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About Canal St. Ferry, New Orleans

The Canal Street Ferry, also known as the Algiers Ferry, is a ferry across the Mississippi River in the U.S. state of Louisiana, connecting the foot of Canal Street in the Central Business District of New Orleans with Algiers on the West Bank. As of 2009, the Jackson Avenue – Gretna Ferry now operates through the Canal Street landing as well. It carries automobiles for $1.00 (from the West Bank to the East Bank, free for the return trip) and bicycles and pedestrians for $2.00 one way. This increase in price from (formerly) free took effect February 23rd, 2014. The Crescent City Connection Division of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development operates the ferry. Ferries depart daily from the West Bank on the hour and half hour, beginning at 6 a.m. (06:00) Departures from the East Bank are on the quarter-hour and three quarters hour, the last leaving at 12:15 a.m. (00:15).


Overview of Canal St. Ferry

As you traverse the city of New Orleans, you'll stumble upon Canal St. Ferry. Canal St. Ferry is often skipped on the visit, owing to the plethora of other prime attractions of New Orleans.

Important attractions of the city include Frenchmen Street, Preservation Hall, R T A, Jamie Hayes Gallery and Metairie Cemetery. You can also discover other things to do in New Orleans on TripHobo.

Most of the New Orleans tours skip a visit to this place, but you can create your customized plan if you wish to visit Canal St. Ferry.

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