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N.C. Ferry System to run amended schedules over Christmas weekend

Ferry departs south dock.

A ferry departs the south dock, which is at the north end of Ocracoke. This is called the south dock because it’s at the south end of the Hatteras run. Photo: C. Leinbach

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MANNS HARBOR – The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will be running on amended schedules Saturday, Dec. 24 and Sunday, Dec. 25.  The regular schedules resume Dec. 26. 

The Christmas weekend schedules for each route are as follows:

Hatteras-Ocracoke:
Dec. 24:
From Hatteras: 5 a.m., 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, noon, 1 p.m., 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, midnight.
From Ocracoke: 4:30 a.m, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30 p.m., 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 7:30, 10:30.
Dec. 25:
From Hatteras: 5 a.m., 6, 8, 9, 11, noon, 2 p.m., 3, 6, 9, midnight.
From Ocracoke: 4:30 a.m., 6:30, 7:30, 9:30, 10:30, 12:30 p.m., 1:30, 3:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:30.

Swan Quarter-Ocracoke:
Dec. 24-25:
From Swan Quarter: 4 p.m.
From Ocracoke: 12:30 p.m.

Cedar Island-Ocracoke:
Dec. 24-25:
From Cedar Island: 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
From Ocracoke: 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

For the schedules for all N.C. Ferry System routes and more information, click here.