There are many ways to get our island off the coast of Massachusetts. Please see the options below, and contact our Martha's Vineyard hotels or any of these companies with questions. We look forward to welcoming you to our Edgartown hotels.
M/V Pied Piper - Falmouth Marina, Falmouth to Memorial Wharf, Edgartown. A 72-foot luxury fast ferry that will bring you directly into the Edgartown Harbor, running Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Steamship Authority - Woods Hole, Falmouth to Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard. You must have a reservation if you are bringing your car. If you aren't traveling with a vehicle, you don't need a reservation — just come into the terminal. Steamship also services the Oak Bluffs Terminal from mid-May to mid-October, please check their website for exact dates.
Hy-Line Cruises - Hyannis to Martha's Vineyard. With both traditional and high-speed ferry services from mid-Cape to Oak Bluffs, all details for schedules (which vary) and fares are available at the Hyannis Harbor ferry terminal. Bringing a pet or bicycle to the island? This ferry permits both for an additional fee.
Seastreak Ferry From New Bedford, MA - 49 State Pier, New Bedford, MA to Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard. The New Bedford terminal offers Enterprise rentals if you're looking to bring a car to the island, as well as paid daily/monthly/annual parking if you're looking to leave your car behind.
Seastreak Ferry From NJ/NYC - Highlands, NJ and 35th Street, NY to Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard. Also a seasonal service, this ferry starts at Seastreak Ferry Terminal in Highlands, NJ and you can also catch it in NY at East 35th Street. The terminal offers free parking (restrictions apply) and the ferry offers a bike rack, restrooms, and even refreshments.
Vineyard fast ferry - Quonset Point, North Kingston, RI to Martha's Vineyard. A 95-minute trip from Rhode Island right to Oak Bluffs.
Island Queen - Falmouth to Martha's Vineyard - A quick trip from Cape Cod right to The Steamship Authority Oak Bluffs Terminal.
By Train or Bus (service to the ferry):
Cape Flyer Hyannis to Boston. Offering weekend service from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Once you're in Hyannis, hop on a Hy-Line Cruise to Oak Bluffs.
Peter Pan Bus Line Servicing MA, CT, PA, NY, RI, and MD, this bus can take you to various stops on the Cape, many of which are located close to a ferry terminal.
While certainly the quickest form of transportation, flying to the Vineyard is also the most expensive. Like most airlines, you're able to choose from a variety of departure cities and can land directly on the island.
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