Tickets

Learn how to buy Washington State Ferries tickets, calculate fares, find information about refunds and more.

Your ticket does not guarantee your spot on a ferry. Ferries are loaded on a first-come, first-served basis.

You can make vehicle reservations to save a spot only on our Anacortes/San Juan Islands/Sidney, British Columbia and Port Townsend/Coupeville routes.

Find out about business accounts, which let commercial customers provide their drivers or walk-on passengers with a way to pay their fare.

Purchase ferry tickets online. 

Look up the cost of your Washington State Ferries ticket.

Find out how frequent commuters can get discounted tickets by purchasing multi-use or monthly passes.

Learn when you may be eligible for a refund and how to request reimbursement.

Tickets are your fare for your ride, either as a walk-on passenger or in a vehicle. They are valid for 90 days, except for free youth tickets, which are valid for two hours.

Traction tires are a special type of tire

manufactured with at least 1/8 of an inch tread. Traction tires are usually marked with a mountain/snowflake symbol, the letters M+S or “All Season.”

Carry chains, practice before leaving

Requiring chains keeps traffic moving during storms rather than closing a pass or roadway.

Prep your car. Fill up your gas tank,

pack jumper cables, ice scraper, warm clothing, snacks and water.