Schedule & Fares

2020 fares - Early Season Savings available for a limited time!

 One WayRound Trip
Adults$64$120
Seniors$64$120
Child (5-15)$27$44
Children under 5FREEFREE

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

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

Security fees do not apply to any children's fares.

Undecided about your return date? We will gladly give you the round trip discount on your passenger fare anytime during the 2019 season.

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

Click HERE for information about our Shoreline Cruises.

 One WayRound Trip
Autos, Vans, SUV's, Pickup Trucks$64$128
Vehicle Extensions (bike rack, cargo carrier, etc.)$9$18
Trailers Up To 8'6 Wide (per foot in length)$7$14

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 2019 sailing season.

Click HERE for information about our Shoreline Cruises.

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

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 2019 sailing season.

Click HERE for information about our Shoreline Cruises.

 One WayRound Trip
Motorcycles$39$78
Motorcycle with sidecar, trailer or a trike$62$124
Bicycles$6$12

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 2019 sailing season.

Click HERE for information about our Shoreline Cruises.

2020 schedule

Spring & Fall: May 8 - June 13 l September 7 - October 11

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

Summer: June 14 - September 6

Depart
Ludington
Arrive
Manitowoc
9:00 AM (ET)12:00 PM (CT)
8:45 PM (ET)**11:45 PM (CT)
Depart
Manitowoc
Arrive
Ludington
2:00 PM (CT)7:00 PM (ET)
1:30 AM (CT)***6:30 AM (ET)

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

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

Click HERE for information about our Shoreline Cruises.

* leaves at 5:00pm on 6/6
** no 8:45pm crossing on 7/4, 7/22, or 8/12
*** no 1:30am crossing on 7/5, 7/23,  or 8/13

Additional Information

Free Parking At Both Locations!

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.

No Hassles, No Change Fees!
You may make changes to your general reservation at any time without penalty. You may change the date, time, number of passengers and/or vehicles on your existing reservation (based on availability) without change fees. If you need to cancel entirely, please call 7 days in advance. If less than 7 days, you only forfeit a $25 deposit.

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.

Frequent Sailor Discounts
Save up to 20%! Call for details: 800-841-4243

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.