Cape Air (800-352-0714) services Hyannis and Provincetown from Providence, New Bedford and Boston year-round. U.S. Airways Express (800-428-4322) offers a limited year-round schedule of flights from Newark, New York and Boston to Hyannis.
From Boston, take Route 3 (Southeast Expressway) South to the Sagamore Bridge and Route 6 (the Mid-Cape Highway). From New York, take I-95 North to Providence; then take I-195 East and follow signs to Cape Cod and the Bourne Bridge. From the Bourne Rotary, take Route 28 south to Falmouth and Woods Hole, or follow signs to Route 6 (the Mid-Cape Highway).
Service from Boston and from Boston’s Logan Airport to Hyannis is provided by Plymouth &?Brockton’s Logan Direct (508-746-0378). (2 hrs. 10 mins.) Service from Hyannis to Provincetown is also available. Bonanza Bus Lines (800-556-3815) provides service from Boston and Logan Airport to Bourne, Falmouth and the Steamship Authority terminal in Woods Hole. (2 hrs.) Service from Providence and T.F. Green Airport as well as connecting service to New York and Connecticut may also be arranged.
Both regular and high-speed catamaran passenger service between Boston and Provincetown is provided from Memorial Day Weekend -Columbus Day Weekend by Bay State Cruise Company (Boston: 617-457-1428; Provincetown: 508-487-9284). The New England Fast Ferry Company (866-453-6800) operates between Boston and Provincetown through September; Boston Harbor Cruises (617-227-4321) travels to Provincetown through mid-October.
Cape Air (800-352-0714) provides direct flights to the island from Providence, New Bedford, Boston (33 mins.) and Hyannis (20 mins.) year-round and has ticketing/baggage agreements with most major carriers. U.S. Airways Express
(800-428-4322) offers seasonal service from Providence, New Bedford, Boston and Hyannis to Martha’s Vineyard.
The Steamship Authority (508-477-8600) provides passenger and limited vehicle service year-round from Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven (45 mins.) Passenger reservations are not required; advance auto reservations, however, are mandatory on weekends through mid-September. From Falmouth, passenger-only service to Edgartown (1 hr.) is available from Falmouth Ferry Service (508-548-9400) through mid-October, on weekends only after 9/10; passenger service to Oak Bluffs
(35 mins.) is provided from May through October on the Island Queen
From Hyannis, passenger service to Oak Bluffs (1 hr. 45 mins.) is offered by Hy-Line Cruises (508-778-2600) spring, summer and fall. The New England Fast Ferry Company (866-453-6800) provides year-round service from New Bedford to Martha’s Vineyard (1 hr. 30 mins.), and Vineyard Fast Ferry (401-295-4040) operates between Quonset, RI and Oak Bluffs through mid-October.
Direct flights from Providence, New Bedford, Boston (40 mins.), Hyannis and Nantucket are offered year-round by Cape Air (800-352-0714). Service from La Guardia in New York is provided by U.S. Airways Express (800-428-4322). Non-stop flights from Hyannis (12 mins.) may also be booked with Nantucket Air
(800-635-8787) and Island Air (800-698-1109). Taxis lie in wait at the airport, and rental cars can be picked up right at the airport from Windmill Auto Rentals
(800-228-1227) or national franchises.
Service to the island for passengers and a limited number of autos is provided year-round by the Steamship Authority (508-477-8600) out of Hyannis.(2 hrs. 15 mins.) Passenger service requires no reservation, but advance automobile reservations are required. Passenger-only service is available on the Steamship Authority’s Fast Ferry (508-495-3278). High-speed catamaran service to Nantucket from Hyannis
(1 hr.) is provided year-round by Hy-line Cruises (508-778-0404).
*Island visitors are strongly urged to leave their private automobiles at home or on the mainland. Taxis, a host of bicycle rental firms and automobile rental companies will be found close by each island’s ferry berths; auto rentals are also available at each airport.