Getting around Bainbridge
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Most visitors don’t bring a car to visit our island, since downtown Winslow is just off the ferry. But there is a lot to see island-wide and many easy and convenient ways to do it.
Whether you arrived by public transportation, bike or car to our island, don’t miss the incredible ferry ride to and/or from Seattle. This is a photographer’s dream, offering incredible views of Mt Rainer, the Olympics, the Cascades and the Seattle skyline- be on the look out for whales and eagles. Check the ferry schedule regularly for sailing times. The price to ride is free when you leave the island.
- If you come to the island without a car and need to find your way to lodging or other parts of the island, take a taxi using Taxi & Tours or Viking Cab Co. Uber and Lyft. operate here, too.
- BI Ride is a shared-ride service and a great option to explore some of Bainbridge Island’s most well-known destinations without a car. Hop on the bus at the ferry terminal for scheduled stops to Lynwood Centerand Bloedel Reserve. To catch the bus somewhere other than at a scheduled stop, call at least two hours in advance and the bus will come to you. Call 1-844-4BI-RIDE to schedule a ride. Reservation lines are open from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Saturday