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Salem Ferry

10 Blaney St, Salem, MA 01970-5603
+1 978-741-0220
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  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“long wharf” (11 reviews)
“nice trip” (10 reviews)
“quincy market” (10 reviews)
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10 Blaney St, Salem, MA 01970-5603
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"long wharf"
in 11 reviews
"nice trip"
in 10 reviews
"quincy market"
in 10 reviews
"boston skyline"
in 9 reviews
"new england aquarium"
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"visit boston"
in 6 reviews
"relaxing ride"
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"day trip"
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"lower deck"
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"north shore"
in 14 reviews
"fun trip"
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"available for purchase"
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"less than an hour"
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"crew"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm going on 2017 information but if you are a senior and salem resident the cost for commuter fare is only $4.00 each way (leaves at 7am and goes back at 5:30). I usually plan a day in Boston (not something hard to do in...More

Thank Rempt2
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The parking was easy, the ride to Boston was very quick, under 45 minutes. I really like the room and speed of the boat.

Thank Dan F
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

It's a really nice trip to take from Boston to Salem, there's seats with tables and they're comfy. You can also go outside and take pictures with the Salem background or with the Boston Skyline

2  Thank Lilssandov
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This really makes the day in Boston! I try to do this anytime company visits. It's such a fun way to get to the heart of the city with no hassles with traffic or parking. Great info given on the boat too!

1  Thank mcwoman47
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We did the 7am to 5:30 commuter trip this is a lower fare trip because it is mostly used by Salem locals that work in Boston... Wonderful trip....got to sit with and chat with a Salem local on her way to work and she gave...More

1  Thank Bill T
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Used the ferry to travel into Boston, ideal, no parking charges, no traffic problems and it delivers you right on the Boston water front, ideal.

Thank Dave J
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Great way to get to Salem, hop on at Boston, the ferry takes and hour or so, during which a running commentary tells you abou the island and the places you are passing

Thank Alison H
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This trip was one of many on the ferry I have taken and it never disappoints. For $23 a senior can forget tolls, parking fees, parking tickets and just bask in the view of the beautiful North Shore of Boston and its sparkling harbor. The...More

1  Thank Charles M
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We loved our trip to historical Salem via the Ferry. Trip was entertaining and beautiful. The crew even offered my mom some Ginger to ease her stomach. Highly recommend.

2  Thank Lisa C
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Sure -- you can take the boring train or bus (or, heavens, even drive) to Salem from Boston. But, isn't a nice water trip enticing. The catamaran leaves from the Long Wharf in Boston and drops you at the Salem Ferry terminal, about a 15...More

Thank Michael F
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bonnierdh
2 February 2018|
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Response from Charles M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay, it was round trip in 2017. Unsure rates this year
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Sleepyhollowgurl
26 September 2017|
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Response from Car Keys | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking garage next to the Aquarium (a great take for families) which is next to the dock where you get the ferry to Salem. It is not inexpensive, but there is a cap (which we hit) of approx. $40 for the 10 hours... More
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