It Pays to Travel with Us

Are you transporting 200,000 fresh Malpeque oysters, two tonnes of aluminum, or even a fully operational lighthouse? It pays to travel with Northumberland Ferries Limited and Bay Ferries Limited.

We have the ability to transport a variety of travel trailers and equipment trailers utilizing 1 7/8”, 2”, 2 5/16” balls and pintle-hooks. There are also drop trailer services available via the Roloc System.

So spend less time on the road, and more time resting and reducing the fatigue and frustrations of driving. With our variety of onboard amenities and full range of services, you’ll wonder why you didn’t travel with us sooner—especially when you’re saving time and money at the end of the day.

Please note: Commercial vehicles carrying dangerous goods will not be accepted for carriage on our vessels.

Nova Scotia to New Brunswick


  • Only a 3-hour crossing time
  • Save up to 582 kilometres driving (between Saint John and Digby)
  • Save up to 6 hours driving time
  • Drop trailer service available(only available through Bay Ferries)
  • Hour driving time to US border from Saint John terminal, and only 650km to Boston
  • Dedicated commercial reservation lines
    • Digby: (902) 245-2122
    • Saint John: (506) 649-7757

Many onboard amenities including:

  • a full cafeteria, restaurant, and lounge
  • live music onboard during summer months
  • complimentary wireless Internet
  • commercial driver lounge with satellite TV and Internet access

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Bay Ferries’ Commercial Loyalty Program

For our valued commercial customers, drivers can now take advantage of the following perks onboard the Princess of Acadia by becoming a member of our Commercial Driver Loyalty Program.

  • Free Refills on coffee on board.
  • 10% off all food and beverage.
  • Monthly draws to include Irving gift cards, Bay Ferries gift card etc.

All participants who traveled more than 10 times will be entered into a draw in December to win a vacation getaway in Nova Scotia or New Brunswick with a Bay Accommodations partner.

Nova Scotia to Prince Edward Island


  • Only a 75-minute crossing time
  • Save up to 100 kilometres driving to Halifax
  • Save up to 300 kilometres to Eastern Nova Scotia destinations

Many onboard amenities including:

  • a full cafeteria and Cows Ice Cream (Cows only available aboard the mv Confederation)
  • the Music on Deck program during summer months
  • complimentary wireless internet

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Please Note: The CAT between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia does not offer service to commercial vehicles. 

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