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There have been some changes to the 2018 ferry schedule.
There have been some changes to the 2018 timetable. For help finding the optimal timetable, call a Park Ranger at 617-223-8666 or Boston Harbor Cruises at 617-227-4321. For more information about free boat holidays, extra programmes and rebates, please click here.
Between May 13 and June 22, the open boat runs on a restricted early morning timetable with weekly sailings from Boston to Georges and the Spectacle Islands. The same timetable applies to the autumn timetable with frequent services from Boston to Georges and Spectacle Islands from 5 September to 9 October.
Our summer flight schedule will soon be extended to six islands with extra sailings from Hingham and Hull. We have three flights a day from Long Wharf North to Georges North. Departs are every two hrs, hourly, starting at 10:00 am with the last 2:00 am depart.
The journey on board Fort Independence usually takes 45 mins. We have four flights a day from Georges Island to Long Wharf North in Boston. Departure is every two and a half hrs from 11:00 to 5:00. The journey on board Fort Independence usually takes 45 mins. From Spectacle Island there are four returns to Long Wharf North in Boston.
The journey takes 30 min on board the Meli (on weekdays) and Ruth E. Hughes (on weekends). We have three flights a day from Long Wharf North to Spectacle Island. The journey takes 30 min on board the Meli (on weekdays) and Ruth E. Hughes (on weekends). The weekend traffic from Hingham to Georges Island starts on 27 May.
Please see the Summer Timetable page or PDF downlaod of the 2017 timetable to see the connection between Hingham and Georges Island. We have 7 weekly weekends and 3 weekly weekdays from Hingham Shipyard to Georges Island. The boat won't stop until June 20th on Grape Island.