Ferry Schedule

Plan your next visit to the park with information on ferry service below! Visit Boston Harbor City Cruises for full details on island ticketing.

Getting Here is Half the Fun!

Enjoy a fun and scenic ferry ride to Spectacle or Georges Island! In the 2022 park season, ferry service connects Boston to Spectacle Island beginning on May 21. Expanded summer season service to both Spectacle and Georges Islands begins June 17.

All visitors must bring a face covering in order to travel to the park via public ferry. Face coverings are required while boarding the ferry and traveling aboard park ferries in indoor seating areas. If you or anyone in your party feels unwell, or has been exposed to COVID-19, please visit us at another time.

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Spring Schedule: May 21 – June 16

Summer Schedule: June 17 – September 5

  • Ferry ride approximately 30 minutes.

    Friday - Sunday

    Depart
    Boston (Long Wharf)
    Arrive
    Spectacle
    Depart
    Spectacle
    Arrive
    Boston (Long Wharf)
  • From May 7 – October 9
    Departs from EDIC Dock
    Visit the Thompson Island website for ticketing and more information

    Saturday

    Depart
    Boston
    Depart
    Thompson

    Sunday

    Depart
    Boston
    Depart
    Thompson
  • Ferry ride approximately 30 minutes.

    7 Days a Week

    Depart
    Boston (Long Wharf)
    Arrive
    Spectacle
    Depart
    Spectacle
    Arrive
    Boston (Long Wharf)
  • Ferry ride approximately 45 minutes.

    7 Days a Week

    Depart
    Boston (Long Wharf)
    Arrive
    Georges
    Depart
    Georges
    Arrive
    Boston (Long Wharf)
  • Service to Peddocks Island operates Thursday – Sunday, plus select holiday Mondays. Visit the Peddocks Island ticketing page to reserve ferry travel to Peddocks Island. Campers should book their campsite on ReserveAmerica before booking their ferry.

    Thursday - Sunday

    Depart
    Hingham)
    Arrive
    Peddocks
    Depart
    Peddocks
    Arrive
    Hingham
  • From May 7 – October 9
    Departs from EDIC Dock
    Visit the Thompson Island website for ticketing and more information

    Saturday

    Depart
    Boston
    Depart
    Thompson

    Sunday

    Depart
    Boston
    Depart
    Thompson

Fares and Ticket Information

What Does My Ticket Include?

Ticket fares include round trip ferry passage to the park.

Once in the park, enjoy access to visitor amenities, a variety of regularly-scheduled public programs, and self-guided activities. Tickets are not timed, and you can take any ferry to return. Allow at least 4 hours out of your day for your visit including the ferry ride. Remember to arrive at Long Wharf North at least 20 minutes before your ferry departure to allow time for boarding.

Purchase Tickets

2022 Boston Harbor Islands Fares

Category
AdultChildSeniorsStudent / MilitaryChild Under 35 Ride Pass
Price
$24.95$17.95$22.95$22.95Free$100

Departure Points

Long Wharf North Ticket Center

Boston (Long Wharf)

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

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Public Transit

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

Hingham

Hingham Shipyard
28 Shipyard Drive, Hingham, MA 02043
For service to Boston only in 2021

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Public Transit

220 Bus from Red Line Quincy Center
MBTA ferry from Boston

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