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There are 8 ways to get from New York 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus, ferry via Boston South Station  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from New York 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

$189 - $408

Cheapest option

Bus DATTCO, ferry  •  8 h 26 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

$48 - $104

6 alternative options

Train, bus, ferry  •  8 h 30 min

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

$161 - $370

Bus Lucky Star Bus, ferry  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from New York 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

$85 - $93

Drive, ferry  •  5 h 50 min

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

$66 - $78

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Nantucket (ACK) LGA - ACK

$116 - $712

Fly from New York JFK  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Nantucket (ACK) JFK - ACK

$100 - $663

Fly from Newark  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Nantucket (ACK) EWR - ACK

$118 - $369

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Nantucket is to drive and ferry which costs $65 - $80 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Nantucket is to fly which costs $100 - $700 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between New York and Nantucket is 208 miles.

The best way to get from New York to Nantucket without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 8 h 22 min and costs $180 - $410.

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It takes approximately 8 h 22 min to get from New York to Nantucket, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Nantucket Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Delta, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Cape Air offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Nantucket Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Nantucket. Prices start at $259 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $17.

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Map of how to get from New York to Nantucket.
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  • Distance: 208.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 22 min

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

JetBlue Airways, Cape Air and two other airlines fly from New York to Nantucket hourly.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
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 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Newark to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Newark to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
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
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
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
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.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
$35 - $55
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Seastreak
Passenger
$35 - $55
Passenger + Bike
$45 - $65

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