Toronto Islands & Ferries

Ferry Schedules and Fares

Located just minutes from the downtown core, the Islands are the City's largest parkland. Toronto's ferries can carry more than 4,000 passengers an hour to and from the Islands. Check peak hours and wait times to plan your trip.

NEW You can now buy Toronto Island Ferry tickets online in just a few easy steps. All you need is an email address, your credit card, and a printer.


Online Toronto Island Ferry tickets are convenient, flexible and secure:

  • Buy your ferry tickets anytime and print at home.
  • Online tickets are transferable and can be used anytime during the calendar year. There is a one-month use period for tickets purchased in December.
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Toronto Island Ferry information: 416-392-8193

Fares effective May 15, 2015 (Includes return)

Adult $7.25 Adult Monthly Pass $92.00
Student/Senior (under 19 with a student card and over 65) $4.75 Senior/Student Monthly Pass $68.50
Junior (under 14) $3.50 Junior Monthly Pass $46.00
Infant (under 2) Free  
Small Vehicle $102.25 Large Vehicle $127.75

Summer Schedule (May 15 - September 7, 2015)

Centre Island Schedule
Monday to Friday Service*Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays
Departs City Departs Centre Island Departs City Departs Centre Island
8:00 am 8:15 am 8:00 am 8:15 am
9:15 am 9:30 am Every 30 minutes Every 30 minutes
9:30 am 9:45 am
Every 30 minutes Every 30 minutes
10:00 pm 10:15 pm
10:45 pm 11:00 pm
11:15 pm 11:45 pm 11:30 pm 11:45 pm

*Centre Island schedule will increase to every 15 minutes depending upon weather and crowd requirements.

Hanlan's Point Schedule
Monday to Friday ServiceSaturdays, Sundays and Holidays
Departs City Departs Hanlan's Point Departs City Departs Hanlan's Point
9:00 am 9:15 am 8:00 am 8:15 am
Every 30 minutes Every 30 minutes 8:45 am 9:00 am
9:30 am 9:45 am
10:15 am 10:30 am
4:00 pm 4:15 pm Every 30 minutes Every 30 minutes
4:45 pm 5:15 pm
5:30 pm 6:00 pm
6:15 pm 6:45 pm 6:15 pm 6:30 pm
7:00 pm 7:30 pm 7:00 pm 7:30 pm
7:45 pm 8:15 pm 7:45 pm 8:15 pm
8:30 pm 9:00 pm 8:30 pm 9:00 pm
9:15 pm 9:45 pm 9:15 pm 9:45 pm
10:00 pm 10:30 pm 10:00 pm 10:30 pm
- - 10:45 pm 11:15 pm
Ward’s Island Schedule
Monday to Friday ServiceSaturdays, Sundays and Holidays
Departs City Departs Ward’s Island Departs City Departs Ward’s Island
6:35 am 6:45 am 6:35 am (Saturdays/Holidays) 6:45 am (Saturdays/Holidays)
7:00 am 7:15 am 7:00 am (Saturdays/Holidays) 7:15 am (Saturdays/Holidays)
7:30 am 7:45 am 7:30 am (Saturdays/Holidays) 7:45 am (Saturdays/Holidays)
8:00 am 8:30 am 8:00 am 8:30 am
8:45 am 9:00 am 8:45 am 9:15 am
9:45 am 10:00 am 9:30 am 10:00 am
10:45 am 11:00 am 10:15 am 10:45 am
11:45 am 12:00 pm 11:00 am 11:15 am
12:45 pm 1:00 pm Every 30 minutes Every 30 minutes
1:45 pm 2:00 pm
2:45 pm 3:00 pm
3:15 pm 3:30 pm
3:45 pm 4:00 pm
4:15 pm 4:30 pm
4:45 pm 5:00 pm
5:30 pm 5:45 pm
6:15 pm 6:30 pm
7:00 pm 7:15 pm 7:00 pm 7:15 pm
7:45 pm 8:00 pm 7:45 pm 8:00 pm
8:30 pm 8:45 pm 8:30 pm 8:45 pm
9:15 pm 9:30 pm 9:15 pm 9:30 pm
10:00 pm 10:15 pm 10:00 pm 10:15 pm
- - 10:45 pm 11:00 pm
11:15 pm 11:30 pm 11:30 pm 11:45 pm

Spring / Fall Schedule (September 8 - October 12, 2015 / April 22 - May 19, 2016)

Centre Island Schedule
Monday to Friday Service*Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays
Departs City Departs Centre Island Departs City Departs Centre Island
9:00 am 9:15 am 8:00 am** 8:15 am**
9:45 am 10:00 am 9:00 am** 9:15 am**
11:00 am 11:15 am 9:30 am** 9:45 am**
11:45 am 12:01 pm 10:00 am** 10:15 am**
12:30 pm** 12:45 pm** Every 30 minutes Every 30 minutes
1:00 pm 1:15 pm
1:45 pm 2:00 pm
2:30 pm** 2:45 pm**
3:15 pm 3:30 pm
4:00 pm 4:30 pm
4:45 pm 5:15 pm
5:30 pm 6:00 pm
6:15 pm 6:45 pm 7:30 pm** 7:45 pm**
7:15 pm 7:45 pm 8:30 pm** 8:45 pm**
8:30 pm 9:00 pm 9:30 pm** 9:45 pm**
9:30 pm 10:00 pm 10:30 pm 11:00 pm
10:30 pm 11:00 pm 11:15 pm 11:45 pm

