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Which ferry to take to Port Angeles from Seattle?

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Which ferry to take to Port Angeles from Seattle?

We will depart Seattle Wed. 8/14 to arrive in PA for the evening. We are flexible about departure time, but had planned to spend the day in Seattle. I see on the WSDOT that traffic is heavy from Seattle to Bainbridge until 8 or 9. Which route is better? Take ferry to Bainbridge or drive north and take the Edmonds ferry. Which is easier? Quicker? Very good chance we will be traveling by night, so a beautiful drive won't matter.

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1. Re: Which ferry to take to Port Angeles from Seattle?

I find the Edmonds ferry easier but then I live north of downtown. I like it because I like driving thru Port Gamble vs Poulsbo but they are both about the same distance. Sort of depends on where you are. If staying downtonw then BI may be closer. Both ferries have frequent sailings so that won't matter.

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2. Re: Which ferry to take to Port Angeles from Seattle?

Both ferries will be busy durring the commute hours. Edmonds has a smaller boat which acommadates less cars and you will have to fight traffic getting out of the city until the evening hours.

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3. Re: Which ferry to take to Port Angeles from Seattle?

I did forget about the fight out of the city. At least I am from the Balt/Washington area so I know what heavy stop and go traffic is. You can't make reservations on either of these ferries, right?

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4. Re: Which ferry to take to Port Angeles from Seattle?

no reservations taken

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