COVID-19 cases and exposures affect Hatteras ferry schedule through Monday

Published 5:59 am Monday, January 10, 2022

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Due to the increase in COVID cases and exposures among crew and staff, the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route will be running a reduced schedule through Monday, Jan. 10.

The schedule will be as follows:

From Hatteras: 5 a.m., 6 a.m., 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and midnight.

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From Ocracoke: 4:30 a.m., 6:30 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

“Ferry passengers are encouraged to remain in their vehicles during shorter crossings and are reminded that they must wear face coverings when inside all passenger lounges and terminals,” stated a press release from NCDOT.

The traveling public can monitor for schedule changes or interruptions by following the appropriate ferry route’s feed on Twitter:

Currituck-Knotts Island: @NCFerryCTuck
Hatteras-Ocracoke: @NCFerryHatteras
Swan Quarter-Ocracoke and Cedar Island-Ocracoke: @NCFerryPamSound
Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach: @NCFerryCHBranch
Bayview-Aurora: @NCFerryPamRiver
Southport-Fort Fisher: @NCFerrySport