Linking the Cape with the Torres Strait

Ferry Timetable

Ferry service Departure times October – May operation June – September operation
Thursday Island to Seisia 6:30am, 2:30pm Monday/Wednesday/Friday Monday to Saturday*
Seisia to Thursday Island 8:00am, 4:00pm Monday/Wednesday/Friday Monday to Saturday*


*Note: Boarding is 15 mins. prior to departure. Please note departure time is the time at which the vessel pulls away from the wharf.  Prior to this the gangway is retrieved and ropes removed which is why you need to be boarding 15 minutes prior. The ferry schedule is subject to change without notice and above schedule is indicative only. For current  schedules, fares and availability please click here to access the online booking facility or contact us on (07) 4069 1551 Monday to Friday 9 am to 2.30 pm  Baggage is restricted to 1 x 20 kg case.

Department of Agriculture & Water Resources exercise bio-security restrictions when travelling south from Thursday Island in the Torres Straits to Seisia on the Australian mainland.