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Salem Ferry

10 Blaney St, Salem, MA 01970-5603
+1 978-741-0220
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Salem High-Speed Ferry
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“round trip” (17 reviews)
“long wharf” (11 reviews)
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10 Blaney St, Salem, MA 01970-5603
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Although there are cheaper possibilities to get to Salem from Boston by train or bus, I decided to go by fast ferry. And I didn't regret. It is not just a transportation from place to place, it is an exciting valuable part of the trip....More

Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 1 week ago

Leave the car in the parking lot and take the ferry to and from Boston. Let's you out steps from the aquarium and everything in Salem is within walking distance. Pick a pleasant weather day and you have a lovely tour of the north shore...More

1  Thank A7872AUnancyg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This one hour cruise is worth every penny! It takes you from Boston harbor to Salem. The scenery is beautiful. Looks just like a post card. You can sit outside the ferry or inside. This was one of our favorite things we did.

Thank JKBeavers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Salem and took a one day trip to Boston. The ferry was easy to get tickets, dropped and picked up in the heart of Boston. It was awesome as were all the stAff.

1  Thank Shirleen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative for $45. We pay $19 per person because my friend is salem resident. I love this ride

Thank NANADIOSA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't want to deal with Boston drivers, parking, or hotel prices, which is why I hit upon staying in Salem, which is so perfectly situated to not just Boston, but to other New England destinations. The ferry isn't cheap -- $45 per person round...More

1  Thank JOANN W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the ferry from Boston to Salem and highly recommend it. It was a simple ride and just lovely. Great view of the skyline as you are leaving the harbor!

Thank MelMess
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our round trip ferry to Boston. We were able to stay much cheaper in Salem and enjoy both cities. We took the commuter ferry, which is considerably cheaper than going during other times. You must take the 7 a.m. from Salem to Boston...More

Thank ckirtley
Reviewed 13 July 2017

FREE, easy parking in the lot right at the ferry terminal, the ferry left right on time and Cruise Director Jim was very informative about the sights along the way . We went on foot to the Trillium Beer Garden on the Greenway, then to the...More

Thank Allison J
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We loved the short trip from Boston to Salem! 45-1 hour trip, easy to purchase tickets, and included a short and surprisingly insightful tour guide session about the surrounding landmarks. Cons: you couldn't always hear the guide over the boat and the commotion of drunken...More

1  Thank RBen77
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SharonO980
3 August 2017|
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Response from ckirtley | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but for one night parking was free. My guess is yes based on the fact that it didn't look like they scrutinized the Salem parking.
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irishp0lish
24 June 2017|
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