a bike on the dock as the ferry pulls in

Bicycle Information


Please note that due to COVID-19 precautions closing the indoor seating area of the vessel, bicycle travel is currently suspended until further notice. 

Bike riding in Delaware and New Jersey is an experience.  Delaware is rated the third best state in the country for bike riders and NJ is 17th. Take your bike over to Cape Henlopen State Park near Lewes and explore the myriad of trails weaving through beaches, marshes, and maritime forests. Head the other direction to Cape May, where you can cruise into town and access all the bars, restaurants,and beaches within a few miles!

Bicycles are free on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, riders pay the foot passenger fare and walk their bikes on board. Riders walk their bike on board and may secure their bike using one of the racks located on the car deck. Please note that bicycle locks are not provided.

Bike Rentals (Cape May): Electric Bicycle rentals are now available at the Cape May terminal thanks to Pedego Electric Bikes of Cape May! Rentals are available from 9:00am - 5:30pm, through November (weather permitting). Please call 609.305.4566 for more information.  

More Information on Pedego Electric Bike Rentals

Bike Rentals (Lewes): Rentals are normally available in Lewes via the Lewes Cycle Sports self-service kiosk outside the terminal, however due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, rentals are not currently available at the Lewes terminal. 
We'll update when rentals become available again, and look forward to welcoming you aboard so you can cruise across as a foot passenger and grab a bike for a day of outdoor fun! 

Important Information for Bicyclists

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Winter Fares: November 1 - March 31

Passenger Fare One Way Roundtrip
Adult (14 - 61 years) $8 $14
Senior  (62+ years) $6 $11
AAA/Military/First Responder $6 $11
Child (under 14 yrs)  FREE FREE

Tips, Trips and Reasons to Ride

Bringing your bike aboard the Cape May - Lewes Ferry is a great way to get some exercise, take in the sights and experience the other side of the Delaware Bay.