Fares and Passes

Fare collection for Howe Island ferries resumed on 28 September, 2020.

In the interests of minimizing risk of COVID-19 transmission among passengers and crew, passengers are encouraged to pay fares using the contactless payment service provided, Honk

Learn all about using Honk to pay ferry fares

Howe Island 2021 ferry pass application form.

The fares below are effective January 1, 2021 until December 31, 2021.

Single crossing and return

Cars, pickup trucks and motorcycles $8

Cars and pickup trucks with trailer $17

Heavy trucks and buses over 6,000 kg $17

Cyclists $2

– Pay in advance for the County Ferry or the Township Ferry using Honk or at the dock in cash. 

Prepaid passes

Cars and light trucks $8

Heavy trucks and buses over 6,000 kg $17

– Pay in advance for the County Ferry or the Township Ferry using Honk or at the dock in cash. 

Annual passes for island residents (Jan 1 - Dec 31)

Annual pass first vehicle $275

Annual pass second vehicle $80*

– Purchase annual passes via Honk

– Island Residents Only - Annual Pass (Jan 1 - Dec 31): Please submit your receipt along with proof of residency and a completed application form. Once approved, you will receive your sticker by mail or at the location that you submitted your documentation. 

*A second pass for $80.00 will only be available if the second vehicle involved is registered to:

  • The same individual who purchased the first full-price 2021 annual pass
  • An individual who is married to or is in a common-law relationship with the full-price 2021 annual pass purchaser
  • The dependent child under the age of 18 of a full-price 2021 annual pass purchaser or the full-price pass purchaser’s married or common-law spouse
  • The dependent child over the age of 18 of a full-price 2021 annual pass purchaser or the full-price pass purchaser’s married or common-law spouse, only if the dependent child has both the same permanent address as the full-price 2021 annual pass purchaser and is attending school full-time.  

Annual passes for senior island Residents (Jan 1 - Dec 31)

Annual pass first vehicle $248.50

Annual pass second vehicle $73

– Purchase annual passes via Honk

– Island Residents Only - Annual Pass (Jan 1 - Dec 31): Please submit your receipt along with proof of residency and a completed application form to the ferry office. Once approved, you will receive your sticker by mail or at the location that you submitted your documentation. These discounted fees apply to applicants who can show documentation indicating that they are 65 years of age or older during 2021.

Annual trailer pass for island residents (Jan 1 - Dec 31)

Residents only (proof required)

Trailer pass (island resident who has purchased an annual vehicle pass ) $275

Senior island residents trailer ( proof required)

First trailer $238.50

Island residents only. Trailer fee applies in addition to annual pass holders passage rights. Annual Pass (Jan 1 - Dec 31): Please submit a completed application form with your payment in person at the ferry office or via mail. Once approved, you will receive your sticker by mail or at the location that you submitted your documentation. Payment via Honk not available for annual trailer passes. 

Friends and family residents' booklets for annual passholders (Jan 1- Dec 31)

One book of 10 per pass. No senior discount available. $60

– Purchase with annual passes via Honk

– Island Residents Only - Annual Pass (Jan 1 - Dec 31): Please submit your receipt along with proof of residency and a completed application form to the ferry office. Once approved, you will receive your sticker by mail or at the location that you submitted your documentation.

Pass notes

  • Passengers are encouraged to pay before they arrive at the ferry dock using the contactless Honk service.
  • Your receipt is your ticket. Display it on your device to crew as you board the ferry.