Best ferries in Portland

Check out the top ferries in Portland, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Peaks Island
1. Peaks Island
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69 local reviews
Peaks Island, Portland
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Jenny
The Casco Bay Lines ferry in Portland is a 20 minute drive from our house. You can take the ferry down the bay…
Kathleen
You can take a short ferry ride to Peaks Island from the Old Port. While on the island you can walk or rent a…
Joey
Lovely to take a ferry (Casco Bay Lines) out to Peaks and rent a bike. Last time I was there, you walk up the…
1. Peaks Island
1. Peaks Island
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69 local reviews
Peaks Island, Portland
Jenny
Jenny
The Casco Bay Lines ferry in Portland is a 20 minute drive from our house. You can take the ferry down the bay or just out to Peaks Island…
Kathleen
Kathleen
You can take a short ferry ride to Peaks Island from the Old Port. While on the island you can walk or rent a bike to get around. There are…
Joey
Joey
Lovely to take a ferry (Casco Bay Lines) out to Peaks and rent a bike. Last time I was there, you walk up the hill from the ferry, and take…
2. Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal
2. Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal
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66 local reviews
Maine State Pier, Portland
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Jason
Casco Bay Lines Maine island ferry with service throughout Casco Bay from Portland. A scenic 20-minute ferry…
Cathy
Two miles from my house in the heart of the Old Port district.... jump on a ferry and explore Peaks Island,…
Dawn & Bob
Access many of the islands of Casco Bay. Diamond Cove on Great Diamond Island for lunch/dinner. Secluded…
2. Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal
2. Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal
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66 local reviews
Maine State Pier, Portland
Jason
Jason
Casco Bay Lines Maine island ferry with service throughout Casco Bay from Portland. A scenic 20-minute ferry ride to Peaks island is boat…
Cathy
Cathy
Two miles from my house in the heart of the Old Port district.... jump on a ferry and explore Peaks Island, or just take the mailboat…
Dawn & Bob
Dawn & Bob
Access many of the islands of Casco Bay. Diamond Cove on Great Diamond Island for lunch/dinner. Secluded beaches on Long Island. Golf…
3. Maine State Pier + 56 Commercial St
3. Maine State Pier + 56 Commercial St
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25 local reviews
Maine State Pier + 56 Commercial St, Portland
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Sarah And Chris
The ferry is a great way to get out to many of Casco Bay's Islands, or just to take a sunrise or sunset cruise…
Ted
This is the location of the ferry to Peaks Island. If you're interested in traveling back and fourth to…
Hilary
Take a ferry to the Casco Bay Islands. Peaks Island is the most popular. 20 minute ride and a great little…
3. Maine State Pier + 56 Commercial St
3. Maine State Pier + 56 Commercial St
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25 local reviews
Maine State Pier + 56 Commercial St, Portland
Sarah And Chris
Sarah And Chris
The ferry is a great way to get out to many of Casco Bay's Islands, or just to take a sunrise or sunset cruise out on the harbor. The…
Ted
Ted
This is the location of the ferry to Peaks Island. If you're interested in traveling back and fourth to Portland, you may want to buy a…
Hilary
Hilary
Take a ferry to the Casco Bay Islands. Peaks Island is the most popular. 20 minute ride and a great little community to visit. Can take…
4. Casco Bay Lines
4. Casco Bay Lines
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22 local reviews
56 Commercial Street, Portland
+1 207-774-7871
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Margaret
This ferry line will get you out to: Peaks Island Ferry - detailed here as well - but a great day trip…
Charles
Casco Bay Lines is a ferry system that provides year-round passenger, freight, postal and vehicle ferry…
Ayumi & Chloe
2.5 – 3.5 hour ride-along as the ferry delivers mail to the islands. Great way to get out on the water for a…
4. Casco Bay Lines
4. Casco Bay Lines
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22 local reviews
56 Commercial Street, Portland
+1 207-774-7871
Margaret
Margaret
This ferry line will get you out to: Peaks Island Ferry - detailed here as well - but a great day trip location! Diamond Island Ferry -…
Charles
Charles
Casco Bay Lines is a ferry system that provides year-round passenger, freight, postal and vehicle ferry service to the islands of Casco Bay…
Ayumi & Chloe
Ayumi & Chloe
2.5 – 3.5 hour ride-along as the ferry delivers mail to the islands. Great way to get out on the water for a bit and have a glimpse into…
5. DiMillo's On the Water
5. DiMillo's On the Water
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35 local reviews
