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Prince Edward Island – Nova Scotia

Ferry service between Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island and Caribou, Nova Scotia, commenced on May 1. View schedule below. Please check back soon for our summer/fall schedule. We look forward to having you aboard this season.

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.

Ferry Service Notice

Please note that one-way travel from Caribou, Nova Scotia to Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island is available at no fee on a first come, first served basis, however spaces cannot be guaranteed without a reservation. Travellers who wish to book a one-way reservation from Caribou, Nova Scotia will be subject to a fee of $84. One-way bookings from Caribou may later be converted to round-trip bookings at no additional fee should travellers decide to exit Prince Edward Island via ferry. Travellers departing Prince Edward Island via the Confederation Bridge will be responsible for paying the Confederation Bridge toll.

May 1 - 31, 2022

Departing Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island 06:30, 09:30, 14:30, 17:30
Departing Caribou, Nova Scotia 08:00, 11:15, 16:00, 19:00

Please check back for the summer and fall schedule.

Cancellation Policy

Reservations may be modified or cancelled for a full refund prior to the scheduled departure. Refunds are not available once checked-in for departure or once the first leg of a round-trip voyage is taken. Please note that a one-way reservation from Caribou, Nova Scotia, may later be converted to a round-trip reservation at no additional fee should travellers decide to exit Prince Edward Island via ferry.

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Northumberland Ferries has introduced new safety measures to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Watch our video for a full breakdown of what’s changed so you can be prepared for your next ferry voyage.

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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

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