There are 8 ways to get from Hartford to Nantucket by bus, ferry, train, 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

Bus, ferry  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
  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

$71 - $104

Cheapest option

Drive, ferry  •  3 h 52 min

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

$57 - $64

6 alternative options

Bus, ferry via New Bedford, MA  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Harford, CT to Boston, MA - South Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New Bedford, MA
  3. Take the ferry from New Bedford, MA to Nantucket, MA

$81 - $131

Train, bus, ferry  •  8 h 3 min

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

$183 - $380

Bus to Boston, fly  •  4 h 50 min

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

$113 - $648

Bus, bus to New Bedford, fly  •  5 h 44 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

Train, train to New York JFK, fly  •  7 h 10 min

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

$191 - $893

Train, train to White Plains, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Stamford Amtrak
  3. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Nantucket (ACK) HPN - ACK

$124 - $1,011

Questions & Answers

The distance between Hartford and Nantucket is 139 miles.

The best way to get from Hartford to Nantucket without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 6 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Hartford to Nantucket, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Nantucket Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Nantucket Airport.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Nantucket. Prices start at $229 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hartford to Nantucket.
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  • Distance: 138.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and Nantucket, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Hartford to Nantucket. However, you can take the bus to Boston, Ma, 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 Hartford to Nantucket via Boston, MA - South Station, Boston, MA, New Bedford, MA, and New Bedford, MA in around 7 h 36 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Nantucket via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from New Bedford to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
28 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from White Plains to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Tradewind Aviation
Website
flytradewind.com
Flights from White Plains to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $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 Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Train from New Haven Union Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Stamford
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$18 - $19
Onboard
$17 - $24
At station
$14 - $18
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Stamford
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
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
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
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Harford, CT to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
peterpanbus.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
Bus from Boston, MA to Mt. Pleasant Park n Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
dattco.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
$41
Schedules at
hylinecruises.com
Seastreak
Phone
+1 800-262-8743
Website
seastreak.com
Ferry from New Bedford, MA to Nantucket, MA
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
Seastreak

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