LAST MINUTE LODGING - OKTOBERFEST weekend (Oct 12/13) is down to about a dozen units still open. SPECIAL DEALS AVAILABLE! You MUST call us at 216-898-9951 to book. Make it a party and bring your friends!

Getting Here

JET EXPRESS

#3 North Monroe St.
Port Clinton, OH 43452 419-732-2800 800-245-1538

MILLER FERRY

5174 E. Water Street
Put-in-Bay, OH 43452 419-285-2421 800-500-2421

SONNY S BOATLINE

341 Bayview Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 216-944-4220

A true island, Put-in-Bay is accessible via a quick ferry ride from Catawba, Port Clinton or Sandusky. Upon arrival, most visitors choose to rent a golf cart for ultimate convenience zipping around the island. There are also taxis available for those who prefer to travel by car. Learn more about getting to Put In Bay and getting around the island. 

Getting Here & Getting Around

You've booked your Put In Bay lodging, now it's time to plan your journey to the island and your strategy for getting around once you arrive. Find everything you'll need for getting to Put In Bay and getting around the island here. 

jet express

Put In Bay Ferries

Put In Bay is surrounded by water on all sides, which means you will need to take a ferry to get here. Luckily, you can easily hop aboard the ferry lines to move across Lake Erie from Catawba, Port Clinton, or Sandusky off the Ohio coastline. Just imagine it as a quick boat ride to your heavenly island retreat! 

Jet Express: These ferries have convenient docking locations in both Port Clinton and Sandusky. Both long-term and short-term parking are available at low rates. Schedules and costs vary by location, so get started here. PS: Group rates are available! 

golf carts

Put In Bay Golf Cart Rentals - 216-898-9951

Golf carts are the primary choice of transportation on Put In Bay. There are many sizes to choose from depending on your transportation needs. Four-, six- and eight-person carts are available. Wondering why golf carts? Parking is limited on our small island, and golf carts will fit in to the snuggest of spaces. View our Golf Cart Rental page for full details and reservations. Here's a preview of some options for reserving your golf cart rental:

Island Club Golf Cart Rentals: The Island Club offers a SPECIAL RATE when you reserve your cart online through our website here. Proudly serving Island Club Rentals guests with a confirmed reservation!

Put-in-Bay Condo Golf Cart Rentals: Conveniently located right at the new Put-in-Bay Condos, we offer both four-, and six- passenger golf carts to our guests only. Not open to the general public.

taxi rides

Put In Bay Taxi Service - 419-285-5466

It is highly recommended that you leave your vehicle on the mainland, as parking is limited on the island. For anyone who is not able to rent a golf cart, needs to share one or simply wants to ride in a car, Put In Bay has options for taxi service available to all visitors. 

Island Club Taxis: Available seven days a week, year-round, Island Club Taxis can assist you with all your transportation needs on Put In Bay. Serving passengers 24 hours on Fridays and Saturdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Island Club Taxis utilizes multiple 15-passenger vans with uniformed drivers. Island Club Taxis specializes in weddings, conventions, groups, school groups, business meetings, family reunions, and tours. Ask about discounted rates for groups! To make arrangements or ask questions about our services, contact us via email thru our contact form or call 419-285-5466.

Put-In-Bay Condo Taxi: South Bass island's newest operating taxi service, this fleet of distinctive full-size passenger vans operate year-round. Owned and operated by long-time island businessman, Put-in-Bay Condo Taxi offers efficient, friendly service. Get anywhere on the island for a flat rate per person. Inquire for group rates. 419-285-2227

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