Welcome to North Sydney!

Greetings from our open concept, state-of-the-art North Sydney terminal, where impeccable sight lines, and panoramic views of vessels and the Atlantic Ocean await.
The terminal is fully accessible. Any customers requiring a wheelchair may request one for use while on Marine Atlantic property. Complimentary Wi-Fi and USB charging stations are available, and just a short stroll from the terminal is beautiful downtown North Sydney with a wide variety of amenities, shops, and tourism attractions.
Our North Sydney terminal has achieved LEED® silver certification from the Canada Green Building Council, recognizing its status as a leader in environmental and energy efficient design.

N 46o 12’ 50.31”
W 60o 14’ 49.404”

N 46o 12’ 40”
W 60o 14’ 49”

149 Prince Street
North Sydney, NS
B2A 3V2

What’s available at the terminal?

On the first floor, find the ticket and security offices, public washrooms, private nursing room, family washrooms with change table, lounge area with satellite TV, seasonal retail store, children’s play area, ATM, complimentary tourism brochure booth, baggage area, and atrium.
On the second floor, enjoy the public viewing terrace and skylight atrium. Marine Atlantic administration and staff offices are also located here.

Outside, find the designated smoking area and our off-leash dog park. Let your dog enjoy the great outdoors and burn off excess energy before boarding our vessels for the next leg of your journey. Find out everything you need to know about travelling with pets.

The terminal has vending machines with drinks, snacks, and sandwiches, in addition to the restaurants and cafés available once on board the vessel.

A wide variety of restaurants, stores, and services are available just steps from the terminal in downtown North Sydney.

Nova Scotia Terminal Marine Atlantic

How do I check in?

The drive-on vehicle traffic entrance to the North Sydney terminal is marked by four ticket booths off the Trans-Canada Highway. Pedestrian access, including passenger pickup and drop off, is located on Prince Street.
Enjoy easy access to downtown North Sydney amenities through convenient entry and exit at the terminal’s main entrance.*
*Your government-issued photo identification and boarding pass are required to re-enter the secure area of the terminal.



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