Ferry Schedule

Labor Day Holiday Schedule

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Extreme low tides during holiday weekend

Extreme low tides may delay or cancel some ferry runs Aug 26-Sept 1. Extreme low tides are those zero feet or below. Vehicles with low ground clearance or that are oversize may be asked to take a different sailing.

Runs during these times may be impacted:

  • Aug 26 - 7:30-10 a.m.
  • Aug 27 - 8-11 a.m.
  • Aug 28 - 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Aug 29 - 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Aug 30 - 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Aug 31 - 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Sept 1 - 1-3 p.m.

Please check tide tables prior to travel and call the ferry terminal with questions at (253) 588-1950.

Ferry Schedule

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Vehicles, drivers, and passengers must be in position with tickets 20 minutes prior to departure times or they may not be allowed aboard the ferry.

Passengers departing Ketron Island must make a reservation a minimum of 60 minutes in advance by calling (253) 588-1950.

2019 Observed Holidays


  • New Year's Eve and Day
  • Memorial Day Weekend (Friday and Monday only)
  • Independence Day (July 3, 4, and 7)
  • Labor Day Weekend (Friday and Monday only)
  • Thanksgiving Day and Day After
  • Christmas Eve and Day

Extreme low tides


Oversize and low vehicles may be restricted during times of extremely low tides – these are tides of zero feet and below. Vehicles with low-hanging parts (bumpers, hitches, etc.) and extended overhangs from the rear axle (such as recreational vehicles) may be denied access to the ferry during extreme low tides. 

Dates with tides of zero feet and below:
  • June 1-9, 14-22 and 29-30
  • July 1-7, 12-20 and 28-31
  • August 1-4, 10-17 and 26-31
  • September 1 and 24-28
View NOAA tidal information to plan your travel. 
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Contact Us
Customer Service & Refunds: 
(253) 588-1950

Ferry Administration: 
(253) 798-7250

After Hours Emergency: 
(253) 798-6000

Steilacoom Landing:
56 Union Ave.
Steilacoom, WA 98388

Office Location:
2702 S 42nd St, Ste 201
Tacoma, WA 98409-7322