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Jet Away to the islands on the only ferry that takes you to the heart of the action.


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Why ride the Jet Express?

Don't waste time waiting to get to your destination. The Jet Express is the fastest and most direct way to travel to Put-in-Bay, Kelleys Island and Cedar Point. Ride in luxury with all the amenities/perks and dock right in the heart of where you want to be!

About the Jet Express

Direct to Downtown

Late Night Ferry Service

To the Islands and Beyond

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Our Key Destinations


Our premiere destination, the historic village of Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island is home to numerous waterfront restaurants, family activities, historic landmarks, breweries, island shopping, world-record caves, tons of island events and festivals. The Jet Express takes you right into the center of the action!

Kelleys Island

Explore the natural wonder and beauty of Kelleys Island. From state parks, historic glacial grooves, award-winning eateries, and island wineries, this is truly a nature-lover's paradise.

Cedar Point

The Roller Coaster Capital of the World, Cedar Point, is a local amusement park that is jam-packed full of thrill rides, state of the art coasters, and much more! Fun for everyone, and we can get you there!

Our Docks

Port Clinton Dock

Direct routes to Put-in-Bay

Main Lot: 49 Jackson Street, Port Clinton, OH 43452

Long-Term Lot: 110 Harrison Street, Port Clinton, OH 43452

Phone: 800-245-1538

Sandusky Dock (Closed for 2020 Season)

Direct routes to Cedar Point & Kelleys Island

Main Lot: 101 W. Shoreline Drive, Sandusky, OH 43452

Free Public Garage: 158 W. Market Street, Sandusky, OH 43452

Phone: 800-245-1538

Island Port

Introducing Island Port, our brand new riverfront passenger terminal! Featuring a full service bar and grill, specialty island drinks, live entertainment, direct access to the ferry, and numerous incredible views of the lake, riverfront sunsets, the Jet Express vessels, and the Portage River drawbridge! Island Port is also available for private parties and corporate events!

Captain's Blog

Learn more about Lake Erie and her beautiful islands!

With so many incredible things to do and see, it's hard to choose where to start. Not to worry! Here our knowledgeable captains and crew share their favorite information about Lake Erie and her beautiful islands!

Captain's Blog

Traveling with a large group?

The Jet Express offers group discounts for larger groups and private excursions for parties, corporate events, club events, and so much more.

Erie Excursions

To the Islands and Beyond

The Jet Express offers some of the best and most adventurous excursions on the Great Lakes. Jet Away to historic island wineries and lighthouses, catch the spring and fall migrations of millions of bird species, or catch a front row seat to some of North America’s best fireworks displays. The Jet Express has the right excursion for anyone!

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