Kangaroo island Ferry Times

See the Kangaroo Island ferry timetable below and and make your Kangaroo Island ferry booking online. Kangaroo Island Connect runs the cheapest ferry daily between Penneshaw and Cape Jervis during peak times and on Friday, Saturday and Sunday during off peak times. The ferry crossing duration is approximately 30 minutes. 

 Kangaroo Island Connect has daily ferry sailings on the following peak period dates: 

  • 24 September 2021 – 10 October 2021
  • 27 November 2021 – 30 January 2022

Please be at the Ferry pier at least 10 minutes before departure time.

transfers from

$34 per adult

Online bookings for bus transfers must be booked 24 hours prior to departure to ensure availability, or call +61 419100100

Kangaroo Island Ferry Times

TO KANGAROO ISLAND (Depart Cape Jervis) FROM KANGAROO ISLAND (Depart Penneshaw)
03 October 2021 - 02 April 2022 • 9:10 AM and 6:20 PM Friday, Saturday and Sunday. **DAILY during peak periods • 8:25 AM and 5:35 PM Friday, Saturday and Sunday. **DAILY during peak periods
03 Apr 2021 - 01 October 2022 • 9:10 AM and 5:50 PM Friday, Saturday and Sunday. **DAILY during peak periods • 8:25 AM and 5:05 PM Friday, Saturday and Sunday. **DAILY during peak periods

**  We can add special departures for large group bookings.  Call us on +61 419 100 100 to book.

To check our sailings, go to BOOK NOW and enter your desired travel dates on the booking calendar. 

Transfers: Kangaroo Island Bus Timetable

COACH TO CAPE JERVIS (from Adelaide Central Bus Station) COACH TO ADELAIDE (from Cape Jervis)
Departs 6:30 AM, arriving 8:30 AM Departs 9:30 AM, arriving 11:30 AM
Departs 3:30 PM, arriving 5:30 PM Departs 8:30 PM, arriving 10:30 PM

There is a public coach service to connect passengers between Adelaide and Cape Jervis ferry terminals. The transfer service connects you with the Kangaroo Island Ferry’s and provides pick ups and drop-off en route. The times above connect you with our ferry sailings. You can see the full transfer coach service details.

Transfers: HIRE CAR

Kangaroo Island Connect offers cheap hire cars for transfers between Adelaide and Cape Jervis. You don’t need to pay for the hire car while you’re on holiday on Kangaroo Island and you can also collect a hire car on Kangaroo Island to continue your trip. This is cheaper than taking your car over on the car ferry.


If you don’t want to dive your own car or hire a car but prefer a private transfer, then book a Driver to drive you from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island in a private car for up to 4 guests or a minibus for groups of 5 or more. See prices on getting to Kangaroo Island page