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There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Nantucket by plane, ferry, train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Nantucket  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Nantucket (ACK) DCA - ACK

$214 - $1,105

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from South Station Transp. Ctr to Hyannis Transportation Center Bos / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket

$83 - $338

4 alternative options

Fly to Martha's Vineyard, ferry  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Martha's Vineyard (MVY) DCA - MVY
  2. Take the ferry from Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA to Nantucket, Massachusetts

$235 - $647

Train, bus, ferry  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Boston South Station
  2. Take the bus from South Station Transp. Ctr to Hyannis Transportation Center Bos / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket, Massachusetts

$271 - $626

Bus, ferry  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny
  3. Take the bus from South Station Transp. Ctr to Hyannis Transportation Center Bos / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket, Massachusetts

$103 - $155

Drive, ferry  •  9 h 42 min

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

$88 - $109

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Nantucket is to drive and ferry which costs $85 - $110 and takes 9 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Nantucket is to fly which costs $210 - $1,200 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Washington and Nantucket is 404 miles.

The best way to get from Washington to Nantucket without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 10 h 55 min and costs $270 - $650.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Washington to Nantucket, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Nantucket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 27 min.

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American Airlines, Delta, Cape Air and JetBlue Airways offer flights from Reagan Washington 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 Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Nantucket.
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  • Distance: 404.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Nantucket, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Washington to Nantucket 4 times a day.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nantucket via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Martha's Vineyard via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nantucket via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$210 - $390
First Class Seat
$330 - $600
Bus operators
Plymouth & Brockton
Website
p-b.com
Bus from South Station Transp. Ctr to Hyannis Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
p-b.com
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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 New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Washington, Dc to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Ferry operators
Hy-Line Cruises
Website
hylinecruises.com
Ferry from Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA to Nantucket, Massachusetts
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
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
Steamship Authority
Website
steamshipauthority.com
Car ferry from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
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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