The Galveston-Port Bolivar ferry is the bridge between two segments of State Highway 87.
South of IH-10, State Highway 87 is the only highway around Galveston Bay. The free
ferry service provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is the only way
motorists can cross the waterway between Bolivar Peninsula and Galveston Island.
For more information, visit TxDOT's ferry information page.
Trip Facts Length: 2.7 miles Typical Duration: 18 minutes Average Load/Unload Time: 9 minutes