Arnold Mackinac Island Ferry has resumed service from St. Ignace to Mackinac Island at this time. For the current schedule please check here.
Step onto an Arnold Transit Co. dock and stand on the edge of time.
Arnold Ferry Line is the oldest yet most modern passenger ferry and freight service from Mackinaw City and St. Ignace, Michigan, to historic Mackinac Island.
With courteous passenger services and the experienced seamanship of our crew, Arnold has been warmly welcoming thousands of vacationers and groups "Up North" for more than 125 years.
No reservations needed. Get your tickets online or at any Arnold Reception Center and come aboard! Within minutes you will depart for your island adventure!
If you plan to purchase your tickets at the Reception Center, take a few seconds to download these money-saving coupons. Arnold lets you save on every ticket you buy!
Arnold Ferry offers the smoothest, fastest OR most leisurely ride.
No other Mackinac Island ferry service offers more boat schedules and memorable charters and cruises than Arnold. You can "Catch the CAT!" at any Arnold dock and leave the other ferries rocking in your wake! Arnold's exclusive, triple-deck catamarans are unarguably the smoothest, fastest, newest way to cross the Straits of Mackinac.
But then, why rush your vacation? Savor the Straits aboard our nostalgic traditional ferries. They dock ONLY at historic St. Ignace and Mackinac Island. Leisurely view the mighty Mackinac Bridge, sparkling water, and breathtaking shorelines of the Lower and Upper Peninsulas and Mackinac Island aboard an Arnold Ferry.
the most historic ferry line – Arnold.