Island Guide

Located thirty miles off the coast of Cape Cod and accessible only by air or by sea, the island of Nantucket is far from the ordinary. The iconic cobblestone streets, historic buildings and overall Nantucket charm create the perfect setting for this boutique celebration of wine and food. 

Island Guide: Travel

Travel By Air

Cape Air / Nantucket Airlines

With more flights than any other airline, Cape Air takes you where you want to be in minutes. Enjoy money-saving joint fares and convenient connections with major carriers through Boston and Providence (in season). Serving the Cape and Islands since 1989.
Nantucket Memorial Airport
14 Airport Road
Nantucket, MA 02554
United States
800-352-0714 or 508-771-6944

Rectrix Aviation

The professionals of Rectrix Aviation have been providing worldwide jet charters for more than thirty years. Private jet charter provides access to more than five thousand airports compared to less than five hundred served by the scheduled commercial airlines. For business or pleasure, jet charter is the most economical way to fly privately.
777 Virginia Rd, Concord, MA 01742


Blade is bringing precision and style back to aviation. Where every flight is an unforgettable experience. Fly aboard helicopters, seaplanes, and jets across the world or simply across town.

No company has reimagined aviation like Blade.

Travel By Sea

Hy-Line Cruises

Family-owned & operated since 1962, Hy-Line Cruises is the only year-round high-speed ferry service to Nantucket. Enjoy comfort & courtesy aboard Grey Lady as she whisks you from downtown Hyannis to downtown Nantucket in one hour.
220 Ocean Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
United States

Steamship Authority

The Steamship Authority offers year-round service and daily departures for passengers and automobiles from Woods Hole to Martha's Vineyard and from Hyannis to Nantucket. Our seasonal high-speed passenger-only ferry, M/V Iyanough, takes you from Hyannis to Nantucket in just an hour.
65 South Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
United States
508-477-8600 or 508-495-3278


Seastreak offers high speed passenger ferry service seasonally to Nantucket from New Bedford beginning on May 17. Weekend service to Nantucket from New York/New Jersey begins May 25th.


On-Island Transportation

Cranberry Transportation Services

Cranberry Transportation, a division of All Point Taxi Inc., is Nantucket's premier transportation service. All vehicles are fully insured and meticulously maintained. Cranberry Transportation's fully-qualified drivers are properly trained and attired.
PO Box 3122
Nantucket , MA 02584

Nantucket Windmill Auto Rental

Nantucket Windmill Auto Rental is an independent company that takes pride in the fact that it rents more vehicles on Nantucket than any other company. Nantucket Windmill Auto Rental has been voted "The Best of Nantucket" in the car rental category by readers of the Inquirer and Mirror (Nantucket's newspaper) each of the last two years.
40 Macys Lane
Nantucket, MA 02554
800-228-1227 or 508-228-1227

Affordable Rentals

Affordable Rentals has been Nantucket's favorite car rental and Jeep rental for over 30 years. We are located in downtown Nantucket close to the Steamship Authority and Hyline Ferries. We are across the street from the Nantucket Yacht Club.
Now taking reservations for 2018!!! Re-opening April 1. Reserve at 508-228-3501 or e-mail us at We now rent BIKES as well at Cooks Cycles Nantucket.

6 South Beach Street
Nantucket, MA 02554