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How to get to Nantucket?

The Beachside at Nantucket has provided the following Nantucket travel information…

The island of Nantucket is located 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. It is primarily known as a summer community and is accessible year round by air or ferry.

By Train

Boston to Hyannis train service, click below to view the Cape Cod Rail Service schedule:

Weekend train service from Boston’s South Station to Hyannis…where Air and/or Ferry service is available to Nantucket.

By Air

There are several commercial airlines that have frequently scheduled flights to and from Nantucket. From July to Labor Day there is an Airport Shuttle every 20 minutes to downtown Nantucket. It runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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From the Mainland….

Nantucket Ferry | Nantucket InnBy Ferry

There are 2 passenger-only fast ferries that run year-round to Nantucket. Automobiles are discouraged on Nantucket;  however, if you need to bring your auto, you must make a reservation in advance with the Steamship Authority.

Fast- Ferry Service to Nantucket

Automobile Ferry Service

Getting Around on Nantucket

The WAVE – Nantucket Regional Transit Authority

THE WAVE provides island-wide seasonal fixed-route bus service from Madaket to Sconset, Surfside to Jetties Beach, downtown Nantucket and the Mid-Island area.

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