AirlinesGetting to Nantucket by air and sea is a breeze. Many cities offer seasonal air travel to the island, including Boston, Providence, New York and Washington D.C.
Ferry ServiceRegular ferry service is offered from Hyannis, Massachusetts on the Hy-Line Ferry and the Steamship Authority. Both companies offer one-hour, high-speed ferry service and the Steamship Authority offers the car ferry. If you are arriving via high-speed ferry, we can arrange a complimentary van pick up. We generally discourage autos on island.
*New ferry service is available with SeaStreak ferries to and from Nantucket between New Bedford, New Jersey and New York City!
CapeFlyer Train from Boston to HyannisThe CapeFlyer train service runs from South Station in Boston to the Hyannis Transportation Center, just a short walk to the ferry docks, from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Trains depart from South Station on Friday evenings and Saturday and Sunday mornings, and from Hyannis on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Travel time is two hours.
On Island TransportationThe island offers rental car companies, taxis and The Wave (island transit). We are minutes away from downtown Nantucket and an easy walk to the ferry landings.
- Jetties Beach - 0.8 Mile
- Cisco Brewery & Nantucket Vineyards - 2.8 Miles
- Bartlett's Farm - 3.1 Miles
- Surfside Beach - 3.6 Miles
- Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum - 4.3 Miles
- Sconset Bluff Walk - 8.2 Miles
- Great Point Lighthouse - 8.8 Miless
- Coskata Coatue Wildlife Refuge - 8.8 Miles
- Sankaty Lighthouse - 9.5 Miles