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Ferry from Boston to Salem

There is usually 4 daily and 31 weekly sailings between Boston and Salem. This ferry route is operated by Boston Harbor Cruises. Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Boston Salem ferries.

Ferry times from Boston to Salem

The earliest Boston Salem ferry sailings typically depart Boston at around 09:30. The average sailing time is approximately 50m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 50m.

Ferry prices from Boston to Salem

Boston Salem ferry prices typically range between $66* and $206*. The average price is typically $129*. The cheapest Boston Salem ferry prices start from $33*. The average price for a foot passenger is $129*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times.

How far is Boston to Salem?

The distance between Boston to Salem is approximately 12.1 miles (19.4km) or 10.5 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Boston Salem ferry?

No ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel onboard between Boston and Salem.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Boston to Salem?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Boston Harbor Cruises between Boston and Salem.

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Boston - Salem Route summary
Departure Country United States
Destination Country United States
No. of Operators 1
Operators Boston Harbor Cruises
Average Price $129*
Average Daily Sailings 4
Average Weekly Sailings 31
Average Sailing Duration 50m
First Ferry 09:30
Last Ferry 20:30
Distance 10 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Boston to Salem?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Boston to Salem is approximately 50m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Boston to Salem?

The average price of a ferry from Boston to Salem is approximately $147. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Boston to Salem can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Boston to Salem?

There is 1 ferry operator for Boston to Salem and this is
  • Boston Harbor Cruises

How can I book ferry tickets from Boston to Salem?

Ferries from Boston to Salem are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Boston to Salem?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Boston to Salem with
  • Boston Harbor Cruises

Can you take your car on the ferry from Boston to Salem?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Boston to Salem with the following operators
  • Boston Harbor Cruises

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Boston to Salem?

Unfortunately, pets are not permitted onboard this ferry service so please look for alternative routes which accommodate pets.

How far is Salem from Boston?

Boston to Salem is approximately 10 nautical miles distance apart.

Boston to Salem Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this route has up to 4 ferries running per day, which means that there is up to 28 ferries running per week on this route, provided by 1 ferry operator, so there is not one single ferry timetable available for this route. Indeed, ferry timetables can be affected by many different factors, including seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, and other such factors, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most up-to-date information regarding ferry sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.


How long does the Ferry to Salem from Boston take?

Ferry sail duration on this route can take anywhere between 1 hour to 1 hour and 30 minutes, and this variation is caused by many reasons. These can include changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.


Boston to Salem Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Salem from Boston will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and so on, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend looking at the above graph, to see our monthly fare averages, check out our handy fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.


Can I take my Car on the Ferry to Salem from Boston?

You are currently not able to take your car with you on this ferry route.


Boston to Salem Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 7/15/2024 and 7/21/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Boston Harbor City Cruises 09:30 10:20 50 minutes Everyday
Boston Harbor City Cruises 11:45 12:35 50 minutes Everyday
Boston Harbor City Cruises 14:30 15:20 50 minutes Everyday
Boston Harbor City Cruises 17:30 18:20 50 minutes Everyday
Boston Harbor City Cruises 20:30 21:20 50 minutes Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun
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