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Service Update

International high-speed ferry service between Bar Harbor, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, will resume in Spring 2022.

The 2021 operating season for the ferry service was suspended on February 1, 2021, because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It remains unclear when the international border will be open for travel in both directions.

As with air service, restarting an international ferry route requires substantial upfront investment which is impossible to recover in a very short season. Commencing in Spring 2022, we will restore service between these incredible destinations.

We look forward to welcoming you back aboard The CAT in Spring 2022. Until then, sail the Bay of Fundy to and from Nova Scotia year-round between Saint John, New Brunswick
and Digby, Nova Scotia aboard Fundy Rose.

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The CAT High Speed 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—as well as walk on passengers and four-legged friends.

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.

Destinations to Remember

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Sailing Toward Environmental Excellence

Bay Ferries Limited is committed to sustainable operations. That’s why we’ve been a member of Green Marine — North America’s premier marine industry environmental certification program — since 2018.

The Green Marine certification is more than a symbol — it’s a promise. Our participation in this voluntary program represents our dedication to keeping our oceans clean and safe. By addressing key issues including greenhouse gas emissions, community impacts, and water and land pollution, we help ensure your vacation adventure by sea is kind to our planet, too.

Learn more and see the latest Green Marine report.

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