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This page will describe remaining ferries in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts

Summary: Total: 3 auto, 34? passenger; Longest: 95 miles; Shortest: 0.1 mile

Auto Ferries:

Chappaquiddick ferry: Across Edgartown Harbor channel between Edgartown (on Martha's Vineyard Island) and Chappaquiddick Island; year-round, slightly longer hours in summer; $5 car and driver (roundtrip), $1 per passenger; 0.1 mile; 5 minutes; On-Time, second ferry used on busy days. (508) 627-9427 (Dukes County)

Hyannis to Nantucket ferry: Across Nantucket Sound between Hyannis and Nantucket; year-round; minimum $115-175 per car (one way or roundtrip?), $14 each way per adult; 29 miles; 2 hour 15 minutes; To reach dock in Hyannis: From intersection of SR 28 and SR 132, go south on Barnstable Road (which becomes Ocean Street); Eagle, Nantucket, Gay Head; operated by The Steamship Authority. (508) 477-8600 or (508) 693-9130 (Barnstable and Nantucket Counties)

Wood's Hole to Vineyard Haven ferry: Across Vineyard Sound between Wood's Hole and Vineyard Haven (on Martha's Vineyard Island); year-round; minimum $35-57 per car one-way ($39-65 roundtrip), $6 each way per adult; 7 miles; 45 minutes; To reach dock in Wood's Hole: From SR 28 in Falmouth, take Locust Street/Woods Hole Road southwest for 3.7 miles, once within Woods Hole turn left onto Little Harbor Road/Railroad Avenue; Martha's Vineyard, Islander, Governor, Katama; operated by The Steamship Authority. (508) 477-8600 or (508) 693-9130 (Barnstable and Dukes Counties)

Passenger Ferries:

Boston to Charlestown ferry: Across Boston Inner Harbor between Long Wharf in Boston and Charlestown Navy Wharf in Charlestown; several trips daily; $1.50 one-way; 1 mile; 10 minutes; To reach Long Wharf: From Exit 24 of I-93, go southeast on Atlantic Avenue, then east on State Street; To reach Charlestown Navy Wharf: From US 1, take 5th Street southeast, then 1st Avenue southwest, and 3rd Street southeast; operated by Boston Harbor Cruises for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. (617) 227-4321 (Suffolk County)

Boston to Georges Island ferry: Across Boston Harbor between Long Wharf in Boston and Georges Island; May-October; $10 roundtrip?; 7 miles; 45 minutes; To reach Long Wharf: From Exit 24 of I-93, go southeast on Atlantic Avenue, then east on State Street; Edward Rowe Snow?; operated by Harbor Express. (617) 222-6999 or (617) 223-8666 (Suffolk County)

Boston to Hingham ferry: Across Boston Harbor between Rowes Wharf in Boston and Hingham Shipyard in Hingham; weekdays; several trips per day; $6 one-way; 10 miles; 35 minutes; To reach Rowes Wharf in Boston: From Exit 23 of I-93, go southeast on Atlantic Avenue; To reach Hingham Shipyard: Take SR 3A west from Hingham, then turn north on Shipyard Drive; operated by Boston Harbor Cruises for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. (781) 749-8009 (Suffolk, Norfolk, and Plymouth Counties)

Boston to Logan Airport ferry: Across Boston Harbor between Long Wharf in Boston and Boston Logan Airport; several trips daily; $10 one-way; 1.3 miles; 7 minutes; To reach Long Wharf: From Exit 24 of I-93, go southeast on Atlantic Avenue, then east on State Street; To reach Logan dock: Take Massportís free courtesy bus (Route #66) from airport terminals; catamarans; operated by Harbor Express for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. (617) 222-6999 (Suffolk County)

Boston-Provincetown ferry: Across Boston Harbor and Cape Cod Bay, between Boston (World Trade Center) and Provincetown (on Cape Cod); late May through early October; 3 times daily; $38 one-way, $59 roundtrip; 55 miles; 1.5 hr; accessible by Silver subway line in Boston; To reach dock: Take Seaport Blvd. southeast 0.6 mile from I-93 Exit 22 to World Trade Center Pier; To reach dock in Provincetown: From US 6, go southeast on Conwell Street, then southwest on Bradford Street (SR 6A), and southeast on Ryder Street to ticket office between MacMillan Wharf and Fisherman's Wharf; Provincetown III catamaran; operated by Bay State Cruise Company. (617) 748-1428 (Suffolk, Plymouth, and Barnstable Counties)

