit the following page: Bimini ferry schedules.

    If your are looking for the most important information about Balearia Caribbean ferry services, you are in the correct website. We explain how to get to the Balearia Caribbean ports in Fort Lauderdale (Florida - USA), Freeport (Grand Bahama) and Bimini in the Bahamas, how to book ferry tickets with Balearia Caribbean, the rules for children, babies and the time in advance (3 hours before) with which you must present yourself at the Balearia Caribbean ports to board and we solve all your doubts about Balearia Caribbean so that your trip to the Bahamas will be an incredible experience.


    Balearia Caribbean ferry Freeport Bahamas schedule

  • Children policy
    on Bahamas Bimini ferry

    March 15, 2022

    Children policy on the Bahamas Bimini ferry

    Children policy on the Bahamas and Bimini ferry

    Updated on the
    15th of March, 2022


    Minors, children and babies have a special space on the Balearia Caribbean ship that travels to the Bahamas. A trip to the Bahamas by ferry, whether it's a day trip to Bimini or a family vacation on Grand Bahama island, is without a doubt the ultimate family vacation. But if you are traveling with children (for the best family vacations) you must take into account Balearia Caribbean's policy for traveling with children, minors, babies and pregnant women.


    CHILDREN, INFANT & MINORS TRAVEL CATEGORIES


    Children 2 years old and under travels FREE with an accompanying adult. (They pay only taxes), Economy or Premium class, any season, one way or round trip. Babies must travel in the lap of an adult and they have no seat asigned.


    Children from 3 to 12 years old travel by ferry with a 50% discount on the price of the adult fare, taxes not included.


    Children 13 years and older pay the regular Adult rate (paying the same taxes as adults).


    Infants (from 0 to 6 months) may travel on board Balearia Caribbean ferry to Bahamas.


    PLEASE NOTE: In the event of heavy seas, strong winds or inclement weather, Balearia Caribbean may deny boarding of the baby at the discretion of the Company for reasons of safety of the baby.


    MINORS (under 18 years of age) traveling with an accompanying adult, who is not the parent or legal guardian of the minor, a notarized parent/guardian letter of consent is required at the time of travel (signed by both parents) with a copy of a photo ID.


    MINORS traveling with ONLY ONE of their parents ALSO require a notarized consent letter from the other parent not traveling, if this parent does not have the Consent Letter available, they must sign a Release Form, which is available at check in.


    If there is no second parent with legal claims to the child (deceased, sole custody, etc.) any other relevant paperwork, such as a court decision, birth certificate naming only one parent, death certificate, etc., would be useful.


    NOTES: While the Authorities may not ask to see this documentation, if they do ask, and the traveler does not have it, may be detained until the circumstances of the child traveling without both parents can be fully assessed.


    Adults traveling with children should also be aware that, while the U.S. does not ask sometimes for this documentation, other countries (as Bahamas) may have a requirement and failure to produce notarized permission letters and/or birth certificates could result in travelers being refused entry.


    Balearia Caribbean LTD, ferrytobahamas.com and its ownwer, are not responsible for any person(s) denied boarding due to failure to produce the consent letter. To request the Consent Letter Form for minors, please email: customer.service@baleariacaribbean.com


    Birth certificates are not accepted as a valid document to travel from April 23, 2018.


    PREGNANCY WOMEN POLICY on board.


    Any passenger who is 31 weeks or more pregnant on the date of their ferry journey will not be allowed to sail. Before the departure of the ship, pregnant women from 24 to 30 weeks must present, before boarding, a letter from their doctor certifying the gestation period in which they are and that the future mother is fit to navigate on ferry.


    If you are traveling as a family on vacation, with minors, children and babies, and you have questions about the documentation you have to present to travel and enter the United States and/or the Bahamas, do not hesitate and ask us. We will be happy to help you solve your doubts.


    Children policy on the Bahamas Bimini ferry

  • FRS Caribbean
    to Bimini ferry

    March 08, 2022

    FRS Caribbean to Bimini

    FRS Caribbean
    to Bimini ferry

    Updated on the
    08th of March, 2022


    There are already many clients who are asking us about the shipping company FRS Caribbean and its ferries to Bimini and Freeport in Grand Bahama from Miami. You ask us about the schedules of FRS Caribbean, its prices and offers for this upcoming summer 2022. The truth is that the shipping company FRS Caribbean has not operated on the ferry routes to Bimini and on the ferry route to Freeport for a few years now. These routes are now carried out by the shipping company Balearia Caribbean from the port of Fort Lauderdale (Florida), to Bimini from Fort Lauderdale and to Freeport (Grand Bahama island) from Fort Lauderdale.


    If you want to know the schedules, prices and offers to travel on the Bahamas ferry of Balearia Caribbean, we present them below. You can find in our search engine offers to spend a one day trip in Bimini, round trips to Freeport (Grand Bahama), where we encourage you to book an All Inclusive hotel and enjoy the Bahamian blesse.


    These are the schedules planned by Balearia Caribbean for the Bahamas ferry route in 2022:


    Bahamas ferry
    2022 schedule



    to Bimini

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    • from January 26th
      to December 30th, 2022


      Fort Lauderadale Bimini
      09:00 am 11:00 am *
      10:00 am 12:00 am **
      * Wednesdays,
      Jan 26th to Feb 23rd and
      Apr 06th to Dic 28th 2022.
      * Fridays,
      Jan 28th to Dic 30th 2022.
      * Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th, May 17th and
      Sep 03rd to Dic 17th 2022.
      ** Sundays,
      Jan 2nd and
      from July 30th to Dec 25th 2022.



      Freeport Bimini
      05:00 pm 07:00 pm **
      Fridays,
      Jan 28th to Feb 25th
      Apr 01st to Apr 29th
      and Sep 09th to Nov 18th and
      from Dec 2nd to Dec 9th 2022.
      Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th
      May 07th to Sep 03rd
      and Dic 17th, 2022.
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    from Bimini

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    • from January 26th
      to December 30th, 2022


      Bimini Fort Lauderadale
      06:00 pm 08:00 pm *
      07:30 pm 09:30 pm **
      * Wednesdays,
      Jan 26th to Feb 23rd and
      Apr 06th to Dic 28th 2022.
      * Fridays,
      Mar 04th to Mar 25th
      May 06th to Sep 02nd, the 25th Nov
      and from 16th to 30th Dic 2022.
      * Sundays,
      Jan 2nd and
      from January 30th to Dec 25th 2022.
      ** Thursdays,
      from the 22nd to the 29th of December 2022.
      ** Fridays,
      Jan 28th to Feb 25th
      Apr 01st to Apr 29th
      and Sep 09th to Nov 18th and
      from Dec 2nd to Dec 9th 2022.
      ** Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th
      May 07th to Sep 03rd
      and Dic 17th, 2022.



