Washington State Ferries offers a free travel alert subscription service via email or text message. Travel Alerts help you stay informed of conditions on your route so you can plan ahead.

[Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 04:47 PM]

All Routes: Join Us For Upcoming Online Meetings

Register now for our upcoming online public meetings! Join us on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 9 a.m. or Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m to hear the latest info on the ferry system and ask questions. For more information on how to participate go to http://bit.ly/WSFWebinarMeetings2019

[Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2019 07:37 PM]

Faunt/Va/SW - No Extended Wait for Drivers Departing Fauntleroy

There is no longer an extended wait for drivers departing the Fauntleroy terminal. 

[Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2019 07:06 AM]

All Routes: Keller Ferry Out of Service Dec. 5- Dec. 22

Keller Ferry on SR 21 MP 106 that crosses the Columbia River north of Wilbur will be out of service till Dec 23 12:00 am for maintenance and repairs, beginning at 6:00 am on December 5, 2019 until further notice.

[Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 01:12 PM]

Ana/SJs/Sid - Int'l Service Cancelled, Added Domestic Sailings 11/12 - 12/08

Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 12 through Sunday, Dec. 8, international service between Anacortes/Friday Harbor/Sidney B.C. is cancelled due to required maintenance on both vessels in WSF's fleet certified to run international service to and from Sidney, B.C: M/V Elwha and M/V Chelan.

During this period, M/V Sealth will replace Elwha/Chelan and sail in the #3 vessel position to maintain full 4-vessel service on the domestic San Juan Island routes. Due to the cancellation of service to Sidney, B.C., there will also be increased domestic service. The M/V Samish will sail in the #1 position and have the following trips added:

• 9:55 a.m. Friday Harbor to Lopez and Anacortes
• 10:40 a.m. Lopez to Anacortes
• 11:55 a.m. Anacortes to Lopez to Friday Harbor
• 12:45 p.m. Lopez to Friday Harbor

Reservations are available for the 9:55 a.m. from Friday Harbor to Anacortes, 10:40 a.m. Lopez to Anacortes (commercial only), and 11:55 a.m. Anacortes to Lopez and Friday Harbor sailings at www.takeaferry.com. Customers can also contact the WSF’s information center and speak with an agent to make a reservation or get additional information. The number is 206-464-6400.

[Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2019 08:59 PM]

Sea/BI/Brem - New Elevators Open at Colman Dock

The new elevators at the Colman Dock terminal building are now open. The new elevators are located at the southwest corner of the terminal, next to the Pier 50 passenger-only dock. You can reach the elevators from the southwest corner of Alaskan Way and Yesler Way, by following the sidewalk west past the passenger-only ferry terminal. The old elevators on Alaskan Way are closed.

Walk-on passengers have the following options to enter and exit Colman Dock: 

  1. The pedestrian bridge between Colman Dock and and First Ave at Marion Street.
  2. Elevators and stairs at the southwest corner of the dock near the new passenger-only ferry dock at Pier 50.
  3. Stairs on Alaskan Way near Columbia Street connecting the street to the terminal level.

For more information about changes for walk-on passengers in Seattle, visit: http://bit.ly/ColmanWalkOnChanges

[Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2019 09:46 PM]

Ana/SJs - Yakima Running 20 Minutes Behind Schedule

Vessel #2 Yakima is running an estimated 20 minutes behind schedule due to a propulsion generator issue causing it to run at half power. This delays the Lopez 9:15 p.m. to Friday Harbor and will delay the Friday Harbor 10:05 p.m. to Anacortes. For Friday, December 6, the Yakima will continue to operate at half power while technicians troubleshoot the issue on board the vessel. We anticipate delays of 15-30 minutes as the day progresses. Check VesselWatch for real-time departure and arrival times.

[Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2019 09:54 PM]

Sea/BI/Brem - LimePod Car-Sharing Vehicles Cannot Board State Ferries

LimePod car-sharing vehicles will need to stay in Seattle until further notice. Currently, the vehicles become disabled while sailing across the Puget Sound. Customers driving these vehicles should give themselves extra time to park their vehicle and walk aboard or find other means to drive on Bremerton or Bainbridge-bound ferries.