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The Steamship Authority Ferry to Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket

Steamship Authority
Steamship Authority

Since 1818, the vessels of the Steamship Authority and its predecessors have been traveling the waters of Woods Hole and Martha's Vineyard as well as Hyannis and Nantucket. Both islands are wonderful destinations for visitors. Whether you're traveling to Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket, Transit Authorities provide island-wide bus service, plus there are plenty of taxis, car rentals and bike rentals available.

Today, our goal is to provide safe, convenient and reliable transportation to island residents and visitors. As the lifeline to the islands, we offer frequent year-round service for automobiles, trucks and passengers. Our U.S. Coast Guard certified crews are committed to the highest level of safety at sea.
This season or any season, traveling to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard with the Steamship Authority is The Way To Go!

GROUPS: The scenic, historic Islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket make ideal destinations for groups of every kind. And the Steamship Authority is the best way to transport your group to these idyllic locales. Our spacious vessels command the waters of both the Vineyard and Nantucket Sounds, year-round, so your group will benefit from the lowest fares, the most frequent daily departures and the safety of our U.S. Coast Guard-certified crews. We can accommodate your motor coach or vehicles and welcome all walk-on groups of at least 20 people. Visit the website for Group information at

Additional Group Information:
Season: Year-round
Days: 7 days a week, 365 days a year
Hours: 6am-9pm
Touring Time: 2 times daily meeting the morning ferry trips
Group Size Limit: Min of 2
Activity Offered for Split Group: Island Sightseeing Tour
Self Guided or Guided: Guided
Group Leader Free: Yes
Driver Free: Yes
Deposit Policy: Call Group Sales for details.


1 Cowdry Road
Falmouth, MA 02543