By Automobile

1 hour from Boston- From Boston take Rte 3 South to Rte 6. Go over Sagamore Bridge. Follow Rte 6 to Exit 6 (rte132). Follow signs to airport or docks. (Approximately 3 miles from Exit 6 Hyannis)

4.5-5 hrs from New York-Follow Route 95 to Providence, RI; Route 195 to Wareham, MA; Route 25 to the Bourne Bridge (follow signs for Cape & Islands); Route 6 to Exit 6; Route 132 into Hyannis. Follow signs to airport or docks. (Approximately 3 miles from Exit 6 Hyannis)

3.5-4 hours from Hartford-From the city take I-84 North to Mass Pike (I-90) in Boston. Follow signs to Rte I 93 South (Southeast Expressway). Follow Rte I 93 South to Rte 6 South (Cape Cod). ). Follow Route 6 over the Sagamore Bridge (Cape Highway). Once over Bridge Rte 6 becomes Rte 132 Follow Rte 132 to Exit 6 Hyannis. Follow signs to airport or docks. (Approximately 3 miles from Exit 6 Hyannis)

Friday, Saturday and Sunday traffic are heavy. Construction is also occurring on the Sagamore Bridge. Please allow extra time if you are traveling on one of these days.

Ferry Services from Hyannis

Hyline Cruises- Traditional and high-speed ferries to and from Nantucket.

The Steamship Authority- Traditional ferry service for passengers and cars; high-speed ferry for passengers.

Buses to Hyannis

Plymouth & Brockton Bus Line-Schedules and fares can be found on their website-

Airline Information

Nantucket Airport, the second busiest airport in the State of Massachusetts is served by the following airlines

From Hyannis
Nantucket Airlines
Island Airlines
The Nantucket Shuttle

From Martha’s Vineyard
Cape Air

From Boston
Cape Air
US Air Express (seasonal service only)

From Providence
Cape Air (seasonal service only)

From LaGuardia
US Air

From Philadelphia, and Reagan National (DCA)
US Air Express (seasonal service only)

From Newark
Continental Express (Seasonal Service Only)

Charter Flights
Charter Flights to Nantucket are also available upon request. A wide variety of aircraft sizes and prices are obtainable for all group sizes and budgets.

Best Of Nantucket can assist you with all of your airline needs both domestically & internationally and ferry reservations. A $30 reservation fee will apply.

Best of Nantucket
A division of Swain's Travel. Inc.

35 Old South Road
Nantucket MA 02554
phone 508-325-6797/ fax 508-228-3279

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