Getting Here

Getting Here

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From the Ferry in Vineyard Haven, it’s just a short walk to our Martha’s Vineyard hotel on 9 Main Street, Vineyard Haven 02568- where the charm of yesterday is artfully blended with the conveniences and amenities of today. Find our lodging in Martha’s Vineyard to be a wonderful experience any time of year.

You can leave your car in America!
It’s much easier to leave your car on the mainland. All the passenger-only boats that come to the Vineyard have on site parking so you walk on the boat without reservations.

We have great public buses, rental cars, taxis & bikes right out Mansion House’s front door.

Year Round Ferry Service to the Vineyard: To bring a car, a reservation with the Steamship Authority is strongly suggested. This is the only car & passenger ferry and during the season there are over 14 scheduled round trips. Additional trips are added during peak times.
Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket Steamship Authority
(508) 540-1394
45 minutes

Passengers Only Boats/ Seasonal Ferries
(Some ferries dock in Oak Bluffs, which is a quick 3 miles from Mansion House)

If you are coming from South of the Vineyard, you can take the walk- on ferry from New Bedford, New York City and New Jersey and  and eliminate all the Cape traffic:

New Bedford Ferry Schedule
New York and New Jersey Ferry Schedules


Vineyard Haven Harbor

Courtesy of Peter Simon

From NJ, NYC and New Bedford to Martha’s Vineyard.
60 minutes

Vineyard Fast Ferry (Rhode Island ferry has been suspended for the 2020 season)
401 295 4040
90 minutes
Ferry service from Quonset Point RI to Oak Bluffs: Offering shuttle service to Providence Airport and Kingston Amtrak Train Station.


Cape Flyer

CapeFLYER Rail Service from Boston to Cape Cod


Leaving from Falmouth, and docking in Oak Bluffs:
Island Queen
508 548 4800
35 minutes

If you are also visiting the rest of Cape Cod, take the Hyannis to Oak Bluffs ferry:
Hy-Line Cruise
508 778 2600
55 minutes

Regional Airports: Boston, New Bedford or Rhode Island’s T.F. Green Airport s, all have service to MV Airport, located 7 miles from Mansion House.
During the season there are direct flights to the Vineyard from major cities:

Private Air Service

Leave your car at home and consider taking the Bus to Woods Hole.
Peter Pan / Bonanza Bus Lines
Direct bus service from New York, Logan Airport, Boston’s South Station and Providence to our Woods Hole dock

Once on Island you can take the VTA: The VTA provides year-round Island-wide transportation. VTA service is accessible from all ferry terminals and the MV Airport. The VTA provides service to all six of the Island towns and travels down all major roads. VTA routes cover most major points of interest. Fares are $1.25 per town including town of origin. The VTA also offers several cost-effective unlimited use passes. Children age six and under ride for free when accompanied by an adult. Seniors age 65 and older and people with disabilities are entitled to half price fares. There is no additional charge for pets or bicycles.

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