Shelter Island ferry schedules

The North Ferry to Shelter Island. (Credit: File photo)

The North Ferry to Shelter Island. (Credit: File photo)

It’s past midnight on Shelter Island and you’ve just finished a night of dancing at The Dory or cocktails at Sunset Beach. You panic. Have I missed the ferry home? You rush from the bar to the dock only to find the last boat has just set off towards Greenport.

Don’t miss the boat. Here are your handy ferry schedule guides so you don’t find yourself scrambling for last minute accommodations on the Rock.

North Ferry

Leaves Shelter Island:
First boat at 5:40 a.m. Then every 10 to 20 minutes until 10:15 p.m.

Boats leave at 10:45 p.m., 11:15 p.m. and the last boat leaves at 11:45 p.m.

Leaves Greenport:

First Boat leaves at 6 a.m. and then a ferry leaves every 10 to 20 minutes until 10 p.m. Boats leave at 10:30 p.m., 11:00 p.m., 11:30 p.m. and the last boat leaves at midnight.

Curious about North Ferry fares? They are as follows:

One Way Vehicle & Driver: $11
Same Day Return Vehicle & Driver: $16
Additional Passenger: $2 each
One Day Bicycle & Rider: $3
Same Day Return Bicycle: $5
Motorcycle One Way & Driver: $7
Same Day Return Motorcycle & Driver: $9

For more information call (631) 749-0139

South Ferry

Schedule for June 27 through Aug. 31

You have a little more time on Shelter Island if you are heading to the South Fork at the end of the night. Boats leave every 10 to 15 minutes from 5:40 a.m. to 1:45 a.m. daily.


One-way vehicle: $14
same-day round-trip: $17
one-way bike: $4
Round-trip bike: $6
Motorcycle one-way: $7
Motorcycle round-trip: $8

For more information call (631) 749-1200.

Both ferry services run 365 days a year