      Bimini Freeport
      11:45 pm 01:30 pm *
      Fridays,
      Jan 28th to Feb 25th
      Apr 01st to Apr 29th
      and Sep 09th to Nov 18th and
      from Dec 2nd to Dec 9th 2022.
      Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th
      May 07th to Sep 03rd
      and Dic 17th, 2022.
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    to Freeport (Grand Bahama)

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    • from January 04th
      to December 31th, 2022


      Fort Lauderdale Freeport Grand Bahama
      09:00 am 12:00 pm *
      09:00 am 13:30 pm **
      * Tuesdays,
      January, 04th to 25th
      Feb, 1st to 22th and
      from Apr, 05th to Dic,27th 2022.
      * Thursdays,
      March, 03rd to 31st and
      June, 2nd to Ago 25th and
      November, 24th 2022.
      * Friday,
      January, 07th 2022.
      * Saturdays,
      Nov 26th and Dic, 24th and 31st 2022.
      ** Fridays,
      Jan 28th and
      February, 04th to 25th
      April, 01st to 29th
      from Sep, 09th to Nov 18th and
      from December, 2nd and 9th, 2022.
      ** Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th, May 17th and
      Sep 03rd to Dic 17th 2022.



      Bimini Freeport
      11:45 pm 01:30 pm *
      Fridays,
      Jan 28th to Feb 25th
      Apr 01st to Apr 29th
      and Sep 09th to Nov 18th and
      from Dec 2nd to Dec 9th 2022.
      Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th
      May 07th to Sep 03rd
      and Dic 17th, 2022.
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    from Freeport (Grand Bahama)

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    • from January 28th
      to December 30th, 2022


      Freeport Grand Bahama Fort Lauderdale
      05:00 pm 09:30 pm *
      06:30 pm 09:30 pm *
      * Fridays,
      Jan 28th and
      February, 04th to 25th
      April, 01st to 29th
      from Sep, 09th to Nov 18th and
      from December, 2nd and 9th, 2022.
      * Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th, May 17th and
      Sep 03rd to Dic 17th 2022.
      ** Tuesdays,
      January, 04th to 25th
      Feb, 1st to 22th and
      from Apr, 05th to Dic,27th 2022.
      ** Thursdays,
      March, 03rd to 31st and
      June, 2nd to Ago 25th and
      November, 24th 2022.
      ** Friday,
      January, 07th 2022.
      ** Saturdays,
      Nov 26th and Dic, 24th and 31st 2022.



      Freeport Bimini
      05:00 pm 07:00 pm **
      Fridays,
      Jan 28th to Feb 25th
      Apr 01st to Apr 29th
      and Sep 09th to Nov 18th and
      from Dec 2nd to Dec 9th 2022.
      Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th
      May 07th to Sep 03rd
      and Dic 17th, 2022.

    Schedules subject to modifications by the shipping company due to operational issues or the state of the sea without prior notice.


    If you prefer to see the schedules by destinations, here you can see the Bimini ferry schedules and here the schedule of the ferry to Freeport (Grand Bahama) from Fort Lauderdale (Fll).

    About FRS Caribbean.


    For you to know more about FRS Caribbean, we tell you that it began its journey on the Bimini ferry, connecting the port of Miami with the port of North Bimini in 2015, to later carry out the Miami Freeport (Grand Bahama) ferry route from 2017. In July 2017 FRS Caribbean announced the launch of its new service to Freeport, Grand Bahama Island. On that date, the super fast ferry "San Gwann" made the connection between Miami and Bimini Island. As of this date, it also began to carry out this route that took clients from Miami to Freeport in 3 hours.


    The FRS Caribbean ferry San Gwann had a capacity for 427 passengers seated in seats. In addition, this FRS Caribbean ferry was equipped with: 2 bars on the passenger decks, where passengers can buy snacks and soft drinks during their trip, a tax free shop for souvenirs and gifts. In addition, FRS Caribbean also gave the option of buying excursions on board to enjoy the islands, both Bimini and Grand Bahama, (water activities, kayaking, rowing, jet skiing and snorkeling), among others. All of these services are now also available on Balearia Caribbean's Jaume II ferry on its routes to Bimini and Grand Bahama.


    According to FRS Caribbean "Bimini and Grand Bahama islands offers a combination of historic appeal and modern attractions. Clients can enjoy a glamorous vacation at a luxury resort with charming small-town charm." FRS Caribbean began its operations between Miami and Freeport on Thursday, November 9, 2017, allowing passengers to enjoy a fast, easy and relaxing one day trip aboard the HSC "San Gwann" with day trip prices starting at just $69.98 plus taxes and fees.


    FRS Caribbean had its headquarters in Port Miami, Terminal H, where passengers could park their car nearby during the day or night. With this new line, and the Bimini ferry line, FRS Caribbean continued to bet on the development of maritime connections between Florida and the Bahamas, although a couple of years later it left the Caribbean and suspended all its operations.


    About FRS Group.


    FRS Caribbean was part of the FRS Group. FRS Group is a leader in the short-sea transportation of people, vehicles and cargo: a global group of ferries and maritime transport. FRS Group currently operates 64 vessels and carried 7.9 million passengers and 2.1 million vehicles last year on domestic and international ferry lines. Headquartered in northern Germany, FRS includes 24 operating subsidiaries in Europe, North America, North Africa and the Middle East, with more than 1,500 employees. The FRS fleet includes RoPax ferries, passenger ferries, high-speed vehicle and passenger catamarans, crew transfer vessels for the offshore wind industry, hovercrafts, water taxis and solar electric powered ferries. In addition, FRS provides port management and operation services around the world.


    FRS Caribbean to Bimini

  • Memorial day 2022
    weekend and getaway in Bahamas

    February 25, 2022

    Memorial day 2022 weekend, a getaway to Grand Bahama in the Bahamas islands

    Memorial day 2022
    weekend and getaway in Bahamas

    Updated on the
    25th of February, 2022


    If you are thinking about "things to do on Memorial Day weekend 2022 near me" and you are one of the lucky ones who live in Florida, or near Fort Lauderdale, we encourage you to make a getaway to Grand Bahama, in the Bahama Islands.


    In this getaway you can enjoy the ferry from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Bahama and stay at the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach All Inclusive resort, an incredible All Inclusive resort where you can rest by the sea and enjoy the crystal clear waters of its beach.


    You can leave Fort Lauderdale on May 28 and return from Grand Bahama on May 31 - one day after Memorial Day 2022 which this year is May 30, 2022.


    4 days of vacationsin which you will discover the happiness of the Bahamas' bliss. Where very friendly people serve you, always with a smile on their face. Now is the time to dedicate some time to yourself and your loved ones and what better time than to take advantage of Memorial Day to treat yourself to these holidays.


