Oxford-Bellevue Ferry

America's oldest privately owned ferry, established 1683. Crosses scenic Tred Avon River between Oxford and St. Michaels area. Ferry carries nine cars, motorcycles, bicycles, passengers. Two locations for boarding: Oxford and Bellevue, MD. Part of Maryland's 2020 Year of the Woman.


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101 East Strand (end of MD Rt 333)
Oxford, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
Rated 5 by John L

June 12, 2022

John L

An experience to enjoy at least once in your life.

I have read of this ferry for many years. As a Maryland resident for all of my 70+ years, I was ashamed I had never ventured to Oxford to experience this rare adventure. The ride is brief and the...

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Rated 5 by traveltheworld012

August 07, 2021


Great little short ferry ride, we love small ferries.

This is a small ferry, holds only 9 cars at capacity. Of course one can also walk on or with a bicycle. The schedule is very regular, up to 4 crossings per hour all day long. However, if there is no...

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Rated 5 by Robert M

May 24, 2021

Robert M

Most recommended (unsolicited) excursion by everyone in Easton

A friend of mine suggested we take the Ferry ride from Oxford to Bellevue then hit St Michaels. We'd never done that trip and decided to try it. Funny thing, everyone that we met in Easton...

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