There are 5 ways to get from Montauk to Nantucket by car, car ferry, train, bus, ferry 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

Drive, car ferry, train, bus, ferry  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Montauk to Orient Point
  2. Take the car ferry from Orient Point to New London
  3. Take the train from New London Union Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
  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

$140 - $348

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry, ferry  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Montauk to Orient Point
  2. Take the car ferry from Orient Point to New London
  3. Drive from New London to Hyannis, MA
  4. Take the ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket, Massachusetts

$52 - $119

3 alternative options

Ferry, train, bus, car ferry  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the ferry from Montauk to New London
  2. Take the train from New London Union Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Providence, RI to Hyannis, MA
  4. Take the car ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket

$149 - $467

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Montauk to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Nantucket (ACK) JFK - ACK

$115 - $687

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Montauk to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Nantucket (ACK) LGA - ACK

$136 - $741

What companies run services between Montauk, NY, USA and Nantucket, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Montauk to Nantucket. However, you can take the drive to Orient Point, take the car ferry to New London, take the drive to New London Union Station Amtrak, take the train to Boston South Station Amtrak, 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 Montauk to Nantucket via Gosmans Dock, Montauk, New London, New London Union Station Amtrak, Providence Amtrak, Providence, RI, Hyannis, MA, and Hyannis, MA in around 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New London Union Station Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $220
Train from New London Union Station Amtrak to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$65 - $160
First Class Seat
$130 - $180
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Montauk to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence, RI to Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Ferry operators
Long Island Ferry
Website
longislandferry.com
Car ferry from Orient Point to New London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
longislandferry.com
Book at
longislandferry.com
Passenger
$17
Vehicle
$42
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
Viking Fleet
Website
vikingfleet.com
Ferry from Montauk to New London
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
vikingfleet.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

The distance between Montauk and Nantucket is 158 km.

The cheapest way to get from Montauk to Nantucket is to drive and car ferry and ferry which costs $50 - $120 and takes 7 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Montauk to Nantucket is to train and fly which takes 6 h 8 min and costs $110 - $700.

It takes approximately 9 h 48 min to get from Montauk to Nantucket, including transfers.