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Connecting Services

Whether you arrive in Ketchikan or Hollis, there are plenty of options to get you to and from the terminal and your adventure!

Connecting Services in Ketchikan & Prince of Wales

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 discover the beauty of Alaska before or after your ferry ride?

Alaska Airlines & Airport Ferry


Alaska Airlines flies into the Ketchikan International Airport. Welcome to Gravina Island! You are just a 5-minute ferry ride from the City of Ketchikan. To get to the “Ketchikan Side,” hop on the Airport Ferry, either the M/V Ken Eichner 2 or the M/V Oral Freeman.

The Airport Ferry leaves side at the quarter hours and leaves the airport at:00 hours and :30 hours daily. The first run from Ketchikan departs at 6:15 am, and the last from the airport leaves at 9:30 pm.

After you’ve made it disembarked, you can walk the half-mile trek or catch a ride to the Inter-Island Ferry Authority Terminal building for your 3:30 pm ride.

a large ship in a body of water

The M/V Lituya docking in Ketchikan ~ Photo by Tasha Brendible





Ketchikan Public Transportation (the BUS)

The Bus operates 7 days a week. The Fixed Route service includes the Green Line, Silver Line Northbound, and Silver Line Southbound. During the summer (May 1 – Septembr 30th) a Downtown Shuttle operates. The Green Line &  Silver Line both stop right in front of the terminal.



a group of people standing in front of a bus

POW Senior Van ~ Picture from Catholic Community Services Website

CTA’s Public Transit Bus

The Craig Tribal Association Transportation Department offers an on-call bus service to the ferry terminal. This service is not always available so be sure you call 907-826-3996 for schedule and availability. Checkout their other routes and fares for your visit to the island! 

a large ship in a body of water

The Ketchikan Airport Ferry ~ Photo from KGB Website



Alaska Marine Highway System

The Alaska Marine Highway (State Ferry) and the IFA share a terminal building in Ketchikan. Making the switch from one ferry service to the next is easy!






a bus that is parked on the side of a road

The Fleet ~ Photo from KGB Website


Ketchikan & Prince of Wales Senior Center Shuttles

Senior transport services are available in both Ketchikan and Prince of Wales. The Ketchikan Senior Center can be reached at 907-225-6578. Prince of Wales Senior Center, in Klawock, is reachable at 907-755-2224. Please contact these services at least 24 hours in advance to see if you qualify to schedule a ride to or from the IFA Hollis or Ketchikan Terminals.

a van parked on the side of a road

Photo from CTA Website

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