Vinalhaven Ferry Vehicle Reservations & Line Numbers

Reservations Procedure

View Rockland's vehicle reservation page for Vinalhaven reservation info.

*IMPORTANT!* Customers with vehicles that do not have a reservation leaving the island need to contact the island terminal for a line number the day before returning to secure a space on the ferry for the vehicle. This includes same day travel without a reservation. Please see the island home page for specific information.

How To Get a Line Number

  • Call 207-596-5450 at 5:30 AM the day before desired travel date
  • Press "2" to enter the line number queue
  • Have the following information ready for the ticket agent:
    • which ferry trip on the following day you would like a number for
    • your name (or the name of the person you are calling for)
    • your phone number (or the phone number of the person you are calling for)
    • a four digit number
    • type of vehicle you will be lining up
    • does it have roof racks, bikes, kayaks, ladders, etc., on the roof
    • if truck, the actual length of a box truck, dual-wheeled truck or commercial truck will be needed
  • The ticket agent will then assign you a number and inform you of the time to have your vehicle in line.

Line Number FAQs

  • Line numbers are for customers who do not have a reservation and would like to put their vehicle in line for the NEXT DAYS ferry schedule.
  • Line numbers are aquired over the phone for all ferry trips for the following day.
  • Phone calls will be taken in the order they are received.
  • Expected wait time can be up to 30 minutes during peak summer season.
  • Line number requests will be taken only between 5:30 AM and 6:00 AM (our time)
  • Calls received before 5:30 AM will not be added to the queue (you will be sent to voicemail not the line number queue).
  • Any remaining line numbers can be aquired by calling 207-596-5450 for a ticket agent.
  • Following are the times you must have your vehicle in line:
    • 7:00 AM Ferry: Line up at 6:30 AM
    • 8:45 AM Ferry: Line up at 8:15 AM
    • 10:30 AM Ferry: Line up at 10:00 AM
    • 1:00 PM Ferry: Line up at 12:30 PM
    • 2:45 PM Ferry: Line up at 2:15 PM
    • 4:30 PM Ferry: Line up at 4:00 PM