Getting to Nova Scotia on the Ferry
Discover what’s beyond the horizon the way explorers always have. By sea.
The high-speed CAT ferry will take you between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in just 5.5 hours. At half the driving time, you’ll have even more of an opportunity to explore the beauty beyond the horizon. And with plenty of onboard amenities and a knowledgeable staff and crew, your journey will be more than just fast, it will be an experience you’ll never forget.
There’s no more beautiful backdrop for a coastal getaway, and no better way to get there than The CAT.
From New Brunswick
MV Fundy Rose
Take an unforgettable journey across the Bay of Fundy in comfort & style!
Welcome aboard Fundy Rose, with daily crossings between Digby, Nova Scotia and Saint John, New Brunswick. Fundy Rose transports all types of vehicles as well as walk-on passengers and four-legged friends. With a crossing time of just 2 hours, 15 minutes, you’ll arrive at your destination rested and ready for adventure.
The Fundy Rose also offers daytime sailings and a host of new and improved amenities. Relax in a spacious outdoor seating and viewing area, pop by Mid Ship Café and the Crow’s Nest, or visit the Acadia Eatery for a bite to eat.
Catch up in the Business Centre with complimentary Wi-Fi, watch live entertainment (on scheduled occasions), or catch the latest flick. There’s even a children’s play area, and animal shelter—everyone is taken care of on Fundy Rose!
From Prince Edward Island
The way Atlantic Canada was meant to be explored—by sea.
Let the MV Confederation and the MV Holiday Island take you on a journey across the Northumberland Strait. This 75-minute route runs between Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island and Caribou, Nova Scotia, just outside of Pictou. Summertime crossings feature unforgettable Seaside Experiences—a showcase of the finest music, entertainment, food, wine, and beer samplings the region has to offer. An outdoor seating area means passengers can enjoy the fresh sea air during crossing.
Book the ferry ahead of time for any of the nine departure times—each side—and save up to 100km of driving between Charlottetown and Halifax, or up to 300km from Charlottetown to any eastern Nova Scotian destination.