General Questions

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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.



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



Ferry Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday through Thursday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM

  • Friday 6:30 AM – 11:00 PM

  • Saturday 6:30 AM – 12:00 AM (Midnight)

During various holidays throughout the year we do extend our Sunday through Thursday evening hours. Please check the Notice section of this website for posting of any changes in the hours.



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.

The Ferry runs on demand, basically the Ferry runs continuously during our scheduled hours.

No, you will not need a reservation as the Ferry runs on demand, basically the Ferry runs continuously during our scheduled hours.

Currently we accept cash or in-state checks, as well as Credit Cards on the Ferry. No out-of-state checks or Canadian checks can be accepted. Out-of-state (no Canadian) checks will be accepted at our office.

Please see our Rates Section for more information.


Yes, we offer several options. Please see our Rates Section for more information.

If you are a Guest at Palm Island Resort, please let the Ranger or ferry mate know this and give him the name that is on your reservation. Palm Island Resort guest’s transport has been pre-paid.

Yes, there is public parking on the entry road (Panama Blvd.) to the ferry landing. It is first come, first serve and is county owned and monitored.
There is a gated parking lot on Panama Blvd.. Paid parking is available by the day, week, month and longer, if needed. Rental arrangements have to be made during Transit office business hours. Please see our Parking Section for further details and rates.


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