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NCDOT Adding Ferry Runs on Swan Quarter-Ocracoke Route Through Monday

RALEIGH -Additional ferry runs will take place this Saturday, Sunday and Monday on the Swan Quarter-Ocracoke route to aid travelers affected by suspension of the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry runs due to extreme shoaling of the Hatteras Inlet. The new Motor Vessel Sea Level that was christened today will be used on the new runs.

Additional runs will depart as follows on Saturday, May 12 and Sunday, May 13 ONLY:

  • From Swan Quarter at 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
  • From Ocracoke at 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Additional runs will depart as follows on Saturday, May 12, Sunday, May 13 and Monday, May 14:

  • From Swan Quarter at 7 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • From Ocracoke at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Ferries will also depart at the following times as regularly scheduled:
  • From Swan Quarter at 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • From Ocracoke at 7 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.

Travelers can make a reservation for the Swan Quarter-Ocracoke route by calling 800-BY-FERRY (293-3779) and pressing 2 or online at

For updates, sign up to receive messages on Twitter by going to Additional information is also available by calling the Swan Quarter Terminal at 252-926-1513. For more information on the status of the Hatteras-Ocracoke route, call the Hatteras terminal at 252-986-2353.


2/15/2018 5:26 PM