Washington State Ferries

The Washington Department of Transportation operates 10 ferries that cross the Puget Sound to connect residents, commuters and tourists with the whole Puget Sound area. Two ferries depart from Seattle, two ferries depart from Fauntleroy, and one departs from Vashon Island to locations in Kitsap County. Three ferries connect communities in the US and Canada with Edmonds, Anacortes, and Mukilteo in Snohomish County. And, one ferry travels from Point Defiance in Pierce County to Tahlequah in King County. The remaining ferries operate outside of Snohomish, King, or Pierce Counties.

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Washington State Ferries has a great deal of information on Americans with Disabilties Act provisions, and how to travel for medical appointments. Read more to make your life easier!

Seattle: 206-464-6400; Washington: 888-808-7977
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Connections from Pierce, King, and Snohomish Counties to Counties across the Puget Sound
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Visit the "current fare information" link above to find the fares PDFfor Adults
Visit the "current fare information" link above to find the fares PDFfor Seniors and people w/ disabilities
Visit the "current fare information" link above to find the fares PDFfor Youth (ages 6-18)
Discounts Available
Passenger fares are generally round trip with the exception of the Port Townsend/Coupeville route and all international sailings to Sidney, British Columbia. We offer seniors (65+), persons with disabilities and passengers with a Medicare card or other eligibility verification, travel at half the regular passenger fare rate. We offer special rates for youth 6-18 years of age. Children 0-5 years of age travel free.
Paratransit Eligibility Required: 
Power ChairWheelchairFoldable wheelchairPersonal Care AttendantScooterWalker
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