Lopez Island Ferry Quotas

Lopez to Anacortes Ferry Schedule and Car Ferry Quotas - Spring 2024

Navigating the Journey Home: Lopez Island Ferry Cars Quotas to the Anacortes Ferry Terminal

UPDATED SPRING 2024 SCHEDULE

If you’re planning a trip to Lopez Island, it’s essential to remember that the journey home can be just as important as the trip itself. With the ferry being the only mode of transportation to and from the island, it’s crucial to understand the ferry schedule and car quotas when planning your next visit and return trip to the Anacortes ferry terminal.

This guide will provide all the information and tips you need to make a smooth and stress-free journey back to the mainland. From understanding the ferry schedule to navigating the car quotas, you’ll be well-prepared for your return trip from Lopez Island to Anacortes. So, plan ahead and enjoy your time on the beautiful San Juan Islands!

Understanding the Lopez Island to Anacortes Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for the Lopez Island to Anacortes route can change depending on the time of year and the day of the week. During peak season, there may be more frequent sailings, while sailings may be less frequent during the off-season. To ensure you arrive at the dock or the ferry terminal at the right time, checking the ferry schedule ahead of time is essential. The ferry schedule can be found on the Washington State Ferries website, or you can call the ferry information hotline for up-to-date sailing information.

Car Quotas and Reservations

Lopez Island ferry quotas are in place to ensure there is enough space on the ferry for everyone who wants to bring their vehicle. During peak season, car quotas fill up quickly, and it’s essential to plan your return trip accordingly. With no return reservation or reservations available for vehicles, it’s still a good idea to arrive at the ferry terminal early to secure a spot on the ferry.

Planning Your Journey Home

When planning your journey home from Lopez Island back, it’s essential to factor in the ferry boat schedule and car quotas. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you plan your return trip to the Anacortes ferry dock and terminal:

  • Check the ferry schedule for the sailing date and departure time of your return trip.
  • Keep an eye on the car quotas and plan your return trip accordingly.
  • Arrive at the terminal and get your car in line early to secure a spot on the ferry.
  • Follow the directions of the ferry terminal staff when parking your vehicle.
  • Board the ferry in a timely manner and enjoy the scenic ride back to the mainland.
  • There is no food service at the ferry landing, but there are limited vending machines.

    Making a smooth and stress-free journey back to the mainland is just as important as the trip itself. By understanding the ferry schedule and car quotas, you can easily plan your return trip from Lopez to Anacortes. Don’t forget to check the ferry schedule ahead of time, arrive at the ferry terminal early, and follow the directions of the ferry terminal staff. Happy travels! 

    Lopez to Anacortes Ferry Schedule and Car Quotas - Spring SEASON 2024 schedule eastbound allotments from Lopez to Anacortes.

    Spring 2024 - March 24 through June 15

    Time Note Cars
    6:30am 45-55
    7:30am 25-35
    9:30am 20-25
    10:40am 30-40
    1:35pm 140
    3:05pm Sunday/holiday only 35-40
    5:00pm 25-30
    7:10pm 25-30
    8:25pm 45-50

     

    NO Kayak launching or beach access at the terminal.
    NO vehicle reservations from Lopez to Anacortes.
    NO running water; sani cans only.
    Lopez Village is 4 miles from the terminal.

     

    WA State Ferries Links

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