Effective immediately, prepaid tickets without a barcode are no longer valid or accepted at Jack Layton Ferry Terminal.

Ferries leave the city from the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, located at the foot of Bay Street at Queens Quay.

The fall schedule is in effect. The winter schedule will start on October 21, 2019.

All Ferry Schedules

Ward’s Island

Monday to Friday

Departs City Departs Ward’s Island
6:30 a.m. 6:45 a.m.
7:00 a.m. 7:15 a.m.
7:30 a.m. 7:45 a.m.
8:00 a.m. 8:15 a.m.
8:30 a.m. 8:45 a.m.
9:30 a.m. 9:45 a.m.
10:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
11:30 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
12:30 p.m. 12:45 p.m.
1:30 p.m. 1:45 p.m.
2:30 p.m. 2:45 p.m.
3:45 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
Every hour Every hour
10:45 p.m. 11:00 p.m.
11:15 p.m. 11:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday & Holiday

Departs City Departs Ward’s Island
6:35 a.m.
Saturdays/Holidays only
6:45 a.m.
Saturdays/Holidays only
7:15 a.m.
Saturdays/Holidays only
7:30 a.m.
Saturdays/Holidays only
7:45 a.m. 8:00 a.m.
Every hour Every hour
9:45 p.m. 10:00 p.m.
10:30 p.m. 10:45 p.m.
11:30 p.m. 11:45 p.m.

Centre Island

Monday to Friday

Departs City Departs Centre Island
9:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m.
10:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m.
11:00 a.m. 11:15 a.m.
12:00 p.m. 12:15 p.m.
1:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
2:00 p.m. 2:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
4:15 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
5:15 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
6:15 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
7:15 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
8:15 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
9:15 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
10:15 p.m. 10:30 p.m.
11:15 p.m. 11:45 p.m.

*Centre Island schedule will increase to every 15 minutes depending upon weather and crowd requirements. 

Saturday, Sunday & Holiday

Departs City Departs Centre Island
8:00 a.m. 8:15 a.m.
9:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m.
9:30 a.m. 9:45 a.m.
Every 30 minutes Every 30 minutes
7:30 p.m. 7:45 p.m.
8:30 p.m. 8:45 p.m.
9:30 p.m. 9:45 p.m.
11:00 p.m. 11:15 p.m.

Hanlan’s Point

Monday to Friday

Departs City Departs Hanlan’s Point
6:30 a.m. 6:45 a.m.
7:00 a.m. 7:15 a.m.
Every 30 minutes Every 30 minutes
10:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m.
11:00 a.m. 11:15 a.m.
11:30 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
12:30 p.m. 12:45 p.m.
Every 30 minutes Every 30 minutes
6:00 p.m. 6:15 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday & Holiday

Departs City Departs Hanlan’s Point
8:15 a.m. 8:30 a.m.
9:15 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Every hour Every hour
9:15 p.m. 9:30 p.m.

Buy Tickets Online – Recommended Method

Buy Ferry Tickets

We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express!

  • Print your ticket(s) before getting to the Ferry Docks
  • Online tickets can be used until December 31 of the year purchased. Tickets purchased in December can be used within one month of the time purchased.

Buy Tickets In-Person

You can buy tickets at the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal.
Please note: Buying advance tickets, either online or in-person, doesn’t guarantee priority boarding on any Ferry. No re-entry is permitted with advanced tickets.


Having issues with buying a ticket? Check out our troubleshooting guide.

Prices – Individual Tickets

Includes return trip. No refunds.

Type of ticket Cost
Adult $8.19
Youth (ages 15 to 19)
/Senior (over 65 with proof of age)
Junior (ages 2 to 14) $3.95
Infant (under 2) Free

A discount of 10% is applied to the purchase of 10 or more prepaid passenger tickets when purchased online and/or at the ferry docks.

Prices – Monthly Passes

Monthly passes can only be bought at the Ferry Docks ticket booths.

Type of pass Cost
Adult Monthly Pass $104.03
Youth/Senior Monthly Pass $77.46
Junior Monthly Pass $52.01

Toronto Island’s off-season runs from late-October/early November until mid-April. Visit Ferry Schedules for ferry times throughout the year.