    Book your ferry tickets in our website ferry to bahamas where you have all information about schedules, offers and prices of Balearia Caribbean's ferries.



    Memorial day 2022 in Grand Bahama, Bahamas
    Balearia's economy ferry tickets Viva Wyndham Fortuna All Inclusive
    Fort Lauderdale - Freeport 09:00 am - 13:30 am
    Freeport - Fort Lauderdale 18:30 - 21:30
    Superior room for two adults starting from $768,87


    If you want to make your reservation at the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Resort you can do so at this link: Viva Wyndham Fortuna Resort Bahamas


    Stop thinking about things to do on Memorial Day 2022. This is a great idea to surprise your partner and escape to paradise together.


    Plan this Memorial Day getaway in advance and discover the Bahamas Islands. Catch that fish you always dreamed of in its deep waters, invite your friends to a long weekend where you can enjoy the warmth of its beaches, its crystal clear waters and the friendliness of the locals.


    If you book your fast ferry tickets to Grand Bahama on our website ferrytobahamas.com you will receive youre boarding cards for your next ferry to the Bahamas directly at your email.


    You already have things to do on Memorial Day weekend 2022: book your trip to Grand Bahama, tell your partner about it, think about the things you are going to pack in your hand luggage, discover the Bahamas, immerse yourself in its transparent waters, rent a jet ski, a kayak, savor a local beer, a shell salad and everything you can think of ;)


    Memorial day 2022 weekend, a getaway to Grand Bahama in the Bahamas islands

  • Bahamas
    Spring Break 2022

    February 23, 2022

    Bahamas Spring Break 2022

    Bahamas Spring Break 2022

    Updated on the
    23rd of February, 2022


    The Bahamas islands (both Bimini and Grand Bahama) are possibly one of the best places to celebrate Spring Break 2022, for many reasons. The first reason is due to climate and good weather. Spring Break is usually during the months of March and April. In these months, in the Bahamas, temperatures are usually around 77 degrees Fahrenheit. This good temperature makes possible many outdoor activities and the practice of water sports. It also makes it possible for you to be outdoors at night and enjoy the islands or music concerts.


    Another reason why the Bahamas is the perfect place for Spring Break is the islands themselves. We are talking about paradise. Fine white sand beaches. Crystal clear water, very clean. A natural environment full of life, ideal for snorkelling, diving and spotting marine animals, such as sharks or dolphins. In the Bahamas you can go on excursions on the sea, rent jet skis, a boat to discover desert islands or paddle surf, among many other activities. If you like sport fishing you have found paradise. In the Bahamas there is a great diversity of big fish and many companies that will help you make your biggest catch.


    The All Inclusive resorts in the Bahamas are hotels that have everything you need to spend a good Spring Break vacation. Places to relax or have fun, a beach club by the sea, casinos, delicious food and drinks included in the price of your resort, a very friendly staff and all kinds of activities to do.


    The best way to get to the Bahamas from Florida is by ferry from Fort Lauderdale. The ferry takes only 2 hours whether you are traveling to Bimini or Grand Bahama (Freeport). It is comfortable, safe and cheap. If you travel to Bimini, the ferry leaves you in North Bimini, very close to the Hilton Resort, one of the best resorts in the Bahamas. If you travel to Grand Bahama we recommend that you take a taxi to, for example, Viva All Inclusive resort. You can buy ferry tickets by clicking on this link:ferry to bahamas



    Bahamas Spring Break 2022 ferry prices
    cheapest price from $93 one way + taxes
    Economy Premium seat from $118 one way + taxes
    average price $186 return + taxes
    Bimini ferry one day from $93 + taxes $60
    Grand Bahama ferry one day from $135 + taxes $60


    If you want to make your reservation at the Hilton at Resorts Bimini Resort you can do so at this link: Hilton at Resorts Bimini Hotel Bahamas


    If you want to make your reservation at the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Resort you can do so at this link: Viva Wyndham Fortuna Resort Bahamas


    Don't think twice and enjoy the upcoming Spring Break 2022 in the Bahamas, the perfect place to make this getaway that you've been waiting for so long.


    What are you waiting for?


    Book your ferry tickets to Bahamas on our website ferrytobahamas.com and you will receive in your email the boarding passes for your next ferry to the Bahamas.


    Enjoy it!


    Bahamas Spring Break 2022

  • Balearia Caribbean
    ferry services

    January 31, 2022

    Balearia Caribbean ferry services

    Balearia Caribbean
    ferry services

    Updated on the
    31th of January, 2022


    Balearia Caribbean is the only shipping company that makes direct fast ferry routes to the Bahamas from Fort Lauderdale (Florida) to Bimini and Freeport (Grand Bahama). The journey time between Fort Lauderdale and Bimini is only 2 hours and between Fort Lauderdale and Freeport, Grand Bahama is 3 hours long.


    With Balearia Caribbean you can go on vacation to the Bahamas for a few days and stay in one of its fantastic hotels, on the beachfront, with incredible views of its crystal clear waters or make the round trip on the same day (Same Day Return offers) ideal for a quick getaway and also a perfect option for those tourists on vacation in Florida who want to take advantage of the proximity to Bimini to discover the Bahamas.


    While sailing aboard this fast ferry you will find a variety of services on board and different lounges that will make your trip very pleasant. In the cafeteria or bars on board you can taste snacks, soft drinks and coffee to quench your thirst. Music and movies for all ages (children and adults) are part of the entertainment you can enjoy while browsing. Travel by ferry with the whole familiy is fantastic.


    On the exterior deck of the boat, and if the weather and waves allow it, you can enjoy the Atlantic Ocean while you sail, see how Miami and the Florida coast recede, and how a sea of ​​clean waters and white sand opens up before your eyes. In addition, once the ferry is in international waters, the ship's shop will open where you can buy souvenirs, perfumes, cigars and liquors tax exempt.


    For those who want to have everything planned, we encourage you to go to the Excursions Stand where you will find a wide variety of activities to do after setting foot in Bimini or Freeport. Booking them is easy and the ship's staff will inform you of any questions.


    Plan your next vacation in Bimini or Freeport now and don't miss out on the Caribbean closest to Miami.


    What are you waiting for?


    Book on our website ferrytobahamas.com and you will receive in your email the boarding passes for your next ferry to the Bahamas.


    Enjoy it!


    Balearia Caribbean ferry services

  • Bahamas ferry
    2022 schedule

    January 28, 2022

    Bahamas ferry 2022 schedule

    Bahamas ferry
    2022 schedule updated

    Updated on the
    28th of January, 2022


    The schedules of the Balearia Caribbean ship that makes the routes by ferry to Bimini from Fort Lauderdale and to Freeport (Grand Bahama island) in 2022 are now public. In this website you can find all the information about the ship that makes the ride, its prices and the engine to book the ferry tickets to these two destinys of the Bahamas islands.


