The Lake Express Ferry is launching its 13th season of service today, Friday, April 29, providing modern high-speed ferry service daily  from Muskegon to Milwaukee, and back.

The four-engine powered, 148-ton, 248-passenger- carrying ferry takes only two and a half hours to cross the lake. The ferry is able to transport cars, motorcycles, bicycles and pets.


Several different price specials will feature cost-savings, including the popular Kids Ride Free promotion that allows kids aged between 5 and 17 can ride roundtrip at no cost (normally $50) between June 15th and August 31st. Kids under the age of 5 always ride free.

Additionally, fares for motorcycles will be waived when accompanied by a paid adult passenger fare (savings of between $45 and $90) between April 29th and June 14th , as well as between Sept. 6th and Oct. 24th.

There will be four daily trips through June 15 and six daily trips from June 15 through September 6th. Service continues through October 24 with four daily trips.

For full offer details and additional savings opportunities on the Lake Express Ferry, visit The site also permits users to alter reservations if necessary.