The Essex-Charlotte ferry will begin operating on its summer schedule Thursday, June 16, 2016.
The ferries operating at this crossing will arrive hourly in the morning and evening and every half-hour in between.
Departs NY: 6:30 am-9:30 pm
Arrives every hour from 6:30 am to 8:30 am and 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. On the half-hour between 8:30 am until 7:30 pm.
Departs VT: 6:00 am-9:00 pm
Arrives every hour from 6:00 am to 8:00 am and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. On the half-hour between 8:00 am until 7:00 pm.
This crossing will operate on this schedule through September 5, 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.