Whidbey Island Ferry Schedules

Find the Whidbey Island ferry schedules.

Are you looking for the current Whidbey Island ferry schedules? Below we have listed the most up-to-date schedules for the Clinton/Mukilteo ferry and Coupeville/Pt. Townsend ferry, so that you can take the ferry to Whidbey Island.

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Commonly asked questions about the Whidbey Island ferry schedules

How can I ride the ferry?

You can ride the ferry to Whidbey Island by vehicle, bicycle, or walking on. If you will be driving, make sure to arrive at least 20 minutes ahead of the sailing time.

Where is the Coupeville ferry terminal?

The Coupeville ferry terminal is located on Whidbey Island at 1400 South State Route 20, Coupeville, WA 98239.

Where is the Port Townsend ferry terminal?

The Port Townsend ferry terminal is located at 1301 Water Street. Port Townsend, WA 98368.

Where is the Clinton ferry terminal?

The Clinton ferry terminal is located on Whidbey Island at 64 South Ferrydock Road, Clinton, WA 98236.

Where is the Mukilteo ferry terminal?

The Mukilteo ferry terminal is located at 910 First Street, Mukilteo, WA 98204.

This map shows the Washington state ferry routes in detail.

How much does the Whidbey Island ferry cost?

You can calculate the cost of your ride on the Whidbey Island ferry by using this fare calculator. Children who are five or younger can ride for free.

How long is the Whidbey Island ferry ride?

Depending on which ferry you take, the ride can be anywhere from 15 to 30 minutes long.

Do you need a reservation for the Whidbey Island ferry?

It is recommended to make a reservation for the Port Townsend / Coupeville ferry if you will be traveling by vehicle.  Whidbey Island ferry vehicle reservations can be made on the WSDOT website.

You can purchase tickets to ride the ferries at the terminals in person, or online in advance from WSDOT.

When are the peak ferry times? 

You should expect holiday breaks to always be a busy time of year. You can find a guide on the best times to take the Washington State ferries here.

Where can I find the Whidbey Island ferry cams?

The ferry cams allow you to see the terminals in real time so you can see how busy they are.  You can also find out how many more seats are available on the ferries, as well as any alerts or updates on the ferry schedules.

Check out the ferry cams via Whidbey Telecom.

How can I take a ferry from Seattle to Whidbey Island?

You can take a ferry from Whidbey Island to Seattle by riding the Clinton ferry.  Clinton is on the south end of Whidbey Island.

The Clinton to Mukilteo ferry will take you to the city of Mukilteo.  Mukilteo is 45 minutes north of Seattle via WA-525 S and I-5 S or via WA-525 S and I-405 S.

How to stay up to date with the Whidbey Island ferry schedules

You can sign up for ferry alerts through the WSDOT website to be notified of any issues with the Whidbey Island ferries.  They will notify you if the ferries are running behind schedule, if the wait times start to grow, or if there are any other concerns such as cancellations.

You can also use this website to see an estimate on how many spaces are left for vehicles.

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