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The Jet Express

3 Monroe St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1008
+1 800-245-1538
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Island to Island

The Jet Express is the way to go from Put-in-Bay to Kelly's Island. It is always nice to have a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
M3706MNjeanh
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Middletown, United States
Awesome!

It’s a great way to quickly get to put in bay! Nice little bar to visit before you get one board... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rebecca M
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Traveling at speeds up to 40 mph, the Jet Express Ferry whisk you away on a quick 12 ½ mile, 25 minute voyage from Port Clinton, Ohio to downtown Put-in-Bay, Ohio or on a 17 mile, 45 minute voyage from Sandusky, Ohio to downtown Put-in-Bay and Kelleys Island, Ohio. Best of all, your scenic Lake Erie voyage features friendly, knowledgable crew and an opportunity to view all 12 U.S. islands and numerous Canadian islands. Stylishly appointed passenger lounges, featuring cushioned seats and carpeted decks provide for MAXIMUM passenger comfort! While, thrilling open-air seating is available providing for MAXIMUM passenger excitement! First level indoor seating (no stairs to climb) is available and handicap accessible. The Jet Express is designed with passenger comfort and convenience as a top priority! • Lowest fares per mile • Kids 5 & under ride FREE! Exclusive late-night service ensure that you won’t miss any of the island excitement.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“miller ferry” (13 reviews)
“fun ride” (9 reviews)
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3 Monroe St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1008
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+1 800-245-1538
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"miller ferry"
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"fun ride"
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"ferry service"
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"smooth ride"
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"boat ride"
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"top deck"
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"enjoyable trip"
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"purchase tickets"
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"island hopping"
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"south bass island"
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"kelley's island"
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"golf cart"
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"great trip"
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"lake erie"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Jet Express is the way to go from Put-in-Bay to Kelly's Island. It is always nice to have a AAA discount to offset the cost of the ticket.

Thank M3706MNjeanh
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a great way to quickly get to put in bay! Nice little bar to visit before you get one board and smooth sailing ⛵️

Thank Rebecca M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the quickest methods of transportation to and from the islands. Friendly staff and team members at the ticket counter. They were able to exchange our tickets to let us have some more fun at Put-In-Bay.More

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JetExp, Manager at The Jet Express, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your patronage, we appreciate it. You are able to reserve your departure times, but if you're having fun and want to stay later, or need to come home earlier, you are able to exchange those in for another available departure. Glad you...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

We went with a birding group to view West Sister Island. It was an awesome trip! We will do that again!

Thank Trista107
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JetExp, Manager at The Jet Express, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Glad you enjoyed the cruise...mother nature certainly cooperated! Calm seas, a beautiful sunset and lots of birds. Will see you on the next trip!

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I like this ferry for being so well organized and dependable, and offering a nice view of the Lake during the trip. It is a little expensive, though, especially when traveling with kids. There is also a fee to park all day. If the temperatures...More

1  Thank DawndotEarth
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JetExp, Public Relations Manager at The Jet Express, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Thank you for your nice comments! We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us. New for 2018 is a Youth Rate where kids aged 12 - 16 ride for just $7.50 each way and the Child Rate is $3.00 each way. The Adult Rate...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

It is an experience! Fun ride over to put in bay, it’s comfortable hard to hear the tour guide speak on the top floor. Only reason I give it 4 stars I don’t think it’s great value for the money.

Thank Tami G
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went for our 5th anniversary. Wonderful experience. Plenty of room. We want to come back with our kids. The views were beautiful and the boat ride was pretty quick.More

Thank Sheena C
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JetExp, Public Relations Manager at The Jet Express, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us! One of the nice things about Put-in-Bay is that you can have different experiences on the island depending who you are with. The fun times with your husband will be completely different than when you...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Jet Express in Port Clinton, Ohio is close to Lake Erie. I was able to see the boat go across the lake.

1  Thank Sarita W
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Great transportation to Put-in -Bay! Staff is nice and the ride is so quick yet scenic! We go every summer and spend the day!

Thank H H
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

My Dad loves to take the Jet Express over to PIB even more than visiting the island! Getting pricey though....

Thank Linda G
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jelscott59
15 May 2018|
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Response from JetExp | Property representative |
Jet Express begins direct service to Kelleys Island from downtown Sandusky on Friday, May 25, 2018. Adults (17+) are $34 round trip, Youth (12-16) are $15 round trip, Child (6-11) are $6 round trip, and Child (5 & under) are... More
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retireesontheroad
16 August 2017|
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Response from TBreez | Reviewed this property |
The cart is gas and it depends if your quote is for all day or a select period of time. I think we paid $14.00 per hour, if not rented for the entire day.
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Elaine E
12 August 2017|
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Response from JetExp | Property representative |
Yes, we are completely handicap accessible. We have convenient handicap parking in our secure parking lot. Our docks in Port Clinton and Put-in-Bay are flat with just a little incline on the ramp leading to the boat... More
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