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What is the Cape Maye Lewes ferry schedule?

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The Cape May-Lewes Ferry schedule is a seven-day chart maintained by the ferry service. It varies by day and month, but it provides specific departure information from both Lewes and Cape May when crossing the Delaware Bay.

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The Cape May-Lewes Ferry company provides two months of information on departures on the company's website. As of 2015 the ferry operates 365 days a year.

Weekend days feature the most frequent ferry departures with operating hours from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. in half-hour to one-hour increments. Weekdays, especially mid-week days, often have the fewest departure times. Specific schedules depend on the day and location one wishes to use the ferry.

A one-day trip across the Delaware Bay lasts about 85 minutes. The ferry accommodates up to 1,000 passengers and up to 100 vehicles.

The company recommends reserving a space on the vessel in advance. Check-in begins one hour before the time of departure. The company does not guarantee passage to those who do not check in 30 minutes prior to due to security precautions.

Fares vary depending on when and how one wishes to ferry across the bay. Individual and group tickets are available, and the company offers these for sale online as well as in person.

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