During the warm weather, there are a number of ferry lines that will bring you to the island. The Steamship Authority has the only ferries that carry vehicles and departs from Woods Hole, MA.
Arriving from Woods Hole, MA
The Steamship Authority carries both vehicles and passengers. Vehicles need a reservation, while walk-on passengers do not. Vessels operate between Woods Hole and docks in Vineyard Haven or Oak Bluffs. Operates year-round.
You may view schedules, make ferry reservations and check space availability.
Arriving from Falmouth, MA
The Island Queen is a passenger-only vessel which travels to Oak Bluffs Harbor on a 35-minute scenic sail. Reservations are not required. Operates seasonally.
You may view schedules, and check fares on the company website..
The Pied Piper is 72-foot, passenger-only, luxury fast ferry which travels to Edgartown on a 35-minute scenic sail. Reservations recommended. Operates seasonally.
You may view schedules, purchase tickets and make specific travel time reservations after ticket purchase..
Arriving from Hyannis, MA
Travel aboard Lady Martha with Hy Line Cruises for seasonal, high-speed service or choose seasonal, traditional service aboard Brant Point. Reservations are the only way to guarantee available space on these passenger-only vessels.
Vessels operate between Hyannis and docks in Oak Bluffs. Operates seasonally.
Arriving from New Bedford, MA
Travel with New England Fast Ferry for seasonal, high-speed service to Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven. Check schedules and purchase tickets through their website. Service is also available from New Jersey and New York City to Martha's Vineyard, as well as Boston to Martha's Vineyard.
Operates from April through November and reservations are recommended.
Arriving from Quonset Point, RI
Travel with Vineyard Fast Ferry for seasonal, luxury, high-speed service to Oak Bluffs. Travel aboard the Ava Pearl on a 95-minute cruise to Martha's Vineyard, and enjoy Business Class Service, Beurteaux seating, interior luggage areas and flat screen satellite TVs. Check schedules and book a trip through their website.
Ava Pearl operates between Quonset and Oak Bluffs. Operates seasonally.
Arriving from Manhattan, NY and Highlands, NJ
Travel with Seastreak for seasonal, high-speed service to Oak Bluffs. Check schedules and purchase tickets through their website.
Seastreak's Martha's Vineyard division operates two high-speed catamaran ferries with capacity of up to 149 passengers. Reservations are recommended.
Arriving by Personal Vessel
The Menemsha Inn is located a short distance from Menemsha Harbor which offers 25 transient slips and 6 mooring spots. Menemsha Harbor welcomes recreational and commercial boaters but does not accept slip or mooring reservations in advance. On the morning of your anticipated arrival, please call the Harbor at (508) 645-2846 at 7:00 a.m. (0700). Available slips or moorings will be held pending your arrival later in the day. Only Mastercard and Visa accepted.
Visit Menemsha Harbormaster for more details.
With direct service from New York and Washington, DC, a holiday is easy to plan. Seasonal service with Delta, US Airways and JetBlue offers many choices for guests to Menemsha Inn and Cottages. Choose an airline below to plan your next flight to Martha's Vineyard.
Cape Air operates year-round from a number of locations in the New England area, including Boston, Hyannis, Nantucket, New Bedford, and Providence.
Visit Cape Air for flight schedules and reservations.
JetBlue offers non-stop service to Martha's Vineyard from JFK International Airport. Flights operate seasonally from May to October.
Visit JetBlue or call (800) JETBLUE (800-538-2583) for flight schedules and reservations.
US Airways offers non-stop service to Martha's Vineyard from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Flights operate during the peak summer travel season from Memorial Day weekend in May through Labor Day weekend in September.
Visit US Airways or call (800)428-4322 for flight schedules and reservations.
Delta Connection offers non-stop service to Martha's Vineyard from JFK International Airport. Flights operate seasonally from May to October
Visit Delta or call (800) 221-1212 for flight schedules and reservations.