Cushing's Island Ferry

Boat Schedule - 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19: There have been changes to the Cushing’s Island Ferry service due to COVID-19. For the 2020 season, all tickets must be purchased on-line at: There will also be limitations on passengers, and requirements with respect to face masks, distancing and other safety precautions. Please consult the new ferry website ahead of making your travel plans.

Ferry service departs Long Wharf in Portland on the passenger ferry St. Croix, and is provided for Cushing's Island residents and their guests.

The 2020 boat schedule has been published and is available via the link below; printed copies will also be available on the St. Croix.

Departure times are from Long Wharf off Commercial Street in Portland. Return service from Cushing's Island is 1/2 hour later.

All boats call at Summer Landing on Cushing's Island.

Parking continues to be horrendous along the waterfront. Please leave a generous amount of time to unload and park or you will miss the boat both figuratively and literally,

For the 2020 season we once again welcome back the Lucky Catch captain and crew, who will be running the ferry service again this summer. We appreciate having the crew as part of our community, and us in theirs.

The St. Croix is limited to a maximum of 42 passengers per trip. If you have a group of more than eight people planning to ride the ferry to Cushings, please let both the captain and Danny (our caretaker) know ahead of time. To try to avoid any overcrowding issues, we will be using sign-up sheets on busy weekends.

2020 Cushings Boat Schedule.pdf