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From May 1 – October 14 the call centre will be open from 07:00 – 22:00.


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The CAT:
Board, unwind and explore as you sail between Nova Scotia & Maine

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The CAT High-Speed Car Ferry

Your Destination is only 3.5 hours away.

When a journey between Maine to Nova Scotia calls, the open ocean answers. The CAT is not only the fastest way to travel between Bar Harbor and Yarmouth, it’s also a wonderful sightseeing opportunity and ocean adventure.

Embark on an international voyage between Bar Harbor, Maine to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in only 3.5 hours. The CAT high-speed car ferry accommodates a variety of vehicle sizes from recreational vehicles to motorcycles—as well as foot passengers.

Jumpstart your Maritime vacation by taking your hands off the wheel and your foot off the pedal. Sit back and enjoy onboard amenities and entertainment. With awe-inspiring coastal views on both sides, it’s a fantastic way to see the natural beauty of Maine, Nova Scotia and the Atlantic Ocean.

Speed, convenience and fun are just the beginning—are you ready for a seafaring adventure?

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Sailing Toward Environmental Excellence

Bay Ferries 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.