to, from, and around the island 

Welcome to Vineyard Arts Project on Martha’s Vineyard! Below, please find our list of all the transportation methods available to you for travel to and from the island, and during your stay.



Martha’s Vineyard Airport (MVY)  | 71 Airport Rd, West Tisbury, MA 02575 

The landing place of all Jetblue, Delta, American Airlines, and Cape Air flights bound for Martha’s Vineyard, the Martha’s Vineyard Airport is located in the heart of the island and a 15-minute drive to Edgartown. 

Transportation to and from the airport is readily available by taxi or bus, and Avis, Budget, and Hertz car rental agencies all operate on-site within easy access for passengers. 

JetBlue Airways 

Seasonal service is frequently available through JetBlue from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) directly to the Martha’s Vineyard Airport (MVY). 

Some JetBlue flights from JFK to MVY have layovers in Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS). 

A limited number of JetBlue flights are also available from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), LaGuardia Airport (LGA), and Westchester County Airport (HPN). 

About JetBlue’s nonstop flights: 

  • Available almost daily in-season (June-August) 

  • Flight time approx. 1 hr 

  • Typically scheduled in the morning or the afternoon 

Delta Air Lines 

Alternatively, there are many seasonal, nonstop flights available through Delta Air Lines between New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and the Martha’s Vineyard Airport (MVY). 

Delta flights can also be booked with Delta from Washington D.C. to Martha’s Vineyard, but these are only available on weekdays and include a layover in New York’s LGA. 

About Delta’s nonstop flights: 

  • Available almost daily in-season (June-August)

  • Flight time between 1 and 1.5 hrs 

  • Typically scheduled in the late morning and early afternoon 

American Airlines 

Additionally, American Airlines offers seasonal, nonstop flights to the island, landing at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport (MVY) from New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and from Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Washington, D.C.  

Note that during the week, flights from New York to Martha’s Vineyard include a layover in Washington, D.C., and run approximately 4-6 hours. 

About American Airlines’ nonstop flights: 

  • Available only on weekends (Fri-Sun) from LGA to MVY 

  • Available daily from DCA to MVY  

  • Flight time between 1 and 1.5 hrs 

  • Typically scheduled in the late morning and early afternoon 

Cape Air 

The only airline to fly year-round to Martha’s Vineyard, Cape Air runs daily direct flights from Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS) to Martha’s Vineyard Airport (MVY). 

In addition, Cape Air provides seasonal service from New Bedford, Hyannis and Nantucket in Massachusetts, and Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, New York. 

The service to Westchester County Airport runs frequently from June to September, with weekend-only service continuing through December. Passengers can opt for limo service between Westchester and Manhattan, where they will be picked up and dropped off at the corner of 35th Street and 8th Avenue in Manhattan. 

When booking online from Martha's Vineyard to New York City, select ZYP as your destination. This will reserve your flight to White Plains, as well as the ground transportation to Manhattan. 



Peter Pan  

Woods Hole Terminal | (800) 343-9999  |  | SSA Terminal, 1 Cowdry Rd., Woods Hole, MA 

Bus service to Woods Hole, the primary point of departure for Martha’s Vineyard ferries, is available through Peter Pan from South Station and Logan Airport in Boston and from New York (stopping in Providence) daily, year round

Additionally, Peter Pan Bus Lines provides service across the Northeast – including New York, Boston, Providence, Hartford, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and D.C. – that can connect to routes to Woods Hole. 

About Peter Pan’s New York-Woods Hole rides: 

  • Tickets cost between $45 and $76 

  • Available daily 

  • Road time between 6 hrs 15 mins and 7 hrs 15 mins going to Woods Hole, and between 6 and 9 hrs returning to New York 

  • Departures (from NY) are scheduled from from 7:00am to 1:30pm 

  • Returns (to NY) are scheduled from from 6:55am to 4:50pm 



Year-round Amtrak Train from New York to Boston 

Upon arrival by Amtrak at Boston’s South Station, you can take a car service or take a Peter Pan Bus to the Steamship Authority ferry terminal in Woods Hole. 

Summer-Only Train from New York to Rhode Island  

Take Amtrak to Providence, Rhode Island. From there, the Vineyard Fast Ferry in North Kingston, Rhode Island provides direct shuttle service to and from the Amtrak train station in Providence. (For more about Vineyard Fast Ferry, go here.) Shuttle time is approximately 25-minutes. Reservations are required for the shuttle service, and recommended for the ferry. Visit for schedules, fares and booking information. 

