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Galveston – Port Bolivar Ferry2020-07-20T12:20:09-05:00
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Galveston – Port Bolivar Ferry

1000 Ferry Road N., Galveston, TX (Directions) | Phone: (409)795-2230


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About

The Galveston-Port Bolivar ferry takes travelers on SH 87 between Galveston Island and the Bolivar Peninsula.  The service is free.

One vessel is in operation 24 hours per day. A second vessel will be placed in service at 6:30 a.m. After this departure, the two vessels will operate based on traffic volumes, and will space themselves to carry traffic as efficiently and safely as possible. A third vessel will be placed in service during the afternoon period in necessary. Up to five vessels may be operated for summer and holiday traffic.

Vehicles should not exceed 80,000 pounds, may have a maximum length of 65 feet, a maximum height of 13.5 feet and a maximum width of 8.5 feet.

To view current ferry wait times and live cameras, visit the Houston Transtar website. To receive updates and the latest news regarding the ferry, follow Galveston Ferry on Twitter.

For additional information or special needs, please call (409) 795-2230.

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Currently, there are two boats in service. There is a minimal wait in Galveston and a 30 minute wait in Bolivar.

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