Boston-Provincetown ferry: Across Boston Harbor and Cape Cod Bay, between Boston (World Trade Center) and Provincetown (on Cape Cod); 55 miles; 3 hr; on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, late June through Labor Day weekend; one trip per day; $18 one-way, $29 roundtrip; accessible by Silver subway line in Boston; To reach dock: Take Seaport Blvd. southeast 0.6 mile from I-93 Exit 22 to World Trade Center Pier; To reach dock in Provincetown: From US 6, go southeast on Conwell Street, then southwest on Bradford Street (SR 6A), and southeast on Ryder Street to ticket office between MacMillan Wharf and Fisherman's Wharf; Provincetown II, 1100 passenger capacity; operated by Bay State Cruise Company. (617) 748-1428 (Suffolk, Plymouth, and Barnstable Counties)

Boston-Provincetown ferry: Across Boston Harbor and Cape Cod Bay, between Boston (Long Wharf) and Provincetown (on Cape Cod); late May through mid-October, twice daily; $37 one-way, $58 roundtrip; 55 miles; 1.5 hr; To reach dock in Boston: From Exit 24 of I-93, go southeast on Atlantic Avenue, then east on State Street to Long Wharf; Salacia and Aurora catamarans; operated by Boston Harbor Cruises. (877) SEE-WHALE (733-9425) (Suffolk, Plymouth, and Barnstable Counties)

Cuttyhunk ferry: Across Buzzards Bay between New Bedford and Cuttyhunk (on Cuttyhunk Island); year-round; daily June 15-September 15, at least once a week rest of year; $14 one-way, $21 roundtrip; 16 miles; To reach New Bedford dock: Take SR 18 south from US 6, then east on Union Street, and north on MacArthur Drive; M/V Alert II, since 1917. (508) 992-1432 (Bristol and Dukes Counties)

Falmouth-Edgartown Ferry: Across Vineyard Sound and Nantucket Sound, from Falmouth to Edgartown (on Martha's Vineyard Island); late May-early October on weekends, mid-June to Labor Day daily (as many as 6 trips per day); $15 adult each way; 14 miles; 45 minutes; To reach dock in Falmouth: Take Scranton Avenue south from SR 28 (Main Street) for about 0.5 mile; Dock in Edgartown is at Memorial Wharf; Pied Piper. (508) 548-9400 (Barnstable and Dukes Counties)

Falmouth to Martha's Vineyard ferry: Across Vineyard Sound between Falmouth and to Oak Bluffs (on Martha's Vineyard Island); late May through mid-October; $12 roundtrip; 7 miles; 35 minutes; To reach dock in Falmouth: Take Falmouth Heights Road south from SR 28 (Main Street) for about 0.3 mile; Island Queen, 600 passenger capacity. (508) 548-4800 (Barnstable and Dukes Counties)

Georges Island-Bumpkin Island shuttle: Across Boston Harbor between Georges Island and Bumpkin Island; May-October; free; 3 miles; operated by Harbor Express?. (617) 222-6999 or (617) 223-8666 (Suffolk and Plymouth Counties)

Georges Island-Grape Island shuttle: Across Boston Harbor between Georges Island and Grape Island; May-October; free; 4 miles; operated by Harbor Express?. (617) 222-6999 or (617) 223-8666 (Suffolk, Plymouth, and Norfolk Counties)

Georges Island-Lovell Island shuttle: Across Boston Harbor from Georges Island to Lovell Island; May-October; 3 to 8 times per day; free; 0.7 mile; Betty Jo Tyler?; operated by Harbor Express?. (617) 222-6999 or (617) 223-8666 (Suffolk County)

Georges Island-Peddocks Island shuttle: Across Boston Harbor between Georges Island and Peddocks Island; May-October; free; 2.5 miles; operated by Harbor Express?. (617) 222-6999 or (617) 223-8666 (Suffolk and Plymouth Counties)

Georges Island-Spectacle Island shuttle: Across Boston Harbor between Georges Island and Spectacle Island; May-October; free; 4 miles; operated by Harbor Express?. (617) 222-6999 or (617) 223-8666 (Suffolk County)

Great Brewster Island-Georges Island shuttle: Across Boston Harbor from Great Brewster Island to Georges Island; May-October; 3 to 8 times per day; free; 2 miles; ? minutes; Betty Jo Tyler?; operated by Harbor Express?. (617) 222-6999 or (617) 223-8666 (Suffolk and Plymouth Counties)

Harwich Port to Nantucket ferry: Across Nantucket Sound between Harwich Port and Nantucket (on Nantucket Island); late May-early October; 1 to 3 trips per day; $30 one-way; 26 miles; 1 hr 15 minutes; To reach dock in Harwich Port: Go 1.7 miles east on SR 28 from intersection with SR 30; Freedom; operated by Freedom Cruise Lines. (508) 432-8999 (Barnstable and Nantucket Counties)