    At this time (January 2022) there are still many restrictions and mandatory regulations that must be met in order to leave the United States and travel to the Bahamas.Please, take into account the documentation that you must fill out and provide. Stay informed on this website, and your trip will be safer and without mishaps.


    The schedules and dates published at this time of the Bahamas ferry of Balearia Caribbean may be modified due to weather conditions or without notice of the operating price. Although, in case of changes in schedules or dates, the shipping company will try to contact you (by phone, email or sms), please keep yourself informed of possible changes. Thank you for your collaboration. These schedules for the line may vary. We encourage you to stay tuned on this website for possible changes and modifications that Balearia Caribbean may make.


    These are the schedules planned by Balearia Caribbean for the Bahamas ferry route in 2022:


    Bahamas ferry
    2022 schedule



    to Bimini

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    • from January 26th
      to December 30th, 2022


      Fort Lauderadale Bimini
      09:00 am 11:00 am *
      10:00 am 12:00 am **
      * Wednesdays,
      Jan 26th to Feb 23rd and
      Apr 06th to Dic 28th 2022.
      * Fridays,
      Jan 28th to Dic 30th 2022.
      * Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th, May 17th and
      Sep 03rd to Dic 17th 2022.
      ** Sundays,
      Jan 2nd and
      from July 30th to Dec 25th 2022.



      Freeport Bimini
      05:00 pm 07:00 pm **
      Fridays,
      Jan 28th to Feb 25th
      Apr 01st to Apr 29th
      and Sep 09th to Nov 18th and
      from Dec 2nd to Dec 9th 2022.
      Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th
      May 07th to Sep 03rd
      and Dic 17th, 2022.
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    from Bimini

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    • from January 26th
      to December 30th, 2022


      Bimini Fort Lauderadale
      06:00 pm 08:00 pm *
      07:30 pm 09:30 pm **
      * Wednesdays,
      Jan 26th to Feb 23rd and
      Apr 06th to Dic 28th 2022.
      * Fridays,
      Mar 04th to Mar 25th
      May 06th to Sep 02nd, the 25th Nov
      and from 16th to 30th Dic 2022.
      * Sundays,
      Jan 2nd and
      from January 30th to Dec 25th 2022.
      ** Thursdays,
      from the 22nd to the 29th of December 2022.
      ** Fridays,
      Jan 28th to Feb 25th
      Apr 01st to Apr 29th
      and Sep 09th to Nov 18th and
      from Dec 2nd to Dec 9th 2022.
      ** Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th
      May 07th to Sep 03rd
      and Dic 17th, 2022.



      Bimini Freeport
      11:45 pm 01:30 pm *
      Fridays,
      Jan 28th to Feb 25th
      Apr 01st to Apr 29th
      and Sep 09th to Nov 18th and
      from Dec 2nd to Dec 9th 2022.
      Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th
      May 07th to Sep 03rd
      and Dic 17th, 2022.
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    to Freeport (Grand Bahama)

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    • from January 04th
      to December 31th, 2022


      Fort Lauderdale Freeport Grand Bahama
      09:00 am 12:00 pm *
      09:00 am 13:30 pm **
      * Tuesdays,
      January, 04th to 25th
      Feb, 1st to 22th and
      from Apr, 05th to Dic,27th 2022.
      * Thursdays,
      March, 03rd to 31st and
      June, 2nd to Ago 25th and
      November, 24th 2022.
      * Friday,
      January, 07th 2022.
      * Saturdays,
      Nov 26th and Dic, 24th and 31st 2022.
      ** Fridays,
      Jan 28th and
      February, 04th to 25th
      April, 01st to 29th
      from Sep, 09th to Nov 18th and
      from December, 2nd and 9th, 2022.
      ** Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th, May 17th and
      Sep 03rd to Dic 17th 2022.



      Bimini Freeport
      11:45 pm 01:30 pm *
      Fridays,
      Jan 28th to Feb 25th
      Apr 01st to Apr 29th
      and Sep 09th to Nov 18th and
      from Dec 2nd to Dec 9th 2022.
      Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th
      May 07th to Sep 03rd
      and Dic 17th, 2022.
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    from Freeport (Grand Bahama)

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    • from January 28th
      to December 30th, 2022


      Freeport Grand Bahama Fort Lauderdale
      05:00 pm 09:30 pm *
      06:30 pm 09:30 pm *
      * Fridays,
      Jan 28th and
      February, 04th to 25th
      April, 01st to 29th
      from Sep, 09th to Nov 18th and
      from December, 2nd and 9th, 2022.
      * Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th, May 17th and
      Sep 03rd to Dic 17th 2022.
      ** Tuesdays,
      January, 04th to 25th
      Feb, 1st to 22th and
      from Apr, 05th to Dic,27th 2022.
      ** Thursdays,
      March, 03rd to 31st and
      June, 2nd to Ago 25th and
      November, 24th 2022.
      ** Friday,
      January, 07th 2022.
      ** Saturdays,
      Nov 26th and Dic, 24th and 31st 2022.



      Freeport Bimini
      05:00 pm 07:00 pm **
      Fridays,
      Jan 28th to Feb 25th
      Apr 01st to Apr 29th
      and Sep 09th to Nov 18th and
      from Dec 2nd to Dec 9th 2022.
      Saturdays,
      Mar 05th to Mar 26th
      May 07th to Sep 03rd
      and Dic 17th, 2022.

    Schedules subject to modifications by the shipping company due to operational issues or the state of the sea without prior notice.


    If you prefer to see the schedules by destinations, here you can see the Bimini ferry schedules and here the schedule of the ferry to Freeport (Grand Bahama) from Fort Lauderdale (Fll).

    If your are looking for the most important information about Bimini and Freeport (Grand Bahama) ferry services, you are in the correct website. All the info about how long does the ferry from Fort Lauderdale (Florida) to Bimini and Grand Bahama take, the distance from Miami to Bahamas or how much does the boat from Miami to Bahamas cost, click on the buttons of our search engine and you will obtain, with a few clicks, all the information on the available dates for each route, the departure and arrival times of each port and the prices (with taxes included) of each journey. With ferrytobahamas.com it is very easy to book Balearia Caribbean Miami to Bahamas ferry.


    Bahamas ferry 2022 schedule

  • Bimini and Grand Bahama ferry
    Travel Requeriments

    January 24, 2022

    Bimini and Grand Bahama Bahamas ferry travel requeriments

    Bimini and Grand Bahama ferry Travel Requirements

    Covid travel requirements to enter Bimini and Grand Bahama, and the rest of Bahamas islands, depending on your vaccination status. Travel requirements update. Travel requirements to enter the Bahamas.


    These conditions and obligations may change depending on the health situation in the Bahamas or the United States. Please visit the websites of the Ministry of Health of the USA, Bahamas or Balearia Caribbean where you will find all the updated information.


