The Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Ferry advertises a sailing time of one hour and 15 minutes in each direction. The ferry covers 17.1 nautical miles during each trip across the Long Island Sound.
The Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Ferry offers passengers a much faster and easier trip than the land route between the two towns, which requires a 100-mile drive passing through New York City. The ferry accommodates passengers and vehicles.
The ferry offers service 365 days a year beginning at 6 a.m. each day. The three ferries operating as of 2015 are Park City, P.T. Barnum and Grand Republic.