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How do I get to Saba? Find the best ferry from St Maarten to Saba using our Dutch Caribbean ferry booking system. Our site allows you to compare the routes to Saba departing from St Maarten along with crossing times, journey times and prices.

The line from St Maarten to Saba is provided by the maritime company Great Bay Express who offer 4 weekly sailings, with a maximum duration of 30 min and primarily morning and afternoon departures. A hydrofoil service operates on this line which halves the travel time to your destination, compared to standard ferries.

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Children under 4 travel free!

Children under 4 travel free, but will not be assigned their own seat. 

Discounts for children under 12. 

Children between 4 and 12 get 50% off of the ticket price, including fees.
50% discount


Philipsburg port is on the island of St Maarteen, in the Netherlands Antilles. It is located on the southern coast of the island and provides connections to Gustavia on the island of St Barth. The port also hosts cruise ships, private boats and cargo service. The company that operates the hydrofoil service provides crossings on comfortable hydrofoils that meet excellent quality standards. The passenger terminal, known as Harbor Point Village, hosts services of all kinds from an information centre to restaurants, bars and toilets. How to reach the port of Philipsburg Outside the terminal, there... [More information]

Address: Juancho Yrausquin Blvd, Sint Maarten
Directions: Google Map @ Philipsburg (St Maarten), port

Guide of SABA

Saba is a 13 square kilometre island in the Caribbean; it is the smallest sovereign state in the Americas. Both English and Dutch are spoken on Saba as it was colonized by the Dutch 1816. However, English is the principal language, and since the 19th-century the school system has used English. Saban's are proud of their history of environmental conservation, calling Saba 'The Unspoiled Queen' the capital is called 'The Bottom'. A brief history of Saba. The Ciboney people inhabited Saba as early as the 1100s BC, later in around 800 AD, the Arawak people from South America settled on the island.... [More information]


4 weekly sailings - Duration: 30 minutes
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Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Want to learn more about your trip from PHILIPSBURG (ST MAARTEN) to SABA?

How long is the crossing from PHILIPSBURG (ST MAARTEN) to SABA?

The duration of the crossing from PHILIPSBURG (ST MAARTEN) to SABA is usually 30 minutes with GREAT BAY EXPRESS. Travel times may vary depending on the date and time of departure.

How many crossings are there per week from PHILIPSBURG (ST MAARTEN) to SABA?

The ferry operator GREAT BAY EXPRESS provides 4 crossings per week. The number of crossings may vary depending on the time of year.

Which ferry operators provide services from PHILIPSBURG (ST MAARTEN) to SABA?

The PHILIPSBURG (ST MAARTEN) SABA route is served by Great Bay Express.

How much is a ferry ticket from PHILIPSBURG (ST MAARTEN) to SABA?

The price of the ticket from PHILIPSBURG (ST MAARTEN) to SABA varies according to the date and time of departure and the offers available at the time of booking. Our website always gives you the best available price. Book now and save.

Can I take my car on the line from PHILIPSBURG (ST MAARTEN) to SABA?

The ships that operate on this route allow vehicles onboard.

Looking for information on the return journey?

If you are looking for information on your return journey, click this link Ferry from SABA to PHILIPSBURG (ST MAARTEN).