Southeast Alaska : The Inside Passage : Angoon, Bellingham, Gustavus, Haines, Juneau, Kake, Ketchikan, Metlakatla, Pelican, Petersburg, Prince Rupert, Sitka, Skagway, Tenakee, Wrangell, Yakutat

Southeast Alaska

The Southeast region includes communities from Bellingham, WA and Prince Rupert, BC, through the Inside Passage, to Yakutat. Most communities in Southeast Alaska receive year-round service with mainline vessels serving larger communities and day boats connecting to smaller communities. During the summer months, the MV Kennicott connects the regions of Southeast and South Central with sailings across the Gulf of Alaska.

Mainline Routes

Bellingham –> Ketchikan –> Wrangell –> Petersburg –> Juneau –> Haines –> Skagway –> Sitka
Prince Rupert –> Ketchikan –> Wrangell –> Petersburg –> Kake –> Sitka –> Juneau –> Haines –> Skagway

Day Boat Routes

Juneau –> Tenakee –> Angoon
Juneau –> Gustavus –> Hoonah
Juneau –> Haines –> Skagway

Shuttle Routes

Juneau –> Sitka
Ketchikan –> Metlakatla

Sample Running Times

  • Bellingham to Ketchikan: 38 hours
  • Ketchikan to Wrangell: 6 hours
  • Wrangell to Petersburg: 3 hrs 30 mins
  • Petersburg to Juneau: 8 hours
  • Juneau to Haines: 4 hrs 30 mins
  • Haines to Skagway: 1 hour
  • Juneau to Sitka: 9 hrs 30 mins
  • Prince Rupert to Ketchikan: 7 hours
  • Juneau to Hoonah: 3 hrs 30 mins
  • Ketchikan to Metlakatla: 45 minutes
Cross Gulf : Bellingham, Ketchikan, Juneau, Yakutat, Whittier, Chenega Bay, Homer, Kodiak

Cross the Gulf of Alaska

The South Central region includes communities in Prince William Sound and the Kenai Peninsula. These routes provide connections by road to Valdez, Whittier, and Homer and ferry service is provided year-round to most communities in this region. During the summer months, the MV Kennicott connects the regions of South Central and Southeast with sailings across the Gulf of Alaska and the MV Tustumena connects South Central with Southwest with sailings to Kodiak Island and out the Aleutian Chain.

Mainline Routes

Bellingham –> Ketchikan –> Juneau –> Yakutat –> Whittier –> Chenega Bay –> Kodiak –> Homer

Sample Running Times

  • Bellingham to Ketchikan: 38 hours
  • Ketchikan to Juneau: 20 hours
  • Juneau to Yakutat: 17 hours
  • Yakutat to Whittier: 22 hours
  • Whittier to Chenega Bay: 4 hrs 30 mins
  • Chenega Bay to Kodiak: 14 hours
  • Kodiak to Homer: 9 hours
South Central Alaska : Alaska's Heartland : Chenega Bay, Cordova, Homer, Seldovia, Tatitlek, Valdez, Whittier | Southwest Alaska : Kodiak & The Aleutian Chain : Akutan, Chignik, Cold Bay, False Pass, King Cove, Kodiak, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie, Port Lions, Sand Point, Dutch Harbor / Unalaska

South Central & Southwest Alaska

The Southwest region includes communities from the Kodiak Island Archipelago, along the Alaska Peninsula, and out the Aleutian Chain to Dutch Harbor. Service is provided year-round to the communities of Kodiak, Ouzinkie, and Port Lions; however, weather restrictions preclude ferry service in the winter to other communities of this region.

Mainline Routes

Homer –> Kodiak –>Chignik –>Sand Point –>King Cove –>Cold Bay –>False Pass –>Akutan –>Dutch Harbor
Homer –> Seldovia
Homer –> Kodiak

Day Boat Routes

Whittier –> Valdez
Whittier –> Cordova

Sample Running Times

  • Homer to Kodiak: 9 hours
  • Kodiak to Chignik: 18 hrs 45 mins
  • Chignik to Sand Point: 9 hrs 25 mins
  • Sand Point to King Cove: 6 hrs 45 mins
  • King Cove to Cold Bay: 2 hours
  • Cold Bay to False Pass: 4 hrs 25 mins
  • False Pass to Akutan: 10 hrs 30 mins
  • Akutan to Dutch Harbor: 3 hrs 30 mins
  • Homer to Seldovia: 1 hrs 30 mins
  • Whittier to Valdez: 5 hrs 45 mins
  • Whittier to Cordova: 6 hrs 45 mins

*Not all routes are depicted. For routes that receive less frequent service see our schedules page. Running times may vary by vessel.