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Saint John to Digby Ferry

The Princess of Acadia

The Princess of Acadia

The Princess of Acadia sails to Digby from Saint John, a city in the nearby province of New Brunswick.

It runs year round, twice a day in peak season, between June and October.

You can take your car, RV, motorbike and even your favourite pooch or cat on board. There are restaurants and entertainment on the ship as well as free wireless internet so it’s not hard to kill time during the 3-hour trip.

Fares vary by season. In the low season, one adult with a small vehicle could expect to pay $220 return, including a fuel surcharge. There’s a Super Saver fare on some sailings that cuts the cost by 25% but you’ll be charged if you want to change or cancel your travel plans.

You can go as a foot passenger, without a vehicle. Adults pay $60 each between June and October and $50 the rest of the year.

Return tickets have to be used within a month.

There’s a $5 discount for booking online but the internet booking system is tedious, so it’s better to call instead to make your reservation. Their toll-free booking line is 1-877-762-7245

Website: Acadia Ferry
[email protected]
506-649-7777 (New Brunswick) or 902-245-2116 (Nova Scotia)
New Brunswick Terminal, 170 Digby Ferry Road, Saint John, New Brunswick, E2M 0B2 or Nova Scotia Terminal, P.O. Box 418, Digby, Nova Scotia, B0V 1A0