Put-in-Bay's Best Ferry Services

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Ferry Boat service to Put-In-Bay Island gets you there and the good times rolling.  The leisurely cruise across Lake Erie transports passengers to all the fun Things to Do in Put-in-Bay, from the delectable restaurants to the relaxing paddleboarding.

So, check below to learn more about getting here.

Put-In-Bay Ohio Ferry Options

Jet Express

Jet Express Ferry

Jet Express Put-in-Bay Ferry

The Jet Express is a passenger boat providing service to South Bass Island and Kelleys Island.  The boat leaves port from Port Clinton and Sandusky Ohio.  Passengers can park their vehicle in the lot near the ferry, and head to the ticket booth to pay their fare.

From this vessel, passengers can opt to sit in the interior lounge, with comfortable seats and views from the many windows.  Otherwise, guests can opt to sit atop the boat on the open air deck.

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Ferry service to Put in Bay Ohio… where the Jet Express ride can be half the fun of getting to South Bass Island Put-in-Bay. Relax and ride while enjoying a narrated tour of the history of the island.

All-aluminum ocean-approved catamarans, the Jet Express are built in the USA. Traveling at speeds in excess of 40 mph the catamarans are among the fastest ferries in the world, yet the sleek twin hull design glides through all weather conditions with unmatched smoothness. Triple deck design provides beautiful viewing from an open air observation deck or from two stylishly appointed passenger lounges with tinted windows, carpeted decks and cushioned seats. Providing Early Morning/Late Night Service to downtown Put-in-Bay, board the Jet Express for the most convenient and most comfortable transportation to the island.

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Miller Ferry

Miller Ferry

Miller Ferry Put-in-Bay

The Miller Ferry boat service offers transport to South Bass and Middle Bass Island from their Port Clinton Ohio dock.  This ferry can accommodate a vehicle, passengers, a trailer and more.  Much of the supplies that keep the small island running are hauled by the Miller Ferry.

The ferry boat service generally runs from late March or Early April until December or January.  Ice formation and the weather dictates how long they can operate.

Once at the Lime Kiln Dock on Put-In-Bay, guests can step off the ferry and walk directly to a golf cart rental location.  Here, guests can rent a golf cart to see the island.  See the view from different sides of the island and take in the quaint island charm.

More Miller Boat Line Info

Throughout the season, there are many great Put-In-Bay Events.  Fortunately, the Miller Ferry is ready to be your link to the Lake Erie Islands.  At peak times the ferry boat is running every half hour.  So, guests have ample opportunity to come and go as they please.  Additionally, the Miller Ferry service has a reasonable fare, making it easier to afford for the whole family.

Head to Middle Bass on the Sonny S Ferry

For guests wanting to explore more of the Lake Erie Islands, board the Sonny S Ferry to Middle Bass Island.  Here, guests can tour the grounds of the recently improved State of Ohio Park.  The remains of Lonz Winery have been converted into a place that can be toured.  The park is on prime land with Lake Erie Frontage.

Also, on the island guests can head to one of the two watering holes, Hazards and JF Walleyes.  Both serve up icy cold drinks and hot meals to travelers.  The island of Middle Bass is far less developed than Put-In-Bay.  Therefore, it is an excellent place to unwind and decompress.