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There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to Nantucket by plane, train, bus, ferry, car 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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Fly from Philadelphia  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Nantucket (ACK) PHL - ACK

$248 - $1,209

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Peter Pan Way, Providence
  3. Take the bus from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI to Transportation Center, Hyannis, MA
  4. Take the car ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket

$63 - $287

7 alternative options

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Nantucket (ACK) LGA - ACK

$194 - $917

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Nantucket (ACK) JFK - ACK

$178 - $866

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Nantucket (ACK) DCA - ACK

$309 - $1,355

Train, bus, ferry  •  9h 38m

  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 Nantucket, Massachusetts

$214 - $495

Train, bus, car ferry  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Boston South Station
  2. Take the bus from South Station Transp. Ctr to Hyannis Transportation Center Bos / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket

$199 - $655

Bus, ferry  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, JFK Blvd At 30th St to Boston, MA
  2. Take the bus from South Station Transp. Ctr to Hyannis Transportation Center Bos / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket, Massachusetts

$84 - $114

Drive, ferry  •  7h 23m

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

$75 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Nantucket is to drive and ferry which costs $75 - $95 and takes 7h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Nantucket is to train and fly which costs $190 - $950 and takes 4h 58m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Nantucket is 283 miles.

The best way to get from Philadelphia to Nantucket without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 9h 38m and costs $210 - $500.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Philadelphia to Nantucket, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Philadelphia Airport to Nantucket Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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American Airlines, Cape Air and JetBlue Airways offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Nantucket Airport.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Nantucket. Prices start at $220 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Nantucket.
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  • Distance: 282.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 26m

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Nantucket, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Nantucket hourly.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Nantucket via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Nantucket via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nantucket via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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 Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$160 - $310
First Class Seat
$260 - $430
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston South Station to Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Peter Pan Way, Providence
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI to Transportation Center, Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.com
Plymouth & Brockton
Website
p-b.com
Bus from South Station - Boston to Hyannis, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Schedules at
p-b.com
Bus from South Station Transp. Ctr to Hyannis Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
p-b.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, JFK Blvd At 30th St to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
boltbus.com
Ferry operators
Hy-Line Cruises
Website
hylinecruises.com
Ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket, Massachusetts
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
hylinecruises.com
Steamship Authority
Website
steamshipauthority.com
Car ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Schedules at
steamshipauthority.com
Passenger - Traditional Service
$19
Automobiles - Traditional Service
$140 - $200
Passenger - High Speed
$37

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