Linking the Cape with the Torres Strait

Ferry Timetable


The schedule may vary .  We recommend you visit our Book Online facility to check availability on the day you wish to travel.

Off peak Season Ferry Schedule Indicative only: October to May – Mon/Wed/Fri

Peak Season Ferry Schedule Indicative only: June 6 to end of September

Board 15 mins prior to departure

Please Book and Pay Online


We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and
Custodians of country throughout Australia
and their continuing connection to land,
water and community. We pay our Respect to
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Cultures,
and Elders past, present and emerging.


Please note public holidays may interrupt schedules.

The ferry schedule is subject to change without notice due to weather tides or unplanned outages, passengers recommended to have their own travel insurance.

The one way trip duration is approx 1 hr, 10 mins pending conditions.

Please take your luggage directly to the ferry at boarding time .

Various conditions may force earlier / later departures.

Strict quarantine restrictions apply when travelling south from Thursday Island to Seisia (mainland). Travellers are responsible for checking with local authorities with regards to Biosecurity.

NPA alcohol management plan applies to passengers travelling to Cape York, please check with relevant authorities.