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Service Resuming May 2023

Northumberland Ferries looks forward to welcoming you aboard for your journeys between Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia in Spring 2023 when ferry service resumes. Visit our website often to be the first to hear news about our 2023 schedule beginning May 1.

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 check-in and embarkation procedures.

Walk-on passengers may check-in 30 minutes before departure. Please note that walk-on passengers must obtain a boarding card at the departing terminal (toll booth).

If you miss your check-in time, we reserve the right to cancel your reservation and place you on our waiting list on a first-come, first-served basis.

Change/Cancellation Policy

Bookings may be changed or cancelled up to 24 hours prior to departure with no penalty. Bookings changed or cancelled within 24 hours of departure are subject to a $25 change and cancellation fee. Please note that a one-way booking from Caribou, Nova Scotia, may later be converted to a round-trip booking, for no additional fee, should travellers decide to exit Prince Edward Island via ferry.

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Notice to Customers

  • Schedule subject to change without notice.
  • Crossing time is approximately 75 minutes.
  • Reservations are recommended.

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

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