Ride the Ferry to Gustavus, Alaska
Since 2011, the community of Gustavus is now accessible via the Alaska Marine Highway departing from Juneau. Schedules vary throughout the year. The ferry arrives at the Gustavus dock which is located 10 miles from Bartlett Cove.
For detailed ferry information on, rates, booking, and schedules please contact the Alaska Marine Highway System.
This is the first time that Glacier Bay National Park and the city of Gustavus have ever been linked to the road system. It may take time for the park and community to fully adapt to these new opportunities, and those visiting with a personal vehicle on the ferry will not yet find all the formal services and amenities one might expect in other road-linked Alaska communities.
Those planning on visiting Gustavus and Glacier Bay with a vehicle should be advised that:
Stay tuned as things develop. For the latest visitor information and trip-planning information, please contact the following:
For information on visiting Glacier Bay National Park:
For information on visiting Gustavus:
For information on the Ferry: