Seattle-Bainbridge Ferry Terminal
Seattle-Bainbridge Ferry Terminal
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Owner & Operator Washington State Department of Transportation
Business Function Transportation
Opened est. 1951
Hours of Operation See Schedule
Crossing Time Approximately 35 minutes
Location Downtown

The Washington State auto/passenger ferries run approximately every 45 minutes with only a very late-night three-hour break between 2:30 and 5:30 a.m.

Disability Features

  • Overhead Loading: Yes
  • Elevator: Yes
  • Waiting Room: Yes
  • Food Service: Yes
  • Restroom: Yes

Ferry Routes from this Terminal

  • Seattle / Bainbridge Island
  • Seattle / Bremerton

Wait Time

Seattle / Bainbridge Island Route

The peak commute hours usually begin with the 3:00pm departure through the 7:00pm sailing with a 30-60 minute advance arrival advised for vehicle traffic. For non-peak travel, a minimum of 20 minutes in advance is recommended.

  • Passengers should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to sailing.

Seattle / Bremerton Route

The peak traffic volumes occur between 4:00pm and 6:30pm. It is advisable for vehicle traffic to arrive 30-45 minutes prior to sailing. For non-peak travel, a minimum of 20 minutes in advance is suggested.

  • Passengers should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to sailing.

Fares

Passenger Price Vehicle Under 20', Motorcycle, and Stowage Price Vehicle Length-Based Price
Adult (age 19 - 64) $6.70 Vehicle Under 20' & Driver $11.55 Vehicle 20 to under 30' Under 7'6 in. $17.35
Senior / Disabled (age 65 & over) $3.35 Vehicle Under 20' & Senior/Disabled Driver $9.85 Vehicle 20 to under 30' Over 7'6 in. $34.65
Youth (age 6 - 18) $5.40 Multi-Ride Commuter Card - Vehicle & Driver 20 Ride * $184.80 Vehicle Under 40' $46.20
Multi-Ride Commuter Card 10 Ride * $53.60 Over 7'6 in. Height Surcharge $11.55 Vehicle Under 50' $57.75
WSF Monthly Pass 31 Ride * $85.80 Motorcycle & Driver $5.00 Vehicle Under 60' $69.30
WSF / Kitsap Pass 31 Ride * $122.30 Motorcycle & Senior/Disabled Driver $3.30 Vehicle Under 70' $80.85
Bicycle Surcharge Only $1.00 Multi-Ride Commuter Card - Motorcycle & Driver 20 Ride * $80.00 Motorcycle Trailer/Sidecar Surcharge $1.65
Vehicle Under 80' $92.40 Cost per foot over 80' $1.20

* The pricing for these items is unrelated to direction of travel. ReValue versions of these products are available only in the Wave2Go store. Some terminals without tollbooths or Kiosks have no provisions for their purchase. The WSF Monthly Pass is only available at our Kiosk locations, or the Wave2Go store. Combination WSF/Transit PugetPasses and WSF/Kitsap transit passes are sold only at the applicable terminal (i.e. Central Sound passes sold at Central Sound terminals) - these products are not Revalue.


Schedule

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Non-bold times indicate AM
Bold times indicate PM

Monday through Friday

Leave Seattle

5:301 10:401 3:451 9:001
6:102 11:252 4:402 10:052
7:051 12:201 5:301 10:551
7:552 1:102 6:202 12:151
8:451 2:051 7:201 1:351
9:352 3:002 8:102

Leave Bainbridge Island

4:451 9:401 2:551 8:101
5:202 10:252 3:502 8:552
6:201 11:301 4:351 9:451
7:052 12:202 5:302 11:351
7:551 1:101 6:301 12:551
8:452 2:052 7:102

Saturday and Sunday

Leave Seattle

6:101 12:202 5:302 10:402
7:551 1:101 6:201 11:151
8:452 2:052 7:202 12:451
9:351 3:001 8:101 2:101
10:352 3:452 9:002
11:251 4:401 9:451

Leave Bainbridge Island

5:201 11:302 4:352 9:452
7:051 12:201 5:301 10:301
7:552 Saturday Only 1:102 6:302 Midnight1
8:451 2:051 7:101 1:251
9:352 2:552 8:102
10:251 3:501 8:551
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