Schedule & Fares

2021 Fares

 One WayRound TripShoulder Season
One Way
Shoulder Season
Round Trip
Adults$69$125$59$107
Seniors (65+)$62$112$53$96
Teens (13-18)$30$54$30$54
Children (5-12)$25$45$25$45
4 and UnderFREEFREEFREEFREE
In College (with ID)$62$112$55$99
Active Military$62$112$55$99

Shoulder Season: May 20th - June 10th, September 7th-October 10th

Standard Season: June 11th - September 6th

Above prices do not include a vehicle (additional fare for vehicle).

Fares listed do not include $6.50 security fee, each way.

Undecided about your return date? We will gladly give you the round trip discount on your passenger fare anytime during the 2021 season.

Children under the age of 16 sailing aboard the S.S. Badger must be accompanied by an adult.

 One WayRound TripShoulder Season
One Way
Shoulder Season
Round Trip
Autos, Vans, SUV's, Pickup Trucks$75$135$65$117
Vehicle Extensions (Bike Rack, Cargo Carrier, etc.)$9$18$9$18
Trailers Up To 8ft$56$101$56$101
Trailer - Each Additional ft after 8ft$7$13$7$13

Shoulder Season: May 20th - June 10th, September 7th-October 10th

Standard Season: June 11th - September 6th

Above prices do not include passenger fare (additional fare for passengers).

Fares listed do not include $6.50 security fee, each way.

Undecided about your return date? We will gladly give you the round trip discount anytime during the 2021 sailing season.

 One WayRound Trip
RV's & Motorhomes (per foot in length)$7$14
Pickup Campers$86$172

Shoulder Season: May 20th - June 10th, September 7th-October 10th

Standard Season: June 11th - September 6th

Above prices do not include passenger fare (additional fare for passengers).

Fares listed do not include $6.50 security fee, each way.

Undecided about your return date? We will gladly give you the round trip discount anytime during the 2021 sailing season.

We cannot guarantee you a spot without a reservation.

 One WayRound TripShoulder Season
One Way
Shoulder Season
Round Trip
Motorcycles$39$71$39$71
Motorcycle with Sidecar, Trailer or a Trike$62$112$62$112
Bicycles$6$11$6$11

Shoulder Season: May 20th - June 10th, September 7th-October 10th

Standard Season: June 11th - September 6th

Above prices do not include passenger fare (additional fare for passengers).

Fares listed do not include $6.50 security fee, each way.

Please bring two tie-downs per motorcycle.

Undecided about your return date? We will gladly give you the round trip discount anytime during the 2021 sailing season.

Departures

Depart
Ludington
Arrive
Manitowoc
9:00 AM (ET)12:00 PM (CT)
Depart
Manitowoc
Arrive
Ludington
2:00 PM (CT)*7:00 PM (ET)

Crossing time: 4 Hours
Ludington is Eastern Time (ET) | Manitowoc is Central Time (CT)

Call 800-841-4243 for information or to make a reservation.

Click HERE for information about our Shoreline Cruises.

Additional Information

Free Parking At Both Locations!

COVID19 Policy - read entire policy here.

At the onset of our season scheduled for May 20, 2021 we will be doing the following, subject to change as the COVID-19 situation changes:

  • Passengers are required to wear a face mask in order to board the ship.  
  • Face masks are not required while outside
  • Social Distancing - six foot spacing will be mandatory where possible

Refund and Cancellation Policy

  • Changes to reserved tickets may be made and are subject to the payment of a change fee of $10.00 per Child or Adult fare (1-way or roundtrip) covered by the reservation and $5.00 per Vehicle fare (1-way or roundtrip) covered by the reservation.
  • Reserved tickets cancelled prior to the reserved departure time are refundable minus the following cancellation fees:
  1. $10.00 cancellation fee per Child fare (1-way or roundtrip) covered by the reservation.
  2. $20.00 cancellation fee per Adult fare (1-way or roundtrip) covered by the reservation.
  3. $30.00 cancellation fee per Adult fare with Vehicle (1-way or roundtrip) covered by the reservation

Staterooms $49 Each Way!
Staterooms are available and are a great place to catch a nap or have quiet time for young children. Ask for details while making your reservation.

Round Trip Mini-Cruises
Travel round trip without a vehicle returning within 48 hours and pay just $89 per adult. Children, ages 5-15 are just $29 each. Children under 5 are free. This offer cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion.

Group Discounts
Special rates for all groups of 10 or more; Call 800-841-4243 for additional information or click here to see our Group Travel page.

Gift Cards
S.S. Badger Gift Cards can be purchased in any dollar amount and can be used for fares or onboard concessions. (Sorry, cannot be used in the gift shop onboard.) Call 800-841-4243 for details or to purchase.

Carryon Coolers/Food/Beverages 
Water bottles and non-alcoholic beverages may be brought on board. Outside food, snacks and coolers of any size are not permitted. Coolers must be left on the luggage cart or in a vehicle.