Hull to Boston ferry: Across Boston Harbor from Pemberton Point in Hull to Long Wharf in Boston; direct trips on weekdays at 6:05 and 7:00 AM, one way only; $6 one-way; 8 miles; 15 minutes; To reach Long Wharf in Boston: From Exit 24 of I-93, go southeast on Atlantic Avenue, then east on State Street; To reach Pemberton Point in Hull: Take SR 228 north from SR 3A, continue on Nantasket Avenue about 4 miles to Hull, then turn west (right) on Main Street; operated by Harbor Express for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. (617) 222-6999 (Plymouth and Suffolk Counties)

Hull to Logan Airport ferry: Across Boston Harbor from Pemberton Point in Hull to Boston Logan Airport; one direct trip on weekdays at 6:05 AM, one way only; $12 one-way; 8 miles; 15 minutes; To reach Pemberton Point in Hull: Take SR 228 north from SR 3A, continue on Nantasket Avenue about 4 miles to Hull, then turn west (right) on Main Street; To reach Logan dock: Take Massportís free courtesy bus (Route #66) from airport terminals; catamarans; operated by Harbor Express for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. (617) 222-6999 (Plymouth and Suffolk Counties)

Hull to Quincy ferry: Across Boston Harbor between Pemberton Point in Hull and Fore River Shipyard in Quincy; several trips daily on weekdays; $? one-way?; 5 miles; ? minutes; To reach Pemberton Point in Hull: Take SR 228 north from SR 3A, continue on Nantasket Avenue about 4 miles to Hull, then turn west (right) on Main Street; To reach Fore River Shipyard in Quincy: Go east on SR 3A from SR 53, then north on Wharf Street; operated by Harbor Express for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. (617) 222-6999 (Plymouth and Norfolk Counties)

Hyannis-Martha's Vineyard ferry: Across Nantucket Sound between Hyannis and Oak Bluffs (on Martha's Vineyard Island); May through October; one to four trips per day; $15 one-way, $30 roundtrip; 21 miles; 1 hour 35 minutes; To reach dock in Hyannis: From intersection of SR 28 and SR 132, go south on Barnstable Road (which becomes Ocean Street); M/V East Chop (1971; 400 passengers); operated by Hy-Line Cruises. (800) 492-8082 or (888) 778-1132 or (508) 778-2602 or (508) 693-0112 (Barnstable and Dukes Counties)

Hyannis-Nantucket ferry: Across Nantucket Sound, between Hyannis and Nantucket (on Nantucket Island); daily except Christmas; at least 5 times per day; $36 one-way, $61 roundtrip; 29 miles; 1 hour; To reach dock in Hyannis: From intersection of SR 28 and SR 132, go south on Barnstable Road (which becomes Ocean Street); Grey Lady III catamaran (2003); operated by Hy-Line Cruises. (800) 492-8082 or (888) 778-1132 or (508) 778-2602 or (508) 228-3949 (Barnstable and Nantucket Counties)

Hyannis-Nantucket ferry: Across Nantucket Sound, between Hyannis and Nantucket (Nantucket Island); May through October; one to three trips per day; $15 one-way, $30 roundtrip; $22.50 one-way, $45 roundtrip for first class; 29 miles; 1 hour 50 min; To reach dock in Hyannis: From intersection of SR 28 and SR 132, go south on Barnstable Road (which becomes Ocean Street); M/V Great Point (1988; 800 passengers); operated by Hy-Line Cruises. (800) 492-8082 or (888) 778-1132 or (508) 778-2602 or (508) 228-3949 (Barnstable and Nantucket Counties)

Hyannis-Nantucket fast ferry: Across Nantucket Sound, between Hyannis and Nantucket (on Nantucket Island); seasonal?; $22.50-$27.50 adult each way; 29 miles; 1 hour; To reach dock in Hyannis: From intersection of SR 28 and SR 132, go south on Barnstable Road (which becomes Ocean Street); Flying Cloud catamaran (2000; 280 passengers); operated by The Steamship Authority. (508) 495-3278 (Barnstable and Nantucket Counties)

Inter-Island ferry: Across Nantucket Sound, between Nantucket (Nantucket Island) and Oak Bluffs (Martha's Vineyard Island); June 25 through September 5, daily; three trips per day; $15 one-way, $30 roundtrip; 28 miles; 2 hour 15 minutes; operated by Hy-Line Cruises. (800) 492-8082 or (508) 693-0112 or (508) 228-3949 (Nantucket and Dukes Counties)

