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Ferries from Lewes to North Cape May

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Lewes - North Cape May Ferry Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 daily ferries from Lewes to North Cape May. Traveling by ferry from Lewes to North Cape May usually takes around one hour and 25 minutes, but some ferries might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance17 mi (28 km)
Shortest duration1h 25m
Cheapest price$12.66
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceCape May-Lewes Ferry
Ferry lines1

What ferry companies travel from Lewes to North Cape May?

There is one ferry company that operates from Lewes to North Cape May. Cape May-Lewes Ferry is the only company that connects the two cities by ferry. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled ferries per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cape May-Lewes Ferry51h 25m$12.66
  • Cape May-Lewes Ferry

    Cape May-Lewes Ferry

    Book Cape May-Lewes Ferry from Lewes to North Cape May from $13. There are 5 Cape May-Lewes Ferry schedules from Lewes to North Cape May and you can expect on average to pay for a Cape May-Lewes Ferry ticket to North Cape May. In Lewes, Cape May-Lewes Ferry departs to North Cape May from Ferry Terminal and no other station. In North Cape May, Cape May-Lewes Ferry arrives at Ferry Terminal and no other station.

    An average trip on Cape May-Lewes Ferry from Lewes to North Cape May takes 1 hours and 25 minutes .

    On weekends, Cape May-Lewes Ferry offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to North Cape May.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by ferry from Lewes to North Cape May during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our ferry partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, ferry carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all ferry passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the ferry.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the ferry ride?

The ferry usually takes around 1 hour 25 minutes to cover the 17 miles (28 kilometers) from Lewes, DE to North Cape May, NJ. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

What is the busiest day to travel by ferry from Lewes to North Cape May?

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Lewes to North Cape May is on Monday. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Tuesday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Tuesday is the way to go.

When do the earliest ferry and latest ferry leave Lewes?

The earliest ferry leaves Lewes at 8:00am. The latest ferry leaves Lewes at 7:00pm. To see the times for all ferries between the first and last ones, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many ferry departures serve North Cape May each day?

There are 5 scheduled ferries that travel from Lewes to North Cape May every day. Of these, 5 are direct ferries, meaning that you do not have to change ferries at any point during your trip.

Station Information

Where does the ferry leave from in Lewes?

Departure stations

Most ferries depart from the main station in Lewes.

All ferry stations in Lewes:

  • Ferry Terminal

Where does the ferry arrive in North Cape May?

Arrival stations

All ferries from Lewes arrive at one main station in North Cape May.

Ferry stations in North Cape May:

  • Ferry Terminal

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