Book your ferry tickets from Port Blair To Neil Island. Select from various cruise ferries that take you to Port Blair To Neil Island. Know about different timings at which these ferry sail to Neil. Select your specific category and seating and book your tickets online. The departure of the ferry from Port Blair takes place at Haddo wharf or jetty and the arrival of the ferry to Neil Island takes place at Neil island wharf or jetty.
Neil Island is located 37 Km from Port Blair by sea route. If one has to reach Neil Island then a confirmed ferry ticket is must required. As of 2022, NO Sea Plane operates to Neil Island. Ferry to Neil Island from Port Blair leaves from Haddo wharf. Ferry booking from Port Blair to Neil can be done online and one needs to select a specific date on travel. Ferry sail from Haddo wharf and you have to report at least 1 hour before the departure time.
Important Note about Ferry from Port Blair to Neil Island
Only limited ferry runs from Port Blair to Neil Island. It is recommended you travel to Neil Island from Havelock island as it gives you more options. Many private ferries don't sail to Neil Island from Port Blair.
Many times customers first book hotel stay at Neil Island followed by Havelock Island. In such case, they will first have to visit Neil Island and then go to Havelock Island. Since no private ferry sails from Port Blair to Neil Island. You will first have to travel from Port Blair to Havelock and then travel from Havelock to Neil Island in a single day. This was though your overall tour cost will increase, however, you will be able to reach Neil Island from Port Blair.
Government ferry from Port Blair to Neil
Along with Private Ferry, Government ferry to Neil Island from Port Blair are also available however the sailing of Government ferry opens just 1-3 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 is difficult for tourists. It is recommended to select a private ferry for the journey from Port Blair to Neil. In the worst case, if no private ferry sails to Neil island then you will have to try your luck. First, you need to reach Port Blair and then go to the jetty. From the jetty, you can purchase tickets from the Government counter manually. If the tickets are available then the ticket will be issued to you. This is the only last option available if you wish to reach Neil Island from Port Blair.
Frequently asked questions for ferry from Port Blair to Neil Island
Distance from Port Blair to Neil Island?
From Port Blair to Neil its 37 Km and the only way to reach Neil Island is via sea route.
Which Cruises Operate from Port Blair to Neil in 2019?
The ferry and cruise from Port Blair to Neil Island are :
Sea Link Cruise
Though some ferry stops its sailing to Neil Island based upon the tourist arrivals.
Where to book Ferry tickets to Neil Island from Port Blair?
Ferry ticket from Port Blair to Neil Island can be booked online or via affiliated tour operators.
How much time does the cruise take from Port Blair to Neil?
The cruises take around 90 Minutes to 120 Minutes to reach Neil Island.
What are the timings from Port Blair to Neil?
Ferry to Neil Island from Port Blair is usually not on regular basis. However, the ferry to Neil mainly sails between 8 AM to 12 PM.
Which places can be visited at Neil Island?
At Neil Island, one can visit Laxmanpur Beach, Bharatpur Beach, Sitapur Beach and Natural Rock formation.
Helicopter tickets from Port Blair to Neil Island?
Currently, No Helicopter travels from Port Blair to Neil Island on a regular interval.
Can we book Government Ferry from Port Blair to Neil Island?
Getting a government ferry ticket from Port Blair to Neil Island is difficult. The sailing varies and the ticket opens 1-3 Days before departure date and the tickets are mainly reserved for the locals.
Can we go from Port Blair to Neil by road?
There are no roadways to reach Neil Island from Port Blair.