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Maine State Ferry Service: Swan's Island Ferry

Ferry and Travel Information
  • Ferry: “Captain Henry Lee”
  • Destinations: Crossing between the Villiage of Bass Harbor and Swan's Island
  • Crossing Distance: 6 miles
  • Crossing time: 40 minutes

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Schedules

Winter Schedule 2014
Mon., Tues. Wed.This is a star image, Fri., & Sat.
January 2 thru May 10
Departs
Sundays
January 5 thru May 11
Departs
Swan’s Island
6:45 a.m.
8:15 a.m.
9:45 a.m.*
2:15 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
Bass Harbor
7:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.*
11:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
 
Swan’s Island
8:15 a.m.
10:45 a.m.
2:15 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
Bass Harbor
9:00 a.m.
1:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
 

 

Summer Schedule 2014
Mon., Tues.,Wed.This is a star image, Fri., & Sat.
May 12 thru October 18
Departs
Sundays
May 18 thru October 19
Departs
Swan’s Island
6:45 a.m.
8:15 a.m.
9:45 a.m.*
1:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
Bass Harbor
7:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.*
11:00 a.m.
2:15 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
5:15 p.m
 
Swan’s Island
8:15 a.m.
9:45 a.m.
11:30 a.m.
3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m.

Bass Harbor
9:00 a.m.
10:30 p.m.
2:15 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
5:15 p.m.

         

 

Fall Schedule 2014
Mon., Tues., Wed.This is a star image, Fri., & Sat.
October 20 thru December 31
Departs
Sundays
October 19 thru December 28
Departs
Swan’s Island
6:45 a.m.
8:15 a.m.
9:45 a.m.*
12:45 p.m.
2:15 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
Bass Harbor
7:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.*
11:00 a.m.
1:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
 
Swan’s Island
8:15 a.m.
10:45 a.m.
2:15 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
Bass Harbor
9:00 a.m.
1:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
 

 

Year Round Schedule 2014
Thursday
January 2 thru December 25
Departs
1st and 3rd Wednesday+
January 1 thru December 24
Departs
Swan’s Island
6:45 a.m.
8:15 a.m.
9:45 a.m.
11:15 a.m.**
3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
Bass Harbor
7:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.**
10:30 a.m.
2:15 p.m.
3:45 p.m.
5:15 p.m.

 
Swan's Island
6:45 a.m.
8:15 a.m.
1:15 p.m.
4:45 p.m.
Bass Harbor
7:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
 

 

General Information about the Swan's Island Ferry

  • This is a star graphic 2nd, 4th, 5th (if applicable) of each month only. See Wednesday schedule for 1st and 3rd Wednesday above.
  • * Does not operate on Wednesdays
  • **This trip is primarily used for transport of gasoline every third Thursday. (NO PASSENGERS). Call for specific scheduling info.
  • + See Frenchboro schedule for exact dates
  • Service will be limited on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, & New Years. Please contact the local terminal for the schedule.

Contact Information

  • Bass Harbor Office
    • Maine State Ferry Service
      P.O. Box 114
      Bass Harbor, ME 04653-0114
      Tel. (207) 244-3254
  • Swan's Island
    • Maine State Ferry Service
      Swan’s Island, ME 04685
      Tel. (207) 526-4273


This page last updated on 10/15/14