Weekend-only CapeFLYER Train From Boston   

CapeFLYER is a summer, weekend passenger train that runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day from Boston’s South Station to Hyannis, with stops in Braintree, Brockton, Middleborough/Lakeville, Wareham Village and Buzzards Bay. Provided onboard are concessions, free Wi-Fi, and wheelchair accessibility. Pets and bikes are allowed on for free. Reservations are not required. Extra coaches are added for holiday weekends. Click here for the schedules and fares. 



The Steamship Authority  
Reservations & Info: (508) 477-8600 
General Offices: (508) 548-5011 
Woods Hole Terminal: (508) 548-3788 

While there are several ferry options May-October, the ONLY year-round ferry service and the ONLY service that carries cars, motorcycles and trucks is the Steamship Authority. The Steamship Authority operates ALL day, EVERY day from Woods Hole on Cape Cod. The trip between Woods Hole and Martha’s Vineyard takes 45 minutes and bicycles and pets are welcome. The ferry has refreshments, restrooms and WIFI.

What you need to know: 

  • Ferries dock on Martha’s Island in the village of Vineyard Haven year-round. Mid-May through mid-October, some ferries dock in Oak Bluffs. Taxis and the public bus are located at all ferry terminals. 

  • Please note that parking is NOT available at the ferry terminals. The Steamship Authority website has all the information you need regarding parking, shuttles and more. 

  • Passengers can walk onto ANY of the ferries without reservations, year-round. You MUST make an advanced reservation for your car. You can do that on their website, or call the reservation line (508) 477-8600. 

    • Adult passenger fare: $8.50 one-way, $17.00 round-trip 

    • Bicycle fee: $4.00 one-way, $8.00 round-trip 

    • Passenger automobile reservation (under 17 ft. in length, Apr-Oct): $68.50 one-way, $137.00 round-trip 

    • Passenger automobile reservation (over 17 ft. but less than 20 ft. in length, Apr-Oct): $78.50 one-way, $157.00 round-trip 

    • Click here for a full breakdown of fares on the ferry. 

  • The Steamship Authority’s vehicle reservation wait list utilizes a computerized search for space based on cancellations or changes. Requests are honored on a first-come, first-served basis, and changes are updated automatically. The wait list system continues to check in up to the date of travel. If your plans change, you must cancel your wait list request to avoid any unwanted charges. Click here for more information. 

  • The Steamship Authority accepts vehicles for standby travel on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note, that standby travel is not guaranteed. Find more information about standby procedure here

Seasonal Passenger-Only Ferry Service 

Provided from several additional locations in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York and Northern New Jersey. Sadly, there is NO direct ferry service from Boston.  

Options include: 

  • Falmouth Edgartown Ferry from Falmouth on Cape Cod to Edgartown. This 72 foot luxury fast ferry is the only ferry that sails into Edgartown Harbor and is a 75-minute trip to Edgartown.  

    • (508) 548-9400  | 278 Scranton Ave, Falmouth, MA 02540 

    • Adult passenger fare: $30.00 one-way, $60.00 round-trip 

    • Bicycle fee: $5.00 one-way, $10.00 round-trip  

    • Check the website for a full outline of fares. 

    • Reservations can be made on-site, by phone or online. 

    • Seasonal service: 

      • Fri, Sat, Sun only in Spring (May 25-Jun 17, 2018), three departures per day (see here for exact times) 

      • Daily during Peak Season (June 22-Sept 3, 2018), four morning-afternoon, and some limited evening, departures per day (see here for exact times) 

  • Island Queen from Falmouth on Cape Cod to Oak Bluffs. This scenic trip takes 35 minutes from Falmouth Harbor, pets and bicycles are permitted, refreshments are available and parking is available at the Island Queen lots in Falmouth. 

    • (508) 548-4800  | 75 Falmouth Heights Road, Falmouth, Cape Cod, MA 02540 

    • Adult passenger fare: $14.00 one-way, $22.00 round-trip 

    • Bicycle fee: $4.00 one-way, $8.00 round trip 

    • See here for a full breakdown of fares on the ferry. 

    • Ferry tickets are open-ended for any day and departure time and are not a guaranteed reservation. Passengers may purchase tickets at the Falmouth Dock Ticket Window. During peak season of July and August, it is recommended to arrive at least 45-minutes prior to desired departure. 

    • Seasonal service: 

      • Daily during the Summer (Jun 8-Sept 9, 2018), with regular departures every hour and a half from the morning into the early evening (late evening on weekends) 

      • The Island Queen Ferry operates from the end of May through mid-October. See schedules here

  • Hy-line Cruises from Hyannis on Cape Cod to Oak Bluffs. This service offers both high speed and traditional ferry service from mid-Cape to Oak Bluffs. Fares, and schedules vary, and parking is available near their Hyannis Harbor ferry terminal. Pets are permitted, bicycles are allowed for an additional fee, and refreshments are available. 

