Saturday, January 26, 2019

International ferry fares 2019 update

An update of our international ferry fares comparison is long overdue. So here it is for January 2019. As you can notice, Auckland still has he second highest monthly ferry passes - after the Isle of Wight, despite Brexit pound problems, and a few years of competition in Auckland from Explore.

Service
Aug-08
Oct-10
Sep-11
Jan-19
Ride length mins
Notes
Auckland-Waiheke (NZ)
$344
$330
$350/$19 a trip
$365/$26 a trip
35
Includes Waiheke bus (includes selected bus services in Auckland prior to 2018)
Wellington-Eastbourne* (NZ)
$245
$252
$252
$270/$12 a trip
20

Seattle-Vashon (USA)
US$118/$166
US$3.75/$4.90 a trip
US$3.75/$4.60 a trip
US$71.85/$105 US$5.55/$8.11 a trip
22
31 ride
Seattle-Bainbridge Island (USA)



US$109.60/$160
35
31 ride
San Diego-Coronado* (USA)
Free
Free
Free
Free
15

New York-Staten Island* (USA)
Free
Free
Free
Free
25

Sydney ferries* (AUS)
A$1,280/$1,562 to A$2,200/$2,684 a year
A$41/$53.70 to A$57/$74.40 a week
A$42.20/$53.58 to A$52.80/$67.03 for 10 rides
A$63.20/$66 a week

Opal capped fare, for all mode travel
Boston ferries* (USA)
US$198/$279
US$198/$260.30
US$198/$242.23
US$308/$450

All mode travel
Alameda-Oakland* (USA)
US$170/$240
US$170/$223.50
US$170/$207.98
US$8.80/$12.87 a ride
20
40 rides within one month, Clipper card fare in 2019
Hong Kong Star Ferry*(HK)
HK$110/$20
HK$125/$21.20
HK$125/$19.61
HK$135/$25.16
9

Vancouver Translink (CAN)
C$73/$99 to C$136/$184
C$81/$106.60 to C$151/$198.70
C$81/$99.18 to C$151/$184.90
C$95/$105.10 to C$174/$192.50

Zone based, all travel modes
Maine Portland (USA)
US$87/$123.50 to US$127.50/$181
US$82.45/$108.40 to US$125.15/$164.50
US$82.45/$100.87 to US$125.15/$153.11
US$82.45/$120.55 to US$125.15/$183

Various islands
Isle of Wight (UK)
£150.80/$392
£163/$343.70
£171.50/$332.52
£205/$395.60
22

Vlissingen-Breskens* (NL)

€69.50/$130
€69.50/$115.53
€68.81/$114.48 €2.69/$4.47 a ride
23
B-tag card
Den Helder-Texel (NL)

€30/$55
€30/$49.87
€30/$49.90
20
15 return tickets
Istanbul ferries* (TU)


TL1.75/$1.18 a ride
TL2.55/$0.71 a ride

Istanbul card, all mode travel

All exchange rates were calculated on the day of research and are not at PPP level.
* Denotes not an island-only service, passengers have land based transport options.

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