Non-peak season on the Pierce County ferry will bring changes to the fare rates and the schedule. Non-peak season runs from Oct. 1 to April 30.
Fare ratesNon-peak season rates apply starting Oct. 1 for Pierce County ferry passengers who drive a vehicle or motorcycle onto the ferry. Walk-on passenger rates are the same year-round, and bicycles can be walked on at no extra cost.
Passengers driving vehicles 21 feet in length or less will see their rates decrease from the peak season rate of $21, to the non-peak season rate of $16.80, while motorcyclists will see a decrease from $11.30 to $9.05. The five-trip commuter pass for vehicles 21 feet in length or less remains at $67.15, while the five-trip pass for motorcycle commuters remains at $36.10.
Visit www.piercecountywa.org/ferry for a full list of fares during the non-peak season.
Schedule changeA Thursday night run, departing Steilacoom at 8:40 p.m., will be available during the non-peak season to support weeknight school and other off-island activities. The Sunday run departing Steilacoom at 10 p.m. will be canceled during non-peak season to offset the cost of adding the 8:40 p.m. Thursday run. The last Sunday run at 10 p.m. will be on Sept. 29. The first Thursday night run at 8:40 p.m. will be on Oct. 3.
The Pierce County Ferry System provides service between the town of Steilacoom and Anderson Island and Ketron Island.
Deb Wallace, Public Works and Utilities airport and ferry administrator(253) 798-7109[email protected]
Warren Hendrickson, Public Works and Utilities aviation and ferry planner(253) 798-2428[email protected]