Ferry Schedule

Visit Boston Harbor Cruises for full details on island ticketing. Further service is available from Hingham via MBTA, with tickets available in person at the Hingham Intermodal Center.

Getting Here is Half the Fun!

The Boston Harbor Islands are accessible by ferry from mid-May through mid-October.  Direct ferry travel is available from Boston to Spectacle Island and Georges Island, and from Hingham to Georges Island.  In the summer, two interisland routes provide additional service Peddocks, Lovells, Grape, and Bumpkin Islands.  Ferry tickets are round-trip and include any transfers.

Purchase Ferry Tickets

Summer Schedule: June 21 – September 2
Spring Schedule: May 18, 19, 25 – June 20 (No service May 21-24)
Fall Schedule: September 3 – October 14

  • Ferry ride approximately 50 minutes.

    *Tickets for 4pm ferry are for a harbor cruise only; passengers may not disembark at Georges.

    Daily

    Depart
    Boston (Long Wharf)
    Arrive
    Georges
    Depart
    Georges
    Arrive
    Boston (Long Wharf)
  • Ferry ride approximately 30 minutes.

    Weekends Only

    Depart
    Boston (Long Wharf)
    Arrive
    Spectacle
    Depart
    Spectacle
    Arrive
    Boston (Long Wharf)
  • This route is operated by MBTA.  Ferries are first come, first serve.

    Weekdays

    Depart
    Hingham
    Depart
    Georges

    Weekends

    Depart
    Hingham
    Depart
    Georges
  • Ferry ride approximately 50 minutes.

    *Tickets for 4pm ferry are for a harbor cruise only; passengers may not disembark at Georges.

    Weekdays

    Depart
    Boston (Long Wharf)
    Arrive
    Georges
    Depart
    Georges
    Arrive
    Boston (Long Wharf)

    Weekends

    Depart
    Boston (Long Wharf)
    Arrive
    Georges
    Depart
    Georges
    Arrive
    Boston (Long Wharf)
  • Ferry ride approximately 30 minutes.

    Daily

    Depart
    Boston (Long Wharf)
    Arrive
    Spectacle
    Depart
    Spectacle
    Arrive
    Boston (Long Wharf)
  • Read this route from left to right.

    Daily

    Depart
    Boston (Long Wharf)
    Arrive
    Spectacle
    Depart
    Spectacle
    Arrive
    Lovells
    Depart
    Lovells
    Arrive
    Georges
    Depart
    Georges
    Arrive
    Peddocks
    Depart
    Peddocks
    Arrive
    Boston (Long Wharf)
  • Read this route from left to right.

    Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Labor Day

    Depart
    Hingham
    Depart
    Bumpkin
    Depart
    Grape
    Depart
    Peddocks
    Depart
    Georges
    Depart
    Lovells
    Arrive
    Hingham
  • Travel Tip: Leaves from EDIC Pier. Cash Only.

    *Saturdays Only

    Weekends

    Depart
    Boston
    Depart
    Thompson
  • This route is operated by MBTA.  Ferries are first come, first serve.

    Weekdays

    Depart
    Hingham
    Depart
    Georges

    Weekends

    Depart
    Hingham
    Depart
    Georges
  • Ferry ride approximately 50 minutes.

    Daily

    Depart
    Boston (Long Wharf)
    Arrive
    Georges
    Depart
    Georges
    Arrive
    Boston (Long Wharf)
  • Ferry ride approximately 30 minutes.

    Weekends Only

    Depart
    Boston (Long Wharf)
    Arrive
    Spectacle
    Depart
    Spectacle
    Arrive
    Boston (Long Wharf)
  • This route is operated by MBTA.  Ferries are first come, first serve.

    Weekdays

    Depart
    Hingham
    Depart
    Georges

    Weekends

    Depart
    Hingham
    Depart
    Georges

Fares and Ticket Information

What Does My Ticket Include?

Ticket fares include round trip ferry passage to the park, plus any transfers to other islands.

Once in the park, enjoy access to island visitor centers, exhibits, and free ranger-guided tours and activities. Tickets are not timed, and you can take any ferry to return. Allow at least 4 hours to visit one island (including ferry travel), and a full day to visit two. Remember to arrive at least 20 minutes before your ferry departure to allow time for boarding.

Purchase Tickets

2019 Boston Harbor Islands Fares

Category
AdultChildSeniorsStudent / MilitaryChild Under 3
Price
$19.95$12.95$14.95$14.95Free
Category
Family 4-Pack10 Ride PassSeason Pass  
Price
$49$150$225  

Departure Points

Long Wharf North Ticket Center

Boston (Long Wharf)

Long Wharf North
66 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
Next to Christopher Columbus Park

View on Google Maps

Public Transit

Blue Line: Aquarium or State
Orange Line: Satte or Haymarket
Green Line: Haymarket

Island Service

Georges, Spectacle, Peddocks
Transfer at Georges for more server to Peddocks, Bumpkin, Grape, Lovell

Hingham

Hingham Shipyard
28 Shipyard Drive, Hingham, MA 02043
Arrive early to pick up free parking pass

View on Google Maps

Public Transit

220 Bus from Red Line Quincy Center
MBTA ferry from Boston

Island Service

Georges, Bumpkin, Grape, Peddocks, Lovells Via MBTA and park ferry

EDIC Dock Thompson

EDIC Pier, Boston

EDIC Pier #10, Boston, MA

View on Google Maps

Parking

A parking garage is located within walking distance of the EDIC Pier at 16 Drydock Avenue, corner of 6th Street. For directions, Google: Drydock Ave. and 6th St. Boston, MA 02210

Winthrop Town Dock

Winthrop Town Dock

707 Shirley St, Winthrop, MA 02152

View on Google Maps

Stay Up-to-Date on All Things Harbor Islands