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Directions and Transportation Connections

  • From I-5: Take exit 132 and proceed west on Hwy 16 approximately 35 miles to Hwy 160 exit. Take Hwy 160 (Sedgwick road) exit, turn right onto Hwy 160 at stop sign and proceed approximately 7 miles to yet another stop sign. Turn right; ferry dock straight ahead. Parking is located to the right of terminal.

    From Bremerton, go east on Hwy. 16 to the Sedgewick Rd. (Hwy 160) exit. Turn left onto SE Sedgwick Rd and proceed 7.3 miles to SE Southworth Dr. Turn right onto SE Southworth Dr. and proceed to the toll booth.

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Security

WSF has implemented a U.S. Coast Guard approved security plan, for more information please click on the security link: Security

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Ferry Advisory Committee (FAC)

  • Contact your local Ferry Advisory Committee FAC

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Tourist Information

Parking
Parking is available in an adjacent parking lot. .

Rates as of April 1st: $5.00 per day, $3.00 weekends, $75.00 monthly pass, $47.50 carpool/vanpool pass.

There are a total of 340 parking spaces, 43 of which are carpool spaces. For connecting bus information check online with Kitsap Transit

U-Park System has assumed the management of this parking facility. To sign up for monthly parking, carpools and vanpools please call the U-Park System Office Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm. U-Park System Office: 206-284-9797

There is no charge for disabled parking customers displaying a valid disabled parking placard or license plate. There are 10 ADA spaces available in this lot. It’s important to note that when all the sign posted ADA spaces are filled in this WSF lot, customers are allowed to park in any empty space, for free, with their ADA placard, except those spaces reserved for other uses (e.g., carpool and Ferry System employee vehicles).

Airport Shuttle
The Kitsap Airporter provides bus service from Sea-Tac International Airport to the Kitsap Penninsula. Kitsap Airporter

Motorcycles
While motorcycles are not, by Washington Administrative Code (WAC 468-300-700), a preferential loading category of users, they are often loaded prior to automobiles for operational and staging purposes. Arrival at the dock after vehicle load has commenced requires motorcycles to wait until all cars have been loaded for the next motorcycle loading opportunity. Motorcycles should proceed, while on the dock, at no more than 10 mph. Use caution when car decks are wet. The following information details specific staging for this terminal:

Motorcycle Fare Purchase/Redemption(Fauntleroy/Southworth)
Purchase tickets at the auto tollbooths, at the passenger booth, at the kiosk inside the terminal waiting room, or online in advance.

Motorcycle Fare Purchase/Redemption (Fauntleroy/Vashon)
Roundtrip Fares Purchased at Fauntleroy, Southworth, kiosk, or online in advance.

Motorcycle Entry/Staging
When the gated lane is open during high traffic volumes, motorcyclists may access the dock in the HOV lane but must stop at tollbooth to process fares.

Motorcycle Loading
Loading order: bicycles, motorcycles, vehicles, late arriving motorcycles as space permits.
On most departures, early arriving motorcycles will be directed to the front of the dock beside the terminal building. During commute hours and weekends motorcycles may receive special staging instructions from seller or traffic attendant.

Trucks
WSF requires trucks with a gross vehicle weight of over 80,000 lbs and/or over 8’6” wide to have “travel approval” before crossing any of our routes. Vessels on this route have a limited height clearance and trucks may be loaded out of sequence.

Trucks that have a gross vehicle weight of over 80,000 lbs but are hauling less than 80,000 lbs will need to provide a weight slip.

Please fill out our Oversized/Overweight Vehicle Travel Request Form by downloading a .pdf version of the form and fax it to us at (206) 515-3846. Please allow three business days for completion and approval. You can contact us at anytime for status updates at (206) 464-6400 (Seattle).

Trucks with a ground clearance of less than 14" may not be allowed to travel to/from Vashon Island during periods of extreme low tides. Vashon Low Tides

Bikes
Bicyclists may bypass the line of traffic. All Vashon-bound bicyclists must stop at the vehicle tollbooth. Fauntleroy-bound bicyclists may continue down to the front of the dock (there is no payment for passengers or bicycles traveling from Southworth to Fauntleroy)., bypassing the booth. Bicyclists should arrive 20 minutes prior to departure time to be loaded at the beginning of loading process. If a bicyclist arrives after vehicle loading has begun, they will be loaded at the end of the load. Riders should walk their bikes on and off the ferry to avoid injuring passengers. There is one rack that holds 8 bikes.

HOV
Carpool/Vanpools must be ticketed and in line 10 minutes before scheduled sailing time to receive preferential loading. If you are late, you will be loaded on a space available basis at the end of the loading. For information or to register for our rideshare program check online at: Rideshare

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Terminal Features and Amenities

  • Overhead Passenger Loading: No
  • Elevator: No
  • Waiting Room: Yes
  • Food Service: No.
    Vending machines with drinks and snacks are available in the terminal. Food service is provided on board the ferries on this route by CDX. Basic operating hours for the galley:

    Vessel #1:
  • Mon - Fri: 5:00am - 7:00pm
  • Sat - Sun: 7:00am - 7:00pm

    Vessel #2:
  • Mon - Fri: 5:45am - 7:00pm
  • Sat - Sun: 7:00am - 7:00pm

    Vessel #3:
  • Mon - Fri: 5:45am - 8:00pm
  • Sat: 9:30am - 4:30pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • Restrooms: Yes

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Fare Discounts

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 travel free.

Multi-ride cards are good for 90 days from the date of purchase and are non-refundable.

For fares, check on line at: Fares

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Transit Options

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Lost and Found

All lost & found items on this route are turned into the Fauntleroy Terminal. You can reach the Lost & Found Department at 206-515-3439. Their hours of operation are 10:00am - 6:00pm Thursday-Monday and closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. Our Information Agents can also assist you with lost & found inquiries from 7:00am through 6:45pm at 206-464-6400 or 1-888-808-7977.

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