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The Ferry system in Wa is almost always running on time. Some routes are free one way for walk ons. Some smaller vessels take reservations. All have been clean and presentable. Our destinations have included Seattle, Bainbridge, Southworth, Vashon, Pt Townsend, Whidbey, Kingston, Edmonds. We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Frank D
Reviewed 2 days ago

We wanted to go over to Langley on Whidbey Island. The ferry was well run, organized, easy off and on with the car. A fun addition to our adventure!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CharlotteSadie
Reviewed 2 days ago

I used the ferry to Seattle from Bremerton and it was very enjoyable. The ferry was very clean and affordable. It was actually quite beautiful to ride back during sunset! This way you can stay outside the city and easily get there every day :)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LynaeKylee
Reviewed 2 days ago

One each of our Seattle visit, we try to fit in a trip to Bainbridge Island on the ferry. Very inexpensive for senior tickets, the ferries not only wisk you to Bainbridge in comfortable style - but also provide breathtaking views of the the island...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 2 days ago

EASY to get across the water and go explore the unknown. Every time I ride a ferry, I am inspired. Take a day trip and plan on a LOT of extra fitness walking, a fine lunch and a new attitude with Wa. State Ferries. YES!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WendyTheTutor
Reviewed 3 days ago

Got to travel on two ferries: from Seattle to Bainbridge Island on our way to Mt Olympia NP and the from Kingston to Seattle on the return trip.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Phillips J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just beautiful views and always fun to take a boat ride, no mater the weather. Sit on the top deck..

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Beinman
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you’re visiting Seattle you must do three things at a minimum: eat some fresh salmon, walk through Pike Place Market and ride a ferry! Super easy to do especially if you walk-on (vs driving a car on). For the briefest experience do a round...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ken R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For only 8.50/person you get the opportunity to thourougly enjoy the Seattle Skyline. And once you get off the ferry (if you happen to take the bain bridge, definitely explore the little shops nearby.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 354sheenad
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Finally had my ferry ride and it was amazing ~ the view was wonderful and we took the ferry from Seattle to bainbridge island. You can easily purchase your ticket from the ticket kiosk and it’s $8.5 per person round trip. Inside the ferry there’s...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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ArnieM45
26 January 2019|
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Response from Fleetwoodmac9 | Reviewed this property |
It is charged by vehicle. When I rode from Bainbridge Island to Seattle, it was one price, not per person.
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tpscoville
1 January 2019|
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Response from Fleetwoodmac9 | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps the MV Spokane and the MV Walla Walla?
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11 December 2018|
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Response from crabandgoat | Reviewed this property |
State of Washington would never give anything away for free.
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