Madison Inn, 18 Kennebec Avenue, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

(508) 693-2760

How Do You Get To Martha’s Vineyard?

Martha’s Vineyard is accessible by ferry or plane. The great majority of our visitors arrive by ferry, coming into terminals in Oak Bluffs or Vineyard Haven. See the ferry operators below. The Madison Inn is located at: 18 Kennebec Ave. Oak Bluffs, MA

The Steamship Authority

(auto and passenger, year round) | 508-477-8600.

The Steamship Authority operates the only automobile ferries to Martha’s Vineyard, from Woods Hole, MA. The trip takes 45 minutes, costs $9.50/person one-way, and around $100 one-way for a car depending on the time of year; the ferry will arrive at either Vineyard Haven or Oak Bluffs. Reservations for your automobile are required and can be hard to get during the summer months, so make sure you call. Plan well in advance! The Steamship makes the most frequent number of daily trips to the Vineyard.

The Island Queen

(passenger only, seasonal) | 508-548-4800

Operates from Falmouth Harbor at 75 Falmouth Heights Rd., Falmouth, MA, to Oak Bluffs from late May through Columbus Day. Parking is available.

The Hy-Line

(passenger only, seasonal) | 800-492-8082

Operates from the Hy-Line Landing at Ocean Street Dock in Hyannis, MA to Oak Bluffs harbor from May through October. They also offer an inter-island service from Oak Bluffs to Nantucket Island during the high season.

Seastreak Ferry From New Bedford

(passenger only, seasonal) (New Bedford) | 800-262-8743

Seasonal service operating from 532 Acushnet Ave New Bedford, MA to Martha’s Vineyard May through October.

Rhode Island Fast Ferry

(passenger only, seasonal) | 401-295-4040

Operates from Quonset Point in North Kingstown, Rhode Island to Oak Bluffs mid-June through October. Operates a limited number of trips, and travels over open water.

Seastreak Ferry From NJ/NYC

(passenger only, seasonal) (New York/New Jersey) | 800-262-8743

Seasonal service from New York & New Jersey to Martha’s Vineyard. conveniently posts schedules for all boats coming to the island on their website.

Martha’s Vineyard Airport | (508) 693-7022

Martha’s Vineyard Airport is the primary general aviation/commercial airport. Check the website for an updated airline list. As the island gets busier, there are more flights from popular cities on the east coast to the island.

There are currently three rental car companies that operate at Martha’s Vineyard Airport: Hertz, Budget, and Avis. These companies are conveniently located within the main passenger terminal across from the baggage claim area. Auto rental reservations are strongly suggested during all seasons.  Taxi cabs are regularly available across from the main entrance to the passenger terminal.

Cape Air | 800-352-0714

Delta Connection | 800-221-1212

U.S. Airways Express | 800-428-4322

Jet Blue | 800-538-2583

 Peter Pan Bus | 800-343-9999

Peter Pan Bus operates daily service between Woods Hole and Logan Airport. Check their schedule for times. They have reserved seating and adhere to this during the high season.

Plymouth and Brockton – 508-746-03778

P&B has started daily service between Wood’s Hole and Logan Airport in 2021. They have a similar schedule to Peter Pan Bus, though the tickets are not reserved.

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