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New Orleans Ferry 


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The RTA operates two ferries in the New Orleans, the Algiers Point-Canal Street Ferry and the Lower Algiers-Chalmette Ferry

Hop Aboard with GoMobile

The RTA GoMobile app is an easy and safe way to purchase all fare types for both the Algiers Point and Chalmette ferries. To ride the ferry, download the app on your smartphone from the App Store or the Google Play Store.

  • Purchase fare or passes at your fingertips
  • Show your fare or pass to the boarding agent
  • Hop aboard

Algiers Point-Canal Street Ferry

The Algiers Point-Canal Street Ferry is a vessel that carries riders. It operates 7 days a week. 

Getting to the Algiers Point Ferry Terminal

The Algiers Point Ferry Terminal is located at 138 Morgan Street in Algiers Point. The terminal is along the Jazz Walk of Fame and the Algiers Walking and Bike Path. 


Getting to the Canal Street Ferry Terminal

The Canal Street Ferry Terminal is located at 1 Canal Street in Downtown New Orleans. The terminal is located across from Harrah's Casino and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas along the Riverfront Streetcar.

Schedule

The Algiers Point-Canal Street Ferry operates every 15 minutes. This frequency is tentative. For updates on daily frequency, call Rideline at 504-248-3900. Use the GoMobile app to purchase fares and check service updates.

Departure Times Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
First Ferry – Algiers Point to Canal St. 6:00am 6:00am 6:00am 6:00am 6:00am 6:00am 6:00am
First Ferry – Canal St. to Algiers Point 6:15am 6:15am 6:15am 6:15am 6:15am 6:15am 6:15am
Last Ferry – Algiers Point to Canal St. 8:30pm 8:30pm 8:30pm 8:30pm 10:30pm 10:30pm 8:30pm
Last Ferry – Canal St. to Algiers Point 8:45pm 8:45pm 8:45pm 8:45pm 10:45pm 10:45pm 8:45pm

Fares

Download GoMobile to purchase your fare or pass and speed up boarding on the ferry. Children 2 years old and younger ride for free. 
 
Fare Type Price
One-Way $2.00
Reduced One-Way (65+, Medicare Card) $1.00
5-Day Ferry Pass $18.00
31-Day Ferry Pass $65.00
1-Day Integrated Pass (GoMobile only)* $7.00
5-Day Integrated Pass (GoMobile only)* $30.00
31-Day Integrated Pass (GoMobile only)* $105.00
*Integrated passes can be used on buses, streetcars, and ferries. 

Lowers Algiers-Chalmette Ferry

The Lower Algiers-Chalmette Ferry is a vessel that carries both riders and vehicles. It operates 7 days a week.

Getting to the Lower Algiers Ferry Terminal

The Lower Algiers Ferry Terminal is located on Winston Street in Algiers. It is accessible to riders and vehicles. 


Getting to the Chalmette Ferry Terminal

The Chalmette Ferry Terminal is located on Paris Road in Chalmette, LA. It is accessible to riders and vehicles. 

Schedule

The Lower Algiers-Chalmette Ferry operates every 15 minutes. This frequency is tentative. For updates on daily frequency, call Rideline at 504-248-3900. Use the GoMobile app to purchase fares and check service updates.

Departure Times Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
First Ferry – Lower Algiers to Chalmette 6:00am 6:00am 6:00am 6:00am 6:00am 6:00am 6:00am
First Ferry – Chalmette to Lower Algiers 6:15am 6:15am 6:15am 6:15am 6:15am 6:15am 6:15am
Last Ferry – Lower Algiers to Chalmette 8:30pm 8:30pm 8:30pm 8:30pm 8:30pm 8:30pm 8:30pm
Last Ferry – Chalmette to Lower Algiers 8:45pm 8:45pm 8:45pm 8:45pm 8:45pm 8:45pm 8:45pm

Fares

Download GoMobile to purchase your fare or pass and speed up boarding on the ferry. Children 2 years old and younger ride for free. 
 
Fare Type Price
One-Way (with or without vehicle) $2.00
Reduced One-Way (65+, Medicare Card) (with or without vehicle) $1.00
One-Way with Vehicle & Trailer $5.00
Reduced One-Way Vehicle & Trailer (65+, Medicare Card)  $4.00
5-Day Ferry Pass $18.00
31-Day Ferry Pass $65.00
1-Day Integrated Pass (GoMobile only)* $7.00
5-Day Integrated Pass (GoMobile only)* $30.00
31-Day Integrated Pass (GoMobile only)* $105.00
*Integrated passes can be used on buses, streetcars, and ferries. 

Need Help?

If you need assistance or have questions about riding the ferry, please contact Rideline at 504-248-3900 or visit Customer Service.

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