San Juan Island Ferry Schedule

Washington State Ferries serves four major islands in the San Juan Islands. From east to west, they are Lopez Island, Shaw Island, Orcas Island, and San Juan Island. The San Juan Island ferry schedule changes 4 times per year.

One can travel from Anacortes to the San Juan Island, as well as among them, or as locals say “inter island”.

Loading by auto or foot is always on a first-come, first served basis. If you are a ‘walk – on passenger’ you will not have any difficulty getting aboard. Show up about 1/2 hour prior to the ferry departure in Anacortes to purchase your walk – on ticket. It will be between $12 – $14 and is ROUND TRIP.

If you are bringing your car to the San Juan Islands, be in line about 1 hour prior to the ferry schedule departure. In June, July  and August arrive at least 1.5 hours or more ahead of time.
You might consider leaving you car and renting a car on island. Or rent a bike or a moped. In the summer, there is a bus that runs from Roche Harbor to Friday Harbor and back about every hour.
Car and passenger prices for the ferry run about $50 – $60 and is ROUND TRIP.

In anticipation of the ferry line you might like to plan ahead by bringing a good book, snacks, or something to pass the time. Or . . .  make a new friend in line. Islanders are a bit gabby so don’t be shy.

San Juan Island Ferry at Anacortes Photo of Anacortes Ferry going to the San Juan Islands

Will I make the boat? Take a live look at the Ferry Terminal Cams in Anancortes

Below is the 2014 SUMMER San Juan Island ferry schedule.

This Ferry schedule is good only: June 15 to September 20, 2014

Westbound

   Anacortes      LopezShawOrcasFriday HarborSidney B. C.
  4:15  -----   -----   ----- 5:20 
6:007:306:50 
6:507:157:358:15
6:156:55   -----   ----- 
6:257:30
7:259:058:15
8:25 International Run9:45 International Run11:05 Arrive Sidney B.C.
  9:00  -----   ----- 10:05
10:0010:2010:4011:20
  9:3510:15
10:20  ----- 11:1511:25   ----- 
11:55   ----- 1:00
1:0512:4012:251:55
 12:351:30  ----- 1:45
2:003:05
2:50 International Run5:00 Arrive Sidney B.C.
3:45 Ex Sun LD4:05 Ex Sun LD4:25 Ex Sun LD5:05 Ex Sun LD
  3:50  ----- 4:454:55
   6:10  6:25  6:45   7:25 
4:45  -----  5:50
5:105:50
6:256:456:55
6:45 Ex Tue/Wed7:25 Ex Tue/Wed  -----   ----- 
7:457:207:058:25
 7:208:158:25  ----- 
8:209:25
9:009:5010:1010:20
11:00 Friday12:00 Saturday12:30 Saturday1:10 Saturday

 

Eastbound

Sidney B.C.Friday HarborOrcasShawLopezAnacortes
5:45  -----   -----   6:25  7:05 
  6:05  7:35   7:15   6:45  ----- 
  ----- 7:157:55
  7:157:30  7:50  8:30
  8:059:10
8:509:05....9:55
8:309:15 9;30  9:50  .......
  ----- ----------10:4511:15
10:55---------------12:00
12:00 International Run2:10
-----12:0512:20----- 1:10
-----2:20----------3:10
1:50  -----   ----- 2:403:20
  2:15 Ex Sun/Labor Day ----------  3:05 Ex Sun/Labor Day 3:55 Ex Sun/Labor Day
3:454:50
     5:20   5:35   ----- 6:25
-----   -----  -----  6:15 6:55
5:406:556:456:20-----
 6:30----- ----------7:35
  
  
7:35 Ex Tue Wed8:20 Ex Tue Wed
5:55 Depart Sidney B.C.7:25 International Run
You will need to go through customs
8:30 International Run
-----7:057:207:40 -----
-----8:458:15-----  9:35
10:00  
10:50
   11:00   11:2012:00