Rules to Enter into Andamans
The tourists need to carry COVID-19 negative report from mainland based ICMR approved lab using Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RTPCR). However, the sample for the RTPCR test should have been taken within 48 hours prior to starting the journey from the origin station. (For e.g. if the tourist takes a flight from Delhi at 0600 hrs. on 21st January 2021, the sample for the RTPCR test should have been taken NOT BEFORE 0600 hrs. on 19th January 2021).
Nowadays, you need to give an application to the DC office to enroll your name in the list, if your name on the list, you can enter and buy tickets from Harbour
Ferry / Ships are leaving from Port Blair harbor (also known as Phoenix bay jetty) at 0600, 11:00(via Neil Island), and 1400. Speed boat takes 2.5 Hrs and slow ones 3.5 Hrs directly to Havelock. Indirect boats ( Via Neil Island ) take 1 Hrs more. Please check the new boat schedule with D.S.S by calling +91-3192-231794(Afloat). Being a subsidized Govt. facility, they don't bother tourists. (Price Rs. 540/- onwards)
this facility is provided for the local public of Andaman, if they having seat available, tourist can buy them .please find the latest Helicopter schedule from http://www.and.nic.in/transport/helisch.php please note the luggage limit is only 5 Kg! (Non-operational after Covid 19- lockdown)
This is the first private ferry service playing in the Port Blair - Havelock sector; she takes 90 Minutes to Havelock. Charges are three-time expensive than Govt. tourist ferry. Catamaran ferry leaves from Haddo harbor at 8.45 AM as a normal trip to Havelock Island and 4 PM from Havelock Island to Port Blair. By traveling by this ferry you can save 1 Hrs. in one way.This ferry having a coffee shop on board. If you are planning to travel by this ferry, better to purchase the ticket in advance. you can buy tickets for this ferry from us.
Latest Update On Makruzz
After Covid-19. lock down, the ferry will start from 17th Janury 2021
A Slow ferry service, playing between Port Blair and Havelock. stars at 6.30 AM from Port Blair and leaves at 3 PM.
Sector Dep Timing Arr Timing Port Blair to Swaraj Dweep - 06:30 hrs 09:00 hrs Swaraj Dweep to Port Blair - 15:00 hrs 17:30 hrs
Book flight according to ferry timings!
Govt. ferry to Havelock - 5AM, 11 aM & 2 PM Govt. ferry to Port Blair- 8AM, 9AM, & 02 PM Makruzz to Havelock - 8.15 AM / 02.00PM Makruzz to Port Blair - Check latest shedule above. Helicopter to Havelock -Non operational Nowdays "All those ferries are well designed to not match most of the flight timing and compel you to do one night in Port Blair".