Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Alert: The following services will be unavailable on Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 12 a.m. (midnight) to 6 a.m. CST due to system maintenance.

Ferries operating in Wisconsin

Washington Island ferry

Map of ferries operating in Wisconsin
Note: Some ferry schedules may be affected by weather. Please call the number listed when inclement weather is expected.

Cassville (608) 725-5180

  • Located in southwest Wisconsin on the Mississippi River.
  • Connects Cassville, Wisconsin, with Turkey Creek, Iowa.
  • Ferry fee for passengers and vehicles.

Lake Express (866) 914-1010

  • Located in southeastern Wisconsin on Lake Michigan.
  • Connects Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with Muskegon, Michigan.
  • Ferry fee for passengers and vehicles.

Lake Michigan Carferry (888) 337-7948

  • Located in eastern Wisconsin on Lake Michigan.
  • Connects Manitowoc, Wisconsin, with Ludington, Michigan.
  • Ferry fee for passengers and vehicles.

Madeline Island Ferry Line (715) 747-2051

  • Located in northern Wisconsin on Lake Superior.
  • Connects Bayfield, Wisconsin, with LaPointe Harbor on Madeline Island, Wisconsin.
  • Ferry fee for passengers and vehicles.

Merrimac

  • Located in south central Wisconsin on the Wisconsin River.
  • Connects Merrimac, Wisconsin, with Okee, Wisconsin.
  • Free ferry for passengers and vehicles.

Washington Island Ferry Line (920) 847-2546

  • Located in northeast Wisconsin on Lake Michigan.
  • Connects Northport, Wisconsin, with Detroit Harbor on Washington Island, Wisconsin.
  • Ferry fee for passengers and vehicles.

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Last modified: April 11, 2012

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