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Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal

Harbor / Marina, Boat or Ferry, and Pier
Bainbridge Island
  • Carla J.
    "Your Camera & Enjoy The Beautiful View Of Seattle"(2 Tips)
    Cameron G.
    "ferry cam ahead of time"(2 Tips)
    Bori 2.
    "Otherwise you're stuck with a very small, cash-only coffee kiosk."(3 Tips)
    Andrew C.
    "enough time for a beer between Bainbridge and Seattle or vice versa."(2 Tips)
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  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CJuly 10
    Scooters/Motorcycles on and off first. There's enough time for a beer between Bainbridge and Seattle or vice versa.
  • Andrew F.
    Andrew FurmanSeptember 23, 2016
    Fort Ward was used during WWII to listen to Japanese Navy communications
  • Andrew F.
    Andrew FurmanSeptember 22, 2016
    Bainbridge Island was originally a center for the logging and shipbuilding industries. The island was known for huge and accessible cedars, which were especially in demand for ships' masts
  • Andrew F.
    Andrew FurmanSeptember 22, 2016
    In 1841, US Navy Lieutenant Charles Wilkes was surveying the Northwest, and named this island after Commodore William Bainbridge, commander of the frigate USS Constitution in the War of 1812.
  • Andrew F.
    Andrew FurmanSeptember 22, 2016
    In 1991 the former City of Winslow (around 1.5 square miles of land on Eagle Harbor, incorporated August 9, 1947) annexed the rest of the island.
  • Kimmie N.
    Kimmie NguyenJuly 26, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Need to start coming earlier...ferries are so late that they sometimes leave right before the next one arrives
  • Cameron G.
    Cameron GidariJuly 9, 2016
    If youre droving on, check the ferry cam ahead of time to make sure that there isn't an overload. Traffic can back up going into the terminal, so save yourself some stress and get there early.
    Upvoted 1 week ago
  • Troy R.
    Troy Robinson™March 3, 2016
    After you leave the Ferry drive to MillCreek Sprint at RadioShack and get a new phone from Troy.
  • Rebeca C.
    Rebeca COctober 4, 2015
    Beautiful day to ride the ferry to Seattle
  • Rohit G.
    Rohit GopalSeptember 15, 2015
    35 minute ride to Bainbridge island. There's a cafe on board, and lots of room for walking around
  • Taylor W.
    Taylor WinnSeptember 3, 2015
    When I want a staycation but with a bit of distance. I like to hope on the ferry to a near by island.
  • Amy B.
    Amy BAugust 11, 2015
    Great view. Cheap ride. Excellent snacks.
  • Lhiam C.
    Lhiam CamachoMay 7, 2015
    Axis Capital, with a group of insurance and reinsurance companies scattered all over the world Read more
  • Mary S.
    Mary SFebruary 17, 2015
    Eight bucks walk on round trip
  • Jennifer A.
    Jennifer AgibinikFebruary 16, 2015
    There's a two hour gap between ferries from 9:40 pm to 11:35 on week nights.
  • Jessica P.
    Jessica PercySeptember 9, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Headed to Seattle
  • Eppy T.
    Eppy ThatcherSeptember 1, 2014
    Waterfront trail is the best way to get to downtown.
  • Dustin D.
    Dustin DemorestAugust 13, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Best way to get to Seattle, but expect to be at the terminal for an hour or two on Sunday afternoons.
  • Ericka R.
    Ericka RomanoJune 21, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Well, I made that one, didn't I?
  • Nikki S.
    Nikki SterlingJune 18, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Listen to the conversation it's quite boring
  • Jason R.
    Jason RedmondApril 9, 2014
    Coffee stand near the ticket office makes a toasty ham and Brie baguette that's pretty tasty.
  • Vivek
    VivekMarch 3, 2014
    A good experience and an escape from week day rush...
  • Graham C.
    Graham CastellanoJanuary 21, 2014
    Take advantage of this cheap ferry to get you to some local shopping.
  • Jon R.
    Jon RameyDecember 29, 2013
    Be sure to be back at your car well before departure!
  • Brett G.
    Brett GreeneNovember 18, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Download the free WSDOT app to see the ferry cam to make sure you can make it in time.
  • Trisha T.
    Trisha Tucker MaupinSeptember 24, 2013
    A great day trip! Only $7 to Bainbridge Island from the ferry terminal and awesome views of Seattle from the bay!
  • Alexi B.
    Alexi BesserSeptember 3, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    @'mark B' .. you don't need an 'iPhone' to get a ferry app. Washington state had an app for android. IPhones are not Kleenex
  • Kesia D.
    Kesia DianeJuly 15, 2013
    Absolutely beautiful relaxing ride.
  • Chris E.
    Chris ElfordJune 16, 2013
    Bring a windbreaker, in case you need to break wind.
  • Christopher M.
    Christopher Michailov-LeeJune 7, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    You can see a great view of the ferry docking from the overhead boarding tunnel in the terminal. It's amazing to see all the bicyclists ride off during the summertime as they commute back home.
  • Christopher M.
    Christopher Michailov-LeeJune 7, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    To travel to Seattle, foot traffic and bikes ride free.
  • Brett G.
    Brett GreeneMay 29, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Take the ferry every chance you get. The beautiful ride is always a
  • Mark B.
