Barnston Island Ferry
Travel Advisory in effect at Barnston Island. By order of the Provincial Health Officer, individuals and businesses in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley must significantly reduce social interactions and travel.
Transport Canada measures are in effect:
- Travelers must stay inside vehicles at all times
- Walk-ons with symptoms of COVID-19 not permitted
- Walk-ons must stay in designated zones only
- All amenities closed until further notice
The Barnston Island ferry runs across Parsons Channel on the south side of the Fraser River between Barnston Island (north bank) and Port Kells (south bank). Port Kells is in the northeast corner of Surrey at the bottom of 104th avenue.
Ferry capacity is five vehicles and 52 passengers, subject to the approved load capacity of the vessel. The maximum load capacity of the vessel is 40,000kg. Trucks with a GVW in excess of 20,000kg will be transported separately from other passengers and vehicles.
- Mon – Thurs
6:15 am – 11:55 pm*
- Fri – Sun
6:15 am – 12:55 am*
*Service is interrupted as/when river traffic warrants.
Crossing time: 5 minutes