Swan Quarter/Ocracoke Ferry Service Information   Other NC Ferry Services

The North Carolina Department of Transportation operates a vehicle and passenger ferry between Swan Quarter, NC and Ocracoke, NC. This is a seasonal ferry. Please pay specific attention to the schedule below. For more information please see below or call the ferry service directly at 1-800-BY-FERRY.


Ferry Rates (One Way):
Pedestrian - $1.00
Bicycle Rider - $3.00
Motorcycles - $10.00
Vehicle Less Than 20' - $15.00
Vehicle 20' Through 40' - $30.00
Vehicle 40' Through 65' - $45.00

Ferry Schedule:   Download Schedule

January 1, 2013 to May 20, 2013
October 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013

Leaves Swan Quarter at: 10:00am and 4:00pm
Leaves Ocracoke at: 7:00am and 12:30pm

May 21, 2013 to September 30, 2013

Leaves Swan Quarter at: 7:00am, 10:00am, 1:00pm and 4:30pm
Leaves Ocracoke at: 6:30am, 9:30am, 12:45pm ad 4:00pm

Please Download Schedule or call 1-800-BY-FERRY to confirm.

Additional Resources:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About The Ferry

Please call 1-800-BY-FERRY to confirm schedule or if you have any additional questions.

The trip from Swan Quarter to Ocracoke will take approximately 2.5 hours.

This ferry crosses the Pamlico Sound.


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