Please see the Washington State Ferry website for schedule and fare information. The links below will help you plan your trip and follow ferry progress.
NOTE: Reservations are recommended from Anacortes to Lopez. There are no reservations from Lopez to Anacortes
About the Reservation System (new in January 2015)
TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION FOR FERRY TRAVELERS TO LOPEZ:
Ferry Reservation Reminder – 1/3 of Vehicle space available in three stages.
2months 2weeks 2days
Anacortes Space Availalbility - This helpful chart shows how many spaces are left on each ferry - updated by the minute (also shows Anacortes webcams)
Vessel Watch - See where the ferries are enroute
Lopez Ferry Landing: (360) 468-4095
See our Ferry Travel Tips page for more information (ferry quotas, tips on the reservation system, etc.)
The San Juan Islands are a great place for boaters. There are several parks with mooring buoys and a number of commercial marinas we well as private docks at many waterfront homes. Be advised that even these facilities can all be full on a busy weekend, especially the fourth of July, so be sure to check and plan ahead. Many people prefer to moor in Fisherman Bay so they can walk to the restaurants and shops in the village.
Flying into Lopez is a great way to see the San Juan Islands from the air. Private planes generally use the Lopez Airport.
Commercial Air travel service is available from
Kenmore flies sea planes to all the major islands from Lake Union in Seattle and flies wheeled planes from Boeing Field in Everett. Sea planes land in Fisherman Bay on Lopez, wheeled planes land at the Lopez Island Airport. .
San Juan Airlines
San Juan Airlines flies in and out of the Lopez Island Airport.
See the Port of Lopez website for more information on Lopez Island Airport.
Taxi or Bus: BE AWARE that there are currently no taxi services or bus services on Lopez Island. Be sure you have arranged for your transportation needs in advance. Seasonal services may be available in summer - we will update this site when we know of any. San Juan Transit is expected to provide some bus service on Lopez during this summer season. Stay tuned for details.
Bicycles: There are several businesses that rent bicycles. Please see Bicycles in our directory.
Cars and Scooters: There are NO rental car or scooter rentals on the island.
Kayaks and boats: There are several locations where you can rent various kinds of boats. There are also boats available for touring and charters. Please see Recreation and select a specific sub-category.