NC Ferries Switch To Holiday Schedule Dec. 24 & 25

Dec 22, 2017

The North Carolina Ferry Division will be reducing the number of runs on some ferry routes over the holiday.  The Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach, Hatteras-Ocracoke and Southport-Fort Fisher ferries will be on a alternate holiday schedule December 24th and 25th:

Credit NC Ferry Division

Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach:

  • From Cherry Branch: 5, 5:45, 6:45, 7:45, 9, and 11 a.m., 12, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 10 p.m., and midnight.
  • From Minnesott Beach: 5:25, 6:15, 7:15, 8:30, 10, and 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 11 p.m., and 12:30 a.m.

Hatteras-Ocracoke:

  • From Hatteras: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11 a.m., 12, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9 p.m., and midnight.
  • From Ocracoke: 4:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 9:30, 10:30, and 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 7:30, and 10:30 p.m.

Southport-Fort Fisher:

  • From Southport: 7, 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m., 1, 2:30, and 4 p.m.
  • From Fort Fisher: 7:45, 9:15, and 10:45 a.m., 12:15, 1:45, 3:15 and 4:45 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 25

Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach:

  • From Cherry Branch: 5, 5:45, 6:45, 7:45, 9, and 11 a.m.,  12, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 10 p.m., and midnight.
  • From Minnesott Beach: 5:25, 6:15, 7:15, 8:30, 10, and 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 11 p.m., and 12:30 a.m.

Hatteras-Ocracoke:

  • From Hatteras: 5, 6, 8, 9, and 11 a.m., 12, 2, 3, 6, 9 p.m., and midnight.
  • From Ocracoke: 4:30, 6:30, 7:30, 9:30, and 10:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30, 3:30, 4:30, 7:30, and 10:30 p.m.

Southport-Fort Fisher:

  • From Southport: 7, 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m., 1, 2:30, and 4 p.m.
  • From Fort Fisher: 7:45, 9:15, and 10:45 a.m., 12:15, 1:45, 3:15 and 4:45 p.m.

Pamlico Sound ferry routes will also be on an amended schedule on over the Christmas holiday. 

  • Ocracoke to Cedar Island: 1 and 4 pm.
  • Cedar Island to Ocracoke: 1 and 4pm
  • Ocracoke to Swanquarter: 1:30 pm
  • Swan Quarter to Ocracoke: 4:30pm

All routes will resume their regular schedules on Tuesday, December 26th.   For more information, go to: https://www.ncdot.gov/ferry/.