Ferry System


20 Trip Commuter Passes
All Round-Trips
Senior Citizen - Age 65 and over
Student Age 18 and under
20 Trip Commuter Passes
All Round-Trips
Senior Citizen - Age 65 and over
Student Age 18 and under
20 Trip Commuter Passes
All Round-Trips
Senior Citizen - Age 65 and over
Student Age 18 and under

All commuter tickets expire six (6) months from the purchase date.


DRUMMOND ISLAND FERRY UPDATE: PLEASE NOTE, THERE MAY BE LONG WAIT TIMES AT THE DRUMMOND ISLAND FERRY DURING PEAK TIMES.  WE HAVE ONE FERRY DUE TO THE BELOW.  PLEASE BE PATIENT WITH OUR CREW, AND OTHER CUSTOMERS.
Effective Thursday, September 15, 2022 The Drummond Islander IV will be leaving its home port of Drummond Island for MCM Marine in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan for its five year, required, USCG hull inspection and dry-docking project.  The Drummond Islander III will be providing our ferry service during this time.  It is our hope and expectation that the Drummond Islander IV will be completed and back to Drummond Island well before the onset of winter. We thank you for your patience and understanding.
The Eastern Upper Peninsula Transportation Authority operates the Drummond, Sugar and Neebish Island Ferries. For people coming to the U.P. of Michigan, these islands are a unique place to visit. From DeTour Village you can catch the Drummond Island Ferry for your quick trip across to Drummond Island; Located in Sault Ste. Marie, the Sugar Island Ferry is your transport to Sugar Island. Operating 7 days a week, their schedules can accommodate your travel needs through the full year.  The Neebish Island Ferry leaves from Barbeau to Neebish Island 7 days a week. This schedule is seasonal during early spring, late autumn, and winter months. Whether your visit is for business or pleasure, our ferry system will get you safely, to your island of choice.

EUPTA Ferry Rates & Schedules: Please note:  The ferry schedule for all ferries is subject to change depending on traffic flow.  We may make additional trips to alleviate wait times.  Please remain with your vehicle at all times.   Trailer measurements are measured from the hitch to the end of trailer

Ferry Etiquette 101

The Drummond Island Ferry takes credit/debit cards.  For the protection of our customers and crew, we prefer cashless payments. .  Please check the Drummond Island Ferry Facebook page for the most up to date information.

The Sugar Island Ferry ~Refueling will begin every other Wednesday at approximately at 9:30 a.m. and takes about 45 minutes. Refueling dates for 2022:  November 30; December 14, 28  For the most up-to-date information please visit Sugar Island Ferry at its Facebook Page @sugarislandferry, eupta.net, or the delays and information phone line (906) 632-1516.  The Sugar Island Ferry is equipped to accept credit/debit cards for payment.  Please let the deckhand know if you would like to pay with a card.

Neebish Island Ferry:  Please click the link for Neebish Ferry Schedule (Updated 11.07.22) Please continue to check this page or call the delays and cancellations phone line at 906.632.1516, for the most up to date information.

We continue to follow the guidance and recommendations of the MDHHS in regards to Covid19.  We expect everyone to practice safe distancing, cover their coughs, wash your hands, and sanitize.   The use of the passenger cabin is at your own risk.

~Ferry News~

 

EUP News Article on Neebish Islander III Dedication

9 & 10 News Article on Neebish Islander III Dedication

Neebish Islander III Christening at Burger Boat Company

Day in the life of Drummond Island Deckhand

Quick Action Sugar Island Ferry Crew Saves Young Girl

9 & 10 News Coverage of USCG Recognition of Phil Roy and Dale Rosenbum