Ferry Fares for 2022 & 2023

New ferry fares effective Jan. 1, 2022 
  • Ferry fares in 2022 are increasing 8.9% over the 2021 rates. 
  • Ferry fares in 2023 will increase 6.2% over the 2022 rates, effective Jan. 1, 2023. 

The amounts of the increase vary by season (peak and non-peak) and the ticket type. 

All fares will continue to be round trip and collected outbound in Steilacoom.

The fares were established through the adoption of Ordinance No. 2021-102s on Nov. 16, 2021. Learn more about the rate changes.

Passengers unloading a car ferry
Single-use tickets purchased prior to 2022 will expire on Dec. 31, 2021

Starting Jan. 1, 2022, single-use tickets (peak or non-peak season) purchased prior to Dec. 31, 2021 will not be accepted, regardless of the printed expiration date.

If you are not able to use your ticket, we will be offering refunds for any unused single-use tickets purchased prior to Dec. 31, 2021.

All refund requests can be submitted online through Jan. 10, 2022. Click the link below or visit the Pierce County Ferry Customer Self Service Portal to complete the refund form. Please note that due to higher volumes, it may take longer than the normal 2-3 weeks to process your request.

Value Pass tickets purchased between Dec. 1 and Dec. 31, 2021, will be valid through Jan. 10, 2022, regardless of the printed expiration date. Value Pass tickets purchased prior to Dec. 1, 2021, will expire as normal (40 days from the purchase date). This does not apply to Value Pass tickets that have already expired. Value Pass tickets are not eligible for refunds.

Fares for 2022 and 2023

The following fare prices apply for 2022 and 2023:

Walk-On, Vehicle Passenger, and Bicycle

Passenger Type 2022 2023
Adults (ages 19 and older)  $5.92 $6.21
Youth (ages 6-18) $2.93  $3.08
Children (under age 6) Free Free
Senior or person with disability $2.93 $3.08

Motorcycle

Includes Driver (Additional passengers must purchase passenger fares) 2022 (Non-peak) 2022 (Peak) 2023 (Non-peak) 2023 (Peak)
Motorcycle/Stowage (includes driver) $10.81 $14.25 $11.34 $15.67
Motorcycle/Stowage – Senior or person with disability $8.96 $11.83 $9.40 $13.01

Vehicle

Includes Driver (Additional passengers must purchase passenger fares) 2022 (Non-peak) 2022 (Peak) 2023 (Non-peak) 2023 (Peak)
Up to and including 22 feet in length $19.93 $26.24 $20.90 $28.86
Senior ID or Disability Permit (up to 22 feet)
$16.56 $21.78 $17.37 $23.96
Over 22 feet to under 30 feet  $40.51 $53.35 $42.49 $58.69
30 feet to under 40 feet  $64.51 $84.92 $67.67 $93.41
40 feet to under 50 feet $86.17 $113.47 $90.40 $124.81
50 feet to under 60 feet $107.68 $141.79 $112.95 $155.97
60 feet to under 70 feet   $129.18 $170.12 $135.51 $187.13
70 feet to under 80 feet $158.34 $208.51 $166.10 $229.36
80 feet to under 90 feet $187.44 $246.84 $196.63 $271.52
90 feet and up $221.71 $291.94 $232.57 $321.13

Value Pass

Five Round Trips 2022 Year-Round Fares 2023 Year-Round Fares
Walk-On, Passenger, and Bicycle $23.67  * $24.83  *
Motorcycle $43.11  * $45.23  *
Vehicle (up to and including 22 feet) $79.71  * $83.62  *

*Value Pass tickets are valid for 40 days from date of purchase until the expiration date indicated on each ticket. They may be used by only one passenger per vehicle per trip and may not be used by other vehicles or passengers waiting to board the ferry vessel. No refunds for unused, lost, or stolen tickets.

Value Pass tickets purchased between Dec. 1 and Dec. 31, 2021, will be valid through Jan. 10, 2022, regardless of the printed expiration date. Value Pass tickets purchased prior to Dec. 1, 2021, will expire as normal (40 days from the purchase date). This does not apply to Value Pass tickets that have already expired. Value Pass tickets are not eligible for refunds.

Contact Us
Customer Service & Refunds: 
(253) 588-1950

Ferry Administration: 
(253) 798-2478

After Hours Emergency: 
(253) 798-6000
Steilacoom Landing:
56 Union Ave.
Steilacoom, WA 98388

Office Location:
9850 64th Street W.
University Place, WA 98467

Media Contact:
Akiko Oda
253-798-2092
Email