Getting to a hot summer destination has never been so easy. Here are 3, relaxing, stress-free ways to get to Martha’s Vineyard.
Arriving by Ferry
Are looking to start your vacation a little early and not have to worry about missing your flight? A ferry is a great choice for you. Sit back and relax on the various ferries to Martha’s Vineyard.
Are you interested in taking your car to this pristine island? With some planning, the Steamship Authority offers 20 crossings a day in the summer season. This 45-minute ferry ride will prep you for the vacation of your dreams. You must reserve months in advance to secure a car ferry reservation.
Your car is not a necessity on the island, below are options for passenger ferries.
From Falmouth – To Oak Bluffs
The passager-only Island Queen at Falmouth Inner Harbor offers a 35-minute trip to Oak Bluffs. The round-trip fares is $22 for adults and $12 for children under 12.
From Falmouth – To Edgartown
The Pied Piper located in the Falmouth Inner Harbor offers an hour of crossing to Edgartown. Reservations are required. The round-trip fare is $60 for adults and $40 for children 6-12 years old.
From Hyannis – To Oak Bluffs
The Hy-Line ferry runs from Ocean Street Dock and offers an hour and 40-minute trip. Round-trip fare is $59 for adults and $36 for children 5-12 years old.
From New Bedford – To Oak Bluffs
Skip the traffic over the bridge. The Seastreak offers an hour of crossing to Martha’s Vineyard. Round-trip fare is $70 for adults and $40 for children under the age of 12.
From North Kingstown, RI – To Oak Bluffs
The Vineyard Fast Ferry offers a 90-minute crossing, without having to deal with Cape Cod traffic. Round-trip fare is $104 for adults and $81 for children 4 to 12 years old.
From New York City – To Oak Bluffs
The Seastreak offers a six-and-a-half-hour ride. This ferry only leaves New York on Thursdays and Fridays to Oak Bluffs and makes a return trip Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. Round-trip fares range from $240-$310 for adults and $135-$310 for children.
If you’re looking for a quick option to Martha’s Vineyard, there are many flights and locations as options.
From New Bedford:
From New York City (Seasonal):
An hour and 15-minute trip