Rider Information

All are welcome on the Washington State Ferries. Learn more about riding the ferries based on the type of rider you are, where you are going, or what you are bringing onboard.

First-time riders

Learn how to travel the ferries by reading our rider guide.

Commercial and oversized vehicles

Get information about taking your vehicle on the ferry.

Safety and security

Learn about our security plan including what you can bring aboard.

Groups and events

Learn about special occasions, school groups, carpools, or vanpools on the ferry.

Rider updates

Check current and long-term updates and projects that may affect your route.

Disabilities and medical assistance

Learn more about the accommodations we offer.

Travel to Canada

Get information about our route to Sidney, B.C.

What you can bring aboard

Looking to bring your bicycle or pet? Get more information.