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Galveston-Bolivar Ferry Information

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. Ferry
Trip Facts
arrow Length: 2.7 miles
arrow Typical Duration: 18 minutes
arrow Average Load/Unload Time: 9 minutes
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Current Travel Time: Seawall to Bolivar via ferry

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Current Travel Time: Bolivar to Galveston via ferry

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