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Quonset-Oak Bluffs


Destination(s) 🇺🇸 Martha's Vineyard, 🇺🇸 USA
Duration 1h 45 mins.
Operated by Rhode Island Fast Ferry
Sailings Up to 2 times per day
Distance 36 miles, 58 km
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The Rhode Island fast ferry from Quonset to Martha’s Vineyard is a good choice for those who want to spend less time in the car and enjoy the crossing more. Due to the location of the port, you save on your travel time with this ferry. That certainly applies to the busy summer months when traffic sometimes gets stuck on cape cod.

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Quonset is south of Providence, so you can travel quite a distance on water instead of road. This way you avoid the busy traffic and you don't have to drive all the way around Buzzards Bay. The fast ferry travels in a (pretty) straight line to Oak Bluffs. This saves you time on the entire journey.

  • This is a ferry for foot passengers so it's not possible to bring a car.
  • It is possible to bring a bike, add this to your reservation

Quonset – Oak Bluffs ferry schedule and tickets

The ferry departs twice per day during peak season. It is a seasonal ferry so it does not run all year round. The price is around $58.


The distance between Quonset and Oak Bluffs is 73 km or 45 miles. The Rhode Island Fast Ferry brings you in around 1h and 45 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 Quonset and Oak Bluffs is currently operated by: Rhode Island Fast Ferry.

How long does the Quonset-Oak Bluffs crossing take?

The travel time of the Quonset-Oak Bluffs ferry is around: 1h 45 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 Quonset-Oak Bluffs ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Quonset to Oak Bluffs (or the ferry from Oak Bluffs to Quonset) 2 times per 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 Quonset and Oak Bluffs?

The distance between Quonset and Oak Bluffs is approximately 36 miles or 58 km.
Quonset-Oak Bluffs
Quonset-Oak Bluffs