The Essex-Charlotte ferry will begin operating on its early fall schedule September 6, 2016.
The ferry operating at this crossing will arrive hourly in the early morning and evening, and in between two ferries will be running and arrive at each crossing every half-hour.
Departs NY: 6:30 am-8:30 pm
Arrives every hour from 6:30 am to 10:30 am and from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Arrives on the half-hour between 10:30 am until 5:30 pm.
Departs VT: 6:00 am-8:00 pm
Arrives every hour from 6:00 am to 10:00 am and from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Arrives on the half-hour between 10:00 am until 5:00 pm.
This crossing will operate on this schedule through October 30, 2016.
You can see the complete schedule and ticket prices on the Lake Champlain Transportation website.
Departure times may vary due to wind, ice conditions, maintenance or traffic. To stay up-to-date with the ferry crossing text “LCTFerries” to 24587 to receive important schedule updates on your phone or visit ferries.com to subscribe for updates to your email address.
Essex-Charlotte Ferry Tips
Here are some reminders for commuters to remember about the Essex ferry crossing:
- There is a discount commuter card or commuter books available for those who frequently use the ferry and want to save some money if that option suits you. Call 802-864-9804 to learn more.
- This particular crossing takes about 25 minutes. So don’t forget to factor that into your travel time!
- Credit cards are currently not accepted at this crossing location.
- Pets are allowed but must be leashed.
You can contact LCT with any questions at 802-864-9804.