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Skagway-Haines

Fast Ferry

From: 32,00

Last Updated on October 24, 2023
Sailings Up to 10 times per day
Distance 15 miles, 25 km
Destination(s) šŸ‡ŗšŸ‡ø USA, Alaska
Duration 45 minutes
Operated by Alaska Marine Highway, Haines Skagway Fast Ferry
2p+Car+Return in our estimation $ 264
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Everything about Skagway-Haines

  • The fast passenger ferry that connects Skagway to Haines is called: Rachel Marie, however, the Alaska Highway System also sails on this route with the Columbia or the Hubbard.
  • If you want to travel by car from Skagway to Haines you have to take the ferry from the Alaska High Marine System.
  • The distance from the harbor (Haines) to the port (Skagway) is about 15 Miles. (20 km)
  • The Haines Skagway Fast Ferry on this route sails up to 10 times daily, the car ferry in Peak season travels about once per day.
  • The duration of this crossing is 45 minutes. However, remember this can change based on the weather, season, and different ships on the route.

Harbor adress for navigational purpose

  • Skagway harbor address: Mile 0, Klondike Highway – Skagway – AK 99840 – USA (Skagway Small Boat Harbor)
  • Haines harbor address: Chilkoot Indian Association (CIA) dock – USA.

What you need to know about Haines in Alaska

Eagle in Haines
Can you spot all 400 of them in Haines?

Haines is home to the historical US Military Base, Fort William H. Seward, which is over 100 years old. It borders Glacier Bay National Park and has a population of 2500 people, 400 eagles (in fall), and 260 species of birds. Haines also has the highest per capita number of artists of any town in America. Approximately one-third of the population leaves for the winter, as it can be very cold in Haines.

Pricing on the Skagway-Haines ferry

If you want to take the ferry to Skagway or the other way around from Haines to Skagway, the minimal price for a single trip for one person will be close to $76. This price, however, can change due to fuel surcharges and things like discounts based on age or what you want to bring along on the ferry. With a car the cost is always over $100.

FAQ

Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Skagway and Haines is currently operated by: Haines Skagway Fast Ferry.

How long does the Skagway-Haines crossing take?

The travel time of the Skagway-Haines ferry is around: 45 minutes. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Skagway-Haines ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Skagway to Haines (or the ferry from Haines to Skagway) Up to 10 Times p/day. Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Skagway and Haines?

The distance between Skagway and Haines is approximately 16 miles or 25 km.

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