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 - Lunenburg County
  • 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   $7.00   $7.00   902-929-2404
                 
Little Narrows   24 Hour Service - On Demand   $7.00   $7.00   902-294-0016
                 
LaHave to East LaHave   Departs LaHave on the hour and ½ Hour. Departs East LaHave on the ¼ hour and ¾ hour. From 11:00 PM to 5:30 AM on Call   $7.00   $7.00   902-527-7632
                 
Petit Passage
East Ferry to Tiverton
  24 Hour Service - On Demand. Departs Tiverton on the Hour. Depart East Ferry on the half hour.   $7.00*   $10.00*   902-839-2302
                 
Grand Passage Freeport to Westport   24 Hour Service - On Demand. Departs Freeport on the Hour. Depart Westport 25 minutes past the hour.     $7.00*   $10.00*   902-839-2882
                 
Country Harbour
Port Bickerton to Issacs’s Harbour
  July 1- Sept 30 - 7:00am to 6:00pm Departs the east side on the hour and ½ hour. Departs the west side ¼ hour and ¾ hour

After 6:30 PM on Demand
Oct. 1 - June 30 – Departs the east side on the hour & the west side on the ½ hour.

After 6:30 PM on Demand
  $7.00   $7.00   902-387-2200
                 
Tancook Island Chester to Tancook   Four Round Trips Daily
(see separate schedule)
  $7.00*   ATV/Powered
Bike $10.00

Car/Truck $20.00**
   

Under 12 years of age - free.

Bicycles are welcome on ferries at no extra cost.

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

* Round Trip 

** By appointment Only