To dream of riding a ferry represents uncertainty or negative situations that you feel good knowing are being taken care of for you. Feeling good being carried through a problem. Feeling confidence or trust that you will be helped to make an uncertain transition with ease.
Example: A woman dreamed about herself and her husband riding a ferry towards Angel Island. In waking life they were being helped by doctors with in vitro fertilization to get pregnant.
Example 2: A man had a nightmare of missing . In waking life he was expecting an easy transition to a new job and feared potential problems arising that may end up making his new employer give the job to someone else.