Cross-Bay ferry between St. Petersburg and Tampa returns
The service begins its sixth season at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday
Tickets can be purchased online at www.thecrossbayferry.com or at dockside ticket booths in Tampa and St. Petersburg. This year, the ferry will add an extra month of service and an expanded daily schedule that includes later evening runs. Final departure times from Tampa are as late as 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights.
The Cross-Bay Ferry will operate from the same terminal locations as in previous seasons. In Tampa, the ferry will depart from the dock at the Tampa Convention Center, and in St. Petersburg, from the dock at North Straub Park, near the Vinoy Marina. First departures from St. Petersburg will start at 4:45 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. on Fridays, 10 a.m. on Saturdays and 11 a.m. on Sundays. Final departures from Tampa will be at 10:45 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 7:30 p.m. on Sundays.
Cross-Bay Ferry adult ticket prices increased to $12 per one-way trip. Discounted tickets remain for seniors, youths, college students and active or retired members of the military, and people using wheelchairs.