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The Way to Go to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket

The Steamship Authority is the largest ferry service to the Islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket from Cape Cod. We offer the lowest fares and the most frequent daily departures for passengers, automobiles, groups and trucks. Advance reservations are required for all vehicle travel. Martha’s Vineyard ferries depart from Woods Hole and Nantucket ferries depart from Hyannis. Our seasonal high-speed passenger ferry, the M/V Iyanough, gets you to Nantucket, dock-to-dock, in just an hour.

Iyanough

Since 1960, we have been the lifeline to the Islands year-round. Our U.S. Coast Guard-certified crews are committed to the highest level of safety at sea. We are also dedicated to making your trip both comfortable and convenient with spacious seating, snack bars with beverages including beer, wine and mixed drinks and free Wi-Fi and TV on-board.

For a perfect day trip, or a longer getaway, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket make wonderful destinations—with magnificent beaches, charming scenery and fabulous shopping and dining. Visitors can take advantage of convenient public transportation to our mainland docks, and bus service as well as taxis, car rentals and bike rentals on the Islands.

This season, and every season, traveling with the Steamship Authority to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket is The Way to Go!

The Way to Go to Martha’s Vineyard

The Steamship Authority is the largest ferry service to the Island of Martha’s
Vineyard from Woods Hole. We offer the lowest fares and the most frequent daily
departures for passengers, automobiles, groups and trucks.

Since 1960, we have been the lifeline to the Islands year-round. Our U.S. Coast
Guard-certified crews are committed to the highest level of safety at sea. We are
also dedicated to making your trip both comfortable and convenient with spacious
seating, snack bars with beverages including beer, wine and mixed drinks and free
Wi-Fi and TV on-board.

For a perfect day trip, or a longer getaway, Martha's Vineyard is a wonderful
destination—with magnificent beaches, charming scenery and fabulous shopping and
dining. Visitors can take advantage of convenient public transportation to our
mainland docks, island bus service provided by the Vineyard Transit Authority, as
well as taxis, car rentals and bike rentals on Martha’s Vineyard.

This season, and every season, traveling with the Steamship Authority to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket is The Way to Go!

The Way to Go to Nantucket

The Steamship Authority is the largest ferry service to the Island of Nantucket from
Hyannis. We offer the lowest fares and the most frequent daily departures for
passengers, automobiles, groups and trucks. Our seasonal high-speed passenger ferry,
the M/V Iyanough, gets you to Nantucket, dock-to-dock, in just an hour.

Since 1960, we have been the lifeline to the Island year-round. Our U.S. Coast
Guard-certified crews are committed to the highest level of safety at sea. We are
also dedicated to making your trip both comfortable and convenient with spacious
seating, snack bars with beverages including beer, wine and mixed drinks and free
Wi-Fi and TV on-board.

For a perfect day trip, or a longer getaway, Nantucket is a wonderful
destination—with magnificent beaches, charming scenery and fabulous shopping and
dining. Visitors can take advantage of convenient public transportation to our
mainland docks, island bus service provided by the Nantucket Transit Authority, as
well as taxis, car rentals and bike rentals on Nantucket.

This season, and every season, traveling with the Steamship Authority to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket is The Way to Go!