*Centre Island schedule will increase to every 15 minutes depending upon weather and crowd requirements. **Direct route

Hanlan's Point Schedule
Monday to Friday ServiceSaturdays, Sundays and Holidays
Departs City Departs Hanlan's Point Departs City Departs Hanlan's Point
8:00 am** 8:15 am** 8:15 am** 8:30 am**
Every 30 minutes** Every 30 minutes** Every hour** Every hour**
11:30 am** 11:45 am**
12:30 pm** 12:45 pm**
Every 30 minutes** Every 30 minutes**
4:00 pm 4:15 pm 9:15 pm** 9:30 pm**

**Direct route

Ward’s Island Schedule
Monday to Friday ServiceSaturdays, Sundays and Holidays
Departs City Departs Ward’s Island Departs City Departs Ward’s Island
6:35 am** 6:45 am** 6:35 am** (Saturdays/Holidays) 6:45 am** (Saturdays/Holidays)
7:00 am** 7:15 am** 7:15 am** (Saturdays/Holidays) 7:30 am** (Saturdays/Holidays)
Every 30 minutes** Every 30 minutes** 7:45 am** 8:00 am**
8:30 am 8:45 am 8:45 am 9:00 am**
9:00 am 9:30 am 9:45 am 10:00 am**
9:45 am 10:15 am 10:45 am 11:00 am**
11:00 am 11:30 am 11:45 am 12:01 pm**
11:45 am 12:15 pm 12:45 pm 1:00 pm**
1:00 pm 1:30 pm Every hour** Every hour**
1:45 pm 2:15 pm
3:15 pm 3:45 pm
4:00 pm 4:15 pm
4:45 pm 5:00 pm
5:30 pm 5:45 pm
6:15 pm 6:30 pm
7:15 pm 7:30 pm
8:30 pm 8:45 pm
9:30 pm 9:45 pm 9:45 pm** 10:00 pm**
10:30 pm 10:45 pm 10:30 pm 10:45 pm
11:15 pm** 11:30 pm** 11:15 pm 11:30 pm

**Direct route

Winter Schedule (October 13, 2015 - April 21, 2016)

There is no winter service to Centre Island.
** Departures to Hanlan's Point as required

Ward’s Island Schedule
Monday to SaturdaySundays and Holidays
Departs City Departs Ward’s Island Departs City Departs Ward’s Island
6:35 am 6:45 am - -
7:00 am 7:15 am - -
7:30 am 7:45 am 7:30 am 7:45 am
8:00 am 8:15 am 8:00 am 8:15 am
8:30 am 8:45 am 8:30 am 8:45 am
9:00 am 9:15 am 9:00 am 9:15 am
**
10:00 am 10:15 am 10:00 am 10:15 am
**
11:00 am 11:15 am 11:00 am 11:15 am
11:30 am 11:45 am 11:30 am 11:45 am
**
12:30 pm 12:45 pm 12:30 pm 12:45 pm
1:00 pm 1:15 pm 1:00 pm 1:15 pm
1:30 pm 1:45 pm 1:30 pm 1:45 pm
2:00 pm 2:15 pm 2:30 pm 2:45 pm
** 3:00 pm 3:15 pm
3:30 pm 3:45 pm 3:30 pm 3:45 pm
4:00 pm 4:15 pm 4:00 pm 4:15 pm
4:45 pm 5:00 pm 4:45 pm 5:00 pm
5:30 pm 5:45 pm 5:30 pm 5:45 pm
6:15 pm 6:30 pm 6:15 pm 6:30 pm
7:00 pm 7:15 pm 7:00 pm 7:15 pm
8:00 pm 8:15 pm 8:00 pm 8:15 pm
9:00 pm 9:15 pm 9:00 pm 9:15 pm
10:00 pm 10:15 pm 10:00 pm 10:15 pm
11:00 pm 11:15 pm 11:00 pm 11:15 pm
11:30 pm 11:45 pm - -

International Symbol of AccessibilityThe whole of the ferry service is wheel chair accessible. All newly designed ticket booths, washrooms and waiting shelters are accessible for both the public and if necessary the staff who work within them. All of the City of Toronto ferry service has been made fully accessible for wheelchairs.

Directions

The Jack Layton Ferry Terminal is located at the foot of Bay Street at Queens Quay, just west of the Westin Harbour Castle hotel.

Ferry Map

Directions by TTC: From Union Station take the 509 Harbourfront or the 510 Spadina streetcar south to the Bay and Queens Quay stop. Alternately, take the Bay Bus #6 southbound from the corner of Front and Bay to the Bay and Queens Quay stop. The entrance to the ferry terminal is on the south side of the street, just west of the Westin Harbour Castle hotel.

Walk / Drive: Main entrance at foot of Bay Street on Queens Quay. Enter through the park via the walkway between the Westin Harbour Castle hotel and Harbour Castle condominiums. Parking is available 1 block north at Lakeshore and Bay, 1 block west on Queens Quay between Bay and York, 1 block east opposite Toronto Star building.

Normal travel time by ferry to and from the Toronto Islands is about 15 minutes in each direction.