Travel

Airlines to Martha's Vineyard

Air transportation options include regular service and chartered service to and from the Island.

There are two airports on the Island:
- Martha's Vineyard Airport (MVY) 508-627-7022
- Katama Airfield 508-627-9018

Martha's Vineyard Airport (MVY) is the main airport, centrally located in West Tisbury. All regularly scheduled carriers operate from this airport. Katama Airfield can accommodate private planes.

Cape Air 1-800-352-0714 www.flycapeair.com
Year-round service from Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS), White Plains Westchester County Airport (HPN) , Hyannis’ Boardman-Polando Field (HYA), Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK) and New Bedford Regional Airport (EWB). Seasonal service to Providence T.F. Green Airport (PVD) and Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC).

Jet Blue 1-800-538-2583 www.jetblue.com
Provides non-stop service to Martha's Vineyard from its home at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The flights will operate during the peak summer travel season from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, with up to five weekly flights commencing in May and daily service commencing in July.

US Airways Express 1-800-428-4322 www.usairways.com
Offering service daily to Martha's Vineyard from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

Delta 1-800-221-1212 www.delta.com
Delta Connection will be offering daily service to Martha's Vineyard from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) from May to September.

Direct Flight Inc. 1-508-693-6688




Ferry Service Information

Steamship Authority
The main ferry for the island is the Steamship Authority at (508) 477-8600. It is the only ferry service that runs year-round and the only service that allows vehicles on board. Year round ferries depart from Woods Hole and arrive in Vineyard Haven. In the summer, additional service departs from Woods Hole and arrives in Oak Bluffs. Ferry rides are only 45 minutes. www.steamshipauthority.com

EDGARTOWN FERRY (PIED PIPER)
Edgartown Ferry (Pied Piper): Departs from Falmouth seasonally May 23 to Mid-September. Passengers only, transportation can be arranged through our concierge. For information call (508)548-9400. http://www.falmouthferry.com

The Hy-Line
The Hy-Line at (508) 778-2602 operates from Hyannis on Cape Cod to Oak Bluffs seasonally beginning in early June. The ferry ride is one hour, 45 minutes. Service concludes in late October. In season, they also offer inter-Island service between Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.

Island Queen
Island Queen Departs from Falmouth Harbor seasonally docking in Oak Bluffs. For information call (508) 548-4800.http://www.islandqueen.com

Chappy "On Time" Ferry
Travels between Edgartown and Chappaquiddick Island daily year-round. The ferry takes only a minute and you can bring your car on board. For information call (508) 627-9427. http://www.chappyferry.com

New England Fast Ferry Company
Visitors who find departure from New Bedford more convenient will be able to start their vacation earlier this year due to the addition of this new service! The sleek passenger-only ferry can transport up to 149 people. The high-speed craft makes the journey in only 60-minutes. Reservations may be made by calling toll-free 1-866-453-6800. For detailed schedules and fares see www.mvexpressferry.com

Rhode Island ~ Martha's Vineyard Fast Ferry
Service between Quonset Point, RI and Oak Bluffs. Conveniently located 15 minutes from T.F. Green airport. We are minutes from I-95 so you can avoid all the Providence and Cape Cod traffic. First-class amenities, 400 passengers, advance reservations and plenty of dockside parking available. Vineyard Fast Ferry operates May-Oct, 7 days a week with two to three round-trips daily. For more information call (401) 295-4040 or visit: www.vineyardfastferry.com

Manhattan, NY ~ Seastreak
Travel in style on one of the Seastreak's 400 passenger vessels, largest, fastest, more luxurious catamarans in the New York Harbor! Seastreak offers 3 spacious decks, full service cash bar, food concessions and flat screen TV's with movie showings. For more information call 800-262-8743 or visit: www.seastreak.com/marthas.aspx




