Ticket information

Tickets are your fare for your ride. They are valid for 90 days.

Commercial and oversized vehicles

You cannot buy your tickets online. You will pay your fare at the tollbooth or with an attendant when you arrive at the terminal.  

International sailings

You cannot buy your tickets online. Vehicle and walk-on fares are paid when you arrive for your sailing.

Walk on or in-vehicle passengers

Tickets for passengers are for round trip travel, except for our Port Townsend/Coupeville route and all international sailings. 

We offer reduced passenger fares in-person for the following groups with proof of eligibility: 

  • Seniors age 65+
  • People with disabilities
  • Youth age 6-18 

Children under 6 years old travel free. There is an additional fee for walk-on passengers with bicycles.

Vehicles including driver

Most tickets for vehicles including the driver are one-way, except for the following routes, which are roundtrip: 

  • Anacortes/San Juan Islands
  • Fauntleroy/Vashon
  • Southworth/Vashon
  • Point Defiance/Tahlequah 

Vehicle fares vary based on a vehicle’s length, height, and width, and are separated into these categories:

  • Motorcycles (includes vehicles under 8 feet long)
  • Small vehicles- under 14 feet long, including three-wheeled vehicles more than 8 feet long and motorcycles towing a trailer
  • Standard vehicle-under 22 feet long, includes most non-commercial vehicles including many trucks
  • Vehicle length-based fare-22 feet and longer, increasing with vehicle length and height, including anything being towed – tickets not available online

Check your owner's manual for your vehicle length. You cannot redeem your ticket if it is for the wrong length vehicle. Vehicles over 7 feet 6 inches in height are considered over height. Vehicles more than 8 feet 6 inches wide are considered too wide to travel without special arrangements.

Ticket lookup

If you need to lookup usage history on a purchased single or multi-use ticket, go to Wave2Go

Peak season surcharge

During our busiest months, a peak season surcharge is added for vehicles and drivers paying full fare (excludes multi-ride cards and monthly passenger passes) from May 1 through Sept. 30.

Frequent commuters

Visit our passes page to review a variety of passes we offer.


We accept the following forms of payment at the terminal:

  • VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover cards
  • Cash (excludes self-serve kiosks)
  • Traveler’s checks (excludes self-serve kiosks)
  • WSF Business Account charge cards

We accept the following forms of payment online

  • VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards
  • WSF Business Account