There are 9 ways to get from New Jersey to Nantucket by train, plane, bus, ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Nantucket  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Nantucket (ACK) JFK - ACK

$101 - $664

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Drive, ferry  •  5 h 57 min

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

$42 - $83

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Line 705 bus, line 190 bus to Teterboro, fly to Nantucket  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 705 bus from Clifton Ave At Van Houten Ave to Hoover Ave At Washington Pl
  2. Take the line 190 bus from Main Ave At Prospect St to Rutherford Rail Station
  3. Fly from Teterboro (TEB) to Nantucket (ACK) TEB - ACK

$48 - $408

Train, train to White Plains, fly to Nantucket  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Paterson to Hoboken
  2. Take the train from Hoboken to 33rd Street
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to White Plains
  4. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Nantucket (ACK) HPN - ACK

$109 - $834

Fly New York JFK to Martha's Vineyard, ferry  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Martha's Vineyard (MVY) JFK - MVY
  2. Take the ferry from Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA to Nantucket, Massachusetts

$137 - $510

Ferry  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the ferry from East 35th St., NYC to Nantucket, MA Seastreak

$268 - $387

Train, bus, ferry  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Boston South 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

$168 - $422

Bus Boltbus, ferry  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station 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

$53 - $110

Bus DATTCO, ferry  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to SRTA New Bedford Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from New Bedford, MA to Nantucket, MA Seastreak

$86 - $157

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Nantucket is to drive and ferry which costs $40 - $85 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Nantucket is to line 705 bus and line 190 bus and fly which costs $45 - $410 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Nantucket is 242 miles.

The best way to get from New Jersey to Nantucket without a car is to ferry which takes 8 h 29 min and costs $260 - $390.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from New Jersey 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 7 min.

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

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There are 33+ hotels available in Nantucket. Prices start at $265 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Nantucket.
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  • Distance: 242 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Nantucket, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Jersey City to Nantucket. However, you can take the train to 33rd Street, take the walk to Penn Station, take the train to Jamaica, take the walk to Jamaica, NY, take the AirTrain to Terminal 4, take the walk to New York JFK airport, fly to Nantucket, take the walk to Nantucket Memorial Airport, then take the bus to Nantucket. Alternatively, you can take the line 705 bus to Hoover Ave At Washington Pl, take the walk to Main Ave At Prospect St, take the line 190 bus to Rutherford Rail Station, take the line 76 bus to Terrace Ave At Henry St, take the walk to Teterboro airport, fly to Nantucket, take the walk to Nantucket Memorial Airport, then take the bus to Nantucket.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Martha's Vineyard via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from White Plains to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from White Plains to Nantucket via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Martha's Vineyard via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Tradewind Aviation
Website
flytradewind.com
Flights from Teterboro to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from White Plains to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $800
Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Hoboken to 33rd Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$130 - $270
First Class Seat
$220 - $350
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Clifton Ave At Van Houten Ave to Hoover Ave At Washington Pl
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Main Ave At Prospect St to Rutherford Rail Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
boltbus.com
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from New York, NY to SRTA New Bedford Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Ferry operators
Hy-Line Cruises
Website
hylinecruises.com
Ferry from Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA to Nantucket, Massachusetts
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Schedules at
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 Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA to Nantucket, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
seastreak.com
Ferry from East 35th St., NYC to Nantucket, MA
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$260 - $370
Schedules at
seastreak.com
Ferry from New Bedford, MA to Nantucket, MA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
seastreak.com

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