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Getting Here

Martha's Vineyard is located within 85 miles of two major airports: Boston Logan and Providence T.F. Green.  Visitors arriving at either of these two cities can arrange transportation to Martha's Vineyard via connecting air service, limousine or taxi, bus or by renting a car. Many regional visitors to Martha's Vineyard choose to drive to the ferry and either walk across or bring their car.

MILEAGE 

Approximate Mileage Between Woods Hole, MA and the Following Cities:

Boston, MA   85 miles
Buzzards Bay, MA   20 miles
Hartford, CT 187 miles
New Haven, CT 165 miles
New York, NY 271 miles
Providence, RI   85 miles

ARRIVING BY FERRY

There is year-round car ferry service from Woods Hole (on Cape Cod).  Advance car ferry reservations are required when visiting Martha’s Vineyard.  Check the Steamship Authority website (below) for complete details.

There is year-round passenger ferry service from Woods Hole and New Bedford, MA; seasonal passenger ferry service is available from Falmouth, Hyannis and Quonset, Rhode Island.  

  • The Steamship Authority  
    Provides Traditional Auto & Passenger Ferry Service
    Between Woods Hole,, MA and Martha’s Vineyard (Vineyard Haven OR Oak Bluffs)
    Year Round.  Approximate Sailing Time:  45 minutes
  • New England Fast Ferry
    Provides High-Speed Passenger  Ferry Service
    Between New Bedford, MA and Martha’s Vineyard (Vineyard Haven OR Oak Bluffs)
    Year Round.
      Approximate Sailing Time:  45 minutes
  • Martha’s Vineyard Fast Ferry
    Provides High-Speed Passenger Ferry Service
    Between Quonset, RI and Martha’s Vineyard (Oak Bluffs)
    Seasonal.  Approximate Sailing Time:  1 ½ hours. 
  • Island Queen
    Provides Traditional Passenger Ferry Service
    Between Falmouth, MA and Martha’s Vineyard (Oak Bluffs)
    Seasonal.  Approximate Sailing Time:  35 minutes.
  • Falmouth-Edgartown Ferry
    Provides Traditional Passenger Ferry Service
    Between Falmouth, MA and Martha’s Vineyard (Edgartown)
    Seasonal.  Approximate Sailing Time:  35 minutes.
  • Hy-Line Cruises
    Provides Traditional and High-Speed Passenger Ferry Service
    Between Hyannis, MA and Martha’s Vineyard 
    Seasonal.  Approximate Sailing Time:  55 minutes (fast ferry); 1 ½ hours(traditional ferry)

Ground Transportation and Taxis

Taxi vans are available at each ferry terminal to transport guests to island destinations. Our Point B Guest Service Concierge can also assist you in arranging for a rental car during your stay. 

ARRIVING BY PLANE

There is regional and charter air service to Martha's Vineyard year round. During the peak season, there are additional commercial airlines that service the island from major East Coast hubs.   

Commercial Airlines

  • Cape Air  
    Provides year-round service to Martha’s Vineyard from Boston (Logan International) as well as New Bedford, Hyannis, and Nantucket.  Provides seasonal service to Martha’s Vineyard from Providence (T.F. Green Airport).
  • US Airways Express 
    Provides seasonal service to Martha’s Vineyard from New York (La Guardia), Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Hyannis.

Charter Airlines & Private Planes

Please contact the Point B Realty Concierge for information on chartered airlines that provide service to Martha’s Vineyard.
 

Ground Transportation

The Point B Realty Concierge can also assist you in arranging transfers to and from ferry terminals or airports as needed.

 

 



Point B Realty, LLC
19 Winter Street | Nevin Square
Post Office Box 1097
Edgartown, MA 02539
Tel/Fax 508.627.4567
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