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There are 5 ways to get from Port Jefferson to Nantucket 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.

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Car ferry, bus, ferry  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
  2. Take the bus from New Haven, CT to SRTA New Bedford Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from New Bedford, MA to Nantucket, MA

$67 - $149

4 alternative options

Car ferry, train, bus, ferry  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Providence Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Providence, RI to New Bedford
  4. Take the ferry from New Bedford, MA to Nantucket, MA

$155 - $356

Drive, ferry  •  6 h 39 min

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

$70 - $83

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Port Jefferson to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Nantucket (ACK) JFK - ACK

$109 - $675

Car ferry, train to Boston, fly  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  3. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Nantucket (ACK) BOS - ACK

$227 - $934

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Jefferson to Nantucket is to drive and ferry which costs $70 - $85 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Jefferson to Nantucket is to train and fly which costs $100 - $700 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Port Jefferson and Nantucket is 157 miles.

The best way to get from Port Jefferson to Nantucket without a car is to car ferry and bus and ferry which takes 9 h 29 min and costs $65 - $150.

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It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to get from Port Jefferson to Nantucket, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Nantucket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 42 min.

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JetBlue Airways and Cape Air offer flights from New York JFK 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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Map of how to get from Port Jefferson to Nantucket.
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  • Distance: 157.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 29 min

What companies run services between Port Jefferson, NY, USA and Nantucket, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Port Jefferson to Nantucket. However, you can take the car ferry to Bridgeport, take the walk to Bridgeport, take the train to New Haven, take the walk to New Haven, CT, take the bus to SRTA New Bedford Terminal, take the walk to New Bedford, MA, then take the ferry to Nantucket, MA. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Port Jefferson to Nantucket via Bridgeport, Bridgeport, New Haven, New Haven Union Station, Providence Amtrak Station, Providence, RI, New Bedford, and New Bedford, MA in around 9 h 36 min.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
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 Boston to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Boston to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Nantucket via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Sunday
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Providence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Train from New Haven Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Port Jefferson to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
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
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
Ferry operators
888 44 Ferry
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.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
Book at
Seastreak
Passenger
$35 - $55
Passenger + Bike
$45 - $65
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

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