Fares

Walk-On, Passenger, and Bicycle

Passenger Type
Year-Round Fares
Adults (ages 19 and older)
$5.45
Youth (ages 6-18) 
$3.25
Children (under age 6)  
Free
Senior ID or Disability Permit $2.70

Motorcycle

Includes Driver Non-Peak
(Oct 1-Apr 30)
Peak
(May 1-Sep 30)
Motorcycle $9.95 $12.95
Senior ID or Disability Permit $8.25 $10.75

Vehicle

Includes Driver
Non-Peak
(Oct 1-Apr 30)
Peak
(May 1-Sept 30)
Vehicle (Up to and including 22 foot length)
 $18.35
 $23.85
Senior ID or Disability Permit (up to 22 feet)  $15.25 $19.80
Over 22 feet to under 30 feet 
 $37.30
 $48.50
30 feet to under 40 feet 
 $59.40
 $77.20
40 feet to under 50 feet
 $79.35
 $103.15
50 feet to under 60 feet
 $99.15
 $128.90
60 feet to under 70 feet  
 $118.95
 $154.65
70 feet to under 80 feet
 $145.80
 $189.55
80 feet to under 90 feet
 $172.60
 $224.40
90 feet and greater
 $204.15
 $265.40

Value Pass

5 trips Year-Round Fares
Passenger/Walk-on $21.80  *
Motorcycle $39.70  *
Vehicle (up to and including 22 ft) $73.40  *
 * Value Pass tickets are valid for 40 days from date of purchase until the expiration date indicated on each ticket. They may be used by only one passenger per vehicle per trip and may not be used by other vehicles or passengers waiting to board the ferry vessel. No refunds for unused, lost, or stolen tickets.

Passenger/Vehicle Fare Rates


All fares are round-trip and collected at the Steilacoom Terminal. The rates were effective Jan. 1, 2016.

Find more detailed information regarding peak and non-peak seasons, senior ID, disability permit, commuters, vehicle length, large carry-on items, exempt vehicles, and vehicles over 80 feet long or 11 feet wide.

Additional Fare Information


  • Peak season vs. non-peak season refers to a seasonal change in fares depending on the time of the year. Peak season is defined as May 1 through Sept. 30. Non-peak season is defined as Oct. 1 through April 30.
  • Senior citizens (age 65+) must show valid photo ID or a Regional Reduced Fare Permit at the time of boarding.
  • Disabled passengers must show a valid disability ID at the time of boarding (acceptable ID includes Regional Reduced Fare Permit, ADA paratransit card, or Medicare Card with photo ID).
  • Value Pass tickets are valid for 40 days from date of purchase until the expiration date indicated on each ticket. They may be used by only one passenger per vehicle per trip and may not be used by other vehicles or passengers waiting to board the ferry vessel. No refunds for unused, lost, or stolen tickets.
  • Vehicle length is measured from the furthest protruding item at the front of the vehicle to the furthest protruding item at the rear of the vehicle and/or trailer. Logging trucks, whether loaded or unloaded, will be charged the 60 to under 70 feet category.
  • Large carry-on items, including kayaks, canoes, and other items of comparable size which are typically stowed on the vehicle deck of the ferry vessel, shall be charged at the motorcycle rate. This rate includes the fare for the walk-on passenger carrying the item to be stowed.
  • Fare exemptions are allowed for police, fire, and medical vehicles with tax-exempt plates and only in the event of an emergency.
  • Oversize vehicles that are 80 feet or longer or over 11 feet wide must schedule their departure time in advance by calling (253) 588-1950.
  • Refunds for tickets purchased online or at the terminal are available at www.pierceferrytickets.com/customer-service/refund-form/.
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Customer Service and Refunds: (253) 588-1950
Ferry Administration: (253) 798-7250
After Hours Emergency: (253) 798-6000
Steilacoom Landing:
56 Union Ave.
Steilacoom, WA 98388

Office Location:
2702 S 42nd St, Ste 201
Tacoma, WA 98409-7322