25 Long Wharf, Portland
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 207-772-2216
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Valle And David
Dimillo's Restaurant is a floating ferry boat. It is one of hundreds of great restaurants in the Old Portland…
Ken
Portland's only floating restaurant is a decommissioned ferry. You'll be eating aboard a vessel with good…
Ralph
Portland's only floating restaurant is a decommissioned ferry. Dine with views and traditional seafood…
5. DiMillo's On the Water
5. DiMillo's On the Water
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35 local reviews
25 Long Wharf, Portland
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 207-772-2216
Valle And David
Valle And David
Dimillo's Restaurant is a floating ferry boat. It is one of hundreds of great restaurants in the Old Portland section of Portland. Walk…
Ken
Ken
Portland's only floating restaurant is a decommissioned ferry. You'll be eating aboard a vessel with good views and tasty seafood…
Ralph
Ralph
Portland's only floating restaurant is a decommissioned ferry. Dine with views and traditional seafood offerings. On a hot summer day,…
6. Flatbread Company
6. Flatbread Company
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51 local reviews
72 Commercial St, Portland
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 207-772-8777
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Kathy
Organic wood-fired pie with a groovy family-friendly vibe, great microbrews on tap and an awesome brownie…
Kim
Unique pizza cooked in a wood fired oven. Great salad to start. Weather good? Eat on the deck across from…
Barry
Amazing pizza, with gluten free option. Delicious salads, and deserts! Also right on the water where you can…
6. Flatbread Company
6. Flatbread Company
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51 local reviews
72 Commercial St, Portland
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 207-772-8777
Kathy
Kathy
Organic wood-fired pie with a groovy family-friendly vibe, great microbrews on tap and an awesome brownie sundae. Fabulous water…
Kim
Kim
Unique pizza cooked in a wood fired oven. Great salad to start. Weather good? Eat on the deck across from the ferry station and you can…
Barry
Barry
Amazing pizza, with gluten free option. Delicious salads, and deserts! Also right on the water where you can watch the city ferries arrive…
7. Casco Bay Islands Ferry
7. Casco Bay Islands Ferry
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11 local reviews
Casco Bay Islands Ferry, Portland
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Stefani
You can take a ferry ride (byob) to funky fun Peaks Island, rent a bike, go to the beach, buy groceries or eat…
Amber & Anthony
The ferry is about a 10 minute walk from our home and you can take a boat ride out to one of the many islands…
Elizabeth
Where you catch the ferry to the islands, or just for a round the harbor boat tour. Many of my guests have…
7. Casco Bay Islands Ferry
7. Casco Bay Islands Ferry
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11 local reviews
Casco Bay Islands Ferry, Portland
Stefani
Stefani
You can take a ferry ride (byob) to funky fun Peaks Island, rent a bike, go to the beach, buy groceries or eat there. Trips around the…
Amber & Anthony
Amber & Anthony
The ferry is about a 10 minute walk from our home and you can take a boat ride out to one of the many islands in the bay and enjoy meals,…
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Where you catch the ferry to the islands, or just for a round the harbor boat tour. Many of my guests have taken the ferry to Peaks for a…
8. Portland
8. Portland
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49 local reviews
Portland, Portland
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Jessica
Portland is AMAZING! Perfect for foodies and people who likes quaint shops. Here you can take boat/ferry…
Kellie
Portland Old Port is a great place for shopping, restaurants, night life and boat/ferry excursions. Ferries…
Jamie
The Old Port sightseeing restaurants shopping islands, ferry from portland
8. Portland
8. Portland
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49 local reviews
Portland, Portland
Jessica
Jessica
Portland is AMAZING! Perfect for foodies and people who likes quaint shops. Here you can take boat/ferry rides through Portland Harbor and…
Kellie
Kellie
Portland Old Port is a great place for shopping, restaurants, night life and boat/ferry excursions. Ferries leave from Casco Bay to the…
Jamie
Jamie
The Old Port sightseeing restaurants shopping islands, ferry from portland
9. Standard Baking Co
9. Standard Baking Co
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64 local reviews
75 Commercial St, Portland
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 207-773-2112
BakeryStoreFood
Finn
If you like fresh bread and pastries, this is a must see. Their morning buns with nuts are mana from heaven…
Steve & Valerie
Stock up on delicious pastries and baked goods for the ferry ride and breakfasts on the island.
