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Hop Aboard the Jamestown Newport Ferry

Experience a convenient, reliable and fun way to travel around Narragansett Bay.
The Jamestown Newport Ferry transports riders between Jamestown Village and Newport, with many fun stops in between. Hop on and off the ferry all day to explore the shops, restaurants and attractions, or purchase a one-way cross-bay ticket between Jamestown and Newport.
The Jamestown Newport Ferry also provides easy service to popular events,
such as the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals. Check our stops and schedules included below to plan your trip!

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Hop-On Hop-Off Stops

1 E Ferry Wharf, Jamestown, RI 02835
Approximate trip time: 15 min
Approximate trip time: 10 min. Separate landing-fee ticket required.
Approximate trip time: 10 min
Approximate trip time: 15 min
Approximate trip time: 30 min

Ferry Departure Schedules

The Jamestown Newport Ferry operates from May 25 through October 14 and schedules vary by season.
Check the full schedule included below for exact ferry departure and arrival times per season.

Spring Schedule:
May 25 - June 16, Friday, Saturday, Sunday Only
Summer Schedule (Download):
June 17 - September 1, Daily Service
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.
Bowen's Seafood Festival Express (Download):
October 19-20.
Fall Schedule:
September 16 - October 14 Saturdays, Sundays and Columbus Day only
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Depart
Jamestown
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
*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
7:20pm
8:20pm
**9:20pm
Depart
Perrotti Prk
11:20am
12:50pm
2:20pm
3:50pm
5:30pm
6:30pm
7:30pm
8:30pm
**9:30pm
Depart
Ft. Adams
11:30am
1:00pm
2:30pm
4:00pm
Depart
Rose Isl
*11:40am
*1:10pm
*2:50pm
*4:10pm
Details
*Rose Island open Saturday and Sunday only during the spring schedule. A separate Rose Island landing fee ticket must be purchased.
** Saturday night only during the spring schedule.
Depart  #1
Jamestown
9:00am
10:30am
12:00pm
1:30pm
3:00pm
5:00pm
6:00pm
7:00pm
8:00pm
9:00pm
Depart  #2
Rose Isl
*10:45am
*12:15pm
*1:45pm
Depart #3
Ft. Adams
10:55am
12:25pm
1:55pm
3:25pm
**Sp Event
**Sp Event
**Sp Event
**Sp Event
Depart  #4
Ann St.
9:20am
11:05am
12:35pm
2:05pm
3:35pm
5:20pm
6:20pm
7:20pm
8:20pm
9:20pm
10:20pm
Depart  #5
Perrotti Prk
9:50am
11:20am
12:50pm
2:20pm
3:50pm
5:30pm
6:30pm
7:30pm
8:30pm
9:30pm
10:30pm
Depart  #3
Ft. Adams
10:00am
11:30am
1:00pm
2:30pm
4:00pm
**Sp Event
**Sp  Event
**Sp  Event
**Sp  Event
Depart #2
Rose Isl
*10:10am
*11:40am
*1:10pm
*2:40pm
*4:10pm
Arrive
Jamestown
10:25am
11:55am
1:25pm
2:55pm
4:25pm
5:50pm
6:50pm
7:50pm
8:50pm
9:50pm
10:50pm
Details
*Rose Island is open May 25 - Sept 2. A separate Rose Island landing fee ticket must be purchased.

Depart #1
Jamestown
10:00am
11:00am
12:05pm
1:00pm
2:00pm
3:05pm
4:00pm
5:00pm
6:00pm
Depart #2
Perrotti Park
9:20am
10:20am
11:20am
12:20pm
1:20pm
2:20pm
3:20pm
4:20pm
5:20pm
6:30pm
Details
Admission is free to this event and will operate rain or shine under the festival tents.
Depart #1
Jamestown
10:30am
12:00pm
1:30pm
3:00pm
5:00pm
6:00pm
7:00pm
8:00pm
9:00pm
Depart #3
Ft Adams
10:45am
12:15pm
1:45pm
3:15pm
Depart #4
Ann St. Pier
10:55am
12:25pm
1:55pm
3:25pm
5:20pm
6:20pm
7:20pm
8:20pm
9:20pm
Depart #5
Perrotti Park
11:20am
12:50pm
2:20pm
3:50pm
5:30pm
6:30pm
7:30pm
8:30pm
9:30pm
Depart #3
Ft. Adams
11:30am
1:00pm
2:30pm
4:00pm
Arrive #1
Jamestown
11:55am
1:25pm
2:55pm
4:25pm
5:50pm
6:50pm
7:50pm
8:50pm
9:50pm
Details
PLEASE NOTE FERRY IS NOW RUNNING ON A FALL SCHEDULE WHICH OPERATES ON SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS ONLY (INCLUDES COLUMBUS DAY). THANK YOU!