An industry-wide shortage of ferry staff is causing service disruptions to the Glenora and Wolfe Island ferries on some days. To sign up for email alerts about service disruptions please email mtoferryinfo@ontario.ca to be added to the distribution list. You can also follow both ferry accounts on Twitter for the latest updates: 

A text message update service will also be available for sign up soon. 

Glenora Ferry Service

Route: Glenora — Adolphustown

Runs: Year round

Ferry transports:

  • passengers
  • vehicles
    • maximum capacity: 117 passengers and up to 21 vehicles
    • vehicle height restriction: 4.1 metres (13 feet 5 inches)

Operated by: Government of Ontario

Glenora Ferry schedule

An industry-wide shortage of ferry staff is causing service disruptions to the Glenora ferry on some days. To sign up for email alerts about service disruptions please email mtoferryinfo@ontario.ca to be added to the distribution list. You can also follow the Glenora ferry’s Twitter account for the latest updates.

 

06:00  to 01:15 

The ferry departs:

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

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

Wolfe Island Ferry Service

Route: Kingston — Wolfe Island

Runs: Year round

Ferry transports:

  • passengers
  • vehicles
    • maximum capacity: 294 passengers and up to 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

An industry-wide shortage of ferry staff is causing service disruptions to the Wolfe Island ferry on some days. To sign up for email alerts about service disruptions please email mtoferryinfo@ontario.ca to be added to the distribution list. You can also follow the Wolfe Island ferry’s account on Twitter for the latest updates.

 

Departure time from Wolfe IslandDeparture time from Kingston
05:3006:00
06:3007:00
07:3008:00
08:3009:00
09:3010:00
10:3011:30
12:0013:00
13:3014:00
14:3015:00
15:3016:00
16:3017:00
17:3018:00
18:3019:00
19:3020:00
20:3021:00
21:3022:00
22:3023:30
24:0001:00
01:3002:00

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.

Wolfe Islander IV and Amherst Islander II

Ontario’s new fully electric Wolfe Islander IV and Amherst Islander II can carry more passengers and vehicles, improving ferry service to and from Wolfe and Amherst Islands and the mainland, while reducing emissions.

Before the new ferries can be put in service, we must complete all of the required familiarization and safety training required by Transport Canada Regulations. In addition, there are some temporary infrastructure modifications required for our Wolfe Island service at the Kingston dock in order to accommodate the new vessel during the dock construction.

The marine industry is experiencing an industry-wide seafarer shortage that has delayed the ferries in-service date beyond our original target of Spring 2022. We are working hard to get the new ferries into service as soon as possible, and will provide an update on the target start date as soon as we can.

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 Ontario Ferries 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 Ontario Ferries 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 Ontario Ferries to find ferry schedules, book a reservation or to get more information about your trip.