Guemes Ferry Information

Welcome aboard Guemes Island Ferry!

To ensure your trip is a safe and enjoyable one, please take a moment to read the following information.

Ticket Sales

Tickets are required from the Anacortes, but not from Guemes.

Tickets for vehicles less than 20 feet are in line as you board.

Walk-on and bicycle tickets are sold at the terminal office prior to vehicle sales.

Tickets for vehicles over 20 feet or towing trailers may be purchased in advance in the terminal office.

Anacortes Terminal Office

Anacortes Terminal Office



Tickets and punch cards may be paid for by cash, check, travelers check, or credit card. Credit cards are only accepted in advance in the terminal office.

Multi-Ride Punch Cards

Punch cards are available only in the terminal office and cannot be purchased in the ferry line.

20-trip cards are valid for 90 days from purchase date. 25-trip cards are valid for one year from purchase date. 10-trip cards expire upon next fare increase.

Boarding & Loading

All passengers are required to remain in designated passenger waiting areas while the vessel is being loaded or unloaded.

Boarding will begin at approximately 10 minutes prior to sailing time.

Ferry ticket sales will cease at one minute prior to scheduled sailing time.


For your convenience, a 72-hour parking lot is available at 6th Street and K Avenue for Guemes Island Ferry passengers.

Anacortes Terminal Guemes Ferry Parking

Guemes Island Ferry Parking Lot


For the safety of motorists, pedestrians, passengers, and crew, Skagit County reserves the right to refuse passage to anyone who is obviously intoxicated or otherwise impaired.

State law prohibits open containers of alcohol at any time.

Guemes Ferry Safety

Guemes Ferry Bus Route 

Guemes Terminal Holding Lane 6th St

Guemes Ferry Holding Lane 6th Street

Source: Guemes Ferry Information Flyer for 2016/2017