Port Angeles Ferries, Washington Ferry Schedule

Ferry System


Washington State is home to one of the best ferry systems in the country. Visitors who want to reach the Olympic National Park can catch several different ferries from Seattle to a variety of locations on the Olympic Peninsula.

What ferry can I use to explore the Olympic National Park/Olympic Peninsula?

Seattle to Bainbridge Island
This ferry leaves from the Port of Seattle and heads across Puget Sound to Bainbridge Island. From there, it’s about an hour’s drive to Highway 101 and the Olympic Peninsula. 

Terminals: The Seattle Terminal is at the Port of Seattle and the Bainbridge terminal is located at 270 Olympic Drive SE on Bainbridge Island 

Times: Ferries run throughout the day in intervals of 40-60 minutes depending on the time of day. Crossing time is 35 minutes. See the Washington Ferries website for exact times. http://www.wsdot.com/ferries/schedule/ScheduleDetailByRoute.aspx?route=sea-bi 

Phone: 1-888-808-7977 or 206-464-6400

Seattle to Bremerton
This ferry departs from the Port of Seattle and crosses the Puget Sound to the town of Bainbridge. From there, it takes about 90 minutes to reach the boundaries of Olympic National Park. 

Terminals: The Seattle Terminal is at the Port of Seattle and the Bremerton terminal is at 211 First Street, Bremerton 

Times: There are fewer ferries to Bremerton than to Bainbridge Island. They leave Seattle about every 60 to 90 minutes. Crossing time is 60 minutes. Consult the Washington Ferries website for exact times. http://www.wsdot.com/ferries/schedule/ScheduleDetailByRoute.aspx?route=sea-br

Phone: 1-888-808-7977 or 206-464-6400

Edmonds to Kingston
Drive about 17 miles north of Seattle on I-5 and you can catch the Edmonds ferry, which offers the shortest crossing and excellent access to the Olympic Peninsula. 

Terminals: Ferries depart from 199 Sunset Avenue South in Edmonds and cross the Puget Sound to the Kingston Terminal at 11264 State Route 104, which connects easily to U.S. Highway 101 and the park. 

Times: Ferries leave Edmonds for Kingston about every 40-60 minutes, depending on the time of day. Crossing time is 30 minutes. For an exact schedule, consult the Washington Ferries website. http://www.wsdot.com/ferries/schedule/ScheduleDetailByRoute.aspx?route=ed-king 

Phone: 1-888-808-7977 or 206-464-6400

Fare: All fares are the same for the above ferry schedules. Fares vary according to season. Peak season fares will be slightly higher than those quoted. Vehicle fares are only charged when traveling west.

  • Vehicle and driver: $13.65
  • Adult passenger: $7.85
  • Senior/Disabled Passenger: $3.90
  • Youth Passenger: $3.90

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