THE FUNDY ROSE 

Save time, fuel and hours behind the wheel on your next journey from Saint John, New Brunswick to Digby, Nova Scotia aboard the MV Fundy Rose. Spend less time driving and more time relaxing with a variety of onboard amenities and incredible views of the world famous Bay of Fundy.

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The CAT: Maine, USA to Nova Scotia

Please note: Due to travel restrictions put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the CAT Ferry will not be operating in 2021.

The fastest way to get from Maine to Nova Scotia is The CAT. The high-speed ferry service runs from Bar Harbor, Maine to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. You’ll experience the Maritimes the way they’re meant to be seen - by sea! The CAT is fast, with a crossing time of just 3.5 hours. Wouldn’t you rather spend less time driving and more time… discovering? With onboard amenities and knowledgeable staff and crew, The CAT offers passengers an enjoyable ride to their destination.

Sail to Nova Scotia aboard The CAT

Route: Bar Harbor, Maine to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
Operational Dates: Due to travel restrictions put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the CAT Ferry will not be operating in 2021. Operating dates for 2022 will be posted once confirmed.
Crossing Time: 3.5 hours
Departures: Operating dates for 2022 will be posted once confirmed.

Onboard amenities include:

  • ​Scotia Market Gift Shop
  • Scotia Market, Sip Cafe and Forchu Lounge
  • Movie lounges
  • Little Mates play area
  • Visitors' Services Area

Seaside Experiences

Immerse yourself in a truly Maritime experience on The CAT with the Seaside Experiences program. All summer, the finest music, entertainment, food, wine, and beer samplings that the region has to offer are showcased during select crossings of the ferry.

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The fastest way to get from Maine to Nova Scotia, the high-speed CAT ferry takes you between Bar Harbor and Yarmouth in just 3.5 hours. With plenty of onboard amenities and knowledgeable staff and crew, the journey is more than just fast, it’s a way to discover the Atlantic en route.

The fastest way to get from Maine to Nova Scotia, the high-speed CAT ferry takes you between Bar Harbor and Yarmouth in just 3.5 hours. With plenty of onboard amenities and knowledgeable staff and crew, the journey is more than just fast, it’s a way to discover the Atlantic en route.

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Arrive By Land

Driving from Halifax, there are four routes to Yarmouth and Acadian Shores.

  • Take Highway 101 from Halifax and head west via the Annapolis Valley.
  • Follow scenic route #1 along the Annapolis Valley and Fundy Shore south from Halifax.
  • Take Highway 103 from Halifax and head west via the South Shore.
  • Follow scenic route #3 south from Halifax along the South Shore.

Arrive By Air

Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) in Halifax, Nova Scotia is just a short three-hour drive away. There are daily flights from Canada, the USA, and Europe. Visit them online at www.flyhalifax.com.

Yarmouth International Airport regularly accepts charter and private flights. For more information, please call (902) 742-6484 (Monday through Friday) or visit: www.yarmouthairport.ca

Visitor Information

Open 9 am - 5 pm Daily

341 Main St., Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 1E7

Located in the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia - Western Branch for the 2020 season.

(902) 742-5033

The Yarmouth Visitor Information center has been "Clean it Right" certified by the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia.

Discount Car and Truck Rentals

     44 Starrs Rd., Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

     (902) 881-2883 

     www.discountcar.com

 

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

     123 Starrs Rd, Yarmouth, 

     (902) 742-5559

     www.enterprise.ca

 

Mariner Shuttle

     Yarmouth to Halifax Airport with stops along the North Shore

     1-855-586-6140
     (902) 586-8302 (local)

     www.marinershuttle.co
     marinershuttle@eastlink.ca