Driving Directions

From Boston
Take Route 93 south to Route 3 south towards Cape Cod. Before crossing the Sagamore Bridge, take the ramp before the Sagamore onto Route 6, towards Bourne/Bourne Bridge. Route 6 takes you along the Cape Cod Canal toward the Bourne Bridge. Once you've crossed the Bourne Bridge, you will come to a rotary. Take the second right off the rotary onto Route 28 South towards Falmouth/Woods Hole.*

From New York
Take Interstate 95 North towards Providence, Rhode Island. At Providence, take Interstate 195 east towards Fall River, MA and New Bedford, MA. Continue on I195 for approximately 45 miles. Take Exit #22A, marked State Route 25 east towards Cape Cod and the Islands. At this point you are approximately 10 miles from the Bourne Bridge. Continue straight and cross the bridge. Once you've crossed the bridge, you will come to a rotary. Take the second right off the rotary onto Route 28 South towards Falmouth/ Woods Hole.*

*As you enter Falmouth, start watching for signs indicating the "Vineyard Boat". There may be electronic signs directing you to either the Palmer Avenue parking lot or other satellite lots. If the signs are not "on" due to off-season, follow the signs, curving through Falmouth and ending at the Woods Hole Ferry Dock gate. There are five (5) parking lots specifically for the MV Steamship Authority and will be clearly marked. Plan to arrive at least one hour prior to scheduled departure time. At all locations, there will be someone at the checkpoint to direct you to the current parking area. The attendants will tell you exactly where to park. Parking rates are $12.00 per calendar day. A free shuttle bus runs between all lots and the Ferry Terminal. You will need to purchase round trip ferry tickets at the ticket counter inside. The ferry trip is about 45 minutes.

Parking Lot addresses:
Main Lot Woods Hole Terminal
1 Cowdry Road,
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Palmer Avenue Lot
228 Palmer Avenue,
Falmouth, MA 02540

Gifford Street Lot
677 Gifford Street,
Falmouth, MA 02540

Falmouth High School Lot
874 Gifford Street,
Falmouth, MA 02540

Sun Lot
737 Gifford Street,
Falmouth, MA 02540

Cataumet Lot
1251 Route 28A,
Cataumet, MA 02534

During high season, the ferries use both terminals on the Island. You could arrive at either Vineyard Haven or Oak Bluffs. In either place, taxis will be holding to take you to your destination. The hotel is in Edgartown; about 7 miles from Vineyard Haven and 5 miles from Oak Bluffs.

From Vineyard Haven Ferry Dock to Edgartown
Drive straight off of the ferry then taking a left onto Water Street. You pass the Stop & Shop Supermarket on your right and the Black Dog Bakery on your left. Immediately after the above landmarks, there is a 5-way intersection. Turn right and stay in the left lane. Continue approximately 1/4 mile, bearing slightly left and take a left onto Edgartown/Vineyard Haven Road. You will see a sign indicating Edgartown is about 7 miles. Stay on this road. It will take you into Edgartown.

From the Oak Bluffs Ferry Dock to Edgartown
Go straight after exiting the ferry approximately 100 yards on Oak Bluffs Avenue. Bear left and you’ll make a U-turn around “The Flying Horses Carousel” onto Lake Avenue heading back towards the water. Take a right at the park on to Seaview Avenue. (Seaview Avenue is also known locally as Beach Road and actually turns into Beach Road later in Edgartown.) Follow Seaview Avenue/Beach Road approximately 4 miles. Beach Road will veer inland, away from the coast, as you come into Edgartown. Landmarks include the Stop & Shop Supermarket on your left and the Dairy Queen on your right. Go straight. At the fork in the road (Mobil station will be on your left), stay to the left. This takes you onto Main Street, Edgartown. Continue on Main Street until you come to the "downtown" area of Edgartown.

From the Martha's Vineyard Airport to Edgartown
At the exit from the Dukes County Airport, turn left. You are now on West Tisbury Road. Follow the signs for approximately five miles to Edgartown. After passing Edgartown School on the right, continue to the four-way stop. Proceed straight. At the next stop sign, turn right onto Main Street. Follow Main Street through "downtown" Edgartown.