There are 6 ways to get from New London to Nantucket by train, bus, 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.

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Train Amtrak Acela Express, bus, ferry  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from New London Union 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

$118 - $291

Cheapest option

Drive, ferry  •  3 h 26 min

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

$29 - $64

4 alternative options

Train, bus, ferry  •  6 h 19 min

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

$152 - $299

Bus, ferry  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from New London, 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

$53 - $113

Train to Boston, fly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from New London Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Nantucket (ACK) BOS - ACK

$187 - $827

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  6 h 36 min

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

$174 - $850

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New London to Nantucket is to drive and ferry which costs $28 - $65 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from New London to Nantucket is to drive and ferry which costs $28 - $65 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between New London and Nantucket is 105 miles.

The best way to get from New London to Nantucket without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 5 h 51 min and costs $110 - $300.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from New London to Nantucket, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Nantucket Airport is the direct flight which takes 48 min.

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston 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 London to Nantucket.
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  • Distance: 104.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

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

There is no direct connection from New London to Nantucket. However, you can take the train to Boston South Station, 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 New London to Nantucket via Providence Amtrak, Providence, RI, New Bedford, and New Bedford, MA in around 6 h 19 min.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
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
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Train operators
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 New London Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $220
Train from New London Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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
Train from New London Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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 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 Providence, RI to New Bedford
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
seastreak.com

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