NCDOT Ferry Division adds runs between Swan Quarter-Ocracoke this weekend

Published 10:15 am Thursday, August 6, 2020

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation has announced that in order to ease travel to and from Ocracoke Island this coming weekend, the North Carolina Ferry System will be adding a night run to and from Swan Quarter this Saturday and Sunday only, August 8 and 9.

The schedule for those two days will be:

– Ocracoke to Cedar Island: 7:30 a.m.

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– Cedar Island to Ocracoke: 10:30 a.m.

– Ocracoke to Swan Quarter: 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

– Swan Quarter to Ocracoke: 4:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Travelers may make reservations for the added runs online at or by calling 1-800-BY-FERRY.

The route will resume its regular one-boat-schedule on Aug. 10. The one-boat schedule will remain in place until a dredging operation can be completed in Bigfoot Slough.



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