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BAR HARBOR 2020

The CAT is away at her winter home.

 Please check back for 2020 schedule updates and we look forward to you joining us. 

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2020 SAILING SCHEDULE 2020 SAILING SCHEDULE

Departing both Yarmouth and Bar Harbor daily, The CAT 3.5 hour trip leaves Nova Scotia in the morning and returns from Maine in the afternoon.

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NOVA SCOTIA<br> RESIDENT DISCOUNT NOVA SCOTIA
RESIDENT DISCOUNT

Nova Scotia residents receive $100 USD off vehicle fares (each way) OR $55 USD off motorcycle fares (each way) for the entire season.

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MINI GETAWAY MINI GETAWAY

Big on travel but short on time? Go for a mini getaway aboard The CAT. We make it easier than ever to journey to a different country—in just 3.5 hours!

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The CAT High Speed Car Ferry

What if the best part of your road trip isn’t even on the road?

When a journey from Maine to Nova Scotia calls, the open ocean answers. And aboard The CAT, it’s the shortest route. You might say, it’s nature’s finest short cut from one coastal paradise to another.

The high-speed CAT ferry travels between Bar Harbor, ME and Yarmouth, NS in just 3.5 hours. RVs, pickups, SUVs, cars, tour buses, motorcycles, and bicycles are welcome aboard The CAT—and walk-on passengers. Come experience a journey that 96% of travelers say they would recommend to their friends—and discover the rugged shores of the Atlantic on an adventure you’ll never forget!

Spend less time driving and more time discovering what’s waiting for you on the other side.

Discover our Onboard Amenities

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LET YOUR MONEY GO THE EXTRA MILE

Current exchange rates mean your Canadian vacation will not only be memorable, it will be affordable, too.

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BOOK ONLINE & SAVE

If you book your ferry passage online, you’ll save on your ferry reservation. Book Online Now »

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We’ve Joined Green Marine

We care about the waters we sail. They’re our playground and we’re committed to keeping them clean and safe. That’s why Bay Ferries Limited has signed on with Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America.

Green Marine certification is a rigorous and transparent process, and the program offers a detailed roadmap to address key environmental issues such as air and greenhouse gas emissions, underwater noise, oily water, and garbage management. Learn more about the Green Marine program here.

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