Pamlico Sound Ferries Back to Normal Operations Today

Press Release

Hatteras-Ocracoke service expected to resume later today.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division today will return to its normal schedule on the Pamlico Sound routes, with no restrictions for visitors to Ocracoke Island.

  Hyde County Emergency Management is allowing re-entry of visitors. Reservations, pending availability, are being accepted and can be made by calling (800) 293-3779 and pressing 2 or online at   The fall Pamlico Sound schedule beginning today is:
  • Departing Cedar Island and Ocracoke at 7:30 a.m., 10, 1 p.m. and 4;
  • Departing Swan Quarter at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.; and
  • Departing Ocracoke to Swan Quarter at 7 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
  Also, service is expected to begin at the Hatteras-Ocracoke route this afternoon, once sand is cleared off NC 12 north of Ocracoke. Notification will be sent when service resumes.   Ferry information is available by calling 800-293-3779 (BY-FERRY) and pressing 1, or via Twitter   ***NCDOT***
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