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Getting Around Kitsap

Welcome! This list of resources includes dozens of options to making your way around the Kitsap Peninsula including roads, charter buses and mini-vans, foot ferries and guided tours. If you don't see what you need, just send us an email.

Click here to view/download larger version of map on right.

Washington State's #1 tourist attraction, the Washington State Ferries,
carries both walk-on passengers and vehicles and crosses Puget Sound to the Kitsap Peninsula. For a complete list of schedules, rates and options. visit Washington State Ferry website.

Carlisle II boarding passengers at Bremerton/Harborside Ferry Terminal

Foot, Passenger, & Charter Services:

Historic Carlisle II - Hop aboard one of the 1900 original Mosquito Fleet boats for an enjoyable 10-minute ride between the Bremerton Harborside Marina and Port Orchard Marina. The foot ferry leaves the dock on either side approximately every 30 minutes. Cost is $2. Bicycles welcome!  Learn more about the remarkable history of the Mosquito Fleet...including a 1900's photo of the Carlisle II at the Kitsap County Historical Museum in Bremerton and the Sidney Museum in Port Orchard. (click here to confirm dates and times).

Kingston Sound Runner
Kingston Sound Runner & Spirit of Kingston -
Operated by the Port of Kingston, the SoundRunner Passenger Ferry provides commuters and travelers with a fast 30-minute ride to downtown Seattle Monday-Friday. Both the SoundRunner and the Spirit of Kingston are also available for special events, meetings, and group charter service around the Kitsap Peninsula.  Click for schedules, special events and charter information.

Bus Service: Kitsap Transit meets each ferry, and offers public transportation througout the area, with connections to the Olympic Peninsula via Jefferson Transit.

Kitsap Transit also provides services for special needs via its ACCESS services.

The Kitsap Peninsula is accessible from the Olympic Peninsula (West) via the Hood Canal Bridge and from Tacoma (South) via HWY 16 and the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Updates and web cams are on their web sites.

Private Transportation Services:

For a list of private charter bus services, including mini-vans and larger buses, please visit our Group/Tour Services search for a list of businesses offering a wide range of transportation, charter, shuttle and tour options for getting to and from your hotel, or enjoy a tour around the region. 

By Bridge: The Kitsap Peninsula is accessible from the Olympic Peninsula (West) via the Hood Canal Bridge and from Tacoma (South) via HWY 16 and the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Updates and web cams are on their web sites.

Hood Canal Bridge to the Olympic Peninsula, Port Townsend and Port Ludlow

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