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Mobile Bay Ferry

Ferry Information

The Mobile Bay Ferry connects the Dauphin Island and Mobile County with Fort Morgan and Baldwin County to the east and operated under contract with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT). Offering year-round service across Mobile Bay with at least one vessel, the ferry operates seven (7) days a week, weather permitting. The ferry is closed only on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. During summer months, two vessels normally operate depending on public demand.

THE FERRY SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER OR MAINTENANCE.

Please check Mobile Bay Ferry Facebook or Twitter for daily schedule updates.

Loading for the Dauphin Island side is at 112 Bienville Blvd., Dauphin Island, AL  36528
Loading for the Fort Morgan side is 110 State Highway 180, Gulf Shores, AL  36524

Ferry departure schedule and ticket prices are as follows:

One Ferry Schedule

With Second Ferry

Memorial Day to Labor Day Only

Dauphin Island

8:00 AM

9:30 AM

11:00 AM

12:30 PM

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

5:00 PM

6:30 PM*

Fort Morgan

8:45 AM

10:15 AM

11:45 AM

1:15 PM

2:45 PM

4:15 PM

5:45 PM

7:15 PM*

* The 6:30 and 7:15 pm ferry departures operate only during Daylight Savings Time.

Dauphin Island

8:45 AM

10:15 AM

11:45 AM

1:15 PM

2:45 PM

4:15 PM

5:45 PM

Fort Morgan

9:30 AM

11:00 AM

12:30 PM

2:00 PM

3:30 PM

5:00 PM

6:30 PM

Ticket Prices

Vehicles under 21 feet with one driver:                                $18.00                       ($5.00 off)
Each additional passenger:                                                   $  6.00                        Free

Children under 6:                                                                    Free                            Free
Pedestrians: (Bicycles- no extra charge)                             $   6.00                       Free
Motorcycles with one rider:                                                   $11.00.                      ($5.00 off)

SPECIALTY VEHICLES
Motor homes and 5th wheels OVER 
21 feet with one driver**:                                                    $36.00.                       ($8.00 off)
All trailers or boats UNDER 21 feet**, add:                        $15.00     
All trailers or boats OVER 21 feet**, add:                           $21.00

FREQUENT FLOATER DISCOUNT CARD:  
(10 rides for one vehicle - under 21 feet                            $120.00
and driver. Does not expire.)

** For vehicles over 21 feet and all trailers,
Please call ahead for special instructions.

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