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Portland-Yarmouth Ferry Schedule

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Journey Information

Portland to Yarmouth ferry - cost & duration

Cheapest price$82.11
Shortest Duration6h 0m
Trips per day1
Ferry lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by ferry from Portland to Yarmouth right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most ferry companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, ferry companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much does a ferry ticket from Portland to Yarmouth cost?

Looking at daily average prices in last 30 days, $82.11 was the low point for ferry fares from Portland to Yarmouth. Any tickets cheaper than $82.11 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on ferry tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most ferry companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the ferry ride?

The ferry usually takes around 6 hours to cover the 207 miles (333 kilometers) from Portland, ME to Yarmouth, NS. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the ferry. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day to travel by ferry from Portland to Yarmouth?

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Portland to Yarmouth 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, Thursday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Thursday is the way to go.

When do the earliest ferry and latest ferry leave Portland?

There is usually only one ferry per day from Portland to Yarmouth. Therefore, the 2:00pm ferry is both the earliest and latest ferry.

How many ferries are there each day?

There is usually only one ferry per day from Portland to Yarmouth. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct ferry, meaning that you do not have to get on a different ferry at any point during your trip.

What ferry companies travel from Portland to Yarmouth?

There is one ferry company that operates from Portland to Yarmouth. Bay Ferries Limited is the only company to provide ferry transportation at the moment. It only operates one ferry trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Bay Ferries Limited15h 30m$82.11

Where does the ferry leave from in Portland?

Most ferries depart from the main station in Portland, Maine:

  • Ferry Terminal

Where does the ferry arrive in Yarmouth?

All ferries from Portland arrive at one main station in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia:

  • Ferry Terminal

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