You'll be amazed at how easy it is to get around without a car on Nantucket. Our seasonal shuttle buses run from May to October, providing service to the beaches and other island locations. Bicycles are also a popular means of transportation, with paved bike paths leading to all ends of the island. Rental vehicles, taxis, and limousine services are also available. So please, leave your cars behind. Help us minimize traffic and preserve the environment.
Nantucket Memorial Airport is the second- busiest commercial airport in Massachusetts after Logan International and operates year-round. The terminal houses airlines, a restaurant, ATM machines, public phones, restrooms, a gift shop, and car rental agencies. Taxi service is available. Extended parking is available in Boston, Hyannis, Newark, New Bedford, Providence, and New York.
By Major & Local Airlines
From Boston, MA: Approx. 50-minute flight Cape Air - 800-352-0714 JetBlue (seasonal)
From Martha’s Vineyard, MA: Approx. 15-minute flight Cape Air - 800-352-0714
From T.F. Green Airport, Providence, RI: Approx. 45-minute flight Cape Air - 800-352-0714
Providence, RI is an uncongested alternative to other East Coast connecting points. Most major airlines, including Southwest Air, Delta, and American Airlines can make major city connections with Cape Air.
From New Bedford, MA: Approx. 25-minute flight Cape Air - 800-352-0714
Nantucket Memorial Airport is tower controlled year-round between 0600 and 2200 hours. Runway 24 (6303’) has an instrument landing system, touch-down zone and centerline lights. Fuel is available 24 hours a day (100LL, Jet "A") with overnight parking and tie-downs available.
Directions to Hyannis by Car From New York City: Approximately 270 miles
Follow Route 95 to Providence, RI; Route 195 to Wareham, MA; Route 25 over Bourne Bridge; Route 6 to Exit #6; Route 132 into Hyannis. Follow signs to airport or docks. Approximately 4 to 5 hours, depending on traffic.
From Boston: Approximately 80 miles
Follow Route 3 (Southeast Expressway); Route 6 over the Sagamore Bridge; Route 132 into Hyannis; follow signs to airport or docks. Approximately l.5 hours, depending on traffic. Traffic can be heavy.
Allow extra time, particularly in the summer and on weekends.
Hourly service between Hyannis and (Downtown Boston) South Station and Logan Airport. P&B picks up and drops off at every Airline Terminal at Logan. Hyannis Transportation is only 2 blocks from the ferry terminals.
Peter Pan Buslines www.peterpanbus.com
Service from New York (Port Authority Terminal) to Hyannis with stops in Providence, Fall River and New Bedford.
Returning for 2015 - Train Service from Boston to Hyannis
Welcome aboard the CapeFLYER, where you can relax and ride comfortably from Boston to Cape Cod on our weekend passenger train service from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Amenities include: onboard concession, free Wi-Fi, wheelchair accessibility and you can even bring your bike for FREE!