Anderson Ferry Information

Phone:  859.586.5007 - For any questions or information about the Ferry.

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The Anderson Ferry has been in continuous operation since 1817 has three Ferries, Boone 7, Little Boone and Deborah A. It is located about 10 miles west of downtown Cincinnati, providing the only automobile crossing between the I-71/75 Brent Spence Bridge and the I-275 West Bridge. The ferry has been in operation so long that a dirt road leading to it dating from the early 1800's grew into a major West Side road in the 1900's. Anderson Ferry Rd. makes the ferry easy to find. The ferry is popular in recent years do to higher gas prices and ease to the CVG airport and operates two boats during peak hours. Boone 7 built in 1937 is still often used. The airport is located about three miles south of the ferry in Kentucky, and has grown from a single runway in the 1940's to what once was one of the nation's largest International airports in the country. The ferry saves Cincinnati west side residents miles of driving, and is popular both with those catching flights and those who work at the airport. It is also a daily commute for some people who live and work near the ferry. I try to ride the Anderson Ferry a couple times a week. The Anderson Ferry Boat Company is a long standing tradition for travel between Cincinnati's Westside and Northern Kentucky, take a ride.

May - October
Mon.-Fri., 6am - 9:45pm
Sat., 7am - 9:45pm
Sun., 9am - 9:45pm
All Holidays 7:00 AM
Phone:  859.586.5007
Nov. - April 
Mon.-Fri., 6am - 8pm
Sat., 7am - 8pm
Sun., 10am - 8:00pm
Saturdays 7AM
Closed on Christmas Day

I started photographing the Anderson Ferry back in 1999 and shared them on some websites, then I set up this website back in 2005 to share and sell photographs of the Anderson Ferry Boats, and provide history and information about the ferry since there was no place to find times and other information about the Anderson Ferry prices and schedule. We increased Anderson Ferry's customer base with our photography and providing people information about a Cincinnati Icon when there was no online presents. While we documented the changes to the Anderson Ferry. This Website is for information, history and photography purposes only. Photographs of the Anderson Ferry Boats and the Ohio River landscape as well as some links to other Websites about Anderson Ferry and its history. Wikipedia as well as Steam Boats have some information and history  links as well as other information Websites about the Anderson Ferry. There is a Facebook Photography Fan Page for fans of the Ferry. History of the Anderson Ferry also referred to at one time as the Kottmyer's Ferry.  The Anderson Ferry Reel dance, the Youtube video of how to do the Anderson Ferry Reel . Video of the Ferry crossing the Ohio River. Don Phelps Story  Anderson Ferry History By Paul Anderson Part 1 and Part 2 More information on the Anderson Ferry History can be found here. You can find more information on the Ferry on this west side history website. Also so a trip advisor review of the Anderson Ferry. Plus some more reviews are here. One of Northern Kentucky main Attractions. Take a ride you will enjoy it!


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