Can I travel from NYC and return via New Bedford or vice versa?

Yes, Seastreak offers multiple connections to and from Martha’s Vineyard via New Bedford and NYC. For more information on alternate transportation please give us a call at 1-800-BOATRIDE to speak with a Seastreak customer service representative.

Do you offer tours of Martha’s Vineyard or any tourist information?

Not currently, but if you have any suggestions on tours or activities you’d like to see us offer, please drop us a note on our Contact page.

Do you provide transportation once I arrive on Martha’s Vineyard?

No, but there are public transportation options. Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA), and Atlantic Cab.

How long does a typical trip take from New Bedford to Martha’s Vineyard?

From New Bedford, the trip is typically an hour travel time. Keep in mind that travel times may vary due to weather, tides, sea conditions, and/or other unforeseen circumstances.

If I am flying in from out of state, which airport should I fly in to?

We recommend flying to TF Green airport located in Providence, Rhode Island. From Providence, we are approximately 45 minutes. We recommend Yes We Van for transportation between Providence and our New Bedford Terminal. Reservations can be made by calling 1-304-GOBYVAN or online.

Is there parking available?

Yes! There are two parking options for ferry passengers.

The parking lot operated by the City of New Bedford is located approximately 1/2 mile from the terminal with free shuttle service provided to and from the lot. The parking fee is $15 per calendar day and is subject to change without notice. The fee is prepaid at the kiosks within the parking lot. Please remember to display your receipt on your dashboard. Credit cards are accepted. Reservations do not need to be made for parking.

There is Valet parking available at the ferry dock. Valet parking is available for $20 per calendar day Monday – Wednesday and $25 per calendar day Thursday – Sunday, and Holidays. Valet parking can be reserved ahead of time both online and over the phone with Seastreak. You will be provided with a permit pass to fill out and place in the window of your car.

What happens if the ferry is cancelled?

Over the last two years of operation we have had very few instances where we have needed to cancel all of our trips due to weather. If a weather cancellation should take place during a departure you are booked on, we make every effort to contact you using the telephone number and email address provided in your reservation and arrange the most efficient way possible to get you to or from the island.

New Bedford Departures: Ticketed passengers who have not yet departed from New Bedford will be offered either an exchange for a ticket on a different day or a full refund.

What happens if the ferry is delayed due to weather?

Seastreak cannot guarantee any trip length as travel times may vary due to weather, tides, sea conditions, and/or other unforeseen circumstances. Seastreak at its sole and absolute discretion reserves the right to cancel any scheduled trip and/or substitute another vessel without liability if it becomes necessary for any reason. Seastreak does not guarantee that the service shall depart or arrive at the time stated in the schedule and will not be liable for any additional travel costs incurred by the passenger as a result of any cancellation or delay.

When should I plan to arrive before my scheduled departure?

We recommend arriving at least 30-45 minutes before your departure. Boarding will begin 40 minutes prior to the departure. Reservations not picked up 10 minutes prior to a departure may be released to stand-by passengers.

Where do you depart from in Martha’s Vineyard?

We depart from Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA.

Seastreak Ferry Terminal at Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard
1 Seaview Avenue
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Where is Martha’s Vineyard?

Martha’s Vineyard is an island located south of Cape Cod in Massachusetts.