    Requirements to travel to Bimini and Grand Bahama for VACCINATED passengers:


    - All passengers of the ferry who are FULLY VACCINATED must present a negative rapid antigen test or negative PCR test no more than 72 hours prior to boarding date.


    - All travelers who want to enter the Bahamas, including children and infants regardless of their age at the time of travel, must fill out a Bahamas HEALTH TRAVEL VISA on the website travel.gov.bs. Citizens or residents of the Bahamas are exempt from presenting this travel visa.


    - Passengers who want to travel to Bimini or Grand Bahama islands must present at the time of boarding: the negative result of the Covid test, proof of vaccination (original card) and the health visa for travel approved on the day of travel. As it is a mandatory request from the government of the Bahamas, boarding the ferry in Fort Lauderdale may be denied for not providing the requested travel documents.



    Requirements to travel to Bimini and Grand Bahama for UNVACCINATED passengers:


    - All unvaccinated passengers who want to visit Bimini or Grand Bahama (Bahamas) will be required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the date of boarding the ferry.


    - All travelers who want to enter the Bahamas, including children and infants regardless of their age at the time of travel, must fill out a Bahamas HEALTH TRAVEL VISA on the website travel.gov.bs. Citizens or residents of the Bahamas are exempt from presenting this travel visa


    - Passengers who want to travel to Bimini or Grand Bahama islands must present at the time of boarding: the negative result of the Covid PCR test and the health visa for travel approved on the day of travel. As it is a mandatory request from the government of the Bahamas, boarding the ferry in Fort Lauderdale may be denied for not providing the requested travel documents.



    Travel with CHILDREN and BABIES to Grand Bahama and Bimini by ferry


    - To travel with children between 2 and 11 years old, a negative rapid antigen test or a negative PCR test must be obtained no more than 72 hours before the date of embarkation on the ferry.


    - Testing requirements to enter the Bahamas are waived for children under 2 years of age.


    - Children and babies (no matter how old they are at the time of travel) must present their own health visa. Children and infants who are citizens or residents of the Bahamas are exempt from this rule.



    CURRENTLY, no Covid test or vaccination is required to enter Florida when traveling by ferry.


    Measures adopted by Balearia Caribbean for the prevention of Covid in the Embarkation and Disembarkation Terminals, in all its ships and among its crew.


    All passengers, (vaccinated, unvaccinated, children and infants) are required to wear a mask/face covering at all times while at the ferry terminals and while sailing their ship.


    For the safety and hygiene of ferry passengers, Balearia Caribbean has placed additional disinfectant dispensers in its terminals and in its lounges on board the ship. Baelaria Caribbean has also placed methacrylate partitions and information signs in all areas of the ship, common and private, to ensure that the safety distance between all passengers and crew members is maintained.


    For full details of these travel requirements, please visit Bahamas.com/travelupdates or ask Balearia Caribbean.


    Bimini and Grand Bahama Bahamas ferry travel requeriments


  • Bahamas travel
    Health Visa

    August 4, 2021

    Bahamas Travel Health Visa new requeriments: All travelers who want to travel to the Bahamas must present a PCR test or rapid antigen test, even those travelers who are fully vaccinated

    Bahamas will require
    negative PCR or rapid antigen test
    event vaccunated travelers from August 6th

    The government of the Bahamas has modified the requirements for entry into the Bahamas islands and travel between certain islands in the Bahamas in order to provide a safe and healthy island experience for all travelers visiting the Bahamas to safely enjoy the islands.


    This new regulation is aimed at all people who apply for a Health Visa to travel to the Bahamas or travel between islands within the Bahamas as of next Friday, August 6, 2021.


    From this date to:


    Entering the Bahamas from other countries:


    All fully vaccinated travelers, as well as children ages 2 to 11, will need to obtain a negative COVID-19 test (either a rapid antigen test or a PCR test) taken no more than five (5) days prior to departure/arrival date to the Bahamas.


    Unvaccinated travelers 12 years of age and older must obtain a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 5 days prior to arrival.


    All children under the age of 2 are exempt from any testing requirements.



    If you want to travel between islands within the Bahamas from the following islands:


    Nassau and Paradise Island, Grand Bahama (Freeport), Bimini (Alice Town), Exuma, Abaco, and North and South Eleuthera, including Harbor Island.


    All fully vaccinated travelers, as well as children ages 2 to 11, will need to obtain a negative COVID-19 test (either a rapid antigen test or a PCR test) taken no more than five (5) days prior to departure/arrival date to the Bahamas.


    Unvaccinated travelers 12 years of age and older must obtain a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 5 days prior to arrival.


    All children under the age of 2 are exempt from any testing requirements.



    Requeriments for Cruise Passengers.


    Guests on cruises originating in and returning to the Bahamas must apply for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa and follow the new testing requirements for vaccinated and unvaccinated persons.


    Vaccinated people must provide a negative PCR test or rapid antigen test performed no more than five (5) days prior to arrival in the Bahamas islands.


    Unvaccinated people must obtain a negative PCR test performed no more than five (5) days prior to the date of arrival in the Bahamas islands.


    All travelers entering the Bahamas on cruises originating in the United States will be subject to the testing requirements required by the cruise line and approved by the Bahamian government.


    Cruise lines may have different requirements for vaccinated and unvaccinated passengers. Travelers should check with their cruise line for specific details related to their cruise.



    The new testing protocols are for all travelers applying for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa from Friday, August 6th onwards. These protocols will not apply to anyone with imminent travel who has already applied for and obtained a Bahamas Travel Health Visa.


    For full details, please visit Bahamas.com/travelupdates.


    As of today, August 4th, 2021, less than 16% of the total population of the Bahamas has received the first dose of the vaccine.


    Bahamas will require negative PCR or rapid antigen test to vaccinated tourists too.

  • Balearia Caribbean
    new changes policy

    June 09, 2021

    Balearia Caribbean new changes policy

    Balearia Caribbean new changes policy

    Balearia Caribbean has created a new policy for more flexible changes and cancellations to facilitate your ferry trips to Bahamas.


    If a change of dates is made 24 hours or more before boarding time, such modification will not have a penalty for change.


    If you make the date change between 3 and 24 hours before boarding time, a penalty for change will be charged.


    If you want to make the date change 3 hours or less before boarding time, the ferry ticket will be considered lost ticket.


    Cancellations and refunds will be subject to the specific conditions of your ticket fare.


    Have questions about the Bahamas ferry? You can write directly to Balearia Caribbean by email to info@baleariacaribbean.com or to customer.service@baleariacaribbean.com or speak directly by phone at (866) 699-6988.


