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Hop Aboard the Jamestown Newport Ferry

The Jamestown Newport Ferry transports riders between Jamestown and Newport—with stops at Rose Island Lighthouse, Fort Adams, Ann Street Pier and Perrotti Park. This Hop-On Hop-Off service lets you explore the shops, restaurants and attractions all day long. You may also purchase a one-way cross-bay ticket between Jamestown and Newport. Check out the five stops, their locations and schedule listed below to help you plan your trip!

Hop-On Hop-Off Stops

1 East Ferry Wharf,
Jamestown, RI 02835
This island is only accessible
to the public via
Jamestown Newport Ferry.
Departs from Alofsin Pier,
90 Fort Adams Drive,
Fort Adams State Park,
Newport, RI 02835
Located behind the
Newport Maritime Center at
365 Thames Street,
Newport, RI 02840
Departs from 39 America's Cup Ave.,
Newport, RI 02840

Ferry Departure Schedules

The Jamestown Newport Ferry operates from May 28 through October 11 and schedules vary by season.

For event express ferry schedules, visit this link.

Spring Season: May 28–June 25

Summer Season: June 26–September 5*
* Please note the altered scheduled for July 23 - 28 and July 30 - August 1.

Fall Season: September 6–October 11

Check the full schedule included below for exact ferry departure and arrival times.

Modified Summer Cruise Schedule During Festivals (Download):
Our regular summer schedule runs differently during Newport Folk and Jazz festivals from July 26 - 28 and August 2 - 4.
Folk Festival Express Schedule (Download):
July 26 - 28. Reserved Express tickets are also available.
Jazz Festival Express Schedule (Download):
August 2 - 4. Reserved Express tickets are also available.
Reserved Festival Express Schedule (Download):
July 26 – 28 and August 2 – 4. Reserved express ticket.
This is the departure schedule for the ferry.
Depart
Jamestown
10:30am
12:00pm
1:30pm
3:00pm
5:00pm
6:00pm
Depart
Rose Isl
*10:45am
*12:15pm
*1:45pm
*3:15pm
Depart
Ft. Adams
10:55am
12:25pm
1:55pm
3:25pm
Depart
Ann St.
11:05am
12:35pm
2:05pm
3:35pm
5:20pm
6:20pm
Depart
Perrotti Pk
11:20am
12:50pm
2:20pm
3:50pm
5:30pm
6:30pm
Depart
Ft. Adams
11:30am
1:00pm
2:30pm
4:00pm
Depart
Rose Isl
*11:40am
*1:10pm
*2:40pm
*4:10pm
Details
*A separate Rose Island admission ticket must be purchased.
This ticket may be purchased at the time of ferry ticket purchase.
This is the departure schedule for the ferry from a different location.
Depart
Jamestown
9:00am
10:30am
12:00pm
1:30pm
3:00pm
5:00pm
6:00pm
7:00pm
8:00pm
9:00pm
Depart
Rose Isl
*10:45am
*12:15pm
*1:45pm
Depart
Ft. Adams
9:15am
10:55am
12:25pm
1:55pm
3:25pm
5:15pm
Depart
Ann St.
9:25am
11:05am
12:35pm
2:05pm
3:35pm
5:20pm
6:20pm
7:20pm
8:20pm
9:20pm
Depart
Perrotti Pk
9:50am
11:20am
12:50pm
2:20pm
3:50pm
5:30pm
6:30pm
7:30pm
8:30pm
9:30pm
Depart
Ft. Adams
10:00am
11:30am
1:00pm
2:30pm
4:00pm
Depart
Rose Isl
*10:10am
*11:40am
*1:10pm
*2:40pm
*4:10pm
Details
*A separate Rose Island admission ticket must be purchased.
This ticket may be purchased at the time of ferry ticket purchase.
Details
*A separate Rose Island landing fee ticket must be purchased. NOTE: Rose Island opening date is May 28.


Depart
Jamestown
10:30am
12:00pm
1:30pm
3:00pm
5:00pm
6:00pm
7:00pm
8:00pm
9:00pm
9:00pm
Depart
Rose Isl
*10:45am
*12:15pm
*1:45pm
*3:15pm
Depart
Ann St.
11:05am
12:35pm
2:05pm
3:35pm
5:20pm
6:20pm
7:20pm
8:20pm
8:20pm
9:20pm
Depart
Perrotti Park
9:30pm
Depart
Rose Isl
*11:40am
*1:10pm
*2:40pm
*4:10pm
Details
*A separate Rose Island Landing Fee ticket must be purchased in addition to your Jamestown Newport Ferry ticket and is available on this site when you click the "Purchase Ferry Tickets" button to checkout.

Note: Evening Special does not apply during Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals.
For express service to Newport Folk and Jazz Festival, please click here.
Details
*A separate Rose Island landing fee ticket must be purchased. NOTE: Rose Island opening date is May 28.


Depart
Jamestown
10:30am
12:00pm
1:30pm
3:00pm
5:00pm
6:00pm
Depart
Rose Isl
*10:45am
*12:15pm
*1:45pm
*3:15pm
Depart
Ft. Adams
10:55am
12:25pm
1:55pm
3:25pm
Depart
Ann St.
11:05am
12:35pm
2:05pm
3:35pm
5:20pm
6:20pm
Depart
Perrotti Pk
11:20am
12:50pm
2:20pm
3:50pm
5:30pm
6:30pm
Depart
Ft Adams
11:30am
1:00pm
2:30pm
4:00pm
Depart
Rose Isl
*11:40am
*1:10pm
*2:40pm
*4:10pm
Details
*A separate Rose Island admission ticket must be purchased.
This ticket may be purchased at the time of ferry ticket purchase.

2021 Fares

Please note that all passengers who opt to disembark at Rose Island will need to purchase a Rose Island Landing Fee ticket. These tickets may be purchased at the same time you purchase your Jamestown Newport ferry ticket on this site.

Round-Trip Passages
Adult
Ages 12+. Not valid on festival weekends.
$26.00
Children
Ages 5–12. Children 4 and under ride free.
$10.00
Family
2 Adults, 2 Children (12 and under)
$62.00
Bicycles/Strollers
In addition to passenger rate.
$10.00
Bulk Tickets
Book of 10. Online purchase only.
$190.00
Inner Harbor Newport
Fort Adams, Ann Street Pier, Perrotti Park
$12.00
Rose Island Lighthouse Landing Fee—Open May 28–October 11, 2021.*
Assessed for adults/children (12 and under). Military–active and veteran rate is $10
$12.00/$8.00
$10 Military
One Way Passages
Cross-Bay
Passage from Newport to Jamestown or vice versa.
$16.00
Jamestown/Rose Island
(Note: Requires additional Rose Island Landing Fee ticket)
$16.00
Fort Adams/Rose Island
(Note: Requires additional Rose Island Landing Fee ticket)
$16.00
Specials
Weekday Teen
Ages 13–17. Round-trip rate.
$16.00
Weekday Senior
We welcome senior citizens ages 65+ with a reduced round-trip rate.
$16.00
Weekday Military
We welcome veterans and active military personnel with a reduced round-trip rate.
$16.00
Evening Adult
Round-trip passages after 4 PM. Not valid on festival weekends.
$16.00
Special Events
Round-trip rate.
$30.00