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There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Martha's Vineyard Island by train, ferry, 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

Train, ferry  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Kingston Amtrak
  3. Take the ferry from Quonset Point Pier, Quonset Point, RI to Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA

$260 - $523

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to SRTA New Bedford Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from New Bedford, MA to Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

$51 - $119

6 alternative options

Train, bus, ferry via New Haven, CT  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the bus from New Haven, CT to SRTA New Bedford Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from New Bedford, MA to Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

$141 - $360

Train, bus, ferry  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Boston South Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston South Station to Hyannis, MA
  3. Take the ferry from Hyannis, MA to Marthas Vineyard Terminal

$204 - $488

Bus, car ferry  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Woods Hole, MA
  3. Take the car ferry from Woods Hole to Martha's Vineyard

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Woods Hole
  2. Take the car ferry from Woods Hole to Martha's Vineyard Woods Hole

Fly from Philadelphia  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Martha's Vineyard (MVY) PHL - MVY

$228 - $1,110

Train to Newark, fly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Martha's Vineyard (MVY) EWR - MVY

$177 - $766

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Martha's Vineyard Island is to bus and ferry which costs $50 - $120 and takes 10 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Martha's Vineyard Island is to fly which costs $220 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Martha's Vineyard Island is 260 miles.

The best way to get from Philadelphia to Martha's Vineyard Island without a car is to train and ferry which takes 9 h 27 min and costs $260 - $550.

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It takes approximately 9 h 27 min to get from Philadelphia to Martha's Vineyard Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Philadelphia Airport to Martha's Vineyard Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 1 min and has one stopover.

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Delta, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Martha's Vineyard Airport.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Martha's Vineyard Island. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $7.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Martha's Vineyard Island.
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  • Distance: 260.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 27 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Martha's Vineyard Island, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Cape Air and three other airlines fly from Philadelphia to West Tisbury hourly.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Martha's Vineyard via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Martha's Vineyard via Washington Dulles, Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Martha's Vineyard via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Martha's Vineyard via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Martha's Vineyard via Washington Dulles, Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Martha's Vineyard via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$190 - $280
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Kingston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Bus operators
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to SRTA New Bedford Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.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 Boston South Station to Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Woods Hole, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
Plymouth & Brockton
Website
p-b.com
Bus from South Station - Boston to Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Schedules at
p-b.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 Philadelphia, Pa to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Ferry operators
Vineyard Fast Ferry
Phone
+1 401-295-4040
Website
vineyardfastferry.com
Ferry from Quonset Point Pier, Quonset Point, RI to Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
vineyardfastferry.com
Seastreak
Phone
+1 800-262-8743
Website
seastreak.com
Ferry from New Bedford, MA to Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
Seastreak
Passenger
$26 - $40
Passenger + Bike
$30 - $45
Hy-Line Cruises
Website
hylinecruises.com
Ferry from Hyannis, MA to Marthas Vineyard Terminal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
hylinecruises.com
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