    Balearia Caribbean new changes policy

  • Bahamas for
    vaccinated tourists

    April 26, 2021

    Bahamas will allow the arrival of vaccinated tourists from May 1st

    Bahamas for
    vaccinated tourists from May 1st

    With the idea of ​​seeking stimuli to reactivate tourism in the Bahamas islands from next May 1st, tourists vaccinated with the 2 doses will be able to travel to the Bahamas without having to present a negative COVID 19 test result.


    The Bahamas islands will allow all those people who have received the full doses of immunization, at least two weeks before traveling, to the country to enter the country. Negative PCR with up to 5 days of validity is required for the rest of the travelers.


    Prime Minister Hubert Minnis announced at a press conference that: "All that will be medically required to enter the country will be the proof of vaccination and that two weeks have passed since the final dose." This measure wants to activate tourism as soon as possible, on which the Caribbean archipelago largely depends.


    The prime minister indicated that anyone who has not been fully vaccinated must provide a negative PCR test taken within five days prior to arrival in the Bahamas. "This measure will greatly enhance our economy and will also help reduce the number of infections. When tourists are fully vaccinated, since they will have received all the doses, they will be able to participate in events in a closed environment where the mask would not be necessary".


    This measure has been announced when several cruise lines (Royal Caribbean, Crystal Cruises and Bahamas Paradise Cruise Lines) are going to start sailing in the Bahamas from June and July, this coming summer.


    Warning in the United States. On the other hand, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) raised the warning level for the Bahamas this week to the highest level of health risk, the 4.


    Fully vaccinated travelers may be at risk of contracting and spreading covid-19 variants, due to the current situation in the Bahamas, so all trips to the archipelago should be avoided," says the updated advice from the CDC. The United States recommends not traveling to 80% of the world's countries.


    The Bahamas has reported 10,000 infections and 194 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic, with a population of around 400,000 people. There are currently just over 500 active cases in the nation. Not everyone has been in favor of this decision, although many sectors of the Bahamas, dependent on tourism, want to reactivate their economy as soon as possible.


    As of today, April 26th, 2021, less than 4% of the total population of the Bahamas has received the first dose of the vaccine.


    Bahamas will allow the arrival of vaccinated tourists

  • Ferry to Bahamas
    relaunched

    February 02, 2021

    Ferry to Bahamas relaunched on Febraury 2021 from Port Lauderdale (Florida) with Balearia company

    Ferry to Bahamas relaunched

    Balearia Caribbean will relaunch its ferry service from Florida to the Bahamas on Febraury 2021, departing from Fort Lauderdale port. The South Florida-based company runs ferry services from Fort Lauderdale to Bimini first and from Port Everglades to Freeport (Grand Bahama island).


    The company announced last week that the Government of the Bahamas has approved the launch of the fast ferry service between Miami (Fort Lauderdale) and Grand Bahama (Freeport) in the Bahamas. His first departure to Freeport is scheduled for February 11, 2021.


    Balearia will be offering initially one sailing service a week, with ferry on Thurdays. At the end of Febraury, another ferry service will be implemented on Sundays. If there is an increase in demand for passenger transport, the shipping company is prepared to increase the number of weekly departures in March and April.


    At the same time, Balearia will reopen the ferry route between Florida to Bimini island starting on February 10th, 2021. This route will have, at the moment, a frequency of 3 departures a week, in both directions. The Jaume II ferry will be the ship that does both routes.


    Balearia will retake its operations with a host of new health and safety protocols, including mandatory face masks, electronic boarding passes, enforced social distancing and temperature checks prior to boarding, and only 40% occupancy of the total capacity of its ferry.


    Other sanitary measures imposed by Balearia are: plexiglass dividers have been placed in the common areas and between all the seats, the ship and the ferry terminals are subjected to a deep and extensive cleaning process before, during and after each crossing.


    The company’s ships also undergo “deep and extensive sanitation” before, during and after each sailing, the company said. Balearia says it has been certified by Bureau Veritas with the Global Safe Site Covid-19 certificate, one of the first shipping companies to receive the designation. It should be noted that all travelers to The Bahamas must fill out an electronic travel form and have proof of a negative COVID-19 test that is no more than seven days old, among other requirements.


    All passengers boarding from Fort Lauderdale (Florida) to Grand Bahama or Bimini (Bahamas) will have to show a negative PCR test for COVID-19 performed at least 5 days before the trip. Each passenger must also apply for a travel health visa.


    NOTE: We recommend that all passengers verify all the necessary travel requirements at the time of their trip, both in and out of the countries they are going to visit, always before starting with the preparations and purchases of their ferry tickets.


    To keep up to date and have all the information, safety and travel protocols in the Bahamas, you can visit the websites http://travel.gov.bs (Bahamas) and https://travel.state.gov (United States). The reopening of the shipping routes between Grand Bahama and the United States is expected to increase the number of visitors to Grand Bahama island and help recover the jobs lost due to Covid-19 and mitigate the economic effects of the pandemic.


    Ferry to Bahamas relaunched

  • Ferry to Bahamas
    Covid 19

    April 29, 2021

    Latest news about how Covid 19 affects the operation of Balearia Caribbean ferry to Bahamas

    Ferry to Bahamas
    Covid 19

    When booking your trip to The Bahamas Islands, be sure to read, understand and follow these requirements, which are mandatory and required by the government of The Bahamas


    As a GENERAL RULE, all travelers who want to visit the Bahamas should apply for a Bahamas Health Travel Visa. This visa can be obtained through the website travel.gov.bs. Also children and babies (regardless of their age) will need their own health visa (although they are not required to take the Covid test due to their age).


    VACCINATED PASSENGERS


    People who are fully vaccinated (2 doses or 1 dose depending on the vaccine) and who have waited as least the 14 days immunity period will be able to travel to The Bahamas without a negative COVID-19 test result.


    Vaccinated passengers must provide, for their entry into the country, proof of vaccination (original card and copy of vaccination card) in addition to the approved Travel Health Visa printed on the day of travel. As we have discussed previously, this is a mandatory requirement of the Bahamian government. If you do not provide the required travel documents, boarding the ferry can be denied by the health authorities.


    In case of traveling to Freeport, Grand Bahama Island on a Sunday, you must bring 2 printed copies of the Travel Health Visa and Covid vaccination card plus the original.


    UNVACCINATED PASSENGERS


    All unvaccinated passengers over 10 years of age must submit a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test performed no more than 5 days prior to their travel date. (This requirement is not mandatory for children under 10 years old).


    At the time of boarding in Fort Lauderdale (Florida) and entering the country, passengers must present printed copies of the negative result of COVID 19 and of the Travel Health approved on the day of the trip. The health authorities of the Bahamas Islands are requesting these two printed reports, both the Travel Health Visa and the result of the COVID-19 RT-PCR test with a negative result. If the passenger does not provide these documents, the health authorities can deny the boarding or entry into the country.


