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[Last Updated: Saturday, August 13, 2022 10:05 PM]

Faunt/Va/SW - Update - Route Will Remain In Service Until 12:35am SW-FA

The #1 Issaquah will remain in service until the vessels 12:35 a.m. sailing from Southworth to Fauntleroy. This cancels the 1:05 a.m. Fauntleroy to Vashon and the 1:30 a.m. Vashon to Southworth.

The route will reopen at approximately 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 14.

We will continue to send updated travel information as it becomes available.


[Last Updated: Saturday, August 13, 2022 09:17 PM]

WSF Alternate Schedule Update for Sunday, August 14

Washington State Ferries is operating on alternate schedules on most routes until further notice. These changes will help offer more predictable and reliable service systemwide in the face of crewing shortages due to a global shortage of mariners that has been worsened by the pandemic. WSF will attempt to add service when possible, and will provide notifications when full service can temporarily be restored to a route.

For Sunday, August 14, the following routes are operating on alternate schedules:

The following routes are running restored summer schedules:

The schedule page online shows the currently active schedules in the top section, and the inactive schedules are below.  Please note that the active schedules may change daily depending on crew availability, so please be sure to monitor email alerts and check the Travel Alert Bulletins page for updates. 


[Last Updated: Saturday, August 13, 2022 10:03 PM]

Edm/King - Update - #1 Vessel is an Estimated 50 Minutes Behind Schedule

The #1 Puyallup is an estimated 50 minutes behind schedule. The vessel departed Edmonds at 7:07 p.m. and is scheduled to arrive in Kingston at 7:29 p.m.

This will delay the following sailings:

  • 7:00 p.m., 8:20 p.m., 9:40 p.m. and 11:10 p.m. from Kingston
  • 7:40 p.m., 9:05 p.m., 10:25 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. from Edmonds

We will continue to send updated travel information as it becomes available. Customers can check the online schedule for more information on scheduled upcoming sailings and also view the real-time travel map for live boat location information.


[Last Updated: Saturday, August 13, 2022 10:09 PM]

Sea/BI - Update - Both Vessels Are an Estimated 55-65 Minutes Behind Schedule

The #1 Wenatchee is running an estimated 55 minutes behind schedule. The vessel departed Seattle at 7:23 p.m. and is scheduled to arrive in Bainbridge at 7:55 p.m.

This will delay the following sailings:

  • 7:15 p.m., 8:55 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. from Bainbridge
  • 8:10 p.m., 9:45 p.m. and 11:15 p.m. from Seattle

The #2 Tacoma is running an estimated 65 minutes behind schedule. The vessel departed Bainbridge at 7:34 p.m. and is scheduled to arrive in Seattle at 8:06 p.m.

This will delay the following sailings:

  • 7:20 p.m., 9:00 p.m. and 10:40 p.m. from Seattle
  • 8:10 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. from Bainbridge

We will continue to send updated travel information as it becomes available. Customers can check the online schedule for more information on scheduled upcoming sailings and also view the real-time travel map for live boat location information.


[Last Updated: Friday, August 05, 2022 06:33 PM]

Bainbridge Terminal Changes for Bikes and Motor Vehicles From 8/8 - 8/16

As crews expand the work zone at the Bainbridge ferry terminal, drive-on passengers, bicycles, and motorcycles will see changes in the exit and holding lanes from Aug. 8-16. Please be aware of these changes when you arrive at the Bainbridge terminal on Monday, Aug. 8:

  • Slip 2 will be the primary operations slip.
  • Slip 1 will be used only to access and offload the last sailing at night and to load the first sailing in the morning for the # 2 vessel each day.
  • Vehicle staging area will be reduced by 40 vehicles. All vehicles will be held in lanes 1-15 in the upper holding area.
  • Motorcycles stage in the lower trestle lane 5.
  • Bicycles stage in the lower trestle lane 6.

You can find a picture of the changes at the terminal here

Thank you for your patience and understanding while we work to upgrade and maintain our terminals. Please follow all signs and directions from terminal staff. 


[Last Updated: Wednesday, July 06, 2022 05:02 AM]

WSF COVID-19 Service Restoration Plan - Road Map to Pre-Pandemic Ferry Service

Washington State Ferries is actively working to bring service to pre-pandemic levels. While that won’t happen overnight, staff have developed a plan that outlines how to get there. Customers are encouraged to take a look at WSF’s COVID-19 Service Restoration Plan to get a clearer picture of what challenges the agency continues to face and what it will take to resume pre-pandemic service. WSF will provide regular updates on progress as it continues to restore service.


[Last Updated: Friday, August 12, 2022 01:49 PM]

Edm/King - ADA - Puyallup Passenger Elevator is Temporarily Out of Service

The passenger elevator on the M/V Puyallup is temporarily out of service for maintenance and repairs. The Puyallup is currently running as the #1 vessel on the  Edmonds/Kingston route. Updates on a repair status will be provided when more information becomes available. We apologize for the inconvenience.


[Last Updated: Monday, August 08, 2022 01:15 PM]

Muk/Clin - ADA - #1 Vessel Suquamish Passenger Elevator is Out of Service

The passenger elevator on M/V Suquamish is temporarily out of service for maintenance and repairs.  Updates on a repair status will be provided when more information becomes available. We apologize for the inconvenience.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 31, 2022 09:25 PM]

Sea/Brem/BI-ADA Alert: Colman West Elevator Out of Service

The #2 elevator at the Seattle terminal is out of service. The #1 elevator is still available.  Updates will occur when more information is available.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 31, 2022 09:25 PM]

Sea/BI - ADA - Passenger Elevator on Wenatchee Is Out of Service

The passenger elevator on M/V Wenatchee is out of service.


[Last Updated: Sunday, July 31, 2022 09:25 PM]

Faunt/VA/SW- ADA Alert: ADA Restroom on The #1 Vessel Temporarily Out of Service

The ADA restroom on the car deck level of the #1 vessel is temporarily out of service. There are ADA restrooms located in the main passenger cabin.  The crew can direct passengers to the elevators.  Updates will occur when more information is available.