The Sunnybank Ferry crosses the Little Wicomico River on Route 644 in Northumberland County. It is free.
The ferry can carry a maximum of six passengers and 16 tons.
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - noon
(New!) Year-End Holiday Schedule
The Merry Point Ferry will operate during regularly scheduled hours on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021.
The ferry will be closed on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.
Service will resume during regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022.
This ferry has one operator. It ceases operation for 30 minutes at midday for the operator lunch break.
Precise times may vary, depending on the demand for service.
Service may also be affected by wind, weather and tides.
Signs leading to the ferry entrance indicate its operational status.
Service may also briefly be halted so the operator can change information on the signs.
Information may also be found on www.511Virginia.org or by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia.