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Service Resumed May 3

Ferry service between Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island and Caribou, Nova Scotia resumed on Monday, May 3, 2021.

Our schedule for weekdays (Monday through Friday)
commencing with the week of May 3 is outlined below.

Under the guidance of the Chief Public Health Officer in Prince Edward Island and the Chief Medical Officer of Health in Nova Scotia, service to travellers other than large commercial trucks (larger than 30’ in length) and their drivers is not yet permitted.

Please monitor our website for further updates.

Northumberland Ferries Sailing Schedule

Enjoy a 75-minute ferry crossing between Caribou, Nova Scotia and Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island.

Passengers are advised to check-in at least 40 minutes before departure to allow time for the additional screening procedures implemented for everyone’s safety. Walk-on passengers may check-in 30 minutes before departure.

May 3 - 31, 2021
Monday through Friday only

Location Time
Departing Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island06:30, 09:30, 14:30, 17:30
Departing Caribou, Nova Scotia 08:00, 11:15, 16:00, 19:00
Please check back soon for our summer schedule.
What to Expect

Make a Reservation

Northumberland Ferries Limited strongly recommends all customers – including walk-ons –  make a reservation online or by calling toll free 1-877-762-7245.

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Notice to Customers

  • Schedule subject to change without notice.
  • Crossing time is approximately 75 minutes.
  • Reservations are recommended.
  • Customers with reservations should arrive at the ferry terminal 40 minutes prior to departure. Customers without reservations should arrive 1 hour prior to departure. Boarding is not guaranteed for those travelling without a reservation.

See a full list of Terms and Conditions.

Ferry Terminal Contact Information

Wood Islands, PEI
23 Service Road
Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island
C0A 1R0

Caribou, Nova Scotia
3722 Highway 106
Caribou, Nova Scotia
B0K 1H0