Lovell Island-Great Brewster Island shuttle: Across Boston Harbor from Lovell Island to Great Brewster Island; May-October; 3 to 8 times per day; free; 2 miles; Betty Jo Tyler?; operated by Harbor Express?. (617) 222-6999 or (617) 223-8666 (Suffolk and Plymouth Counties)

Monomoy Island Ferry: From Chatham to Monomoy Island; leaves Chatham at 8 am, returns at 5 pm; 7 miles?; To reach dock in Chatham: From SR 28 in downtown Chatham, go southeast and south on Main Street, then south on Morris Island Road, south on Tisquantum Road, and east on Wiki Way to Monomoy Island National Wildlife Refuge headquarters; Rip Ryder I (1995; 19 passengers). (508) 945-5450

Montauk to Martha's Vineyard ferry: Across Block Island Sound, Rhode Island Sound, and Vineyard Sound, from Montauk, NY to Martha's Vineyard Island; a few trips in August only; 95 miles; 5.5 hours; operated by Viking Fleet. (631) 668-5700 (Dukes County)

New Bedford to Martha's Vineyard Fast Ferry: Across Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound, between New Bedford and Vineyard Haven (on Martha's Vineyard Island); year-round; at least 3 times per day; $20 each way in winter, $24 in summer; 23 miles; 1 hour; To reach dock in New Bedford: To reach New Bedford dock: Take SR 18 south from US 6, then east on Union Street to State Pier; M/V Whaling City Express catamaran; operated by New England Fast Ferries. (866) 453-6800 (Bristol and Dukes Counties)

New Bedford to Martha's Vineyard Traditional Ferry: Across Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound, between New Bedford and Oak Bluffs (on Martha's Vineyard Island); late May through mid-September; at least 3 times per day; $12 adult each way; 24 miles; 2 hours; To reach dock in New Bedford: Take SR 18 south from US 6, then east on Union Street to State Pier; M/V Onset Chief and Schamonchi?; operated by New Bedford Traditional Ferry Company. (617) 748-1428 (Bristol and Dukes Counties)

Plymouth-Provincetown ferry: Across Cape Cod Bay, from Plymouth to Provincetown; weekends only end of May through mid-June, daily late June through Labor Day weekend, Tuesday/Wednesday/Saturday/Sunday through late September; one trip per day; $18 one-way, $30 roundtrip; one-way fares not available in July/August; 30 miles; 1.5 hr; To reach dock in Plymouth: From US 44, go southeast on SR 3A (Court Street), then northeast on Brewster Street, and southeast on Water Street to State Pier; operated by Captain John Boats. (508) 747-2400 or (800) 242-2469 (Plymouth and Barnstable Counties)

Quincy to Boston Logan Airport ferry: Across Boston Harbor between Fore River Shipyard in Quincy and Boston Logan Airport; several trips daily; $12 one-way; 11 miles; 35 minutes; To reach Fore River Shipyard in Quincy: Go east on SR 3A from SR 53, then north on Wharf Street; To reach Logan dock: Take Massportís free courtesy bus (Route #66) from airport terminals; catamarans; operated by Harbor Express for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. (617) 222-6999 (Norfolk and Suffolk Counties)

Rhode Island-Vineyard Fast Ferry: Across Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island Sound, and Vineyard Sound, from Quonset Point, RI to Oak Bluffs (on Martha's Vineyard Island); May-October; $24 adult each way; 60 miles; 1 hour 30 minutes; To reach dock at Quonset Point: From intersection of US 1 and SR 403 in North Kingstown, take Roger Williams Way (formerly Quonset Road) southeast to Quonset Point; Millennium catamaran (400 passengers). (401) 295-4040 (Dukes County)

Thompson Island Ferry: Across Boston Harbor between Fan Pier or EDIC Berth #10 in Boston and Thompson Island; June through Labor Day; open to public on Saturday only; $8 (roundtrip?); 3 to 4 miles; 25 minutes; To reach Fan Pier: Take Seaport Blvd. southeast across bridge from I-93 Exit 22; To reach EDIC Berth #10: From Exit 25 of I-90, go southeast on Summer Street, then east on Drydock Avenue to Marine Industrial Park. (617) 426-0177x0 (Suffolk County)

Wood's Hole to Vineyard Haven ferry: Across Vineyard Sound, between Wood's Hole and Vineyard Haven (on Martha's Vineyard Island); year-round; $?; 7 miles; 45 minutes; To reach dock in Wood's Hole: From SR 28 in Falmouth, take Locust Street/Woods Hole Road southwest for 3.7 miles, once within Woods Hole turn left onto Little Harbor Road/Railroad Avenue; Island Queen; operated by The Steamship Authority. (508) 477-8600 or (508) 693-9130 (Barnstable and Dukes Counties)

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