Washington Island Ferry Schedule

2015 printable schedule

Ferry schedule is subject to change due to weather and traffic.


Washington Island Ticket Rates

(Accepted at Northport Ferry Terminal ONLY.)

Round Trip Passenger Tickets
(Round trip between the Door County mainland and Washington Island. Washington Island Ferry ONLY.)
Adult $13.50
Child (ages 6-11) $7.00
Child (ages 5 and under) FREE
Cherry Train Combo Tickets
(Washington Island Ferry plus Cherry Train)
Adult $28.00
Child (ages 6-11) $14.00
Child (ages 5 and under) FREE
Other Fares (Round Trip)
Automobile (Passengers not included) $26.00
Motorcycle $15.00
Bike $4.00
Pets FREE
Oversize Vehicles ONE WAY
April 1 – December 20.
Motorhomes, trailers, semis, box/flatbed trucks. Measured by maximum length.
15' up to 20' $15.00
20' up to 25' $28.00
25' up to 30' $34.00
30' up to 35' $42.00
35' up to 45' $52.00
45' up to 55' $60.00
55' up to 60' $74.00
For oversize items not listed above please email us or call us at (800) 223-2094.
Net payload charge of $7.50 per ton may apply to the load carried in or on semis, dump trucks, box/flatbed trucks, flat deck and enclosed trailers.

At the tip of the Door County peninsula, you’ll find Northport Pier and the Washington Island Ferry Line to Washington Island. The island is a 35-square mile, year-round home to 700 people and a destination for thousands of visitors annually. The Washington Island Ferry Line is a vital, year round transportation link, crossing Death’s Door passage on the way to the island.

Start your journey today!


Driving Directions

The ferry to Washington Island is located on the tip of the Door Peninsula, in the Northeast corner of Wisconsin. Take Highway 57 North from Green Bay to Sturgeon Bay. From there, you can take either Hwy 42 or Hwy 57 to Sister Bay. Then, follow Hwy 42 to its end at Northport Pier.


Please Remember:

  • Be at the dock and in line at least 15 minutes before scheduled departure. (Schedule may be subject to weather and traffic.)
  • We are not responsible for low exhaust systems.
  • Tickets are sold on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Pets must remain in a car and must be on a leash if on the car deck.
  • There is no smoking on board the ferry.

Rock Island

Interested in visiting Rock Island State Park? You will need to take a second, passenger-only ferry, the Karfi, from Washington Island to Rock Island. Schedule and rates for the Karfi Ferry are available on our Rock Island page.

Rock Island Ferry Schedule