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Mid Coast region offers daily ferries and ferry service


Islesboro-Lincolnville Ferry

Maine State Ferry Service Islesboro Terminal Islesboro, ME, 04848 Phone: 207-734-6935

Lincolnville phone: 207-789-5611

Route: Islesboro to Lincolnville; ferry carries vehicles. Approximate crossing time is 20 minutes. Ferry operates daily, year-round with some additional crossings from April to October. Maine State Ferry Service operates parking lots at Rockland, Lincolnville, and Bass Harbor. Parking spaces are limited; the ferry service cannot guarantee parking availability. Daily operations update: 800-491-4883. Website: www.maine.gov/mdot/opt/ferry/maine-ferry-service.php.

Rockland-Vinalhaven Ferry

Maine State Ferry Service, 517A Main Street Rockland, ME, 04841 Phone: 207-596-2202

Vinalhaven phone: 207-863-4421

Route: Rockland to Vinalhaven; ferry carries vehicles. Approximate crossing time is one hour and 15 minutes. Operates daily, year-round; schedules vary slightly from winter to summer seasons. Maine State Ferry Service operates parking lots at Rockland, Lincolnville, and Bass Harbor. Parking spaces are limited; the ferry service cannot guarantee parking availability.
Daily operations update: 800-491-4883. Website: www.maine.gov/mdot/opt/ferry/maine-ferry-service.php

Monhegan Boat Line

880 Main Street Port Clyde, ME, 04855 Phone: 207-372-8848

Route: Year-round, daily passenger and freight service from Port Clyde to Monhegan Island. Daily schedule of runs varies seasonally. Boats do no carry vehicles. Puffin and nature cruises from June to September and lighthouse cruises from July to September. Website: http://www.monheganboat.com/.

Rockland-Matinicus Island Ferry

Maine State Ferry Service, 517A Main Street Rockland, ME, 04841 Phone: 207-596-2202

Route: Rockland to Matinicus; ferry carries vehicles. Approximate crossing time is two hours and 15 minutes. Ferry docks at Matinicus about one hour and then returns. Operates year-round on a very limited schedule. Schedule is subject to change without notice. Travelers should call the Rockland office the day before the scheduled trip to confirm the trip is departing as scheduled. Reservations to Matinicus may be made up to 3 months in advance. Waiting time on Matinicus is approximately one hour. Maine State Ferry Service.
Daily operations update: 800-491-4883. Website: www.maine.gov/mdot/opt/ferry/maine-ferry-service.php

Rockland-North Haven Ferry

Maine State Ferry Service, 517A Main Street Rockland, ME, 04841 Phone: 207-596-2202

North Haven phone: 207-867-4441

Route: Rockland to North Haven; ferry carries vehicles. Approximate crossing time is one hour and 10 minutes. Operates daily, year-round. Maine State Ferry Service operates parking lots at Rockland, Lincolnville, and Bass Harbor. Parking spaces are limited; the ferry service cannot guarantee parking availability. Daily operations update: 800-491-4883. Website: www.maine.gov/mdot/opt/ferry/maine-ferry-service.php

Monhegan Island Ferry-Hardy Boat Cruises

Route 32 at Shaw’s Fish and Lobster Wharf New Harbor, ME, 04554 Phone: 800-278-3346

This company offers the Monhegan Island Express, puffin and seal watch cruises, lighthouse cruises, and fall coastal cruises. Season is mid-May to early October. The Hardy Boat Cruises offer twice-daily service during the summer from New Harbor to Monhegan Island. A seal watch is included in the Monhegan-to-New Harbor run. A puffin watch trip is offered from midMay to early June. Seal watch trips and lighthouses cruises are offered mid- June to September. Fall coastal cruises run from September to early October. Website: http://hardyboat.com/monhegan_ferry.htm.