Madeline Island, Come Over.

2018 Ferry Rates

Welcome Aboard!

The Madeline Island Ferry Line operates between Bayfield and La Pointe. We do not take reservations for cars/trucks with camper trailers or motorhomes. Larger vehicles that require a reservation are semis or motorcoaches. Please see ferry rates below or call Ferry Line office at 715-747-2051 for more information.

We accept cash, check, or credit card (Visa or Mastercard)
as payment for passage.

2018 Ferry Rates

Please Note: All vehicles are charged by overall length including extensions (hitch, brush rack, trailer, bike rack or load extending beyond bumpers). If necessary, your vehicle will be measured at time of ticket purchase. Thank you.

ADDITIONAL FERRY RATES

Reservations are not accpeted for automobiles, cars/trucks with trailers or motor-homes.

 One-WayRound Trip
Auto (19 ft and less than 22 ft)$17.00$34.00
Vehicle (19 ft and less than 22 ft)$17.00$34.00
Pickup w/Dual Wheel Rear Axle (19 ft and less than 22 ft)$18.00$36.00
Delivery/Moving Type Vehicle/Panel Van (19 ft and less than 22 ft)$18.00$36.00

Please call office at 715-747-2051 for vehicles 22 ft and over rates.

MOTOR HOME OR CAMPING TRAILER

Self-propelled motor home or converted bus, fifth wheel camper, pick-up truck w/camper and camper trailers. A motor home towing a trailer is treated as two units for length purposes.

 One-WayRound Trip
Less than 17 ft in length$18.00$36.00
17 ft and less than 22 ft$26.00$52.00
22 ft and less than 25 ft$40.00$80.00
25 ft and less than 30 ft$50.00$100.00
30 ft and less than 35 ft$62.00$124.00

Please call office at 715-747-2051 for motor home or camping trailer 35 ft and over rates.

UTILITY OR CARGO TRAILER

Rates based on length overall including tractor, hitch, extended load or machinery. Additional charge for load may apply. **

 One-WayRound Trip
Less than 17 ft in length$12.50$25.00
17 ft and less than 22 ft$18.00$36.00
22 ft and less than 25 ft$26.00$52.00
25 ft and less than 30 ft$40.00$80.00

Please call office at 715-747-2051 for trailers 30 ft and over.
**Additional charge for load on trailer:

  • Load on trailer less than 17 ft – First ton free
  • Load on trailer over 17 ft – $ 10.00  per gross ton (minimum charge, one-way)
  • Load or trailer over 9 ft wide – $ 180.00  surcharge

BOAT ON TRAILER (Verified with Minnesota boat weight chart)

Rates based on length overall including extended load or motor.
Total Charge  =  Trailer Fare + Boat (load on trailer)**

 One-WayRound Trip
Less than 17 ft long $12.50 + (first ton free) =$12.50$25.00
17 ft and less than 22 ft $18.00 + 1 ton ($10.00) =$28.00$56.00
22 ft and less than 25 ft $26.00 + 1 ton ($10.00) =$36.00$72.00
25 ft and less than 30 ft $40.00 + 2 ton ($20.00) =$60.00$120.00
30 ft and less than 35 ft $50.00 + 2 ton ($20.00) =$70.00$140.00
35 ft and less than 40 ft $62.00 + 3 ton ($30.00) =$92.00$184.00

Please call office for boat on trailer 40 ft and over.
**Additional charge for load on trailer:

  • Load on trailer less than 17 ft – First ton free
  • Load on trailer over 17 ft – $10.00 per gross ton (minimum charge, one-way)
  • Load or trailer over 9 ft wide – $180.00 surcharge