The Cape May-Lewes Ferry serves Delaware and New Jersey residents and tourists at the Delaware beach resorts.

The Cape May Lewes Ferry

The Cape May - Lewes Ferry

Facts About the Cape May Lewes Ferry

  • Crossing Distance: 17 miles
  • Crossing Time: 70 minutes
  • Length: 320'0"
  • Breadth: 68'0"
  • Depth: 17'0"
  • Draft: 7'0" (max.)
  • Displacement: 2100 tons+
  • Capacity: 1000 passengers,
    100 cars
  • Main Engines: 2 Diesel, 4000 HP
  • Top Speed: 16 knots

A trip aboard the Cape May-Lewes Ferry from Lewes, Del., to Cape May, N.J., or vice versa, offers far more than just a shortcut from the Delaware coast to the Jersey shore. Crossing the Delaware Bay in 70 minutes, the trip offers a breathtaking view of two of the Mid-Atlantic's most picturesque seaside towns.

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Driving Directions

Lewes Terminal

43 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes DE US
Tel 1-800-643-3779

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Cape May Terminal

Mailing address

1200 Lincoln Blvd.
P.O. Box 827
North Cape May, NJ US
Tel 1-800-643-3779

Physical address

1200 Lincoln Blvd
Cape May, NJ 08204
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Ferry Photos

Waiting To Board

Welcome Aboard!

Leaving Lewes Delaware

Enjoying The Crossing At The Stern Bar

Passing The Lewes Lighthouse

Just In Case...
The Ferry Has Plenty Of Liferafts

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