There are 2 ways to get from New Bern to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse by car or car ferry

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Recommended option

Drive, ferry, car ferry  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from New Bern 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

$24 - $29

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from New Bern to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse 187.9 miles

$18 - $27

What companies run services between New Bern, NC, USA and Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, NC, USA?

There is no direct connection from New Bern 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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New Bern to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse?

The distance between New Bern and Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is 139 km. The road distance is 301 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New Bern to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse?

The cheapest way to get from New Bern to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 59 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New Bern to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse?

The quickest way to get from New Bern to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is to drive which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $18 - $27.

How long does it take to get from New Bern to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse?

It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from New Bern to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, including transfers.