PEI to Nova Scotia Ferry

Provided by: Northumberland Ferries

Service Description

Ferry service that links PEI and Nova Scotia. Transports vehicles and walk-on passengers. Ferry crossings are 75 minutes and there are amenities on board. Fares are only charged when departing PEI; no fare when leaving Nova Scotia.

COVID-19 UPDATE:Passenger capacity is reduced and reservations are encouraged for vehicles and walk-ons * Passengers are required to wear face masks on the ferry and in terminals * Passengers are not permitted to remain in their vehicles


Open to all
How to Access:
Call, visit website, or visit in person * It is recommended to book in advance at busier times
Documents Required:
Not applicable
Program Hours:
See website for up-to-date ferry times
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island * Nova Scotia

Service Locations & Contact Info

    • 23 Service Road, Wood Islands, PE C0A 1R0
      • Coverage Area:
        Prince Edward Island * Nova Scotia
      • Disabilities Access:
        Wheelchair accessible
      • Office Hours:
        December 21-April 30: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
        May 1-December 20: Operational building open daily 1:30am-12am
    • General Inquiries