Linking the Cape with the Torres Strait

Ferry Timetable


The following is indicative and will vary around certain public holidays.  We recommend you visit our Book Online faclity to check availability on the day you wish to travel.

Off peak Season Ferry Schedule October to May Mon/Wed/Fri

Peak Season Ferry Schedule June 7 to end of September

Board 15 mins prior to departure

Reservations Essential

Depart Thursday Island 6:30 am & 2:30 pm

Depart Seisia 8:00 am &  4:00 pm

From June 2021 Monday to Saturday schedule extends to end of September 2021. Please note Torres Shire Public Holiday Friday 17th Sept. 2021 Peddells Ferry & Tour operating this day.

Please note there are no ferry services operating on the following public holidays: Easter Monday 5 Apr, Anzac Day Holiday Monday 26 Apr, Labour Day 3 May, Queens B’day 4 Oct 2021. November 2021 Monday, Wednesday, Friday. December 2021 TBA, January 2021 TBA


The ferry schedule is subject to change without notice and travellers should check  COVID19 travel advice prior to booking.

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

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

Strict quarantine restrictions apply when travelling south from Thursday Island to Seisia (mainland).