So happy we were able to be on the maiden voyage! It was fantastic! Smooth sailing all the way! Scotch in the piano lounge with a huge full moon shining on the water. What more can you ask for?
– Nancy Begg-Durkee

2014 Sailing Schedule

We will provide daily round-trip service every 24 hours, 7 days a week from May 15 to October 13, 2014. Nova Star will leave Portland in the evening on an overnight voyage to Yarmouth, and return with a daytime crossing the next day. 

Portland terminal

Departs Portland 9 pm ET
Final boarding is at 8:15 pm ET. Please be at the terminal no later than 1.5 hours prior to final boarding so that you can be checked in and your documentation verified. 

Arrives Yarmouth 8 am AT
Please allow 30-45 minutes to disembark and clear customs.

Ocean Gateway Terminal
14 Ocean Gateway Pier
Portland, ME 04101

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YARMOUTH TERMINAL

Departs Yarmouth 10 am AT
Final boarding is at 9:15 am AT. Please be at the terminal no later than 1.5 hours prior to final boarding so that you can be checked in and your documentation verified.

Arrives Portland 7 pm ET
Please allow 30-45 minutes to disembark and clear customs 

58 Water Street
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia 
B5A 1K9 

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The Route

The shortest route between Portland and Yarmouth is straight across the Gulf of Maine. Traveling on Nova Star will offer a much more relaxing and enjoyable alternative to driving 12 hours or more by going overland.

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Plans for 2015 are being finalized

For inquiries about reservations for our 2015 sailing season, please call 866-864-6295.