Ferry Boats

Boat transportation is a very popular way to travel between communities in Alaska and beyond.

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Ferry Schedules

There are three different ferries that service Haines. The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) runs year-round, and provides both passenger and vehicle ferry service to communities all across Alaska, as well as Prince Rupert, BC, Canada, and Bellingham, WA, USA. The Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry (HSFF) provides passenger service only between Haines and Skagway during summer months. There is also Alaska Fjordlines, which offers whale watching/sightseeing tours, as well as passenger service between Haines, Skagway and Juneau.

Alaska Marine Highway

The Alaska Marine Highway System has been operating year-round since 1963, with regularly scheduled passenger and vehicle service to 33 communities in Alaska, plus Bellingham, Washington, and Prince Rupert, British Columbia. There are currently eleven vessels in the AMHS fleet, additional ferries...

Haines Skagway Fast Ferry

The trip takes only 45 breathtaking minutes between the two beautiful Alaska towns of Haines and Skagway. Our safe and reliable service, accessible docks and multiple departures throughout the day make it an easy way to explore these quaint, fun-filled Alaska towns separated by 350 miles of road.

Alaska Fjordlines

Fjord Express to Juneau, A family owned and operated business with over 30 years experience that offers a spectacular day cruise package to Juneau, one-way transportation or an overnight excursion. The Fjord Express is a sleek, 65′, high speed, passenger catamaran that travels between Skagway,...


Haines is a mecca for anyone who loves exploring the outdoors. By foot, by boat, by wheels or by wings, we've got the activity for you!

About Haines

The history and culture of Haines is truly fascinating. From the Dalton Trail and Historic Fort Seward to the Presbyterian mission that founded the townsite of Haines, if you’re a history buff the past comes alive at the Sheldon Museum...