Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport is only 25 miles away in Baton Rouge, the Louisiana State Capitol City. It provides a variety of major airlines and air cargo services. New Orleans International Airport is only 65 miles away. Lafayette Regional Airport is 55 miles away.
Interstate 10 runs through north Iberville, and is only 15 minutes from the industrial corridor in Plaquemine. Major highway arteries such as the following Louisiana Highways provide easy access to the interstate, making the roadways a great route for numerous motor freight lines:
- LA 1
- LA 30
- LA 69
- LA 75
- LA 404
The Louisiana ferry provides transportation across the Mississippi River from Plaquemine to access the eastern side of Iberville Parish and East Baton Rouge Parish for vehicles and pedestrians. It is widely used by both workers getting to their jobs and visitors who want a first hand experience of the Mississippi River.
It is operated by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. For more information, on the operation of Louisiana ferries, visit the Department website.
End of LA Highway 75 (Belleview Drive) and Mississippi River intersection in Plaquemine (29 miles from I-10 Mississippi River Bridge).
Monday - Friday
4:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
- The ferry runs 7 days a week, but is subject to closure during inclement weather.
- It leaves every hour and half hour from the west bank side
- There is no toll fee when entering on the west bank side
An additional ferry is now operational at the Plaquemine Landing from 3:15 pm to 7:15 pm on weekdays.
Ferry Hotline Number