Transportation and Works

Bell Island - Portugal Cove

NOTICE: As of Monday, September 18th, The MV Legionnaire along with the MV Flanders are operating on the New Two Vessel Schedule.  Please see link below.

Updates and additional service notes can be found on the Marine Services dashboard at

 Dial 895-6931 for recording on current operations

Links for Ferry Schedules:


Vessels: MV Flanders and MV Legionnaire


MV 'Flanders':  Automobiles: 36 | Passengers: 240                                                   MV 'Legionnaire': Automobiles: 64 | Passengers: 200


Ferry Route:

Crossing Time: 20 minutes (5 km)

Ferry Route Bell Island 


Contact Us:

Marine Services Branch

Department of Transportation and Works
Tel: 1-888-638-5454
Recorded Information: (709) 895-6931

Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM (NST)

Last Updated:
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