Ferry From Hyannis to Nantucket

Steamship Authority

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March 2024

Embarking on a ferry from Hyannis to Nantucket offers travelers a blend of scenic beauty and maritime adventure. As the journey begins, passengers are treated to panoramic views of the Cape’s picturesque coastline. Soon, the iconic silhouette of Nantucket emerges on the horizon, beckoning visitors with its cobblestone streets, historic charm, and timeless allure.

The ferry from Hyannis to Nantucket journey takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes for the normal ferry or 1 hour for the high-speed ferry. Whether it’s a day trip or weekend getaway, you will enjoy the travel time. Reservations are recommended for the high-speed ferry during peak summer weekends and all holiday weekends.


Steamship Authority

69 South Street
Hyannis, MA 02557


Ferry Destination: Hyannis to Nantucket
Year Round? Yes

Length of Trip

High-Speed Ferry: 1 hour
Traditional Ferry: 2 hours 15 minutes


High-Speed One-Way Passenger: $39.50
Traditional One Way: $19.50

About the Steamship Authority

The Steamship Authority offers year-round service, comfortable seating, and wi-fi on board their ferry from  Nantucket to Hyannis to to make your trip as comfortable as possible. Convenient public transportation links are within walking distance to Hyannis Harbor, or you can park your car at their offsite parking and take the free shuttle to Hyannis Harbor to catch a ferry.

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Nantucket has so much to offer travelers, no matter what type of trip you are looking for. You can check out the historic downtown area, where cobblestone streets lead to charming boutiques, art galleries, and cozy cafes. Explore the island’s maritime history at the Nantucket Whaling Museum, home to fascinating exhibits and artifacts that tell the story of the island’s past.


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