St. Marys and Cumberland Island Ferry

Quick Details

Hour Glass  Duration: 45 minutes each way

Clock Ferry Times

  • St. Marys → Cumberland Island: Daily, 9 a.m. & 11:45 a.m.
  • Cumberland Island → St. Marys: Daily, 10:15 a.m., 2:45 p.m. & 4:45 p.m.

St. Marys to Cumberland Island Ferry Trips

Departure

Your journey begins in St. Marys, Georgia, where you board the ferry bound for Cumberland Island National Seashore. Visit our museum and Visitor Center and enjoy learning about the rich history and nature of the island.

Return Trip

Enjoy a fast ferry service back to St. Marys. The town offers dining, lodging, and attractions within our National Historic District, and beyond that, ensures a special visit. History, nature, and adventure await you on Georgia’s coastline.

Important Info

  • Arrive 60 minutes before your scheduled ferry departure time
  • Passengers must purchase departure and return trip during checkout. One way ticket purchases are subject to cancellation

What to Bring

Printed ticket or confirmation email

Ferry Schedule

  • Chevron down Spring/Summer Schedule
  • March 1 – September 30 | 7 days a week
    Leave St. Marys

    9 a.m.
    11:45 a.m.

    Arrive on the Island

    9:45 a.m.
    12:30 p.m.

    Leave the Island

    10:15 a.m.
    2:45 p.m. (Mon-Sat)
    4:45 p.m.

    Arrive at St. Marys

    11 a.m.
    3:30 p.m.
    5:30 p.m.

  • Chevron down Fall Schedule
  • October 1 – November 30 | 7 days a week
    Leave St. Marys

    9 a.m.
    11:45 a.m.

    Arrive on the Island

    9:45 a.m.
    12:30 p.m.

    Leave the Island

    10:15 a.m.
    4:45 p.m.

    Arrive at St. Marys

    11 a.m.
    5:30 p.m.

  • Chevron down Winter Schedule
  • December 1 – February 28 | 5 days a week Thursday – Monday | No ferry Tuesday/Wednesday
    Leave St. Marys

    9 a.m.
    11:45 a.m.

    Arrive on the Island

    9:45 a.m.
    12:30 p.m.

    Leave the Island

    10:15 a.m.
    4:45 p.m.

    Arrive at St. Marys

    11 a.m.
    5:30 p.m.