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The CAT: Board, unwind, and explore as you sail across the Gulf of Maine

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The CAT High Speed Ferry

Your Destination is only 3.5 hours away.

When a journey from 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.

The CAT high-speed car ferry travels between Bar Harbor, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in just 3.5 hours. Cars, SUV’s, pickups, motorcycles, bicycles, recreational vehicles, and tour buses are welcome aboard The CAT—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.

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