EAST COAST TRAVEL TIPS

Air

The code for Martha’s Vineyard airport is MVY.

American Airlines offers seasonal daily service to Martha's Vineyard (MVY) from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). For more information regarding their scheduled service, please click here or call (800) 428-4322.

Delta offers seasonal service to Martha's Vineyard (MVY) from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). For more information regarding their scheduled service, please click here or call (800) 221-1212.

Jet Blue offers seasonal daily service to Martha's Vineyard (MVY) from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). For more information regarding their scheduled service, please click here or call (800)JETBLUE/(800) 538-2583.

Cape Air regularly serves the Airport year-round from many locations including: Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS), White Plains Westchester County Airport (HPN), New Bedford Regional Airport (EWB), Hyannis' Boardman-Polando Field (HYA) and the Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK). They also offer seasonal service to Providence's T.F. Green Airport (PVD), and Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC). For more information and flight schedules click hereor call (800) 352-0714.

Ferry

Passenger Ferries (No Cars):

From New Jersey & New York City, visit the SeaStreak website.

(Ferry Voyage time: 6 hours. Ferry Ticket: $240 round-trip)

From New Bedford, Massachusetts, visit the SeaStreak website.

(Ferry Voyage Time: 1 hour. Ferry Ticket: $70 round-trip)

From North Kingstown, Rhode Island, visit the Vineyard Fast Ferry website.

(Ferry Voyage Time: 1.5 hours. Ferry Ticket: $104 round-trip)

From Woods Hole, Massachusetts, visit the Steamship Authority website.

(Ferry Voyage Time: 45 minutes. Ferry Ticket: $17 round trip for walk-on passengers)

 

Below is a list of parking lots in Woods Hole, MA that cost $10-$13 per day. Free shuttle service is offered directly from each parking lot to the ferry terminal. For the most up-to-date parking information, call the Steamship Authority’s dedicated parking information line at (508) 457-7275.

 

Palmer Avenue Lot: 286 Palmer Avenue Falmouth, MA 02540    

 

Thomas B. Landers Lot:  22 Technology Park Drive East Falmouth, MA 02536    

 

Cataumet Lot: Route 28A Cataumet, MA 02534

Car Ferry:

For those bringing a car to Martha's Vineyard, the only option is to take the Steamship Authority ferry, which departs from Woods Hole, MA.

(Ferry Voyage Time: 45 min. Ferry Ticket: $17 round trip for walk-on passengers and $162 round-trip for cars).

Train

To Boston:
Take Amtrak train to Boston’s South Station. From there, you can take a Peter Pan Bus from South Station to Wood’s Hole, MA, where the Steamship Authority ferry departs. For more information, visit the Peter Pan website and the Steamship Authority website.

(Train Travel Time: 4-7 hours. Bus Travel Time: 90 minutes. Ferry Voyage Time: 45 minutes. Bus Ticket: $62 round trip; Ferry Ticket: $17 round trip).

To Rhode Island:
Take Amtrak train to Kingston, Rhode Island station. From there, you can catch a shuttle, Uber, or a taxi to the Vineyard Fast Ferry.

(Train Travel Time: 3-5 hours. Shuttle Travel Time: 25 min. Ferry Voyage Time: 1.5 hours. Shuttle Ticket: $22 one-way. Ferry Ticket: $104 round trip.)

Bus

From New York City:
The Peter Pan Bus travels to Wood’s Hole, MA from the Port Authority Terminal at 42 Street and Eighth Avenue. Tickets can be purchased online or at the terminal. The bus also stops in both New Bedford and Providence, making it convenient to access the Vineyard Fast Ferry in either of those cities. To reach Wood’s Hole and the Steamship Authority ferry service to Martha’s Vineyard, it will be necessary to change buses in Bourne. Check Peter Pan’s website for times and schedules.

(Bus Ticket: $82-$125 round trip. Ferry Ticket: $17-$104 round trip)

From Philadelphia:
If enough people are interested, we will charter a bus from Philadelphia to the Martha’s Vineyard ferry departing from Woods Hole, MA. Please contact Kim Hutchins at (610) 505-9492 by January 15, 2020 to secure your reservation.

(Bus Ticket: approx. $150 round trip. Ferry Ticket: $17 round trip).