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

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Drive, ferry, car ferry  •  5 h 4 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 43 min

  1. Drive from Morehead City to Cape Hatteras National Seashore 222.8 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Morehead City to Cape Hatteras National Seashore is to drive and ferry and car ferry which costs $21 - $25 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Morehead City to Cape Hatteras National Seashore is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between Morehead City and Cape Hatteras National Seashore is 77 miles. The road distance is 222.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Morehead City to Cape Hatteras National Seashore, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Morehead City to Cape Hatteras National Seashore is 223 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to drive from Morehead City to Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Morehead City to Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
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  • Distance: 77 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

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

There is no direct connection from Morehead City to Cape Hatteras National Seashore. 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 National Seashore. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

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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