Chesapeake City Ferry!
Shuttle Service will resume April 15th, 2021
The Chesapeake City Ferry provides a vital connection between the North and South sides of Chesapeake City Maryland, crossing the historic and man-made Chesapeake & Delaware Canal!
For over thirty years, this service has been available to the local community and tourists in Chesapeake City and we are excited to be a part of it’s future! We offer a fast, fun and convenient way to cross the C&D Canal.
One-way trips typically take 5-7 minutes to complete between the City’s South public dock – adjacent to the Chesapeake INN Restaurant, to the ferry landing on the North side – only one short block from Schaefer’s Canal House. The Chesapeake City Ferry is the best way to cross the canal offering an affordable and scenic mode of transportation!
We can accommodate up to 18 passengers at once. Groups of larger size please call us to schedule your pick up. Payment is collected at boarding. Cash or Credit Card accepted.
Our Ferry departs from the Historic South side of Chesapeake City Maryland. A famous “Canal Town” dating back to the early 1800’s. From the South side ferry dock, passengers are in the heart of Chesapeake City’s historical district. The town has many restored historic homes, shops and galleries, antiques and more! There are also many great seafood restaurants and bed & breakfasts!
From the North side ferry dock, passengers have walking access to Schaefer’s Canal House as well as the newly completed, Ben Cardin/ Michael Castle Canal Trail. The trail begins at the dock and stretches approximately 14 miles along the C&D canal, ending in Delaware City. Bicycle racks are available at the Trail Entrance. About halfway into the trail you will reach Grain h2o Restaurant!
2021 Season Schedule Coming Soon!
Please call +1(443) 566-3386 with additional questions or to schedule a pick-up. We operate until sunset – so be sure to ask the Captain what time the last trip across will be.
Please Note: Schedule may change with little notice due to weather conditions and/or marine traffic. Safety is our main concern – Management
North Side Boarding: Trail Entrance
Board the ferry here!
South Side Boarding: Chesapeake Inn/City Dock
Board the ferry here!