Grafton Ferry

The Grafton Ferry is CLOSED until further notice due to river flooding.

The Grafton Ferry is closed until further notice due to river flooding. The ferry carries passengers from St. Charles, Mo., to Grafton. The Illinois side of the landing is located near the Grafton Lighthouse and public boat ramp off Market Street. The landing on the Missouri side is at Grafton Ferry Road, which is just off of Highway 94.

The ferry will decrease travel time between St. Charles County to Grafton by approximately 30 minutes. The ferry will be able to accommodate buses and vans and people will be allowed to get out of their vehicles during the trek across the river.


Operating Hours

Friday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Saturday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Closed Monday - Thursday

Special Holiday Ferry Hours

The Grafton Ferry will run on Monday, Memorial Day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday, Labor Day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Ferry Fees

Note: Cash Only

Vehicles -- Passenger cars and small trucks

One-way - $9

Round-trip - $17


One Way - $5

Foot Passenger

One Way - $4


One Way - $6

Round Trip - $11

Dual Over 1 Ton

One Way - $10 (Tandem - $11; Semi - $14)


One Way - $1 per axle

10-pass discount book available for $70

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