Getting Around Ketchikan
Once you’re here, there are a lot of ways to get around Ketchikan.
Ketchikan International Airport is located on Gravina Island, a five minute ferry ride to town.Ferries
depart the airport on the hour/half hour. During peak summer periods, departures are every 15 minutes. Fares are $5.00 adult, $6.00 for vehicles one way.
A water taxi service is available from the airport and most hotels offer shuttle vans to pick up passengers.
Rental cars can be arranged and picked up at the airport, as well as in Ketchikan.
Taxis meet airport ferry and state ferry arrivals. Rates are $3.70 Drop, $3.50 per mile.
Bicycle and electric cart or chair rentals are available to visitors in the downtown area.
Municipal bus service provided by Ketchikan Gateway Borough Transit operates 7 days a week providing service on major streets and larger residential areas. Fares start at $1.00; buses run hourly. For more information call 907-225-8726 or visit http://borough.ketchikan.ak.us
The complimentary downtown Shuttle Bus runs May through September, making a 20 minute circuit beginning at Berth 4.
Air Taxis provide scheduled commuter service, as well as lake trips and charter flights.
Public parking lots have time restrictions and/or require a parking permit. One day permits are $5.00, available for purchase at City Hall, downtown.