There are 2 ways to get from Morehead City to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse by car or car ferry

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Drive, ferry, car ferry  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Morehead City to Cedar Island, NC
  2. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  3. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$21 - $25

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Morehead City to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse 221.9 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Morehead City to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is to drive and ferry and car ferry which costs $21 - $25 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Morehead City to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Morehead City and Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is 78 miles. The road distance is 221.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Morehead City to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Morehead City, NC, USA and Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, NC, USA?

There is no direct connection from Morehead City to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. However, you can take the drive to Cedar Island, NC, take the ferry to Ocracoke, NC, take the drive to Ocracoke, NC, take the car ferry to Hatteras Island, NC, then take the drive to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

Ferry operators
North Carolina Department of Transportation - NCDOT
Website
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ncdot.gov

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