Ferry From New Bedford to Oak Bluffs/Vineyard Haven

Seastreak Highspeed Ferry

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March 2024

The ferry from New Bedford to Oak Bluffs is a beautiful journey. The scenic voyage offers a peaceful respite, allowing travelers to relax and soak in the natural beauty of the ocean. As the ferry approaches Oak Bluffs, passengers are greeted by the sight of the iconic Gingerbread Cottages and the historic Flying Horses Carousel.


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When you get off the Ferry from New Bedford to Oak Bluffs

Upon arrival, visitors can explore Oak Bluffs’ charming downtown area, with its eclectic shops, waterfront restaurants, and scenic harbor. Whether it’s a day trip or a longer stay, taking a ferry from New Bedford to Oak Bluffs promises an unforgettable island experience filled with coastal beauty and maritime charm.

Oak Bluffs offers an array of activities and attractions for visitors to enjoy. Take a spin on the vintage Flying Horses Carousel, the oldest operating carousel in the United States, or explore the town’s vibrant downtown area, home to charming boutiques, art galleries, and cafes.

Spend a leisurely afternoon lounging on the sandy shores of Inkwell Beach or explore the island’s scenic bike paths and walking trails, which wind through lush landscapes and offer stunning views of the surrounding coastline. With its blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, Oak Bluffs offers a quintessential Martha’s Vineyard experience that is sure to enchant visitors of all ages.

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About Seastreak Highspeed Ferry

Seastreak Highspeed Ferry
49 State Pier
New Bedford, MA 02740

Seastreak ferry operates several ferry routes from New Jersey, New York City, Rhode island, and Massachusetts. The route from New Bedford to Martha’s Vineyard is seasonal and covers Vineyard Haven from January 1, 2024, through May 15th, 2024. Seastreak Ferry line also covers the trip to Oak Bluffs on the same route from May 16th, 2024, to October 14th, 2024, seasonally and the voyage takes around 50 minutes from start to finish.

Ferries are equipped with full cash bars, comfortable seating, and restrooms.

Schedule and Fares

Route | New Bedford to Vineyard Haven: January 1 to May 15, 2024
Departs New Bedford | 6 am and 3:15 pm
Arrives Vineyard Haven| 6:55 am and 4:10 pm

Route | New Bedford to Oak Bluffs: May 16 to October 14, 2024
Departs New Bedford | 6 am and 3:15 pm
Arrives Oak Bluffs| 6:55 am and 4:10 pm

Adult | One Way| $45
Adult | Round Trip| $79
Same Day Round Trip| $50


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