Getting Around Cape Cod & the Islands
Courtesy of the Island Queen
Cape Cod is accessible from virtually anywhere in the world, whether you’re traveling by air, bus or car. Visit the new and improved SmartGuide.org to find travel tips, a list of transportation providers and an online travel planner!
The Cape is just 75 miles from Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts and T.F. Green Airport in Providence, Rhode Island. For current updates on Boston tunnel closings and detours, click here.
Barnstable Municipal Airport on Cape Cod readily accommodates corporate aircraft and offers scheduled service between New York, Providence, Boston and the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Car rentals and bus service are available at either airport, and ferry service from Boston to Provincetown is also a popular option for getting here.
Once you cross one of the two bridges spanning the Cape Cod Canal, a range of transportation options are available. Ferries to the islands run daily. In-town bus and shuttle services are a great way to travel around Cape Cod, and new in summer 2006 is the Lower/Outer Cape Flex Bus Route servings. Scenic bike trails are in abundance, and bike rentals are available at many locations.
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