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Saturday, November 17, 2018 12:31 PM

Edm/King - Plan ahead for Thanksgiving
Plan ahead for heavy ferry traffic during Thanksgiving week. The longest lines are expected westbound on Wednesday afternoon and evening, Nov. 21, and eastbound on Friday morning, Nov. 23. On Thursday, Nov. 22, the route will operate on its weekday holiday schedule with adjustments for the holiday marked and noted in the schedule legend.

The 5:30 am from Kingston and the 6:10 am from Edmonds will not sail due to the holiday. Added sailings are the 9:10 pm from Kingston and the 9:50 pm from Edmonds. Check the online schedule, and Edmonds Terminal Conditions and Kingston Terminal Conditions for wait times and available vehicle space on upcoming departures.


Saturday, November 17, 2018 12:38 PM

Muk/Clin - Plan ahead for Thanksgiving
Please plan ahead for heavy ferry traffic during Thanksgiving week. The longest lines are expected westbound on Wednesday afternoon and evening, Nov. 21, and eastbound on Friday morning, Nov. 23. On Thursday, Nov. 22, the Mukilteo/Clinton route will operate on its Saturday/Sunday/Holiday schedule with adjustments for the holiday marked and noted in the schedule legend. Please visit the online schedule and Mukilteo Terminal Conditions and Clinton Terminal Conditions for wait times and available vehicle space on upcoming departures.


Saturday, November 17, 2018 12:33 PM

Faunt/Va/SW - Plan ahead for Thanksgiving
Please plan ahead for heavy ferry traffic during Thanksgiving week. The longest lines are expected departing Fauntleroy and Southworth on Wednesday afternoon and evening, Nov. 21, and departing Vashon on Friday morning, Nov. 23. The Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route will operate on its regular weekday schedule on Thursday, Nov. 22.

Fauntleroy / Vashon Schedule
Fauntleroy / Southworth Schedule
Southworth / Vashon Schedule


Saturday, November 17, 2018 12:24 PM

Ana/SJs/Sidney - Plan ahead for Thanksgiving
Plan ahead for heavy ferry traffic during Thanksgiving week. The longest lines are expected westbound on Wednesday afternoon and evening, Nov. 21, and both westbound and eastbound on Friday morning, Nov. 23, and eastbound on Sunday, November 25. The route will operate on its regular schedule on Thursday, Nov. 22.

Reservations are strongly advised and can be made up to two hours prior to sailing online or by calling 511. Vehicle traffic is advised to arrive 90 minutes to 2 hours in advance of the scheduled departure times. Reservation holders who check in later than 30 minutes prior to sailing time will travel stand by. Walk-on passengers should arrive at least 15 minutes in advance. On Wednesday, Nov. 21, there will be an extra trip from Anacortes to Orcas at 1:55 p.m. View the online schedule and check Anacortes Terminal Conditions for wait times and available vehicle space on upcoming departures.


Monday, November 19, 2018 06:35 AM

Sea/BI - Wenatchee Departs 7 Minutes Late - Update
The Wenatchee departed 7 minutes late due to unscheduled engine diagnostics. This delay impacts the 6:20am sailing from Bainbridge to Seattle. Updates will be provided as conditions change.


Friday, November 16, 2018 09:47 PM

PD/Tah - Plan ahead for Thanksgiving week
Plan ahead for heavy ferry traffic during Thanksgiving week. The longest lines are expected to depart Point Defiance on Wednesday afternoon and evening, Nov. 21, and departing Tahlequah on Friday morning, Nov. 23. On Thursday, Nov. 22, the route will operate on its weekday holiday schedule with adjustments for the holiday marked and noted in the schedule legend. The 5:05 a.m. from Point Defiance and the 5:30 a.m. from Tahlequah will not sail due to the holiday. View the online schedule and check Point Defiance Terminal Conditions for available vehicle space on upcoming departures.


Friday, November 16, 2018 09:33 PM

Sea/Brem - Plan ahead for Thanksgiving
Plan ahead for heavy ferry traffic during Thanksgiving week. The longest lines are expected westbound on Wednesday afternoon and evening, Nov. 21, and eastbound on Friday morning, Nov. 23. The Seattle/Bremerton route will operate on its regular schedule on Thursday, Nov. 22. View the online schedule and check Seattle Terminal Conditions and Bremerton Terminal Conditions for wait times and available vehicle space on upcoming departures.


Friday, November 16, 2018 09:52 PM

Sea/BI - Plan ahead for Thanksgiving
Plan ahead for heavy ferry traffic during Thanksgiving week. The longest lines are expected westbound on Wednesday afternoon and evening, Nov. 21, and eastbound on Friday morning, Nov. 23. The Seattle/Bainbridge route will operate on the Saturday/Sunday/Holiday schedule on Thursday, Nov. 22. View the online schedule and check Seattle Terminal Conditions and Bainbridge Terminal Conditions for wait times and available vehicle space on upcoming departures.


Friday, November 16, 2018 07:42 PM

PT/Coup - Plan ahead for Thanksgiving
Beginning Wednesday afternoon and evening, Nov. 21, and throughout the holiday weekend, heavy traffic is expected between Port Townsend and Coupeville. The route will operate on its regular schedule on Thursday, Nov. 22. Reservations are strongly advised and can be made up to two hours prior to sailing online or by calling 511. Vehicle traffic is advised to arrive between 45-60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure. Walk-on passengers should arrive at least 15 minutes in advance.


Thursday, November 15, 2018 04:53 PM

Agate Pass Bridge Closures Dec. 2-21
Drivers can expect a three-week series of total night closures of the SR 305 Agate Pass Bridge for construction. Crews plan to open the bridge for short time-frames to allow drivers to cross.

