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

Ferry, train, bus  •  9 h 48 min

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

$169 - $314

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

$77 - $115

3 alternative options

Ferry, bus, car ferry  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the ferry from Montauk to New London
  2. Take the bus from New London, Ct to Boston, Ma
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center Bos / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket

$107 - $324

Bus, ferry  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Montauk to 3 Av & E 39 St
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny
  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

$104 - $193

Train, fly  •  6 h 46 min

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

$118 - $687

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montauk to Nantucket is to drive and car ferry and ferry which costs $75 - $120 and takes 7 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montauk to Nantucket is to train and fly which costs $110 - $700 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The distance between Montauk and Nantucket is 99 miles.

The best way to get from Montauk to Nantucket without a car is to ferry and train and bus which takes 9 h 48 min and costs $160 - $320.

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It takes approximately 9 h 48 min to get from Montauk 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 42 min.

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

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There are 32+ hotels available in Nantucket. Prices start at $259 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Montauk to Nantucket.
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  • Distance: 98.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 48 min

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 bus to Gosmans Dock, take the walk to Montauk, take the ferry to New London, take the walk to New London Union Station, 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 Montauk to Nantucket via Gosmans Dock, Montauk, New London, New London, Ct, Boston, Ma, Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center, Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center, and Hyannis, MA in around 12 h 16 min.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
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 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New London Union Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Montauk to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence, RI to New Bedford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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 New London, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from Montauk to 3 Av & E 39 St
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue to 40th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Ferry operators
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
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
$35 - $55
Book at
Seastreak
Passenger
$35 - $55
Passenger + Bike
$45 - $65
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
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
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

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