How To Reach Havelock Island From Port Blair?
Havelock Island is located 57 Km from Port Blair. If one has to reach Havelock Island then a confirmed ferry ticket is required. As of 2021, NO Sea Plane operates to Havelock Island.
In addition, it's rare that you can get a helicopter ticket to reach Havelock Island as it's mostly reserved for officials and local people who require urgent assistance based on official or medical grounds.
Ferry booking from Port Blair to Havelock can be done online and one needs to select a specific date of travel. Ferry sail from Haddo wharf and you have to report at least 1 hour before the departure time. Various ferry runs from Port Blair to Havelock Island. All of them provide a different experience.
Along with Private Ferry, Government-operated ferry are also available however the sailing of Government ferry opens just 3 days prior to departure and is mainly preferred by locals to travel from one island to the other. Finding a confirmed ticket for a Government ferry from Port Blair to Havelock is difficult for tourists. The ticket is usually for locals to travel from one island to the other. It is recommended to select a private cruise for the journey from Port Blair to Havelock.
Distance from Port Blair to Havelock?
From Port Blair to Havelock it's 57 Km and the best way to reach Havelock Island is via sea route. There is No road way to reach Havelock Island.
The last ferry from Port Blair to Havelock Island sails at 2 PM.
So make sure, if you are arriving after 12 PM to Port Blair then catching the 2 PM ferry will be fairly difficult.
Which Cruises Operate from Port Blair to Havelock in 2021?
The ferry and cruise from Port Blair to Havelock Island are :
Sea Link Cruise
Where to book Ferry tickets to Havelock Island from Port Blair?
Ferry tickets from Port Blair to Havelock Island can be booked online at Ferry Booking in Andaman. You can select respective sector and the cruise and can get the tickets booked online.
How much time does the cruise take from Port Blair to Havelock?
The cruises take 90 Minutes to 120 Minutes to reach Havelock Island. Government Ferry and Open deck Green Ocean 1 ferry takes 2.5 Hours.
What are the timings from Port Blair to Havelock?
To reach Havelock Island from Port Blair, ferry operates from early morning at 6 AM, 6:30 AM, 8 AM and during season from October till March ferry are available at 1:30 PM and 2:00 PM as well.
Can I book Helicopter from Port Blair to Havelock Island?
Getting helicopter tickets to Havelock Island from Port Blair is difficult. The helicopter is mainly reserved for officials under official work or for people who require urgent medical help. In addition, the booking opens on the day of departure. Only on the day of departure, one can know whether the helicopter will fly or not.
We recommend not to wait until the last minute for a helicopter booking. Refer latest Andaman helicopter schedule.
Once you have reached Havelock island from Port Blair, then you can either stay in Havelock Island for few days before getting back to Port Blair from Havelock Island or you can move to Neil Island from Havelock Island. Ferry is available from Havelock To Neil Island on a regular basis.
The most usual way to travel to Havelock Island is via Cruise. Therefore we recommend travelers to book ferry tickets in advance before reaching Andaman Islands.