Palm Island Transit FAQ

General Questions

The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section of are some of the most commonly asked questions Palm Island Transit staff receives. Please check this section if you have questions about Palm Island Transit Ferry and it's operations.

Q: Where is the Palm Island Transit office?
A: The office is located at:
7075 Placida Road, Suite 101 Englewood, FL 34224

Mailing address:
7092 Placida Road Cape Haze, FL 33946

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM

Q:What are the Ferry hours?
A: Sunday -Thursday: 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday: 6:30am - 11:00 pm
Saturday: 6:30 - 12:00 am

Q: What if we can't arrive or depart during the scheduled hours?
A: Special arrangements can be made for those circumstances, but there will be an additional charge beyond our standard fees. The charges vary depending on the arrival/departure time. Just contact our office during business hours for more information.

Q: When does Ferry run? How often does the Ferry run?
A: All day and no reservations are required.

Q: Do I need reservations for the ferry?
A: The ferry ride is a very short trip and is done on an on demand/need basis.

Q: What form of payment do you accept?
A: Cash, Credit Cards, Checks (out of state w/phone #)

Q: What does it cost?
A: Passenger Vehicle is $55
Click here to see our price list for all rates

Q: Are there any discounted tickets for multiple trips?
A: There is a coupon book for 10 trips for $370

Q: What if I'm a Palm Island Resort guest?
A: Give your name to the ranger, and you should be on the Resort.

Q: Is there parking available if I want to leave my car on the mainland?
A: There is public parking on the entrance road that is county owned and is a first come basis. There is also a lot available but rental arrangements must be made at the Transit Office during business hours.