Provincial Ferries

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Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal operates seven ferries. All are links in our provincial highway system and include:

Four cable ferries:

  • LaHave - Bridgewater
  • Country Harbour, Guysborough County
  • Little Narrows, Victoria County
  • Englishtown, Victoria County

Three ocean-going, self-propelled ferries:

  • Tancook Island - Chester
  • Petit Passage at Digby Neck
  • Grand Passage at Digby Neck


Location   Schedule   Fees   Contact
Cars/Light Trucks   Commercial Trucks
                 
Englishtown to Jersey Cove   24 Hour Service - On Demand   $5.50   $5.50   929-2404
                 
Little Narrows   24 Hour Service - On Demand   $5.50   $5.50   294-0016
                 
LaHave to East LaHave   Leaves LaHave on the hour and ½ hr. Leaves East LaHave on the ¼ hr. & ¾ hr. 11:00pm to 7:00am on call.   $5.50   $5.50   527-7632
                 
Petit Passage to Tiverton   24 Hour Service - On Demand On the Hour - Tiverton 30mins. Past the Hour - East Ferry   $5.50*   $6.50*   839-2302
                 
Grand Passage Freeport to Westport   24 Hour Service - On Demand On the Hour - Freeport. 15mins. Past the Hour - Westport   $5.50*   $6.50*   839-2882
                 
Country Harbour   Summer(July 1- Sept. 30)-8:00am to 6:00pm - leaves the east side on the hour and ½ hour. Leaves the west side ¼ hour and ¾ hour. After 6:00pm - leaves the east side on the hour & the west side on the ½ hour.

Oct. 1 - June 30 - leaves the east side on the hour & the west side on the ½ hour.

  $5.50   $5.50   387-2200
                 
Tancook Island Chester to Tancook   Four Round Trips Daily
(see separate schedule)
  $5.50*       275-7885

 

* Round Trip

Under 12 years of age - free.

Bicycles are welcome on ferries at no extra cost.

Books for communter tickets are available for purchase on the ferries.