Grafton Ferry

Grafton Ferry

Route 100
Grafton, Illinois 62037

  • Phone: (800) 258-6645
  • Hours:
    OPENING FOR SEASON: APRIL 30 ( tenative, based on river levels)
    Thursday: 2 p.m. to 10p.m.
    Friday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Saturday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Sunday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Open May 31st Memorial Day and September 6th Labor Day 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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.

Click here for directions from Missouri side

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.

The Grafton Ferry is operated by the Calhoun Ferry Company which also operates the Golden Eagle Ferry in Calhoun County.

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FERRY HOURS (Seasonal: April - November)
Thursday: 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m

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FERRY FEES (CASH ONLY)
Vehicles (Passenger cars & small trucks)
One-way - $8
Round-trip - $15

Bicycles
One Way - $4

Foot Passenger
One Way - $3

Motorcycles
One Way - $5
Round Trip - $9

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Dual Over 1 Ton
One Way - $9

Trailers
One Way - $1 per axle

10-pass discount book available for $70

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