The Best Ferry Ride from Seattle to Bremerton: What You Need to Know


Beautiful Seattle from the Ferry to Bremerton
Amazing Seattle View

What You Need to Know About the Ride

Ferries are a great way to explore the Seattle area. You can take a ferry from Seattle to Bremerton, or from Seattle to Bainbridge Island, or from Seattle to Vashon Island. Ferries depart every half hour to an hour and rides last about 30 to 60 minutes depending on where you are going. 

        Watch my first ride from Seattle to Bremerton with Washington State Ferry Seattle-Bremerton Ferry 

Seattle to Bremerton Ferry

There are 2 ferry companies that runs the Seattle-Bremerton ferry route. 

  1. Washington State Ferry - for foot passengers as well as vehicles. It'll take about an hour ride. 
  2. Kitsap Fast Ferry - Foot Passengers only. Crossing time about 30 minute ferry ride. 

The ferry from Seattle to Bremerton is a great way to spend a day, especially if you love the water. It's also a great way to get off the city grid and explore the Puget Sound. The water is always changing and there are plenty scenery to enjoying.

Colorful Harborside Fountain Park by Ferry Marina
Getting ready to dock in Bremerton Ferry Terminal

Is the Ferry ride from Seattle Free?

Short answer is yes if you are youth age 18 and under, and NO if you are over that age and if you are riding the Kitsap Fast Ferry. 

Washington State Ferry -Seattle Bremerton Ferry

From Bremerton to Seattle
  • Free

 From Seattle to Bremerton

  •  Adult 19 - 64     =  $9.45 for foot passengers. 
  • Senior 65 and over =  $4.70
  • Youth 18 and under = Free
  • Vehicle under 14' & driver = $13.55
  • Vehicle under 14' & Sr/Disability driver = $11.15
  • Vehicle under 22' & driver = $17.20
  • Vehicle under 22' & Sr/Disability driver = $14.80
  • Motorcycle & driver = $7.45
  • Bicycle Surcharge Only (19 & over) = $1
  • For the complete list of fares go to

Kitsap Fast Ferry (Bremerton Fast Ferry)

  • From Seattle to Bremerton = Foot Passengers only = $10
  • From Bremerton to Seattle = Foot Passengers only = $2.00

Kitsap Fast Ferry coming in to Seattle Ferry Terminal
Kitsap Fast Ferry (Bremerton Fast Ferry) coming in to Seattle

Where do I go to catch the Ferry from Seattle to Bremerton?

Washington State Ferry (Seattle-Bremerton) 
  • Seattle Ferry Terminal
  • 801 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98104
  • Coleman Dock
  • Pier 52

 Kitsap Fast Ferry (Bremerton Fast Ferry) 

    • Pier 50 Seattle Dock
    • 801 Alaskan Way, Seattle WA 98104

Beautiful Seattle from Pier 52 Seattle-Bremerton Ferry
Gorgeous view of Seattle

 What are the Ferry Schedules?

Washington State Ferry 

Leaving Seattle 

  • 7:35 am
  • 10:00 am
  • 12:20 pm
  • 2:50 pm
  • 5:30 pm
  • 7:50 pm
  • 10:30 pm
  • 12:50 am - last trip for the day from Seattle
Leaving Bremerton
  • 6:20 am
  • 8:45 am
  • 11:10 am
  • 1:30 pm
  • 4:15 pm
  • 6:40 pm
  • 9:00 pm
  • 11:40 pm - last trip for the day from Bremerton

Kitsap Fast Ferry (Bremerton Fast Ferry) 

Leaving Seattle - Run on weekdays only for the winter season!
  • 5:20 am
  • 6:05 am
  • 6:45 am
  • 7:25 am
  • 8:00 am
  • 8:40 am
  • 2:25 pm
  • 3:45 pm
  • 4:25 pm
  • 5:05 pm
  • 5:40 pm
  • 6:25 pm
  • 7:40 pm - last trip for the day

Leaving Bremerton -  Run on weekdays only during Winter season

  • 4:40 am 
  • 5:25 am
  • 6:05 am
  • 6:45 am
  • 7:25 am
  • 8:05 am
  • 1:50 pm
  • 3:05 pm
  • 3:45 pm
  • 4:25 pm
  • 5:00 pm
  • 5:45 pm
  • 7:05 pm - last trip for the day

Click here for Kitsap Fast Ferry Schedules

Watch my first ride from Bremerton to Seattle with Kitsap Fast Transit (Bremerton Fast Ferry)


Colorful Harborview Fountain Park in Bremerton
Harborview Fountain Park


There's more than just natural beauty on this ferry ride - there are also plenty of Bremerton sites worth checking out!

  • Bremerton Marina- The Bremerton Marina is a great place to spend the day if you're looking for a boat ride or need to find some fish.
  • Bremerton Boardwalk - A waterfront hub with beautiful view of the marina. 
  • Harborside Fountain Park - Nice little park next to the ferry terminal. Beautiful Landscape with rocks features and water fountain. Fall colors are awesome!
  • Kitsap History Museum - The historical museum's mission is to tell the stories of Bremerton, Washington and Kitsap County through artifacts, memorabilia, photographs and more. The museum also has a theater, an interactive children's area called "Growing up in Bremerton", an outdoor exhibit garden and a rotating exhibition gallery that houses changing exhibits showcasing various aspects of the county's history.
  • USS Turner Joy - A battleship museum. Learn and explore the inside of the ship.
  • Puget Sound navy Museum - Entrance is free and a must see when in Bremerton. A short 3 minute walk from the Ferry Dock. Lots to see here!

WARNING when driving in Bremerton - some of traffic lights have camera and they will ticket you for running yellow light!!!

Green suitcase, maroon backpack, flower bouquet, view of Seattle on boar the Ferry
On board Washington State Ferry leaving Seattle

Approaching Bremerton Ferry Terminal, Beautiful Waters

Beautiful view of Seattle from on board the Kitsap Fast Ferry, Ropes hanging, tall buildings

Contact Form


Email *

Message *