There are 4 ways to get from Woods Hole to New Bedford by car ferry, ferry, bus, taxi or car

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Car ferry, ferry  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Woods Hole to Martha's Vineyard Woods Hole
  2. Take the ferry from Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA to New Bedford, MA Seastreak

$23 - $39

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Bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Woods Hole to Boston, MA - South Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New Bedford, MA Boston Commuter

$20 - $46

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Woods Hole to New Bedford 45 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Woods Hole to New Bedford 45 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Woods Hole to New Bedford is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Woods Hole to New Bedford is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Woods Hole to New Bedford. However, there are services departing from Woods Hole and arriving at New Bedford, MA via Boston, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Woods Hole and New Bedford is 16 miles. The road distance is 45 miles.

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The best way to get from Woods Hole to New Bedford without a car is to car ferry and ferry which takes 3 h 25 min and costs $23 - $40.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Woods Hole to New Bedford, including transfers.

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Woods Hole to New Bedford bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Woods Hole station.

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Woods Hole to New Bedford bus services, operated by DATTCO, arrive at New Bedford, MA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Woods Hole to New Bedford is 45 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Woods Hole to New Bedford.

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There are 44+ hotels available in New Bedford. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Woods Hole to New Bedford.
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  • Distance: 15.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Woods Hole, MA, USA and New Bedford, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Woods Hole to New Bedford via Boston, MA - South Station and Boston, MA in around 3 h 34 min.

Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Woods Hole to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
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
Ferry operators
Steamship Authority
Sea Streak
Phone
+1 800-262-8743
Website
seastreak.com
Ferry from Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA to New Bedford, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
seastreak.com
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Taxi from Woods Hole to New Bedford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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