Nearly three years later than planned because of COVID and the ferry terminal not being ready in Bar Harbor, the CAT will begin service between Yarmouth, Nova Scotia and Bar Harbor on Thursday, May 19.

Bay Ferries will offer service four days a week (not Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday) until June 22, when service will begin seven days a week through September 6. From September 7 until October 10, service will be offered six days a week (no Wednesdays).

The CAT will depart Yarmouth, Nova Scotia at 9:30 AM Atlantic Time (8:30 AM Eastern Time) and arrive in Bar Harbor at approximately noon Eastern time. It will then depart Bar Harbor at 3 PM Eastern Time and arrive in Yarmouth at 7:30 AM Atlantic Time. It takes approximately 3.5 hours to complete the crossing between Bar Harbor and Yarmouth.

To book tickets, for fare information and more you can go to their website or call 1-877-762-7245.

Travelers will be required to comply with all current border restrictions imposed by the country of entry.

You can read about Bay Ferries Safe at Sea Program HERE, a program designed to facilitate safe travel at sea.

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