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Maine State Ferry Service: Vinalhaven Ferry

Ferry and Travel Information

  • Ferries: “Captain Charles Philbrook” and “Captain E. Frank Thompson”
  • Destinations: Crossing between the City of Rockland and Vinalhaven
  • Crossing Distance: 15 miles
  • Crossing time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Schedules

Winter Schedule 2014

Monday thru Saturday January 1 thru March 29
Departs


Sundays January 5 thru March 30
Departs
Vinalhaven
7:00 a.m.*
8:45 a.m.*
10:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m.
2:45 p.m.*
4:30 p.m.*
Rockland
7:00 a.m.*
8:45 a.m.
10:30 a.m.*
1:00 p.m.*,**
2:45 p.m.*
4:30 p.m.*

Vinalhaven
7:00 a.m.
8:45 a.m.
1:30 p.m.
3:15 p.m.
Rockland
7:00 a.m.
8:45 a.m.
1:30 p.m.
3:15 p.m.

 

Please Note: There is no service on News Year's Day

*Ferry does not operate on Thanksgiving day
**Ferry departs Rockland at 1:30 p.m. (summer & winter schedule) on Tuesdays due to fueling

 

Summer Schedule 2014

Daily April 1 thru December 31
Departs

Vinalhaven
7:00 a.m.
8:45 a.m.
10:30 a.m.*
1:00 p.m.*
2:45 p.m.*
4:30 p.m.*
Rockland
7:00 a.m.
8:45 a.m.
10:30 a.m.*
1:00 p.m.*,**
2:45 p.m.*
4:30 p.m.*

 

* Does Not operate on Thanksgiving Day
**Ferry departs Rockland at 1:30 p.m. (summer & winter schedule) on Tuesdays due to fueling

 

General Information about the Vinalhaven Ferry

  • No service on Christmas day
  • All non-reserved vehicles and trucks leaving Vinalhaven are required to have a LINE NUMBER. Please contact the Vinalhaven Terminal for further information.

Contact Information

  • Rockland Office
    • Maine State Ferry Service
      P.O. Box 645
      517A Main Street
      Rockland, ME 04841-0645
      Tel. (207) 596-5400
  • Vinalhaven Island
    • Maine State Ferry Service
      P.O. Box 191
      Vinalhaven, ME 04863-0191
      Tel. (207) 596-5450

 

This page last updated on 1/8/14