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Are ferry rates cheaper if you have a motorcycle instead of a car?

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Ferry rates for motorcycles are typically 40 to 50 percent cheaper than the average cost of a car, as a standard motorcycle occupies less space on board. Most ticket prices include the motorcycle and driver, as illustrated on the WSDOT.wa.gov site's ferry fare information pages and on SouthportTimes.com.

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Some ferry companies, such as the Black Ball Ferry Line that operates between British Columbia and Washington State, charge extra for a motorcycle sidecar or trailer. A motorized tricycle and trailer fare can cost the same as the fare for an average car. Canadian company East Coast Ferries Ltd. adds a fuel surcharge to all passenger vehicles, including motorcycles.

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