Ferry information: the magic begins on the ferry

'Slick cam' on the crossing to Hatteras. Photo: C. Leinbach

‘Slick cam’ on the crossing to Hatteras. Photo: C. Leinbach

The Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry runs on a longer route owing to continued heavy shoaling in the inlet. Crossing takes about one hour.  Please call the Hatteras ferry terminal at 252 986-2353 to check on possible delays or cancellations.

Updated  April 10, 2017

Departing Hatteras:
Daily from April 11 to May 15:  
5 a.m., 6, 7, 8, 8:30, 9, 10, 10:30, 11, 11:30, noon, 1, 1:30, 2, 2:30, 3, 4, 4:30, 5, 5:30, 6, 7:30,8, 9, 11, midnight.

Departing Ocracoke:

Daily from April 11 to May 15: 4:30 a.m., 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 9:30, 10, 10:30, 11:30, noon, 12:30 p.m., 1, 1:30, 2:30, 3, 3:30, 4, 4:30, 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30, 9, 9:30, 10:30, 12:30 a.m.

RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED on Cedar Island and Swan Quarter ferries.  

Call 1-800-BYFERRY, or visit www.ncferry.org

Ocracoke/Cedar Island/Swan Quarter:  252-928-5311

Cedar Island (Crossing: 2 hrs.,15 min.):
Jan. 1 to May 22:
From Cedar Island: 7 a.m., 10:30, 4 p.m.
From Ocracoke: 7:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 4.

SWAN QUARTER (Crossing: 2 hrs., 40 min.)
Jan. 1 to May 22:
From Swan Quarter: 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4:30 p.m.
From Ocracoke: 7 a.m., 9:30, 1:30 p.m.

N.C. Ferry Division schedules are below, or clichere:

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