Getting There If you’re staying in town, walk down to the Onancock harbor and catch the ferry which departs mid-morning and returns to Onancock in the late afternoon. You can also catch a ferry to Tangier from Crisfield, Maryland and Reedville, Virginia.
approximately one hour
Ferry Service. Need to travel across the Chesapeake Bay ? We can provide service from the eastern or western shore one way or round trip. Depart from Crisfield, Maryland via the Steven Thomas to Tangier Island, Virgina.
Tangier is not the safest destination to travel to in Morrocco. Some troubles include theft, which can range in severity of danger. This is due to the techniques of the thieves who ride motorbikes in the country and aim their targets at unsuspecting tourists .
Just like the hundreds of bay islands that have vanished in decades and centuries past . Amid the slow, dispassionate grind of erosion, Tangier would ‘ve realistically gone within 100 years, maybe 200.
Located on the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia, Tangier is made up of many small islands divided by marshes and small tidal streams. There are only a few cars on the island and residents get around on golf carts, boats, mopeds, and bikes. The roads are only wide enough for two golf carts to pass each other.
Although there is no longer passenger ferry service across the Bay, rail barges still depart from Cape Charles , transporting rail cars over the open waters. Today, Cape Charles thrives as both a local residential community and a destination for vacationers.
There is no direct connection from Washington to Tangier Island . However, you can take the bus to California, take the drive to Reedville, VA , then take the ferry to Tangier Island . Alternatively, you can take the bus to California, take the drive to Reedville, VA , then take the ferry to Tangier Island .
Tangier Island is on the Chesapeake Bayside of the Eastern Shore of Virginia and is located 12 miles into the Chesapeake Bay .
Tangier Island Onancock Ferry – Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce.
Getting to Chincoteague from Washington, D.C. Take US 50 East. Cross over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, continue on US 50 to Route 13 – turn south. Continue on US 13 to the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Turn left on Route 175 to Chincoteague Island .
The last private working ferry on the Potomac River between Maryland and Virginia carries 24 cars each in a 12-minute round trip.
By boat: Seasonal ferries (May-Oct) carry passengers daily to Tangier Island from Reedville on the Northern Neck (804-453-2628), and Onancock, Va . (757-891-2505), and Crisfield, Md. (757-891-2440, 410-968-2338) on the Eastern Shore. The Virginia ferry ride is approximately 90 minutes.
To get to the Crisfield dock, follow Route 413 to Crisfield Maryland . Take route 413 to the end which will bring you directly to the Crisfield City Dock.