Here’s what you need to know about visiting Toronto Island Park during the off-season:

  1. All facilities at Centre Island and Hanlan’s Point are closed except for the public washrooms:
    • near the Ward’s beach
    • at Ward’s fire hall
    • in Centre Island
    • at Hanlan’s Point Ferry Dock
  2. All ferries go to and from Ward’s Island only. Please plan ahead to know your return boat schedule. There are no washrooms on the boat.
  3. There are no food options. Water is available at the public washrooms.
  4. It’s definitely cooler on the Islands and there is no heated shelter. Dress appropriately. Gloves, a hat and multiple layers are recommended. There is no shelter available during the winter.

People going down the log flume ride at Centreville

Centreville Amusement Park

With over 30 rides and attractions and more than 14 food outlets, there’s something for everyone at Centreville.

Children posing with Franklin the Turtle

Franklin Children’s Garden

The garden is a hands-on learning environment that combines interactive features with recreational programming for children.

Two horses looking over a fence

Far Enough Farm

Meet ponies, rabbits, sheep, chickens, and other barnyard creatures at this free hobby and petting farm.

People playing in the water at one of the Island's beaches

Beaches & Splash Pads

Out of Toronto’s 11 swimming beaches, four are located on Toronto Island Park. Hanlan’s Point Park beach is the only City-owned beach with a clothing-optional area.

See our listing of splash pads, too!

Children running through the maze

William Meany Maze

This beautiful hedge maze on Centre Island park has 1,200 cedars planted in a winding design that recreates the original Toronto Island maze, a landmark built in 1967 to honour Canada’s centennial year.

The CN Tower peeking out from the tops of trees

Toronto Island Camps

Each Toronto Island camp will include nature and environmental studies, crafts, tram rides, the high ropes course, fishing and swimming. Learn more about camps.

A thumbnail image of the map
The Toronto Island Park Map, showing amenities.

And more…!

There’s so much to do on Toronto Island Park. Have a picnic, catch a fish, rent a bicycle, play frisbee golf and more! View our amenities map to find what you’re looking for!

Accommodations & Camping

Learn more about the privately operated Bed & Breakfasts on the Toronto Island Community website. Although there is no overnight camping allowed on Toronto Island Park, non-profit kid’s groups like Girl Guides or Boy Scouts can obtain a one-time permit for Snake Island.

Food & Drink

On Ward’s Island, visit the Rectory Café and The Island Café. Centre Island offers the Carousel Café, Toronto Island BBQ & Beer Co., and Centreville’s many food outlets! If you’re on the go, stop by the snack shop or beach bar.

See Useful Information to learn about catering and more.

Boating on the Toronto Islands

There’s no better way to explore the islands! Rent a boat from the Toronto Island Boat House, or bring your own. Don’t miss the Allan A. Lamport Regatta Course on Long Pond!

The Boat House

Three people on the water in a canoe
One of the best ways to explore the shorelines and canals is by human-powered boats, which visitors can rent from The Boat House.
Type of Boat Maximum Boat Capacity 1 Hour 3 Hours
Canoe 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children $30 $75.50
Pedal Boat 2 adults and 1 children $30 $75.50
Solo Kayak 1 adult $19 $43
Tandem Kayak 2 adults $38 $99

Note: We only accept Credit and Debit cards for payment. Tax included.

2019 Boat House Hours

Closed until 2020.

Tram Tours

A picture of the tram

Type of Ticket Price
Adult $10
Senior $7.25
Student $7.25
Child $5.50

Note: We only accept Credit and Debit cards for payment. Tax included.

2019 Tram Hours

Closed until 2020.


Picnics, Fire Pits and Social Gatherings

If you’re planning to host a gathering of 25 or more people, you need to book the area. This booking will give reserve the picnic area. Otherwise, picnic spaces are first-come, first-serve.

See a list of all facilities, like number of water fountains and washrooms, for Hanlan’s Point, Centre Island and Ward’s Island.