Weekend departures added to Swan Quarter-Ocracoke route

Posted at 11:07 AM, Nov 02, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-02 11:07:46-04

MANNS HARBOR — The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will add two departures from each side on its Swan Quarter-Ocracoke route this weekend.

The extra departures are being offered Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 2, 3, 4, 2012) only. 

The additional departures will be:

  • Departing Swan Quarter at 7 a.m. and 1 p.m.; and
  • Departing Ocracoke at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. 

The regular fall schedule departures on the Pamlico Sound include:

  • 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. 

Ferry reservations can be made online at or by calling 800-293-3779 (BY-FERRY) and pressing 2. Ferry information is available via Twitter at