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Port Townsend Ferry Terminal

Opens in 12 min: 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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They make riding easy

We had reservations ,made the process easy. nice short trip from coupville. Light snaks are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
David S
Maple Ridge
One of the easy ones to navigate and queue up.

The ferry from here is a 45 minute trip to Coupeville on Whidbey Island. The PT side is a nice... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Paul K
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1301 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6736
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The Ferry is very well run and efficient. The employees are all friendly and knowledgable. There is beautiful scenery to admire while waiting in line.

1  Thank OldC00t
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 May 2018

One must first make reservations, with the threat of being charged if you miss your date and time---one then must appear at the dock 30-45 minutes ahead of sailing time although the boats are often running behind....and one must put up with ferry-line-cutters and ferry...More

2  Thank luanner721
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had reservations ,made the process easy. nice short trip from coupville. Light snaks are available on the ferry. Great views on the trip across to Port Townsend.

Thank David S
Reviewed 5 days ago

The ferry from here is a 45 minute trip to Coupeville on Whidbey Island. The PT side is a nice, well laid out facility. But DEFINITELY make a reservation.

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We were traveling during summer time and booked the ferry a few weeks before we arrived. The ferry service between Port Townsend and Coupeville was impeccable. It was amazing how quickly the ferry was load and unload. We enjoyed a speedy crossing. Highly recommended.

Thank Andrey N
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

If you want to avoid the heavy Seattle traffic heading north to Vancouver BC when visiting the Olympic peninsula try the Whidbey island route to I-5 and leave from Port Townsend and take the boat to Whidbey and drive the length island over Deception Pass...More

1  Thank thejadetiki
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Typical of the good Seattle/Washington Stare ferry system. But this ferry can be very busy, especially when there are festivals or on summer weekends and holidays so reservations are highly recommended.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The summer is a busy time and it’s not pleasant to miss ferries so be sure to book in advance. If you do miss one, they allow you to exit when traffic allows and get a refund. The Port Townsend to Whidbey Island Run is...More

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I have a mixed review. The fee taker was very nice and helpful and accurate. However, our other party in a different line was charged 2x for their vehicle and had to deal with getting that corrected. Not really knowing how the ferries work, we...More

Thank JulieBVO
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Travelling mid week no reservation, we enjoyed a speedy crossing with zero delays, minimal wait time for next sailing. recommended.

1  Thank B V
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We made reservations online for our ferry to Coupeville. Our reservations were for the last trip which was 8:30 pm. There is construction on the Main Street of Port Townsend which makes things a little confusing. When you enter town you are advised to take...More

1  Thank Ann W
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

There are earlier comments about the service and mishandling of reservations. We had no such problems. We made our Rez online and purchased our tickets at the same time. Arriving 40 minutes ahead as requested, the kiosk was helpful and patient with our questions. Loading...More

Thank Cathy M
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4 September 2018|
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Response from 189anyaz | Reviewed this property |
No direct ferry but take ferry from Friday harbor to Annacortes then drive south onto Whidbey island over bridge and go to the ferry terminal on Whidbey that takes you straight into port Townsend