Ferry Schedule

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  Vehicles, drivers, and passengers must be in position with tickets 20 minutes prior to departure times or they may not be allowed to board the ferry.
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  Non-Peak Season 
Jan. 1, 2024 - May 23, 2024
Sept. 3, 2024 - Dec. 31, 2024


One-Boat Service

  Indicates departure times that do not run on weekends and holidays. See observed holidays below. 
Departing 
Steilacoom
  4:45 a.m.
5:45 a.m.
7:05 a.m.
8:20 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
10:35 a.m.
12:10 p.m.
2:45 p.m.
3:50 p.m.
5:00 p.m.
6:10 p.m.
7:20 p.m.
8:35 p.m.
10:20 p.m.
Departing 
Anderson Island
  5:15 a.m.
6:20 a.m.
7:35 a.m.
8:55 a.m.
10:05 a.m.
11:10 a.m.
12:45 p.m.
3:15 p.m.
4:25 p.m.
5:35 p.m.
6:45 p.m.
7:55 p.m.
9:10 p.m.
10:50 p.m.
  Peak Season 
May 24, 2024 - Sept. 2, 2024

Two-Boat Service

  Indicates departure times that do not run on weekends and holidays. See observed holidays below. 

  Indicates additional runs on Friday, Sunday, and Monday during peak season only.
Departing 
Steilacoom
  4:45 a.m.
5:45 a.m.
7:05 a.m.
8:20 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
10:35 a.m.
12:10 p.m.
12:30 p.m.
2:45 p.m.
  3:15 p.m.
3:50 p.m.
  4:25 p.m.
5:00 p.m.
  5:35 p.m.
6:10 p.m.
7:20 p.m.
8:35 p.m.
10:20 p.m.
Departing 
Anderson Island
  5:15 a.m.
6:20 a.m.
7:35 a.m.
8:55 a.m.
10:05 a.m.
11:10 a.m.
12:45 p.m.
1:10 p.m.
3:15 p.m.
  3:50 p.m.
4:25 p.m.
  5:00 p.m.
5:35 p.m.
  6:10 p.m.
6:45 p.m.
7:55 p.m.
9:10 p.m.
10:50 p.m.
  Ketron Island Daily 
Year- Round

  Passengers departing Ketron Island must make a reservation a minimum of 60 minutes in advance by calling (253) 588-1950.

Departing 
Steilacoom
5:45 a.m.
10:35 a.m.
7:20 p.m.
Departing 
Anderson Is.
6:20 a.m.
11:10 a.m.
7:55 p.m.
Departing
Ketron Island
6:40 a.m.
11:30 a.m.
8:15 p.m.
Additional Service Provider Run to Ketron Island
On the second Tuesday of every month, the ferry makes an extra stop at Ketron Island after the 8:55 a.m. departure from Anderson Island. The purpose of this additional stop is to accommodate service providers or maintenance vehicles to the island.
Semi-monthly Fuel Runs

Fuel service runs occur on the first and third Monday of each month when the ferry transports gasoline and propane fuel tankers to and from Anderson Island to restock fuel and propane for purchase on the island. This service is critical to ensure Anderson Island residents and visitors have access to fuel while they’re on the island.  The following departures are canceled: 9:30 a.m. from Steilacoom, 11:10 a.m.  from Anderson Island, and 11:30 a.m. from Ketron Island. Please note, the 12:45 p.m.  departure from Anderson Island will still take place and includes a stop at Ketron before returning to Steilacoom. In the event that the fuel run is rescheduled, we will issue a Rider Alerts for schedule impacts.

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Extreme Low Tides
Oversize and low vehicles may be restricted during times of extremely low tides – these are tides of zero feet and below. Vehicles with low-hanging parts (bumpers, hitches, etc.) and extended overhangs from the rear axle (such as recreational vehicles) may be denied access to the ferry during extreme low tides. 

   View NOAA Tidal Information to Plan Your Travel

Observed Holidays
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Presidents Day
Memorial Day
Juneteenth
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day + Day After
Christmas Eve + Day
New Year's Eve + Day
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Contact Us
Customer Service and Refunds

(253) 588-1950

After-Hours Emergency

(253) 798-6000

Steilacoom Landing

56 Union Ave.
Steilacoom, WA 98388

Office Location

9850 64th St. W.
University Place, WA 98467