Port Blair is the largest port of the Andaman and the Nicobar Islands. There are weekly trips by passenger ship services from Kolkata and Chennai. From Visakhapatnam there’s a service once in two months.
It takes about three days by ship from Chennai to Port Blair. The ships are M.V. Nicobar, M.V. Suyaraj and M.V. Nancowrie. A variety of passenger services offer different packages to tourists and the Andaman Islanders, as the natives are commonly called.
There are Inter-Island passenger services, cargo facilities and ferry services available between Port Blair and Neil Island, Little Andaman, Havelock Island, Car Nicobar and Long South Islands.