    In case of traveling to Freeport, Grand Bahama Island on a Sunday, you must bring 2 printed copies of the Travel Health Visa and Covid vaccination card plus the original.


    BALEARIA CARIBBEAN'S COVID MEASURES


    In order to maximize the safety and tranquility of the passengers on board, and due to the current situation, Balearia Caribbean has taken the following measures against Covid 19:


    Before boarding, a member of the Balearia Caribbean staff takes the body temperature of all passengers who are going to make the trip. If the reading of this temperature is higher than 100º Fahrenheit or 37.7º Celsius, the passenger will be denied boarding on the ferry.


    While in the ferry terminals and on board the boats throughout the navigation, the use of a mask or face cover is always mandatory for all passengers.


    With the safety and hygiene of passengers in mind, Balearia Caribbean has installed additional disinfectant dispensers in all its terminals and on board the ship.


    Plexiglass dividers and informational signs have also been placed in different areas throughout the vessel to promote safe distances between passengers and the crew members.


    You can contact Balearia Caribbean directly by email (info@baleariacaribbean.com or customer.service@baleariacaribbean.com) or by phone (866) 699-6988 to resolve any questions you may have.


    Ferry to Bahamas Covid 19

Ferry to Bahamas

4 to 7 sailings weekly

How long is a
ferry to Bahamas ride?

2:00 hours - 4:00 hours

ferry to Bahamas routes information
Bimini ferry port Fisherman's Village ferry deck, Bimini Bay, Bailey Town, North Bimini, Bahamas
Grand Bahama Freeport ferry port Terminal 2, Freeport Harbour, Grand Bahama Island, Grand Bahama, Bahamas
Fort Lauderdale ferry port 2021 Eller Drive, Terminal 21 or 26, Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, 33316, Florida, United States
Fort Lauderdale Bimini crossings from 2 to 4 weekly
how long the ride is Fort Lauderdale Bimini from 2 to 3 hours
Fort Lauderdale Bimini distance 51 miles
Fort Lauderdale Bimini cheapest price from $93 one way + taxes
Fort Lauderdale Bimini Economy Premium seat from $118 one way + taxes
Fort Lauderdale Bimini average price $186 return + taxes
Bimini ferry one day from $93
Fort Lauderdale Bimini ferry taxes aprox $74 per person per way
Fort Lauderdale Freeport crossings from 2 to 3 weekly
how long the ride is Fort Lauderdale Freeport from 3 to 4 hours and a half
Fort Lauderdale Freeport distance 85 miles
Fort Lauderdale Freeport cheapest price from $83 one way + taxes
Fort Lauderdale Freeport Economy Premium seat from $103 one way + taxes
Fort Lauderdale Freeport average price $166 return + taxes
Grand Bahama ferry one day from $103
Fort Lauderdale Freeport ferry taxes aprox $74 per person per way
Bimini ferry terminal Services Terminal is wheelchair accessible
Bimini ferry Tram service included during ferry arrival and departure hours. Tram service travels to Fisherman's village and Hilton Resort.
Freeport Grand Bahama ferry terminal Services Wifi, taxis and vending machines available
Fort Lauderdale ferry terminal Services Available at the Mid Port parking garage.
Fort Lauderdale ferry terminal Services Terminal is wheelchair accessible.
Fort Lauderdale ferry terminal Services Vending machines available.

ferry to Bahamas
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Fort Lauderdale Grand Bahama Miami Grand Bahama Florida Grand Bahama Fort Lauderdale Freeport Miami Freeport Florida Freeport ferry Fort Lauderdale Grand Bahama ferry Florida Grand Bahama ferry Miami Grand Bahama ferry Fort Lauderdale Freeport ferry Miami Freeport ferry Florida Freeport Balearia Caribbean Fort Lauderdale Grand Bahama Fort Lauderdale - Grand Bahama


  • from January 04th
    to December 31th, 2022


    Fort Lauderdale Grand Bahama
    09:00 am 12:00 pm *
    09:00 am 13:30 pm **
    * Tuesdays,
    January, 04th to 25th
    Feb, 1st to 22th and
    from Apr, 05th to Dic,27th 2022.
    * Thursdays,
    March, 03rd to 31st and
    June, 2nd to Ago 25th and
    November, 24th 2022.
    * Saturdays,
    Nov 26th and Dic, 24th and 31st 2022.
    ** Thursdays,
    December 22nd and 29th, 2022.
    ** Fridays,
    Jan 28th and
    February, 04th to 25th
    April, 01st to 29th
    from Sep, 09th to Nov 18th and
    from December, 2nd and 9th, 2022.
    ** Saturdays,
    Mar 05th to Mar 26th, May 17th and
    Sep 03rd to Dic 17th 2022.


Fort Lauderdale Bimini Fort Lauderdale to Bimini Miami Bimini Florida Bimini Fort Lauderdale Alice Town Miami Alice Town Florida Alice Town ferry Fort Lauderdale Bimini ferry Miami Bimini ferry Florida Bimini ferry Fort Lauderdale Alice Town ferry Miami Alice Town ferry Florida Alice Town Balearia Caribbean Fort Lauderdale Bimini Fort Lauderdale - Bimini


  • from January 02nd
    to December 30th, 2022

    Fort Lauderdale Bimini
    09:00 am 11:00 am *
    10:00 am 12:00 am **
    * Wednesdays,
    Jan 24th to Feb 23rd and
    Apr 06th to Dec 28th 2022.
    * Thursdays,
    Dec 22nd and 29th 2022.
    * Fridays,
    Jan 28th
    Feb 4th to 25th
    on Mar 4th and 25th
    Apr 1st to 29th
    from May 6th to Sep 2nd
    from Sep 9th to Nov 18th
    on Nov 25th
    on Dec 2nd and 9th and
    from Dec 16th to 30th 2022.
    * Saturdays,
    Mar 5th to 26th
    from May 7th to Sep 3rd
    and Dec 17th 2022.
    ** Sundays,
    Jan 2nd and
    from Jan 30th to Dec 25th 2022.
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ferry to Bahamas
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    ferry to Bahamas Bookings and tickets of ferry to Bahamas (Grand Bahama and Bimini) with Balearia Balearia
    $
    ferry toBahamas
    Ft. Lauderdale Grand Bahama
    1 adult
    booked on
    January 30
    travelling on
    March 04
    $ 93,00
    + tax $74,00
    Ft. Lauderdale Grand Bahama
    1 adult
    1 child
    booked on
    Frebruary 01
    travelling on
    March 07 to
    March 14
    $ 285,00
    + tax $74,00
    Ft. Lauderdale Bimini
    1 adult
    booked on
    January 30
    travelling on
    February 10
    $ 93,00
    + tax $74,00
    Ft. Lauderdale Bimini
    1 adult
    booked on
    January 31
    travelling on
    February 26 to
    March 07
    $ 204,00
    + tax $56,00

People also ask

  • Wich is the cheapest way to get to Bahamas from Florida?

