Lummi Island Ferry

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  1. News Flash
  1. Planned Outage for Lummi Island Ferry March 7

    The Lummi Island Ferry will be out of service from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, for the 2024 dry dock shipyard pre-bid meeting onboard the Whatcom Chief. Read on...
  2. Ferry Dry Dock 2024: Tentative Dates Announced

    The Whatcom Chief’s 2024 dry dock outage is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, April 18, through Friday, May 17. Read on...
  3. Dock Repairs Will Modify Ferry Staging Starting Feb. 12

    The work will affect where vehicles wait for the ferry at Gooseberry Point from Feb. 12 to 15. We do not anticipate any impacts to service. Read on...
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Signup for Ferry Email or Text Updates

Using the Notify Me system, you can sign up to get 'News Flash' notifications by text or email whenever we have Lummi Island ferry updates to share.

How to sign up to receive email and/or text notifications: 

  1. Go to the Notify Me page on our website. 
  2. Type in your email address and phone number under the 'Your Profile Information' section at the top of the page.
  3. Scroll down to the News Flash section and find the News Flash labeled Public Works – Lummi Island Ferry and Roadways. 
  4. Depending on your preferences, click on the envelope icon and/or the phone icon. The envelope icon will send you emails, and the phone icon will send you text messages. 
  5. Finally, you will get an email or text confirmation from Civic Plus (depending on which icon you click in Step 4). Click the link to confirm your subscription.  

How to Get a Car on the Lummi Island Ferry

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How to get on the ferry infographic

Weight-Related Rules and Restrictions  

Vehicles over 40,000 GVW are prohibited on the ferry during any tide under zero. This prevents damage to ferry loading ramps.

Lummi Island Sunset - Ferry