Each night Sunday through Thursday (into Friday morning), Dec. 2-21:

  • 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. – One-way alternating traffic
  • 10 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. – Bridge closed to traffic
  • 11:59 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. – One-way alternating traffic
  • 12:15 a.m. to 3 a.m. – Bridge closed bridge to traffic
  • 3 a.m. to 3:15 a.m. – One-way alternating traffic
  • 3:15 a.m. to 4 a.m. – Bridge closed to traffic
  • 4 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. – One-way alternating traffic

If you want to avoid any delays caused by the bridge closure, riders are advised to:

  • Avoid all Seattle to Bainbridge Island sailings after 8:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday (8:10 p.m. Sunday)
  • Avoid all Bainbridge Island to Seattle sailings after 9:55 p.m. Monday through Thursday (9:45 p.m. Sunday)

Drivers are encouraged consider using the Seattle/Bremerton or Edmonds/Kingston routes during the closures to avoid significant delays caused by the closures.


Friday, November 16, 2018 07:53 PM

Winter 2019 reservations are now available
The Washington State Ferries Winter 2019 schedule runs from January 6, 2019 through March 30, 2019. Vehicle reservations for winter travel on the Anacortes/San Juan Islands, and Port Townsend/Coupeville routes are now available. Please note that international service to and from Sidney, B.C. is suspended during the winter schedule.

Reservations can be made online at TakeAFerry or by calling 511 and speaking with an Information Agent.


Wednesday, November 07, 2018 03:46 PM

Edm/King - Edmonds traffic sign experiencing technical difficulties
The traffic sign approaching the Edmonds terminal is experiencing technical difficulties. Drivers are advised to refer to the WSF website for terminal wait times. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to resolve the issue.

Edmonds Terminal Conditons


Friday, October 19, 2018 04:34 PM

Sea/BI - Update - Construction impacts on Winslow Way E - (Sept.- Nov.)
The city of Bainbridge Island will conduct work on Winslow Way E between SR 305 and Ericksen Ave NE from September to November. The right-turn-only lane on Winslow Way E onto SR 305 will be closed for the duration of the project. The sidewalk on the south side of Winslow Way E will also be closed. Ferry customers may experience delays or need to find alternate routes to access the ferry terminal during this time. Please visit Winslow Way Construction Project for more information.


Tuesday, November 06, 2018 07:44 PM

Sea/BI/Brem - Vehicle holding area and slip changes at Colman Dock
Big changes have been implemented to the Colman Dock vehicle holding areas. The Bremerton and Bainbridge Island vehicle holding areas have become smaller and moved to new locations on the dock through 2019.

The Bremerton holding area is now located on the north end of the dock, and the Bainbridge holding area is on the south side. Relocating the vehicle holding areas will help make the most efficient use of available space on the dock during ongoing construction. The corresponding ferry slips assigned to Bainbridge and Bremerton also will be relocated adjacent to the new vehicle holding locations.

Please visit the Seattle Multimodal Terminal at Colman Dock Project - What to expect during construction page for details.


Friday, October 19, 2018 04:34 PM

Sign up for WSF's Customer Feedback Survey
The Washington State Transportation Commission is seeking customer feedback on Washington State Ferries and invites you to join the Ferry Riders Opinion Group. Share your thoughts about WSF’s customer service, reservations, fares, food, and more. Sign up today so you don’t miss the next survey; you’ll get a notification as soon as the survey goes live. We want to hear it all—the good, the bad, and everything in between. Thank you for your participation!


Friday, October 19, 2018 04:34 PM

Faunt/Va/SW - Southworth Vehicle Staging Procedure
Effective immediately due to safety reasons, drivers are advised that vehicles will queue up (line up on SE Sedgwick Rd) and proceed on a first come, first serve basis to the toll booth for the next available sailing. If a line exists from the tollbooth to the intersection at SE Southworth Drive and SE Sedgwick Highway, all vehicles must line up in the ferry line on Sedgwick Highway. These changes have been made for safety and for the first come, first serve loading process.


Friday, October 19, 2018 04:34 PM

Faunt/Va/SW - Reminder - Fauntleroy Tollbooth & Traffic Changes
All drivers must stop at the tollbooth to buy or redeem tickets. Drivers will receive a destination card and a receipt, and will no longer have to stop again after the tollbooth to scan tickets. Instead, they must keep their destination cards visible, and will be directed to the appropriate holding lane.

WSF implemented these changes to the Fauntleroy traffic patterns with the aim of improving efficiency at the tollbooth during peak commute time.

Customers could still experience extended wait times during peak travel periods when volume of vehicles waiting to board exceeds capacity.

Please follow all instructions from WSF staff and signs. For more information about the new procedure, please visit FVS Improvement.

To purchase tickets online, visit Wave2Go.


Tuesday, November 06, 2018 07:32 PM

Anacortes/Sidney BC - Identification is Required
U.S. and Canadian citizens 16 years of age and older traveling to or from Sidney BC must have one of the following designated documents: current passport, current passport card, enhanced driver's license (EDL), or "trusted traveler" document such as a Nexus Card. Travelers must have required travel documents ready and in hand upon arrival at the tollbooth.


Friday, October 19, 2018 04:34 PM

Muk/Clin - ADA Pick Up and Drop Off at Clinton Must Enter Through Tollbooth
Customers using the ADA/limited mobility pick-up and drop-off area at the Clinton terminal must enter through the tollbooth instead of the transit bus lanes. Entering through the tollbooth helps keep car traffic out of the bus lanes and ensures your safety and security on the dock. Passengers that are able to walk a short distance can save time and avoid lineups at the tollbooth by using the designated drop-off/pick-up area across from the phone booth on Ferry Dock road. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.