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Distance 43 miles, 70 km
Duration 1 Hour
Sailings Up to 10 times per day
2p+Car+Return in our estimation $ 80
Destination(s) 🇺🇸 Nantucket, 🇺🇸 USA
Operated by Steamship Authority

The ferry from Hyannis and Nantucket (and or the other way around) is the most popular route for people travelling to Nantucket. It takes about 1 hour to make this crossing by fast ferry and a bit over 2 hours by car ferry. The Hyannis – Nantucket ferry crossing sails approximately 19 times p/day. The distance between the two harbors is 43,9 miles.

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The most popular crossing to Nantucket

The ferries from Hyannis to Nantucket are the fastest to the island. Hyline Cruises sails with fast ferries in 1 hour to the island. If you want to bring a car, the Steamship Autority is the only option. They also have a high speed ferry.

Everything about Hyannis-Nantucket

  • The distance from harbor (Nantucket) to harbor (Hyannis) is about 43 Miles.
  • The Steamship Authority on this route sails up to 10 times p/day. Hyline Cruises sails around 9 times per day.
  • Want to book this connection? Try: Hyline Cruises as foot passenger (park your car in the harbor) and Steamline Cruise Authority if you want to bring your car to the Island.
  • Hyannis harbor address: Harwich Port – Harwich – MA – Harwich – MA 02646 – USA
  • Nantucket harbor address: 5 Centre St – Nantucket – MA 02554 – USA

Pricing on the Hyannis-Nantucket ferry.

If you want to take the ferry to Hyannis or the other way around from Nantucket to Hyannis the minimal price for a single trip for one person will be close to 47 dollars. This price however can change due to fuel surcharges and things like discounts based on age or what you want to bring along on the ferry.

On we really want to deliver the info that you seek. That's why we don't only list the from price but we also wanted to list the average price you can expect on your bill when travelling towards Hyannis. This price is based on the average price for two persons. It's important to note however that when a car transfer is possible we added a car, so car ferries have a more serious average price! For Hyannis-Nantucket we calculated that an average price for two persons would be around $80.


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Hyannis and Nantucket is currently operated by: Steamship Authority.

How long does the Hyannis-Nantucket crossing take?

The travel time of the Hyannis-Nantucket ferry is around: 1 Hour. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Hyannis-Nantucket ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Hyannis to Nantucket (or the ferry from Nantucket to Hyannis) Up to 10 Times p/day. Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Hyannis and Nantucket?

The distance between Hyannis and Nantucket is approximately 43 miles or 70 km.