"Escape to Prince of Wales Island,
Heart of the Inside Passage"

Let the Inter-Island Ferry Authority cruise you aboard our delightfully comfortable passenger/vehicle ferries to Prince of Wales Island.  There you will find intimate island destinations that offer magnificent scenery and unlimited recreational opportunities.  Off the beaten path, you will discover wilderness hideaways not experienced by most visitors to Alaska.

Wildlife sightings are frequent, sport fishing is superb, scenic wonders abound, local cultures flourish and there are fine visitor services throughout.  RV facilities are available throughout POW.
                   Welcome to our rain forest paradise!

      Welcome to Alaska's          Call Toll Free   866-308-4848
  Inter-Island Ferry Authority 
Escape to Alaska's Rainforest Islands,
Heart of the Inside Passage
Let the Inter-Island Ferry Authority cruise you aboard delightfully comfortable
passenger / vehicle ferries to intimate Alaska island destinations on Prince of Wales Island
and Ketchikan that offer magnificent scenery and unlimited recreation opportunities! You
will find that wildlife sightings are frequent, sportfishing is superb, scenic wonders abound, local
cultures flourish, and there are many fine Visitor Centers and RV facilities for your convenience. 
 

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2015 & 2016 SCHEDULE

For Reservations & Information
Call Toll Free 866-308-4848

M/V Prince of Wales or M/V Stikine
Daily Passenger and Vehicle Service


~SAILING TIMES~
Depart Hollis 8:00am ~ Arrive Ketchikan 11:00am
Depart Ketchikan 3:30pm ~ Arrive Hollis 6:30pm
Departure and arrival times may vary due to weather conditions.



                           Check-In Times

Vehicles must be checked in and staged in the terminal lanes
one hour prior to departure. Space may be released to
stand-by vehicles if you are not checked in and staged one
hour prior to scheduled sailing time.

Walk on passengers must be checked in one-half hour prior
to sailing.  Seats will be released to stand-by passengers if you
are not checked in and ready to board, one half hour
prior to scheduled sailing time.


Additional Information
Hollis Terminal 907-530-4848
Ketchikan Terminal 907-225-4848
For more information on connecting transportation in
Ketchikan and on Prince of Wales Island please visit:



No Ferry Service
Thanksgiving Day November 24 and
Christmas Day December 25, 2016

Driver Free
January 1, 2016 thru April 30, 2016


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Frequently Asked Questions




IMPORTANT NOTICES

JOB OPENING

The Inter-Island Ferry Authority is accepting applications for
On-Call Relief Deckhand/Nightwatch. Click Here for more information, Click Here for a complete job description and
Click Here for an employment application.

2016 SAILINGS KTN & MTM

The Inter-Island Ferry Authority will cover the AMHS Ketchikan to Metlakatla (and back) sailings while the M/V Lituya is in dry dock.
We will sail to Annette Bay Port January 11 through February 18, 2016
Thursday through Monday (No Sailings Tuesdays & Wednesdays).
Click Here for fare prices.
Please book in advance to expedite the ticketing process.
Call 907-225-4848 or 866-308-4848 or stop in at the KTN Terminal 9:00AM to 3:00PM any day of the week!

Depart Ketchikan 11:30AM..........................Arrive Metlakatla 12:15PM
Depart Metlakatla 1:00PM..............................Arrive Ketchikan 1:45PM

VETERANS TRANSPORTATION GRANT AWARDED

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has renewed the
transportation grant to the State of Alaska Department of Military & Veterans Affairs, and the State has advised the Inter-Island Ferry Authority that the IFA has been accepted into the
Veteran Federal Transportation Grant Program again this year!

Effective immediately, the IFA is authorized to issue both
passenger and vehicle ticketing to qualifying Veterans traveling
in conjunction with healthcare needs.

Present your current Alaska Driver License or ID Card with VA endorsement, Armed Forces of the United States ID Card {Retiree},
VA Healthcare Card or VA Veteran’s Choice Card to qualify for this
no-cost program.  Click Here to see qualifying ID examples.

Travel under this Veteran Affairs Transportation Program applies
to the IFA’s daily service between Hollis and Ketchikan, and also between Metlakatla and Ketchikan while AMHS’s
M/V Lituya is undergoing annual maintenance.

For Additional Grant Information: 
Contact Dennis Watson 907-617-2800 or
dwatson@interislandferry.com


IFA BY THE NUMBERS REPORT

The Inter-Island Ferry Authority released a study showing
that the IFA is responsible for significant economic activity
in Southern Southeast Alaska.
View the Press Release by clicking here!
View the report by clicking here!

BOARD OF DIRECTOR INFORMATION

  See BOD page for Board Meeting agendas, call-in information
and past minutes. The next Board of Director Meeting time
and date will be posted here when scheduled. Meetings
are held at the Hollis Terminal and by Teleconference. 

FOOD SERVICE ONBOARD

Enjoy delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners for
purchase in the "OUR T.E.A.M." Cafe'.



INTER-ISLAND FERRY AUTHORITY & TITLE VI

It is the Inter-Island Ferry Authority's policy that we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, family status or ability to speak English. Any inquiries or complaints regarding Title VI may be submitted in writing to Dennis Watson, IFA General Manager and Title VI Coordinator, Inter-Island Ferry Authority, PO Box 470, Klawock, AK 99925 or by calling 907-530-4800 ext. 27.

Click Here for information regarding the Title VI complaint process, and Click Here for the Title VI complaint form. All Title VI information can be translated into other languages upon request; please contact the IFA Title VI Coordinator at
907-530-4800 extension #27 or by email at dwatson@interislandferry.com.

SENSATIONAL SATURDAY SALE in JANUARY and FEBRUARY 2016!

In Appreciation of Our Customers, the Inter-Island Ferry Authority is Offering a 30% Discount on Vehicle Travel Between Our Hollis & Ketchikan Ports.  The 30% Vehicle Discount Applies to Vehicle Travel on January 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2016 and on February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2016!

SPECIAL SALE DAY FRIDAY FEBRUARY 19, 2016

The IFA is offering weekly SPECIALS during January & February 2016, and the specials will be posted here!
Receive a 30% discount on vehicle travel between our Hollis & Ketchikan Ports on Thursday February 11, 2016
(sales are in addition to seasonal “Driver Goes Free” discount)