    Mark BradyMay 19, 2013
    If you have an iPhone you may want to check out NW Ferry in the app store for the latest schedules, fares, alerts, terminal cameras, etc. Read more
  • Paul B.
    Paul BryantApril 30, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Don't walk down the hall until the boat is unloaded. You'll get trampled by folks getting off.
  • Michele R.
    Michele RobertsApril 19, 2013
    Buy your return ticket on the Kiosk in the Bainbridge terminal. Quick and easy
  • Andrew M.
    Andrew MayeshibaMarch 8, 2013
    If you're taking a round trip for site seeing (it's a cheap $7 or so ). You'll have to get off and reboard,so don't try to stay on during the ships stay at the dock, they'll kick you off.
  • Paul B.
    Paul BryantMarch 8, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The taxis are generally shared. It's a meet way to meet people and allows the drivers to make a fair fare .
  • Rachel S.
    Rachel SchmittDecember 24, 2012
    Make loud noises cuz it echoes inside
  • Bori 2.
    Bori 206November 25, 2012
    Eat something before you arrive to the terminal. Otherwise you're stuck with a very small, cash-only coffee kiosk.
  • Asif H.
    Asif HAugust 8, 2012
    If you walk on the ferry, you only pay westbound
  • Niklas N.
    Niklas NordlofJuly 8, 2012
    Grab a seat--the good ones fill-up quick.
  • Tres C.
    Tres CozineJune 26, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Use your time on board to enjoy the view, breathe the salt air and be present in the moment
  • Carla J.
    Carla JeanJune 10, 2012
    This Is The Ferry You Take To Point No Point & Point Wilson Light Houses!! Bring Your Camera & Enjoy The Beautiful View Of Seattle As You Leave The Terminal!!
  • Dirk M.
    Dirk MortensenJune 3, 2012
    Great scenic route
  • Richard N.
    Richard NaimyJune 2, 2012
    Rent Scooter from BI Scooters my wife and I had the best time ever. Great company great people! Call 206-251-3798 it right off the ferry.
  • Jeremiah A.
    Jeremiah AndrickMay 20, 2012
    It's a floating parking garage.
  • The Social Delivery System
    Do this often? You could be an ideal candidate for our team. Make few $ traveling the same daily route dropping off items for people.
  • The Social Delivery System
    Another fantastic day for a boat ride...I route to our new People-Ship drop point in Seattle!!!
  • Dustin S.
    Dustin SmithMay 9, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Was allot better when they had a hot tub and spa...oh wait, wrong place...
  • Dylan T.
    Dylan ThomeMay 5, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Arrive 10 mins early
  • Connie C.
    Connie CermakApril 20, 2012
    Keep your eyes on the water for cute little otter.
    Upvoted 5 days ago
  • Karen W.
    Karen WilkenMarch 16, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Wow. The wifi and cell service blows. Save your money for a beer.
  • 🔰ICTOR M.
    🔰ICTOR MARK💲March 5, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Eat da Chowda!!! It's dooooooooppppeee!!!!
  • Melissa D.
    Melissa DingmonFebruary 16, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Bring your own food. Even the coffee is gross.
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel StillmanFebruary 1, 2012
    Kenzonian Tsutakonian-Chinn says to take ferry to bainbridge, walk around for a minute, then take ferry back. at sunset.
  • Cheryl G.
    Cheryl GDecember 29, 2011
    Sharing the ride is green!
  • Tammy C.
    Tammy CurryDecember 27, 2011
    Sometimes it just doesn't matter how early you get here...
  • Jeff D.
    Jeff DonnellyDecember 4, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Download the WADOT App for ferry schedules. Very handy.
    Upvoted 5 days ago
  • H
    HNovember 26, 2011
    Watch out for white mini vans (755-TKD) who cut you in line. Call 877-764-HERO to report cutting.
  • Scott W.
    Scott WellingOctober 19, 2011
    Nice locale, Dr. Crain.
  • C L.
    C LOctober 11, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    People come from all over the world to eat the can chowder on board.
  • Frank J. K.
    Frank J. KennySeptember 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Bring $15 bucks for the fee.
  • Rachel C.
    Rachel CSeptember 10, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Do your best to resist the urge to throw yourself overboard because the commute is so awesome.
  • Marni W.
    Marni WhiteSeptember 9, 2011
    Don't wear a dress and then go to the upper deck ;-)
  • Tim C.
    Tim CJuly 8, 2011
    Sometimes it's more comfortable if u just stay in the car since u can recline. So bring a drink and some snacks and enjoy da views.
  • Jessie P.
    Jessie PortlockJune 11, 2011
    Always double check the Sunday schedule
  • Jerica M.
    Jerica MewMarch 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Ferry food is expensive. Don't come hungry.
  • Erin M.
    Erin MurphyJanuary 7, 2011
    Bring a book, or headphones. Be five minutes early, no exceptions.
  • Jen M.
    Jen MillerDecember 15, 2010
    Don't start your car early!
  • Jen M.
    Jen MillerDecember 15, 2010
    Don't set your car alarm, it WILL go off when the boat is in motion...
  • Robert R.
    Robert RowdenAugust 14, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Runnin' behind...the boat, not me!!
  • Alexi B.
    Alexi BesserJuly 28, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    No bar.
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