Ferry & Bus Service

A regular ferry 'Cahaya Baru' links Home and West Islands from Monday to Saturday, with diversions to Direction Island on Thursday and Saturday. 

 

A local bus service runs from various bus stops around the West Island Settlement to and from the Rumah Baru ferry jetty, linking with the ferry schedule.

 

Ferry and bus timetables can be found below or are available through the Visitor Centre and most accommodation. 

 

FERRY SERVICE
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Home Island to West Island:  6.00am, 7.00am, 10.30am, 2.30pm, 3.30pm
West Island to Home Island : 6.30am, 7.30am, 11.15am, 3.00pm, 4.00pm 

 

Tuesday   
Home Island to West Island: 6.00am, 7.00am, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, 6.30pm
West Island to Home Island: 6.30am, 7.30am, 2.00pm, 3.00pm, 4.00pm, 7.00pm

 

Wednesday & Friday Evening      
Home Island to West Island: 5.30pm, 8.00pm
West Island to Home Island: 6.00pm, 8.30pm
 

Thursday
Home Island to West Island: 6.00am, 7.00am, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, 
West Island to Home Island: 6.30am, 7.30am, 3.00pm, 4.00pm,

Direction Island - Thursday
Home Island to Direction Island: 8.00am, 1.30pm
Direction Island to Home Island: 9.00am,  2.00pm

 

Saturday
Home Island to West Island: 9.00am, 3.00pm
West Island to Home Island: 9.30am, 4.00pm

Direction Island – Saturday
West Island to Direction Island:  9.30am                                                                                                                                                                                                          Direction Island to Home Island: 10.00am                                                                                                                                                                                                      Home Island to Direction Island: 3.00pm                                                                                                                                                                                                      Direction Island to West Island:  3.30pm  

 

The bus departs outside the Cocos Beach Motel approximately 30 minutes prior to the ferry departure time– excluding the late morning ferry; the bus will depart 45 minutes prior to ferry departure

 

Price

Ferry: $2.50 AUD one way

Bus: $0.50 one way



Enquiries

Cocos Keeling Islands Visitor Centre
P: +61 8 9162 6790
E: info@cocoskeelingislands.com.au