    Wich is the cheapest way to get to Bahamas from Florida?


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    • from February 11th
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      Fort Lauderdale Grand Bahama
      10:00 am 02:00 pm*
      * every Thursday.

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    • from February 10th
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      08:00 am 10:00 am *
      09:00 am 11:00 am **
      10:00 am 12:00 am ***
      * Sundays,
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      ** Wed and Fri,
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      Sat, July to Dec 2021.
      *** Sun,
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  • Is there a day trip to Bahamas from Fort Lauderdale?

    Is there a day trip to Bahamas from Fort Lauderdale?


    Yes. There is a day trip to Bahamas from Fort Lauderdale (Florida) with Balearia Caribbean. You can go to Freeport in Grand Bahama island or to Bimini island. Direct Bookings Ferry to Bahamas day trip.


    Ferry to Grand Bahama day trip: In normal conditions, (after COVID 19) the ferry to Bahamas leaved Fort Lauderdale (Florida, US) about 8:00 am and gets to Grand Bahama island (Freeport harbour) at 11:00 noon. You can enjoy half day (for about 4 to 5 hours) Grand Bahama island and the Lucayan area. We recommend you visit one of its beautiful beaches (some are for a fee), try the island's fresh seafood, swim with dolphins or enjoy the island's natural beauty. The journey back Florida leaves Freeport about 7:00 PM arriving Fort Lauderdale about 10:00 PM.

    Ferry to Bimini day trip: In normal conditions, (after COVID 19) the ferry to Bimini departures Port Everglades (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) at 9:00 am arriving Bimini island (Alice Town) at 11:00 or 12:00 (depending of the sea conditions). As the journey back Fort Lauderdale leaves Bimini island about 6:30 PM - arriving Fort Lauderdale about 09:30 PM - you can enjoy the beautiful beaches and pristine waters of Bimini for 6 hours.

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  • Florida to Bahamas by boat

    Florida to Bahamas by boat


    You can go from Florida to Bahamas by boat with Balearia Caribbean.


    Departing from Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, there are two routes from Florida to Bahamas: Florida to Freeport (Grand Bahama) and from Florida to Bimini island


    Fort Lauderdale (Florida) - Freeport (Grand Bahama) departs at 09:00 am, arriving at 11:30 am (2 hours and 30 minutes total). For the next months three crossing a week are planned. The ship Jaume II of Balearia is the ship that makes this direct boat trip from Florida to Grand Bahama.


    Fort Lauderdale (Florida) - Alice Town (Bimini) departs at 03:00 pm, arriving at 05:00 pm (2 hours total) on Fridays and departs at 09:00 am, arriving at 11:00 am (2 hours total) on Sundays. For the next months four crossing a week are planned. The super fast ferry of Balearia, Jaume II, is the boat that connects Florida and Bimini.

  • How long is the ferry to Bahamas ride?

    How long is the ferry to Bahamas ride?


    2 hours is the duration of the ride of the high speed direct ferry to Bimini from Fort Lauderdale (Florida) with the Balearia company.

    To Freeport (Grand Bahama) the fast ferry takes 2 hours and 30 minutes with Balearia too.

  • How far is Bahamas from Florida?

    How far is Bahamas from Florida?


    85 miles is the distance approximately from Fort Lauderdale (Florida) to Freeport (Grand Bahama). More or less, 74 nautical miles.

    From Fort Lauderdale (Florida) to Bimini island the distance is 51 miles, approximately. About 44 nautical miles.

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  • How can I get to the Bahamas?

    How can I get to the Bahamas?


    You can get to the Bahamas by plain and by ferry. If you want to get to Grand Bahamas or Bimini Island you have direct fast ferry from Fort Lauderdale (Florida) to Freeport (Grand Bahama) and to Alice Town in Bimini island.
  • Balearia Florida Bahamas

    Balearia Florida Bahamas


    Balearia is the only ferry company that connects Florida with the Bahamas.


    There are two routes from Florida to Bahamas: one to Freeport in Gran Bahama and another one to Bimini island. Both, to Grand Bahama and Bimini, departing from Fort Lauderdale port.


    Fort Lauderdale (Florida) - Freeport (Grand Bahama) departs at 09:00 am, arriving at 11:30 am (2 hours and 30 minutes total). For the next months one crossing a week is planned. The ship Jaume II of Balearia is the ship that makes this direct boat trip from Florida to Grand Bahama.


    Fort Lauderdale (Florida) - Alice Town (Bimini) departs at 03:00 pm, arriving at 05:00 pm (2 hours total) on Fridays and departs at 09:00 am, arriving at 11:00 am (2 hours total) on Sundays. For the next months two crossing a week are planned. The super fast ferry of Balearia, Jaume II, is the boat that connects Florida and Bimini.

  • Baggage policy and ferry fares to Bahamas

    Baggage policy and ferry fares to Bahamas


    Baggage policy and ferry fares to Bahamas with Balearia Caribbean. As a courtesy to all the passengers, each adult can bring only ONE carry-on item on board at no charge. The courtesy bag must weigh a maximum of 26.5 LBS or less, with maximum dimensions of 22 ”x18” x10 ”.


    All passengers traveling with infants / children will be allowed one additional piece of luggage (26.5 LBS or less, with maximum dimensions of 22 ”x18” x10 ”) free of charge.


    Rate: Bags that exceed 26.5 LBS or the excess of a courtesy bag will be subject to a charge of $ 25.00 (USD) per bag, one way.


    Oversized bags or large items such as bicycles, kayaks, diving equipment, etc., will be subject to a charge of $ 50.00 (USD) per item, one way.


The best way to know the prices, schedules and offers of every date is to make a booking in our Balearia ferry engine.

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reviews


" The truth is that it was the best option to enjoy Bimini. Although we got up early to get on the boat we got there right away.

Very comfortable and fast.

During the crossing, great !

My friends and I took with us an excellent memory of Balearia "

Jennifer
Jennifer

" The whole family went on the ferry to Bahamas from Florida in August 2019 and we loved their facilities and the people on the boat. Very friendly and attentive at all times.

We were able to bring everything necessary for a large family. We will repeat again."

Michael
Michael

" They made us arrive three hours before the departure of the ship, which seems exaggerated to me, and then have us waiting at the Fort Lauderdale terminal and inside the ferry.

The rest is good. Clean seats and bathrooms and their staff very attentive. Tip: Can't board later?"

Kimberly
Kimberly

" Highly recommended . The ship is fairly new and clean. The trip is very comfortable and you have space to move around and carry all the luggage you want.

You can have a pretty decent coffee in their cafeteria and the children are entertained with TV or smartphones. In the next one I will go back to the Bahamas with them again."

Jason
Jason
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