The Clinton Ferry operates on a daily schedule, with departures every 25-35 minutes starting at 4:40AM. The last departure leaves Clinton at 12:30AM. For exact departure times, please check the schedule.
The cost of riding the Clinton Ferry depends on your age and whether you are traveling with a vehicle. For current pricing information, please check our fares and ticket information page.
The Clinton Ferry terminal is situated at 525 E. Harbor St. in Clinton, Washington, at the southern end of Whidbey Island.
No, you do not need to make a reservation for the Clinton Ferry. You can simply show up at the terminal and purchase a ticket.
The crossing time for the Clinton Ferry is approximately 20 minutes, depending on weather and sea conditions. During the journey, passengers can enjoy scenic views of Puget Sound and the surrounding islands. It’s also a good idea to arrive early to secure a good spot on the ferry and to allow enough time for loading and unloading of vehicles. Passengers are encouraged to stay in their vehicles or designated seating areas while the ferry is in transit for their safety.
The ferry departs every 25-35 minutes starting at 4:40AM.
Yes, you are allowed to bring your vehicle on the Clinton Ferry. It is recommended to arrive early during peak travel times to ensure that you can get on the ferry with your car because vehicle reservations are not required on this route.
Yes, seniors (65 years and older) and active-duty military personnel can receive discounts on Clinton Ferry tickets. For specific discount information, please refer to the fares and ticket information page.
Pets must be kept in a container or kennel while inside terminal buildings or interior cabin spaces on boats. On certain routes, pets can be restrained outside of their kennels on the exposed upper decks of the boats. Check with terminal staff for loading procedures as different vessels and terminals have varying configurations. If you have a pet that is not people-friendly, they should be muzzled or transported in a pet carrier for safety purposes.
Yes, there is a galley on the Clinton Ferry where passengers can purchase a variety of food and drink options during their crossing.