There are 5 ways to get from Gloucester to Nantucket by train, bus, ferry, car 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, bus, ferry  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to North 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

$44 - $85

Cheapest option

Drive, ferry  •  3 h 11 min

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

$26 - $60

3 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to North Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center Bos / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket

$46 - $240

Bus, line 436 bus, line 459 bus, ferry  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Main & Pleasant Streets to Liberty Tree Mall
  2. Take the line 436 bus from Liberty Tree Mall @ Best Buy to Silsbee St @ Union St 436 / ...
  3. Take the line 459 bus from Silsbee St @ Union St to Otis St @ Summer St 459
  4. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center Bos / ...
  5. Take the ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket, Massachusetts

$38 - $79

Train, fly  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to North Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Nantucket (ACK) BOS - ACK

$105 - $615

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

There is no direct connection from Gloucester to Nantucket. However, you can take the train to North Station, take the walk to North Station - Orange Line Inbound, take the subway to Downtown Crossing - to Alewife, take the walk to Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center, take the bus to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center, take the walk to Hyannis, MA, then take the ferry to Nantucket, Massachusetts. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Gloucester to Nantucket via North Station, North Station - Green Line Inbound, Boylston - Outbound, Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center, Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center, and Hyannis, MA in around 7 h 6 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Train operators
Bus operators
Plymouth & Brockton
Website
p-b.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
p-b.com
Cape Ann Transportation
Phone
+1 978 283 7916
Email
KerrJ@canntran.com
Website
canntran.com
Bus from Main & Pleasant Streets to Liberty Tree Mall
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
canntran.com
MBTA
Website
mbta.com
Bus from Liberty Tree Mall @ Best Buy to Silsbee St @ Union St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus from Silsbee St @ Union St to Otis St @ Summer St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
mbta.com
Ferry operators
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
Steamship Authority
Website
steamshipauthority.com
Car ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Schedules at
steamshipauthority.com
Passenger - Traditional Service
$19
Automobiles - Traditional Service
$140 - $200
Passenger - High Speed
$37

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gloucester to Nantucket?

The distance between Gloucester and Nantucket is 155 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Nantucket?

The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Nantucket is to drive and ferry which costs $26 - $60 and takes 3 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gloucester to Nantucket?

The quickest way to get from Gloucester to Nantucket is to drive and ferry which takes 3 h 11 min and costs $26 - $60.

How long does it take to get from Gloucester to Nantucket?

It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Gloucester to Nantucket, including transfers.