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Destination(s) 🇺🇸 USA
2p+Car+Return in our estimation $ 57
Distance 15 miles, 25 km
Duration 1h 12 mins.
Operated by Maine State Ferry Service
Sailings Up to 6 times per day

From Rockland to Vinalhaven. Tips from an experienced traveller to Vinalhaven: be sure to go swim in the quarry and bring your own food and bike! This ferry however will bring you there in a  quite fast (a bit over an hour) ferry connection.

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Everything about Vinalhaven-Rockland

  • This ferry across Penobscot Bay towards Vinalhaven Island have no food service on board. Don't expect a luxurious trip: but do enjoy wonderful views.
  • The distance from harbor (Rockland) to harbor (Vinalhaven) is about 15 Miles. (25,4 km)
  • You have to pay $22 extra to take a bike with you though.
  • Be sure to visit Vinalhaven during peak season, otherwise it can be quite boring for tourists. However this of course can be different if you seek out a calm island with very nice places to walk and relax.
  • The Maine State Ferry Service on this route sails up to 6 times p/day.
  • The fee for taking a bike across is quite high in comparison to other ferries.
  • The duration of this crossing is 1h 12 mins. However keep in mind this can change based on the weather, season and different ships on the route.
  • Want to book this connection? Try: Maine State Ferry Service
  • Vinalhaven harbor address: 11 W Main St – Vinalhaven – ME 04863 – USA
  • Rockland harbor address: Maine State Ferry Terminal – Rockland – ME 04841 – USA

Pricing on the Vinalhaven-Rockland ferry.

If you want to take the ferry to Vinalhaven or the other way around from Rockland to Vinalhaven the minimal price for a single trip for one person will be close to 18 dollars. 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.

On we really want to deliver the info that you seek. That's why we don't only list the from price but we also wanted to list the average price you can expect on your bill when travelling towards Vinalhaven. This price is based on the average price for two persons. It's important to note however that when a car transfer is possible we added a car, so car ferries have a more serious average price! For Vinalhaven-Rockland we calculated that an average price for two persons would be around $ 50 .


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Vinalhaven and Rockland is currently operated by: Maine State Ferry Service.

How long does the Vinalhaven-Rockland crossing take?

The travel time of the Vinalhaven-Rockland ferry is around: 1h 12 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 Vinalhaven-Rockland ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Vinalhaven to Rockland (or the ferry from Rockland to Vinalhaven) Up to 6 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 Vinalhaven and Rockland?

The distance between Vinalhaven and Rockland is approximately 16 miles or 25 km.


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