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Port Townsend Ferry Terminal

Open Now: 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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The ferry trip was fine

We were traveling during summer time and booked the ferry a few weeks before we arrived. The ferry... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrey N
Flower Mound, Texas
Great way to avoid the heavy traffic

If you want to avoid the heavy Seattle traffic heading north to Vancouver BC when visiting the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pukalani, Hawaii
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1301 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-6736
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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 September 9, 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 August 9, 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 July 17, 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 July 15, 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 July 13, 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
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Tonight, we had the treat of both ferries the Kennewick and Salish both docking at once (Kennewick was done for the day). Beautiful and peaceful dock and view.

Thank 189anyaz
Reviewed June 30, 2018

The actual ferry trip was fine but their record keeping is spoty and they may charge you a no show fee in addition to the regular fair even if you show up on time and hand them your reservation form. If you pay in cash,...More

2  Thank Garoot41
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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