GET HERE BY FERRY OR DISCOVER THE ROAD TO THE ISLES
FERRY TO ISLAND
East Coast Ferries
Tel. : (506) 747-2159
FERRY SERVICE FOR CAMPOBELLO AND DEER ISLAND
A FANTASTIC WAY TO VISIT..please see their website for schedule.
Come, sail with Eastcoast Ferries on the DEER ISLAND - EASTPORT, ME and DEER ISLAND CAMPOBELLO CAR FERRIES
Discover The ROAD OF THE ISLES -- The Scenic Route between New Brunswick and Maine Visitors to Campobello area who wish to continue on to the New Brunswick mainland can save nearly 100 driving miles by hopping on the M.V. ''Island Hopper.'' Save nearly 50 driving miles from the Eastport area aboard the M.V.''Fundy Trail.'' Travelers to the U.S. can enjoy the free ride on the government ferries to Deer Island from L'etete ( near St. George), then on over to Campobello or Eastport with us.
DRIVING TO CAMPOBELLO ISLAND
HOW TO GET TO CAMPOBELLO ISLAND,
NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA
Campobello Island is approximately a 6 hour drive from Boston, 4 hours from Portland, 2 hours from Bangor, 1 hour from St. Stephen, N.B.
FROM USA BY CAR
Travel I-95 to Bangor Maine Take Route 1A to Ellsworth. Then take Route 1 to Whiting. Turn right to Route 189 to Lubec, Maine. Cross the FDR MEMORIAL BRIDGE to Campobello. Toll free.
FROM CANADA BY CAR
Take Route #1 from Saint John N.B. Or Route 3 from Fredericton N.B. to St Stephen N.B. From there, cross the border to Calais, Maine and follow Route 1 south to Whiting. Turn left to Route #189 to Lubec, Maine and drive to Lubec, Me. Cross the FDR MEMORIAL BRIDGE to the island. The visitor center is located approximately two miles from the bridge.
CAMPOBELLO IS ALSO ACCESSIBLE VIA EASTCOAST FERRIES LTD.
The East Coast Ferry trip is a magical scenic trip that is a “must” do while staying on the island. It is a wonderful way to reach the island but also great for a day trip to St. Andrews, or Eastport.
All East Coast Ferries depart from Deer Island, and travel to and from Campobello Island and Eastport daily during the summer months, weather and other factors permitting.
FERRY TO MAINLAND CANADA
From the N.B. mainland driving East or West on Highway #1, take Exit #56 to St. George, follow the signage for Route #172 to L’Etete, N.B.
The first government ferry is free of charge.
Once you arrive on Deer Island via the ferry, drive the length of the island until you get to the departure point of the ferry (fee) to Campobello Island, N.B., OR Eastport, Maine. (two separate ferries)
Campobello is a Canadian Island, bring your passport! Passports not necessary if using the ferry system from the mainland of New Brunswick and the Deer Island to Campobello Ferry. Passports or appropriate documents are required if you take the Eastport – Deer Island (New Brunswick, Canada) ferry.
The nearest full service airports are located in Bangor, Maine; St. John, New Brunswick; and Fredericton, New Brunswick. Car rentals are available at these airports.
Latitude : 44.8834
Longitude : -66.9156