Cape May
Lewes
Ferries to United States
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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

Open Ticket?

Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Cape May to Lewes Ferry

Connecting the city of Cape May on the Cape May peninsula with the city of Lewes in Delaware Harbour, this ferry route provides an essential link between these 2 resort towns. From the city of Cape May, known for its stunning homes that can be dated back to the Victorian era, as well as being the oldest seaside resort in America, with countless streets and beaches for you to explore, to the city of Lewes, a small but fast growing town that was one of the earliest founded towns in America, and is home to incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as local National Parks and many historic buildings. With up to 10 ferries running per day, provided by 1 ferry operator, so there is no shortage of ferries to choose from, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.

Cape May to Lewes sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

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Most popular questions

  • The typical crossing time for ferries from Cape May to Lewes is approximately 1h 25m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • The average price of a ferry from Cape May to Lewes is approximately $64. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Cape May to Lewes can differ depending on the season.
  • There is 1 ferry operator for Cape May to Lewes and this is
    • Cape May-Lewes Ferry
  • Ferries from Cape May to Lewes are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Cape May to Lewes with
    • Cape May-Lewes Ferry
  • Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Cape May to Lewes with the following operators
    • Cape May-Lewes Ferry
  • Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted onboard this ferry service so please look for alternative routes which accommodate dogs.
  • Cape May to Lewes is approximately 9 nautical miles distance apart.

Cape May to Lewes Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this route has up to 10 ferries running per day, so there can be up to 70 ferries running per week, all provided by 1 ferry operator, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for this route can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and other such factors, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most up-to-date information regarding ferry sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.


How long does the ferry to Lewes from Cape May take?

Ferry sail durations on this route can take anywhere between 1 hour and 25 minutes, to 1 hour and 35 minutes, and this variation is caused due to numerous reasons. These can include changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.


Cape May to Lewes Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Lewes from Cape May will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and so on, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend looking at the above graph, to see our monthly fare averages, check out our helpful fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.


Can I take my Car on the Ferry to Lewes from Cape May?

You are currently not able to take your car with you on this ferry route.


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