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Connections & Local Destinations on Prince of Wales Island, AK

Want to explore more of what the Prince of Wales Island has to offer? Check out some connecting services and some awesome destinations that you can reach in the region that IFA serves. What better way to further the discover the beauty of Alaska before or after your ferry ride?

Connecting Services

Alaska Airlines & Airport Ferry

Connections between the IFA and Alaska Airlines flights are available at Ketchikan. The KTN International Airport is located on a different island than the City of Ketchikan.  The Airport Ferry is a 5 minute ferry ride that shuttles you from the Ketchikan International Airport to the Ketchikan City side of Tongass Narrows. The ferry leaves the Ketchikan side of the Tongass Narrows on the quarter hours and the airport side on the hour and half hour every day. The first run of the day leaves the Ketchikan side at 6:15 am and the last run of the day leaves the airport side at 9:30 pm.

Alaska Marine Highway System

Connections between IFA and Alaska Marine Highway System ferries are available at Ketchikan.

Ketchikan Public Transportation (the BUS)

The Bus in Ketchikan 907-225-8726 operates regular, fixed-route and complementary para-transit service providing connections from the Ward Cove area out north all the way to Saxman and Fawn Mountain areas out south.

Ketchikan & Prince of Wales Senior Center Shuttles

Contact the Ketchikan Senior Center at 907-225-6578 or the Prince of Wales Senior Center at 907-755-2224 at least 24 hours in advance to see if you qualify to schedule a ride to or from the IFA Hollis or Ketchikan Terminals.

CTA’s Public Transit Bus

The Craig Tribal Association Transportation Department offers bus service for select areas on Prince of Wales! For information and more details on all their routes and fares visit or call 907-826-3996 or email [email protected]



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