Glenora Ferry

Route: Glenora — Adolphustown

Runs: Year round

Ferry transports:

  • passengers
  • vehicles
    • maximum capacity: 21 vehicles
    • vehicle height restriction: 4.1 metres (13 feet 5 inches)

Operated by: Government of Ontario

Ferry schedule

SeasonFerry times
Winter (mid-October to Victoria Day weekend)

Daily 30-minute service

From 6:00 a.m. to 1:15 a.m.

Spring (Victoria Day weekend to late June)

Mon-Fri: 30-minute service

From 6:00 a.m. to 1:15 a.m.


Weekends and Victoria Day only:

  • 30-minute service from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • 15-minute service from 10:15 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • 30-minute service from 7:30 p.m. to 1:15 a.m.
Summer (late June to mid-October)
  • 30-minute service from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  • 15-minute service from 10:15 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • 30-minute service from 7:30 p.m. to 1:15 a.m.

When on 30-minute service, one ferry departs:

  • Glenora on the hour and the half-hour
  • Adolphustown at a quarter to and a quarter after the hour

When on 15-minute service, one ferry from each terminal departs every 15 minutes.

Contact the Glenora Ferry Office at 613-476-2641 for any questions about the ferry or schedule.

Wolfe Island Ferry

Route: Kingston — Wolfe Island

Runs: Year round

Ferry transports:

  • passengers
  • vehicles
    • maximum capacity: 55 vehicles
    • vehicle height restriction: 4.4 metres (14 feet 5 inches)

Run by: Government of Ontario

There will be no designated dangerous goods ferry trips for propane and gasoline highway tankers with a capacity of less than 20,000 Litres classified as; UN1075, LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GASES, Class 2.1, UN1203, GASOLINE, Class 3, Packing Group II, or UN1978, PROPANE, Class 2.1. The federal Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act requires that dangerous goods tankers containing materials as noted above be transported to and from Wolfe Island one tanker at a time on any regularly scheduled trip. This also applies to empty but un-purged mobile units that previously carried the above noted dangerous goods on the return trip. Carriers will be accepted as first come, first served.

Where to board the ferry

Kingston Terminal:

  • passengers can board the ferry at the Kingston Terminal on 295 Ontario Street

Wolfe Island Dock:

  • Dawsons Point dock, located 4.8 kilometres east of Marysville

Wolfe Island ferry schedule

Departure time from Wolfe IslandDeparture time from Kingston
5:30 a.m.6:00 a.m.
6:30 a.m.7:00 a.m.
7:30 a.m.8:00 a.m.
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
9:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
3:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
8:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
9:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
10:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
12:00 a.m.1:00 a.m.
1:30 a.m.2:00 a.m.

Contact the Wolfe Island Ferry Office at 613-548-7227 for any questions about the ferry or schedule.

If you need to transport an oversize load, you will need an oversize/overweight permit. You must provide proof of this permit before you schedule ferry requirements.

Priority boarding

Priority boarding is provided as follows:

  1. Emergency services responding to emergencies including Police, Ambulance (with and without patients) Fire, Canadian Border Services responding to border emergency, Hydro One responding to an outage, and Marine Services employees when required to carry out their duties.
  2. Any situation requiring urgent medical care will be given priority on an as needed basis, including paramedic supervisors, patient transfer vehicles or private vehicles that notify the crew of a medical emergency or urgent care situations.
  3. The Captain has discretion to grant priority boarding for other urgent or compassionate requests.

Other requests for priority boarding are considered on a case-by-case basis as follows:

  1. Health care workers providing service to Wolfe Island residents may apply for a Priority Boarding Pass, which will be issued for a period of not more than 12 months. Health care workers are responsible to apply for renewal at expiry.
  2. Wolfe Island residents that require travel to Kingston for regular medical appointments, such as cancer treatments, may apply for a Priority Boarding Pass for the period of scheduled treatments, for a period of not more than 12 months. Residents are responsible to apply for renewal if required.
  3. School Buses travelling to or from picking up children at school.
  4. Commercial vehicles delivering livestock and perishable goods such as milk, grain and other agricultural products at the annual request of the Township of Frontenac Islands Council and approved by the ministry. Priority times and criteria will be specific to each situation and product.
  5. Funeral processions, with 24 hours prior notification.
  6. For large construction projects on the island, the ministry works with contractors to identity schedules to transport large equipment, people and supplies that ensure that ferry service to the island businesses and residents is maintained.
  7. All other requests for priority boarding that have been endorsed by Township of Frontenac Islands Council, including special events, will be reviewed for approval by the Ministry of Transportation.

Pelee Island Transportation Service

Routes:

  • mainland at either Leamington or Kingsville to Pelee Island
  • Pelee Island, Ontario, Canada — Sandusky, Ohio, U.S.

Runs: Year-round. Air service is provided during the winter months between Pelee Island and the Windsor municipal airport.

Ferries transport:

  • passengers
  • vehicles
  • commercial vehicles
  • oversize cargo and machinery

Operated by: Owen Sound Transportation Company on behalf of the Ministry of Transportation

Please visit OntarioFerries.com to find ferry schedules, book a reservation or to get more information about your trip.

Chi-Cheemaun Ferry

Route: Tobermory (Bruce Peninsula) — Manitoulin Island

Runs: Seasonal. There is no winter service as Manitoulin Island can be accessed by the highway.

Ferry transports:

  • passengers
  • vehicles
  • commercial vehicles
  • oversize cargo

Operated by: Owen Sound Transportation Company, an agency of the Ontario government.

Please visit OntarioFerries.com to find ferry schedules, book a reservation or to get more information about your trip.

Niska Ferry

Route: Moosonee — Moose Factory Island

Runs: Seasonal

Ferry transports:

  • passengers
  • vehicles
  • commercial vehicles

Operated by: the Owen Sound Transportation Company in partnership with Complex re (previously Moose Band Development Corporation).

 Please visit OntarioFerries.com to find ferry schedules, book a reservation or to get more information about your trip.