There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between United States and Nova Scotia operated by 1 ferry company – Bay Ferries. The Portland to Yarmouth (Nova Scotia) ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 5 hours 30 minutes.
Whilst we’ve taken great care to ensure the information on this page is correct, as the frequency and duration of crossings on all routes can vary from time to time we’d advise that you get a live quote for current availability on this United States Nova Scotia crossing between Portland and Yarmouth (Nova Scotia).
The United States of America is a federal republic consisting of 50 states and a federal district.
The United States is vast and diverse in terms of its geography, climate, and cultures. Travelling from the West coast of the States to the East coast means a journey of over two thousand miles and across several time zones.
America lives up to its reputation as the land of dreams and a destination full of adventure waiting to surprise you.
From Florida, it’s quick and easy to sail over to Freeport on Grand Bahama Island and to the Bimini Islands. These regular services get you to the Bahamas in no time, utilising high speed ferries sailing at speeds of roughly thirty to forty knots.
Nova Scotia is the second smallest, yet second most-densely populated province in Canada, comprising a peninsula and many offshore islands on the nation’s east coast.
Green and rugged hills speckled with farms and fringed by high sea cliffs make up the majority of natural Nova Scotian backdrops, whilst the countless harbours are lined by fishing boats and charming houses. So it’s easy to see why over a hundred Canadian film productions are held here each year.
The capital, Halifax, is one of the most historic cities in North America. Home to the oldest lighthouse on the continent, it also boasts fascinating sites from the American Revolution and once saw the greatest artificial explosion in the world, before Hiroshima, when two battleships collided during the First World War. Moreover, it’s consistently ranked as one of the best Canadian cities for quality of life and business friendliness.
Nova Scotia is well connected by ferry, with regular crossings from Canadian cities across the Bay of Fundy and the Northumberland Strait. There are also frequent international ferry routes from the United States.