Bar Harbor-Schoodic Ferry

Bar Harbor-Schoodic, Winter Harbor Ferry- "One of the most scenic cruises in the area!" as told by many of our guests.

Departing from Bar Harbor, THE ONLY FERRY IN DOWNTOWN at the Bar Harbor Inn pier at 7 Newport Drive. Located at the start of the shore path; enjoy a boat ride over to the Winter Harbor/ Schoodic Peninsula (The quieter side of Acadia National Park) Bring snacks, a picnic lunch or enjoy ordering great food from one of the local area restaurants. Bike riders enjoy this area....bring a bike over on the ferry or rent a bike when you arrive in Winter Harbor! The Island Explorer 'free shuttle' will meet at the ferry and also is designed to carry bikes. Ask for a Schoodic Chamber brochure for a wealth of details on hiking, biking and shopping.

Bar Harbor-Schoodic Ferry

Departing from Winter Harbor, 88 Sargent Dr.; Conveniently arrives at the Bar Harbor Inn pier after the approximate 45 minute boat ride. While on the boat, look for wildlife such as seals, harbor porpoise, bald eagles and other water foul. Arriving in Bar Harbor, enjoy shopping, restaurants and other in town activities as well as visiting Acadia National park by shuttle or other means of transportation. Bring a bike or rent one in Bar Harbor. Take a Windjammer Cruise of Frenchman Bay!

Buy Ferry Tickets Now! Operating Memorial Day weekend thru Columbus Day weekend 2017!
Departing Bar Harbor
  • 9:00 a.m.
  • 11:00 a.m.
  • 1:30 p.m.
  • 3:30 p.m.
  • **5:30 p.m.
  • Bikes welcomed*
  • One way or Round trip fee offered
  • Adult and Child rates
  • Pet Friendly
Departing Winter Harbor
  • 10:00 a.m.
  • 12:00 p.m.
  • 2:30 p.m.
  • 4:30 p.m. ~Last Island Explorer Bus~
  • **6:30 p.m.
  • Bikes welcomed*
  • One way or Round trip fee offered
  • Adult and Child rates
  • Pet Friendly

**5:30pm and 6:30pm Trips not available after Labor Day.


Spending a day on either side is fun for adults and kids alike!

Adults: $24.00 Round Trip, $14.00 One Way.

Children under 12: $14.00 Round Trip, $10.00 One Way.

Family Package: $75.00, Round Trip. Immediate family = Parents and children under 18 years old

Commuter rates for Maine residents (photo ID required): $15.00 round trip.


Other useful information:
The ferry ride itself is fun and relaxing and is approximately 45 minutes in duration. Enjoy spectacular scenery as you pass by islands and light houses. Look for wildlife such as Seals, Harbor Porpoise, Bald Eagles and other waterfowll. Visit our Slide-show.

Bike rentals available on the Winter Harbor side at:
Sea Scape Kayak and Bike~207-963-5806

Bike rentals available on the Bar Harbor side at:
Bar Harbor Bicycle~207.288.3886
Acadia Bike~207.288.9605

Free Island Explorer Bus transportation
The last bus back to the ferry terminal in Winter Harbor is 4:30pm daily.

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