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There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Martha's Vineyard Island by train, ferry, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Train, ferry  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from South Station to Buzzards Bay CapeFLYER
  2. Take the ferry from 227 Clinton St., Falmouth, MA to Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA Water Shuttle

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Drive, car ferry  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Boston to Woods Hole
  2. Take the car ferry from Woods Hole to Oak Bluffs Woods Hole

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Bus, car ferry  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Woods Hole Terminal Woods Hole to Boston/Logan Airport / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Woods Hole to Martha's Vineyard Woods Hole

Bus, car ferry via Boston  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to Steamship Authority Piers, Woods Hole, MA Peter Pan
  2. Take the car ferry from Woods Hole to Martha's Vineyard Woods Hole

Fly from Boston  •  2h 46m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Martha's Vineyard (MVY) BOS - MVY

Bus to Hyannis, fly  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA
  2. Fly from Hyannis (HYA) to Martha's Vineyard (MVY) HYA - MVY

Boston to Martha's Vineyard Island by bus and car ferry

98 Weekly Services
3h 55m Average Duration
$28 Cheapest Price
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Boston → Martha's Vineyard Island
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Martha's Vineyard Island is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Martha's Vineyard Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $23 - $160 and takes 2h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Martha's Vineyard Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $23 - $160 and takes 2h 18m.

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The distance between Boston and Martha's Vineyard Island is 69 miles.

The best way to get from Boston to Martha's Vineyard Island without a car is to train and ferry which takes 3h 7m and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Boston to Martha's Vineyard Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Martha's Vineyard Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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JetBlue Airways and Cape Air offer flights from Boston Airport to Martha's Vineyard Airport.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Martha's Vineyard Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Martha's Vineyard Island.
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  • Distance: 69.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 7m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Martha's Vineyard Island, MA, USA?

Cape Air and JetBlue Airways fly from Boston to West Tisbury every 2 hours.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Boston to Martha's Vineyard via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Hyannis to Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
18 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Hyannis to Martha's Vineyard via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Flights from Boston to Martha's Vineyard via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Train operators
Cape Flyer
Phone
+1 508-775-8504
Website
capeflyer.com
Train from South Station to Buzzards Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $22
More information at
capeflyer.com
South Station to Bourne
$20
South Station to Hyannis
$22
Middleborough to Hyannis
$5
Bus operators
Plymouth & Brockton
Phone
(508) 746-0378
Email
info@p-b.com
Website
p-b.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to Woods Hole Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
p-b.com
One Way - Child
$18 - $25
One Way - Adult
$23 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Steamship Authority Piers, Woods Hole, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston to Steamship Authority Piers, Woods Hole, MA
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Barnstable Airport, Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com
Ferry operators
Patriot Party Boats
Phone
+1 508-548-2626
Website
patriotpartyboats.com
Ferry from 227 Clinton St., Falmouth, MA to Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
patriotpartyboats.com
Steamship Authority
Phone
+1 (508) 477-8600
Website
steamshipauthority.com
Car ferry from Woods Hole to Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $130
Schedules at
steamshipauthority.com
Passenger
$10
Passenger Automobiles
$55 - $130
Car ferry from Woods Hole to Oak Bluffs
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $130
Schedules at
steamshipauthority.com
Passenger
$10
Passenger Automobiles
$55 - $130

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