But the locals who sell them tickets and give them ferry rides are feeling the pain.
Unlike the smaller boats that are often piled high with women and children, the ferry was suspicious.
New Yorkers faced long lines Thursday morning as many attempted to get to Manhattan by bus or ferry.
For a more scenic journey, travel by ferry from Whittier or Valdez.
When someone in Santorini insisted we see the blue-domed chapels of Ios, we hopped a ferry to the party island.
To the corporal's inquiry he replied that ferry had just passed on.
We've got two small boats with which to ferry back and forth.
In half a shake Jimmy Fox found himself bound hand and foot to the ferry bell post.
"Keeps his head pretty well, even after his legs are gone," said ferry.
After lunch, at about three, they started on their walk, and managed to ferry themselves over the river.
Old English ferian "to carry, convey, bring, transport," from Proto-Germanic *farjanan (cf. Old Frisian feria "carry, transport," Old Norse ferja "to pass over, to ferry," Gothic farjan "travel by boat"), from PIE *per- "going, passage." Related to fare (v.). Related: Ferried; ferries; ferrying.
early 15c., "a passage over a river," from Old Norse ferju- "passage across water," ultimately from the same Germanic root as ferry (v.). The modern noun (1580s) is a shortening of ferry boat (mid-15c.).