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Ferry Information: North Carolina DOT

Hatteras-Ocracoke Ferry is free, operates first come-first serve (no reservations taken), and the crossing time is about 55 minutes. Bear right on Highway 12 South into the village - about 15 minutes.  Howard's Pub is the first business on the right.

Cedar Island-Ocracoke Ferry is a Toll Ferry. The crossing time is 2 hours and 15 minutes. Reservations are recommended.
Swan Quarter-Ocracoke Ferry is a Toll Ferry. The crossing time is 2 hours and 45 minutes. Reservations are recommended.

Insider's Tip:
 Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays have the fewest number of day trippers.  When traveling from the North to the Hatteras-Ocracoke Ferry aim to be in line by 9:00 a.m. to avoid heavy ferry traffic.

For reservations, fares and schedules please call:

General Information 1-800-BY-Ferry

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We are Located at 1175 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC 27960


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