The Cape May–Lewes Ferry is a ferry system in the United States that serves a 17-mile crossing of the Delaware Bay to connect North Cape May, New Jersey with Lewes, Delaware. Book online.
Crossing Cape May to Lewes by ferry is an enjoyable and scenic experience that offers travelers an easy and unique way to travel between New Jersey and Delaware. The 17-mile, 85-minute journey takes passengers across the Delaware Bay, offering stunning views of both states’ coastlines.
The ferry ride begins at Cape May, New Jersey, a picturesque seaside town known for its charming Victorian architecture, pristine beaches, and bustling boardwalk. Passengers board the ferry at the Cape May Terminal, where they can grab a bite to eat or stock up on snacks and beverages for the journey ahead.
As the ferry sets sail, passengers can take in the panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Delaware Bay. On clear days, they can even spot dolphins and other marine life swimming alongside the vessel.
The ferry is equipped with comfortable seating, onboard restrooms, and a full-service bar, making the journey a relaxing and enjoyable experience for travelers of all ages. There’s even a designated outdoor deck where passengers can feel the salty breeze on their faces and take in the stunning views.
As the ferry approaches Lewes, Delaware, passengers are greeted with a view of the town’s picturesque lighthouse and the historic Fort Miles. Lewes is a charming and historic town, known for its pristine beaches, quaint downtown area, and rich maritime history.
The 2023 Spring/Summer schedule will take effect from 1 April 2023 to 31 October 2023.
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2023 Departures until 31 May
Cape May to Lewes
- 7:00 am
- 9:30 am – Friday to Monday only
- 10:30 am
- 1:00 pm – Friday to Monday only
- 2:30 pm
- 4:30 pm – Saturday & Sunday only
- 6:00 pm
Lewes to Cape May
Daily from Monday to Sunday
- 8:45 am
- 11:15 am – Friday to Monday only
- 12:15 pm
- 2:45 pm – Friday to Monday only
- 4:15 pm
- 6:15 pm – Saturday & Sunday only
- 7:45 pm
3 thoughts on “Cape May-Lewes 2023 Ferry Schedule”
i have a paid passage for 4 with car on 9/12/21 from Cape May/Lewes and return. Wanted to know if I could change the
time of leaving Lewes to return to Cape May? I would like to take the 4:15 pm. instead of the 6:15 p.m. back from Lewes to Cape May. Please let me know if this is possible.
Booking Number 4366181
Hello Maureen! You can amend your booking for free here: https://account.directferries.com/manage-booking