Since 1919, Balboa Island Ferry has provided continuous service for drivers and passengers in vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians between Balboa Island and Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, California. Crossings approximate 800 feet. Via bridges, an alternate route is possible; but the traveling distance increases up to six miles. Many choose the the ferry’s direct route and enjoy a scenic crossing with historic charm.


Every Day: 6:30 a.m. until 12:00 a.m.


Adult: $1.25
Child (5 through 11): $0.75
Child (under 5): FREE

Vehicles (Passengers are extra): Car and Driver $2.25
Motorcycle and Driver: $1.75
Bicycle and Adult: $1.50
Bicycle and Child: $0.75

Balboa Island Ferry Hours and Pricing Everything You Need to Know