Nina
Amazing bread - a place to sit outside, across from the Ferry terminal
9. Standard Baking Co
9. Standard Baking Co
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64 local reviews
75 Commercial St, Portland
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 207-773-2112
Finn
Finn
If you like fresh bread and pastries, this is a must see. Their morning buns with nuts are mana from heaven. Also try their baguettes with…
Steve & Valerie
Steve & Valerie
Stock up on delicious pastries and baked goods for the ferry ride and breakfasts on the island.
Nina
Nina
Amazing bread - a place to sit outside, across from the Ferry terminal
10. Casco Bay Ferry
10. Casco Bay Ferry
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4 local reviews
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Matthew
Go down to the ferry terminal on commercial street and jump on the next ferry to Peaks island. Take your bike…
Emily
Take the mail boat at sunset or any ferry out to an island in Casco Bay. Bring a picnic or beer or wine - it's…
Mollie
Take the ferry to Peaks Island or other islands off of Portland and rent bikes while there.
10. Casco Bay Ferry
10. Casco Bay Ferry
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4 local reviews
Matthew
Matthew
Go down to the ferry terminal on commercial street and jump on the next ferry to Peaks island. Take your bike and you can ride around the…
Emily
Emily
Take the mail boat at sunset or any ferry out to an island in Casco Bay. Bring a picnic or beer or wine - it's an awesome way to see the…
Mollie
Mollie
Take the ferry to Peaks Island or other islands off of Portland and rent bikes while there.
11. Peaks Island Ferry
11. Peaks Island Ferry
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4 local reviews
Peaks Island Ferry, Portland
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Tavia
Take a ferry from Portland's Down town Terminal to Peak's Island for a day of bike riding and exploring this…
Ani
A fun day trip over to the island via ferry. On the island, rent a bike at Brad's Bike Rentals and ride…
Anna
Even in the winter, taking the ferry out to peaks island is a fun adventure. The tickets are cheap, and theres…
11. Peaks Island Ferry
11. Peaks Island Ferry
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4 local reviews
Peaks Island Ferry, Portland
Tavia
Tavia
Take a ferry from Portland's Down town Terminal to Peak's Island for a day of bike riding and exploring this picturesque Maine Coastal…
Ani
Ani
A fun day trip over to the island via ferry. On the island, rent a bike at Brad's Bike Rentals and ride around the entire island in an…
Anna
Anna
Even in the winter, taking the ferry out to peaks island is a fun adventure. The tickets are cheap, and theres lots of fun exploring to do…
12. Peaks Island
12. Peaks Island
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4 local reviews
Peaks Island, Pond Cove
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Nathaniel
Take the ferry. Have a beer on the trip over. I can give you directions to a great secluded spot with views of…
Brad & Katy
Take the ferry here and walk or bike around. Bikes to rent on the island. Peaks Island Inn is a great place!…
Laurie
Enjoy a nice ferry ride to explore lifestyle of island living.
12. Peaks Island
12. Peaks Island
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4 local reviews
Peaks Island, Pond Cove
Nathaniel
Nathaniel
Take the ferry. Have a beer on the trip over. I can give you directions to a great secluded spot with views of old forts, a small island you…
Brad & Katy
Brad & Katy
Take the ferry here and walk or bike around. Bikes to rent on the island. Peaks Island Inn is a great place!
Laurie
Laurie
Enjoy a nice ferry ride to explore lifestyle of island living.