There are 11 ways to get from Connecticut to Nantucket by train, bus, ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional, bus, ferry  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Providence, RI to New Bedford
  3. Take the ferry from New Bedford, MA to Nantucket, MA

$158 - $307

Cheapest option

Drive, ferry  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Bridgeport to Hyannis, MA
  2. Take the ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket, Massachusetts High speed ferry

$35 - $73

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Train, bus, ferry via New Haven Union Station  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Providence Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Providence, RI to New Bedford
  3. Take the ferry from New Bedford, MA to Nantucket, MA

$171 - $381

Bus DATTCO, ferry  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, CT to SRTA New Bedford Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from New Bedford, MA to Nantucket, MA Seastreak

$88 - $158

Train Amtrak Acela Express, bus, ferry  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Boston South Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center Bos / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket, Massachusetts

$139 - $376

Bus Boltbus, ferry  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA - South Station Ny
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center Bos / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket, Massachusetts

$56 - $115

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Nantucket (ACK) JFK - ACK

$156 - $812

Line 971 bus to White Plains, fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 971 bus from Main St and Athlantic St to Martine Ave and Court St
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Nantucket (ACK) HPN - ACK

$96 - $808

Bus to Boston, fly  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Nantucket (ACK) BOS - ACK

$113 - $658

Train to Teterboro, fly  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Teterboro (TEB) to Nantucket (ACK) TEB - ACK

$115 - $570

Bus, bus to New Bedford, fly  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Mt. Pleasant Park n Ride
  3. Fly from New Bedford (EWB) to Nantucket (ACK) EWB - ACK

$111 - $293

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Connecticut to Nantucket is to drive and ferry which costs $35 - $75 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Connecticut to Nantucket is to train and fly which costs $150 - $850 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Connecticut and Nantucket is 140 miles.

The best way to get from Connecticut to Nantucket without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 7 h 15 min and costs $150 - $310.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Connecticut to Nantucket, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Nantucket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 7 min.

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Cape Air and JetBlue Airways offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Nantucket Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Nantucket. Prices start at $265 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Connecticut to Nantucket.
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  • Distance: 139.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

What companies run services between Connecticut, USA and Nantucket, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Bridgeport to Nantucket. However, you can take the train to Providence Amtrak, take the walk to Providence, RI, take the bus to New Bedford, take the walk to New Bedford, MA, then take the ferry to Nantucket, MA. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bridgeport to Nantucket via New Haven, New Haven Union Station, Providence Amtrak, Providence, RI, New Bedford, and New Bedford, MA in around 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from White Plains to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from White Plains to Nantucket via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from New Bedford to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Boston to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Tradewind Aviation
Website
flytradewind.com
Flights from White Plains to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $800
Flights from Teterboro to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bridgeport Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Train from New Haven Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence, RI to New Bedford
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to SRTA New Bedford Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Mt. Pleasant Park n Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
dattco.com
Plymouth & Brockton
Website
p-b.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
p-b.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
boltbus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Main St and Athlantic St to Martine Ave and Court St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Ferry operators
Sea Streak
Phone
+1 800-262-8743
Website
seastreak.com
Ferry from New Bedford, MA to Nantucket, MA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
seastreak.com
Hy-Line Cruises
Website
hylinecruises.com
Ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket, Massachusetts
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Schedules at
hylinecruises.com

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