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There are 4 ways to get from Oak Bluffs to Boston by car ferry, bus, ferry, train, 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

Car ferry, bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the car ferry from Oak Bluffs to Woods Hole Oak Bluffs
  2. Take the bus from Steamship Authority Piers, Woods Hole, MA to South Station, Boston, MA Peter Pan

$28 - $152

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the car ferry from Oak Bluffs to Woods Hole Oak Bluffs
  2. Drive from Woods Hole to Boston

$16 - $137

2 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the ferry from Dockside Marina - Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA to Ocean Street Terminal, Hyannis, MA Martha's Vineyard High-Speed
  2. Take the train from Hyannis to South Station CapeFLYER

$37 - $54

Fly  •  2h 5m

  1. Fly from Martha's Vineyard (MVY) to Boston (BOS) MVY - BOS

$133 - $380

Oak Bluffs to Boston by car ferry and bus

The journey time between Oak Bluffs and Boston is around 4h 30m and covers a distance of around 87 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 45m. Operated by Steamship Authority and Peter Pan Bus Lines, the Oak Bluffs to Boston service departs from Oak Bluffs and arrives in South Station, Boston, MA. Typically 41 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 30m
Fastest journey time:
2h 45m
Journey distance:
87 miles
Services per week:
41
Cheapest price:
$28
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:30
Last service departs at:
20:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Oak Bluffs to Boston car ferry and bus schedules

Oak Bluffs → Boston
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Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oak Bluffs to Boston is to ferry and train which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Oak Bluffs to Boston is to fly which costs $130 - $380 and takes 2h 5m.

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The distance between Oak Bluffs and Boston is 68 miles.

The best way to get from Oak Bluffs to Boston without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 3h 30m and costs $28 - $160.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Oak Bluffs to Boston, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Martha's Vineyard Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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JetBlue Airways and Cape Air offer flights from Martha's Vineyard Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 377+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Oak Bluffs to Martha's Vineyard Airport is to line 9 bus which takes 10 min and costs $1 - $3.

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Map of how to get from Oak Bluffs to Boston.
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  • Distance: 67.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

What companies run services between Oak Bluffs, MA, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Cape Air and JetBlue Airways fly from Oak Bluffs to Boston every 3 hours.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Martha's Vineyard to Boston
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Martha's Vineyard to Boston via Hyannis
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Martha's Vineyard to Boston
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
Cape Flyer
Phone
+1 508-775-8504
Website
capeflyer.com
Train from Hyannis to South Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $22
More information at
capeflyer.com
South Station to Bourne
$20
South Station to Hyannis
$22
Middleborough to Hyannis
$5
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Steamship Authority Piers, Woods Hole, MA to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
Ferry operators
Steamship Authority
Phone
+1 (508) 477-8600
Website
steamshipauthority.com
Car ferry from Oak Bluffs to Woods Hole
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $130
Schedules at
steamshipauthority.com
Passenger
$10
Passenger Automobiles
$55 - $130

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