There are 7 ways to get from Portland to Martha's Vineyard Island by bus, ferry, train, car, car ferry 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

Bus, ferry  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Falmouth, MA
  3. Take the ferry from 227 Clinton St., Falmouth, MA to Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA

$45 - $81

6 alternative options

Bus, ferry via New Bedford, MA  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New Bedford, MA
  3. Take the ferry from New Bedford, MA to Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

$45 - $91

Bus Concord Coach Lines, ferry  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New Bedford, MA
  3. Take the ferry from New Bedford, MA to Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

$50 - $88

Train, bus, ferry  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Transportation Center to Boston North Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Falmouth, MA
  3. Take the ferry from 227 Clinton St., Falmouth, MA to Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA

$63 - $116

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 28 min

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

Bus to Boston, fly  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Martha's Vineyard (MVY) BOS - MVY

$116 - $361

Bus, bus to New Bedford, fly  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Mt. Pleasant Park n Ride
  3. Fly from New Bedford (EWB) to Martha's Vineyard (MVY) EWB - MVY

$107 - $175

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portland to Martha's Vineyard Island is to bus and ferry which costs $40 - $85 and takes 6 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Martha's Vineyard Island is to bus and fly which costs $110 - $370 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Portland and Martha's Vineyard Island is 157 miles.

The best way to get from Portland to Martha's Vineyard Island without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 6 h 29 min and costs $40 - $85.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Portland to Martha's Vineyard Island, including transfers.

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

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Cape Air offers flights from Boston Airport to Martha's Vineyard Airport.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Martha's Vineyard Island. Prices start at $135 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Martha's Vineyard Island.
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  • Distance: 157.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

What companies run services between Portland, ME, USA and Martha's Vineyard Island, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Portland to Edgartown. However, you can take the bus to Boston, Ma, take the walk to Boston, MA - South Station, take the bus to Falmouth, MA, take the walk to 227 Clinton St., Falmouth, MA, take the ferry to Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA, take the walk to Ocean Park, Oak Bluffs, then take the line 13 bus to Church Street, Edgartown. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Portland to Edgartown via Boston, Ma, Boston, MA, New Bedford, MA, New Bedford, MA, Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA, and Ocean Park, Oak Bluffs in around 6 h 52 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Boston to Martha's Vineyard via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from New Bedford to Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Flights from New Bedford to Martha's Vineyard via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Train operators
Amtrak

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Transportation Center to Boston North Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Concord Coach Lines
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Falmouth, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New Bedford, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
dattco.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Mt. Pleasant Park n Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
dattco.com
Ferry operators
Patriot Party Boats
Phone
+1 508-548-2626
Website
patriotpartyboats.com
Ferry from 227 Clinton St., Falmouth, MA to Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
patriotpartyboats.com
Sea Streak
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
seastreak.com
Steamship Authority

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