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[Last Updated: Monday, October 25, 2021 08:33 AM]

Muk/Clin- 2-Boat service for Mukilteo/Clinton Today, Oct. 25 until 1:30 p.m.

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An additional boat will be added to the Mukilteo/Clinton  to supplement service for today, Oct. 25. The Kitsap will run in the #2 position starting with the 7:00 a.m. sailing from Clinton.  The boat will remain in service until the 1:30 p.m. departure from Mukilteo. 

Customers can check the online schedule Mukilteo/Clinton for additional sailing information.  


[Last Updated: Monday, October 25, 2021 07:05 AM]

Sea/BI - Two-Boat Service Returns to Seattle/Bainbridge Route 10/25 - Update

For Monday, October 25, Washington State Ferries was able to find sufficient crewing to add a second boat to the Seattle/Bainbridge route for the remainder of the service day. Check the online schedule at  Seattle / Bainbridge Island Schedule for information on additional sailings.


[Last Updated: Monday, October 25, 2021 11:55 AM]

Ana/SJs- #4 Tillikum is an Estimated 65 Minutes Behind Schedule 10/25

The #4 vessel Tillikum is an estimated 65 minutes behind schedule. The vessel departed Anacortes at 11:05 a.m. and is expected to arrive inFriday Harbor at 12:34 p.m. 

This will also delay the following sailings:

  • 11:35 a.m. Friday Harbor to Shaw
  • 12:20 p.m.  Shaw to Orcas
  • 12:40 p.m.  Orcas to Lopez
  • 1:00 p.m. Arrival in Lopez

We will continue to send updated travel information as it becomes available. Customers can check the online schedule for more information on scheduled upcoming sailings and also view the real-time travel map for live boat location information.


[Last Updated: Monday, October 25, 2021 11:04 AM]

Reminder: Temporary Schedule Changes Continue for Several Routes - Update

Washington State Ferries continues to operate an Alternate Sailing Schedule on most routes until further notice. These changes will help offer more predictable and reliable service systemwide in the face of crewing shortages due to a global shortage mariners that has been worsened by the pandemic.

Therefore the following changes to service are in effect:

The regular Fall sailing schedules are currently listed as “inactive” on the schedule page online and will become active when we are able to provide full service back to the routes. 

Reservations for San Juan Islands Route

In an effort to accommodate customers affected by the service change who still need to travel, new reservations for travel in the San Juan Islands has been closed until further notice. The suspension is intended to leave capacity for those who were on cancelled sailings who still need to travel. Customers with reservations for sailings no longer in service will be given priority on other sailings and loaded on a first-come, first-served basis. Existing reservation holders whose sailings were not affected should still plan on arriving to their departing terminal at least 45 minutes before their scheduled sailing.

Customers who choose not to travel during this time will not incur a fee. Those passengers who need to travel standby without a reservation may encounter delays and should get to the terminal early.

We will continue to provide updates as they become available. Thank you for your patience and understanding while we work to provide reliable service during this challenging time.


[Last Updated: Monday, October 25, 2021 10:48 AM]

Faunt/Va/SW - SW 7:20 p.m. Loading Vashon Traffic Via Faunt Effective 10/25

Starting Monday, 10/25 the 7:20 p.m. Southworth departure will load vehicles bound for Vashon that will travel via Fauntleroy. This adjustment fills the 6-hour gap from Southworth to Vashon on the 2-boat Alternate Schedule.  Those customers travelling from Southworth to Vashon should anticipate a crossing time of approximately 60 minutes.  More details will be provided when known.


[Last Updated: Monday, October 25, 2021 11:05 AM]

Muk/Clin-ADA Alert: Overhead Loading at Mukilteo Terminal is Out of Service

The overhead passenger loading at the Mukilteo terminal is currently out of service. Walk-on passengers will load  and off-load via the car deck.  Elevators are available.  Updates will be provided as conditions change.


[Last Updated: Monday, October 25, 2021 11:04 AM]

Muk/Clin-Men's Restroom at Clinton Terminal Closed

The Men's restroom at the Clinton terminal is temporarily closed for maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience. Updates will occur when more information is available.


[Last Updated: Monday, September 06, 2021 12:16 PM]

Masks Required Only in Indoor Areas of Terminals and Vessels

Face masks are now required only in indoor areas of our terminals and vessels for all riders and employees in compliance with the latest CDC guidelines. All customers inside terminals or vessels should continue to wear face coverings. However, passengers can remove their masks while outdoors on the sun deck, car deck areas of the vessel, outside waiting areas at terminals and other outdoor locations. Please remember to mask up upon reentering interior areas of boats and terminals.


[Last Updated: Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:54 AM]

Edm/King-Terminal Holding Lane Closed

Starting Monday, Oct. 11, a contractor for the City of Edmonds will be using one of the terminal holding lanes on State Route 104/Edmonds Way from 6 a.m. Mondays through 4:30 p.m. Thursdays for several months. Both approach lanes will be open for ferry travelers Thursday evenings through Sunday and holidays. We appreciate your support while the City of Edmonds conducts important sewer work. We will keep you informed as this continues.


[Last Updated: Monday, August 23, 2021 03:18 PM]

ADA: Sea/Brem - Bremerton Women's ADA Stall Out of Service Until Further Notice

The Bremerton women's ADA restroom stall is out of service until further notice. Updates will occur as more information becomes available.


[Last Updated: Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:51 AM]

Sea/BI/Brem- ADA Alert: #2 Elevator at the Seattle Terminal is Out of Service

The #2 elevator at the Seattle terminal is temporarily out of service.  The #1 elevator remains in service. We apologize for the inconvenience. 


[Last Updated: Saturday, July 24, 2021 06:12 PM]

Faunt/Va/SW - SW/Faunt Passengers Change Boats Friday Nights

All customers on the 9:30 p.m. sailing from Southworth to Fauntleroy will switch to a different vessel when they arrive in Vashon Island Friday evenings.

  • Walk-on passengers will exit the vessel they arrived on and briefly wait at the Vashon terminal before re-boarding their new vessel.
  • Passengers driving aboard will be directed off the boat by terminal staff and repositioned before boarding the new boat.

Once aboard, crews will then load all Fauntleroy-bound Vashon passengers before departing to West Seattle.

This adjustment allows crews more time to perform needed maintenance for the three boats assigned to the route to better avoid service disruptions.

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience while we work to maintain our fleet.


[Last Updated: Monday, August 02, 2021 08:24 AM]

PD/Tahl - Point Defiance Marina Parking Lot Now Closes at 10 p.m.

Due to needed increased security, Metro Parks Tacoma has begun locking the gate to the Point Defiance Marina Lot nightly at 10:00 p.m.

Customers traveling on the 10:00 p.m. sailing from Tahlequah to Point Defiance will still be able to exit the parking lot with their vehicle after arriving. However, customers sailing on the 10:55 p.m. sailing from Tahlequah will not be able to exit the parking lot when they get to Point Defiance. If customers need access to their vehicle after the 10:00 p.m. sailing, they can park their vehicle at the Tahlequah lot.


[Last Updated: Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:52 AM]

Ana/SJs/Sid - Service to Sidney, B.C. Delayed Until 2022

WSF will delay the resumption of service to Sidney, British Columbia until 2022 due to the uncertainty of the reopening of the maritime border between the United States and Canada, along with continued significant crewing and vessel availability challenges.

Adding international service at this time would further stress already strained domestic service that’s affecting Washingtonians still navigating post-COVID travel.

We look forward to taking customers to the Canadian Islands again as soon as we are able.