There are 5 ways to get from Portsmouth to Martha's Vineyard Island by bus, ferry, 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.

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Amtrak Thruway, bus Peter Pan Bus Lines, ferry  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Portsmouth, NH to Boston Sth, 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

$44 - $64

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Amtrak Thruway, bus, ferry via New Bedford, MA  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Portsmouth, NH to Boston Sth, 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

$44 - $74

Amtrak Thruway, bus, ferry via Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Portsmouth, NH to Boston Sth, MA
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center Bos / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Hyannis, MA to Marthas Vineyard Terminal

$66 - $82

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 39 min

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

Bus, fly  •  5 h 7 min

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

$110 - $352

Questions & Answers

The distance between Portsmouth and Martha's Vineyard Island is 115 miles.

The best way to get from Portsmouth to Martha's Vineyard Island without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and bus and ferry which takes 5 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Portsmouth 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 113+ hotels available in Martha's Vineyard Island. Prices start at $129 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Martha's Vineyard Island.
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  • Distance: 115.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

What companies run services between Portsmouth, NH, USA and Martha's Vineyard Island, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Portsmouth to Edgartown. However, you can take the line 40 bus to Portsmouth Transportation Center, take the walk to Portsmouth, NH, take the Amtrak Thruway to Boston Sth, 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 Portsmouth to Edgartown via Portsmouth Transportation Center, Portsmouth, NH, Boston Sth, MA, Boston, MA, New Bedford, MA, New Bedford, MA, Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA, and Ocean Park, Oak Bluffs in around 6 h 27 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 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Bus 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
Bus from Portsmouth, NH to Boston Sth, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
amtrak.com
C&J Bus
Phone
+1 603-430-1100
Website
ridecj.com
Bus from Portsmouth, NH to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Book at
ridecj.com/tickets
Bus from Portsmouth, NH to Boston, MA - Logan Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Book at
ridecj.com/tickets
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
Plymouth & Brockton
Website
p-b.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station Transp. Center to Hyannis, MA - Hyannis Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
p-b.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
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
$22 - $35
Book at
Seastreak
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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