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Ferry Service

The fastest way to Put-in-Bay!!! This is by far the most popular way to get to the Bay. Over a hundred thousand people make the quick and comfortable scenic trip to Put-in-Bay aboard the Jet Express Ferry every summer. The sweeping views of the island both on the approach and on the trip around it showcase the natural beauty of Put-in-Bay while developing a sense of excitement for the vacation ahead. Getting to Put-in-Bay aboard the Jet Express is what many families look forward to as part of their summer holiday!

With all-aluminum ocean-approved catamarans, the Jet Express ferries 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 and Late Night service to downtown Put-in-Bay, the Jet Express is the most convenient and most comfortable transportation to the island.

The 12.5 mile crossing from Port Clinton to Put-in-Bay is a quick 20 minutes, and very exciting and family-friendly. All weather, protected indoor seating, and twin hull design, make the Jet Express ferry the smoothest, fastest, most comfortable ride across Lake Erie to Put-in-Bay. Relax and ride while enjoying a narrated tour of the history of the island. The Jet Express serves approximately 300,000 passengers per year and strives to be a great contributor and local neighbor, in the ports it calls homes.

For today's ferry schedule, please download the Jet Express Schedule Brochure (PDF file) for both Sandusky and Port Clinton departures. Or call the Jet at 1-800-245-1JET (1538).

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