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New York-Martha’s Vineyard

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Destination(s) 🇺🇸 Martha's Vineyard, 🇺🇸 USA
Duration 5h 15 mins.
Operated by Seastreak
Sailings Once per week
Distance 190 miles, 305 km
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The ferry from New York to Martha’s Vineyard is operated by Seastreak and sails once per week. During summer this is a popular ferry to get to Martha’s Vineyard.

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Gay Head Light
Historic lighthouse ‘Gay Head Light' (1796) located on Martha's Vineyard.
This route will not be operating for the 2023 season. When we know more about 2024 we will update this route. Best alternative: Drive to Woods Hole and take the ferry to Martha's Vineyard.

An easy way to travel from New York NYC to Martha's Vineyard is by ferry! Seastreak has a very nice route with a fast ferry to both Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Once on board, you can enjoy the New York Skyline, and after just over 5 hours, you will arrive at the island.

  • This is a ferry for foot passengers, so bringing a car is impossible.
  • It is possible to bring a bike, add this to your reservation
  • Because of the crossing duration, pets are not allowed on the ferry.

New York-Martha's Vineyard ferry schedule and tickets

The ferry departs once per week. The ferry departs from Highlands, NJ, and sails via New York and Martha's Vineyard to Nantucket. The price is around $170 in the low season. During summer, prices rise.


The distance between New York and Martha's Vineyard is 305 km or 190 miles. The New York-Martha's Vineyard ferries bring you in around 5h and 15 mins. to your destination. It is worth noting that travel time may vary due to weather conditions or different vessel(s) being active on this connection.


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between New York and Martha's Vineyard is currently operated by: Seastreak.

How long does the New York-Martha's Vineyard crossing take?

The travel time of the New York-Martha's Vineyard ferry is around: 5h 15 minutes. 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 New York-Martha's Vineyard ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from New York to Martha's Vineyard (or the ferry from Martha's Vineyard to New York) Once per week. 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 New York and Martha's Vineyard?

The distance between New York and Martha's Vineyard is approximately 189 miles or 305 km.

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