What You Need to Know About the Dauphin Island Ferry

When you visit the Gulf Coast of Alabama, you’ll find that not everything you want to see is accessible by car or foot. Thankfully, the Dauphin Island Ferry makes it possible to explore beyond the beach! The ferry is on the route of the Mobile Bay Ferry and stops at Fort Morgan. Here we’ll cover the basics of the Dauphin Island Ferry!

The Dauphin Island Ferry is a great way to get to some of the things that make our area so great! You’ll find Dauphin Island and much more when you download our free Vacation Guide! Here at Sunset Properties, we’re just steps from the Dauphin Island Ferry stop at Fort Morgan and just minutes away from the best things to do along Alabama’s Gulf Coast.

The Dauphin Island Ferry Information You Need

As a part of the Mobile Bay Ferry schedule, the Dauphin Island Ferry operates as an extension of the Alabama Department of Transportation. So, the ferry is entirely professional, reliable, and safe. They operate on a schedule dependent on demand, which means one to two vessels operate seasonally.

2017 Ferry Schedule

Single Ferry

Depart Dauphin Island

8:00 A.M. | 9:30 A.M. | 11:00 A.M. | 12:30 P.M. | 2:00 P.M. | 3:30 P.M. | 5:00 P.M. | 6:30 P.M.*

Depart Fort Morgan

8:45 A.M. | 10:15 A.M. | 11:45 A.M. | 1:15 P.M. | 2:45 P.M. | 4:15 P.M. | 5:45 P.M. | 7:15 P.M.*

* These departures will only operate during Daylight Savings Time.

Second Ferry

Second Ferry scheduled Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Depart Dauphin Island
8:45 A.M. | 10:15 A.M. | 11:45 A.M. | 1:15 P.M. | 2:45 P.M. | 4:15 P.M. | 5:45 P.M.

Depart Fort Morgan
9:30 A.M. | 11:00 A.M. | 12:30 P.M. | 2:00 P.M. | 3:30 P.M. | 5:00 P.M. | 6:30 P.M.

Where Can You Board the Ferry?

Fort Morgan Address
110 State Highway 180
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Dauphin Island Address
111 Bienville Blvd
Dauphin Island, AL 36528

How Much Does It Cost?

Autos, pickup trucks, vans and RVs under 21 feet with one driver: $16.00
Motor homes and 5th wheels 21 to 40 feet with one driver: $35.00
Motorcycles with one rider: $10.00
Each additional passenger per vehicle (Covers all same-day rides.): $5.00
All trailers or boats under 21 feet, add: $12.00
All trailers or boats OVER 21 feet, add: $18.00

Adults (Covers all same-day rides.): $5.00
Children under 6: Free
*Bicycles are no extra charge.

Frequent Floater Discount Card
$140.00 (10 rides for one vehicle – under 21 feet and driver. Good for one year.)

The Best Place to Stay is Just a Mile Away from the Ferry

Plan your stay right here at Sunset Properties, and you’ll be just a mile from the ferry! Our beautiful condos and beach houses are the perfect spot for your next beach getaway to Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Browse our available properties and see for yourself how memorable a vacation here can be! With all the great things to do you’ll find in our free Vacation Guide, you won’t run out of incredible memories to make. So, contact us today to book your summer getaway to the Gulf Shores of Alabama. You’re going to love it here!