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Washington State Ferries

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Address: 801 Alaskan Way, Pier 52, Seattle, WA 98104-1410
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Seattle to Victoria Ferry: One-Way and Roundtrip Tickets
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Runs just like a train

Took the ferry over to Brainbridge Island. The ferry ran on time and the station was clean and pleasant for our short wait. The ticketing was quick and efficient.

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Delaware
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took the ferry over to Brainbridge Island. The ferry ran on time and the station was clean and pleasant for our short wait. The ticketing was quick and efficient.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Riding the ferry give you an inexpensive, enjoyable, boat ride if the weather cooperates! It was a beautiful, sunny day and we were lucky to have a couple of whale sightings on our ride back & forth from Port Orchard.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For $8.20/adult you get an extraordinary view of Seattle's skyline and get a great ride on the ferry.

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Greeneville, Tennessee
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My first ever ferry ride was in March. I didn't know what to expect when I got there so I made sure to reserve a space (as someone told me to do so) and arrived an hour early. I was so glad I made a reservation as many people were trying to get on the ferry. The crew knew what... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The WA ferry system is great, easy to load on, and a great ride. They have yummy snacks for the longer rides (we did Anacortes to Sidney BC), and the price was reasonable.

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Denver, Colorado
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Easiest way to travel to other islands, and view the Seattle skyline, large container ships, and sailing vessels. Cheap too. Happy to have the experience, this must be the finest way to day trip too

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Thank Sherrie W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Even if I don't need to take the ferry somewhere for transportation, I will go for a ride just to ride it. I love the hum of the engine and the beautiful views you get of the Puget Sound. Passenger fares are only collected one way, so it's pretty cheap entertainment if you've got a few hours to spare. I... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having to work on the other side of the "pond" I have taken the ferry, daily for four years. Spend the day on Bainbridge Island, Take the Seattle Bainbridge Island ferry, spend the day in the free museum, kids museum, grab a bite to eat and walk around town. A small park behind the grocery store for the kids to... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome ride ...ferry is clean and efficient. Trip is worth the money however it is cheaper to take your car with you onto the ferry.

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New Hope, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Take a boat ride in one of Seattle's ferry boats. Yes, a bit touristy, but you get some wonderful vistas from the ferry.

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