1 Railroad Ave, Woods Hole, MA | Directions 0254341.523210 -70.669552
The most common way to get to the Vineyard. – Overview
Steamship Authority ferries carry passengers and vehicles back and forth between the mainland and Martha's Vineyard year-round at roughly an hourly rate. Woods Hole is the terminus for all mainland arrivals and departures; on the island, Vineyard Haven and Oaks Bluff take alternate ferries. The 45-minute journey makes for a very pleasant beginning to a holiday, on sunny days at least.
For those with a vehicle, booking as far ahead as possible is strongly advised, particularly in the peak summer months of June-August--slots fill up weeks and even months ahead. Reservations can be made over the phone or by mail; if you can't get the time you want, it's worth going on the wait list since slots do open up. As a last resort, for those who don't mind a potentially lengthy wait, you can turn up in your car and hope for a standby slot.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Facebook to see what your friends are up to!
Do you have a review of The Steamship Authority on your blog? If you include the Citysearch image link (shown below) in your post, we'll automatically link to your review from the business profile page. Here's how our Linkback system works:
The Linkback system is free and automatic. It's really that easy.
To link to our business profile page, copy the html below to your web page.