Shipping Services re-introduces Sea Route to Baratang

Port Blair, Dec 18: The Directorate of Shipping Services has once again re- introduced sea route to Baratang from 11.12.2019 onwards.  By availing the above sailing, the Tourist would now have an opportunity to explore the untapped scenic view and the exciting narrow ride through dense mangrove forest.

In order to attract more tourist towards sea route to Baratang and considering the persistent demand of the residents of Baratang and adjoining area, the Directorate has planned itinerary as per the following.

Sector – Port Blair – Swarajdweep – Baratang- Swarajdweep – Port Blair

Port Arrival time Departure time
Port Blair 0530 Hrs
Baratang 0830 Hrs 1000 Hrs
Swarajdweep 1200 Hrs 1230 Hrs
Baratang 1430 Hrs 1500 Hrs
Port Blair 1800 Hrs


The above service will be available on everyday and will give an opportunity to Tourists who wish to go to Baratang from Swarajdweep  and also to those, who intend to go to Swarajdweep from Baratang.

The fare structure for Islanders as well as for Tourists  for the above itinerary are as follows :-

Islander fare Non Islander fare
Seat Chair Bunk Seat Chair Bunk
Port Blair – Baratang 65 115 160 315 525 630
Swarajdweep – Baratang 65 115 160 265 420 525


Intending commuters can purchase advance tickets for the above schedule from the Ticketing Counter of Department of IP&T, Port Blair. The Remaining tickets, if any, shall however be issued from STARS Ticketing counter, two days prior to sailing of the vessel. General Public as well as Tourists are requested to avail this opportunity.

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