Two provinces separated by the sea. United by tradition.
Since 1941, Northumberland Ferries has been transporting passengers and their vehicles between Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia. In fact, you probably remember taking the ferry as a child – it’s time to make those special memories again with your family!
This 75-minute ferry trip runs across the Northumberland Strait between Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island and Caribou, Nova Scotia, just outside of historic Pictou.
Walk or drive aboard our vessels then relax, stretch your legs, and experience the beauty of the Maritime sea and sky.
Enjoy a 75-minute ferry crossing between Caribou, Nova Scotia and Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island.
Vehicles must be checked-in and available for boarding at least 40 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Northumberland Ferries reserves the right to cancel your reservation and place you on our wait list if you are not checked-in at least 20 minutes prior.
Foot passengers must check-in at the toll booth to obtain a boarding card 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
Commercial reservations must be made by calling toll free 1-877-762-7245.