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 Plymouth & Brockton, 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, ferry via New Bedford, MA  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to North Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New Bedford, MA
  3. Take the ferry from New Bedford, MA to Nantucket, MA

$84 - $128

Train, bus, car ferry  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to North Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston South Station to Hyannis, MA
  3. Take the car ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket

$40 - $238

Train, fly  •  4 h 20 min

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

$105 - $615

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Gloucester and Nantucket is 97 miles.

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

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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 subway to Downtown Crossing, 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, Boylston, Boston, MA, New Bedford, MA, and New Bedford, MA in around 5 h 48 min.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
48 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
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New Bedford, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
dattco.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston South Station to Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.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
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
seastreak.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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