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Travel Advisories & Schedule Changes

Inter-Island Ferry Authority Announces Important Changes to Fall Sailings 

When the M/V Columbia is docked at the Main Berth for 7 days, sailings will be suspended. These dates include October 9, 13, 16, 23, 27, 30, and November 6, 2023.
We have updated our systems and website to reflect these changes accurately. Passengers who have booked with us are urged to review their bookings.


Traveling with a Vehicle from Hollis or Ketchikan? Help us be able to provide you with the most efficient boarding process by checking-in On-Time!!  

Vehicles (& its passengers) are to be ticketed and available to board 1 hour prior to departure.

  • Departing Hollis at 8:00am, be checked-in and available to board at 7:00am
  • Departing Ketchikan at 3:30pm, be checked-in and available to board at 2:30pm

Non-compliance may result in loss of reserved space and denied passage for that sailing.




IFA 7-Day a Week Service

The Inter-Island Ferry Authority has returned to our seven day-a-week sailing schedule! The 7-day per week sailing schedule is good through 2023!!  If circumstances change which are out of our control, the IFA reserves the right to change the schedule accordingly. 

(No sailings on the 5 IFA-observed holidays New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day)