    • (800) 492-8082  | 220 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601  

    • Adult passenger fare: $29.50 one-way, $59.00 round-trip 

    • Bicycle fee: $7 one-way, $14 round-trip 

    • Check the website for a full breakdown of fares on the ferry. 

    • Reservations are the only way to guarantee available space, and can be booked by phone or online. Arrive at least 45 minutes prior to departure to allow for drop-off, parking and ticketing. Click here for more info. 

    • Seasonal service: 

      • Hy-line Cruises operates daily from early May through to the end of October. Exact schedules are on the website. 

      • Morning to night during Peak Season (June 23-Sept 2, 2018) 

  • Martha's Vineyard Fast Ferry from Quonset Point, Rhode Island. Fast Ferry service takes 95 minutes, bicycles and pets are permitted. There is secure dockside parking provided. WIFI, snacks and refreshments onboard. Seasonal service May thru October. 

    • (401) 295-4040  | 1347 Roger Williams Way, North Kingstown, RI 02852 

    • Off-Peak adult passenger fare: $56.00 one-way, $89.00 round-trip 

    • Peak adult passenger fare: $63.50 one-way, $104.00 round-trip 

    • Bicycle fee: $8.00 one-way, $16.00 round-trip 

    • See here for a full outline of fares on the ferry. 

    • Advance Online Reservations are highly recommended and offer the best available rate. All walk-in purchases will incur a $5.00 fee. We recommend that passengers arrive at least 45-minutes prior to departure in Quonset Point and at least 30-minutes prior to departure in Oak Bluffs, MV. Reservations that are not picked up 15-minutes prior to departure will be released to standby passengers. 

    • Seasonal service: 

      • Martha’s Vineyard Fast Ferry operates daily, morning to evening, from early June through to the beginning of September, and on a limited schedule as early as May 24 and as late as Oct 8. See schedules here

  • SeaStreak from New York/Northern New Jersey. The New York to Martha’s Vineyard service takes 5 hours 15 minutes with no connecting stops. WIFI, bar and refreshments and 12 large screen TVs available. Bicycles are permitted, but not pets

    • (800) 262-8743  | 2 First Avenue, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716

    • Regular adult passenger fare: $165 one-way, $240 round-trip 

    • Holiday adult passenger fare: $200 one-way, $310 round-trip 

    • Bicycle fee: $20 one-way, $30 round-trip 

    • See here for a full outline of fares on the ferry. 

    • Tickets are available for purchase online, by phone, at seasonal Manhattan ticket booths, or on board. Boarding is first come first served; no reservations needed for regular commutes. 

    • Seasonal service: 

      • SeaStreak operates over the weekend only, and on select holidays, with one set sailing time, from May 25 to Sept 3. All departures from NYC are scheduled for Fridays at 4:00pm, and all returns from Martha’s Vineyard are scheduled for Sundays likewise at 4:00pm. See the full breakdown of the schedule here



Stagecoach Taxi | (508) 627-4566 / (508) 693-9632  | 

  • Offering Vineyard Arts Project guests a 20% discount on mid-week rides May-June. 

Traffic can cause travel time to vary, so there is a zone based fare system on the island for all taxi rates. They service the entire island 24 hours a day, all year. If you call ahead, they can to meet you at any port or hotel.

They accept most major credit cards right in the vehicle and if you pre-book your return, they will give you a 20% discount on it. 

Click here for standard fare rates. 

Martha’s Vineyard Taxi   
All-island: (508) 693-2020  | Edgartown: (508) 627-4677  |  
SMS/Text: (508) 560-8294  |   

Walk-up locations: 

  • 1 Water Street, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568  

  • 71 Airport Road, West Tisbury, MA 02568-8144 

  • 7 Dock Street, Edgartown, MA 02539 

Year-round, 24-hour service taxi and transportation service spanning the island of Martha's Vineyard. They offer private, scheduled pick-ups from all island locations, as well as: airport transfers, hourly rates & sightseeing journeys, corporate accounts, and general time-calls. 

They accept ALL major credit cards, available directly with the driver. Invoicing and digital receipts are available upon request. 

Bluefish Taxi | (508) 627-7373  | email:  |  

They offer year-round service that covers the entire island, including island tours and wedding and event transportation. They offer discounts for return trips and repeat customers. 

You can contact them by phone or email to schedule a pickup, ask about rates or make arrangements for taxi service for a special event, wedding, or corporate function. Discounts are also available for large groups. 

Click here for fare rates. 



Uber and Lyft are both available on Martha’s Vineyard, but expect longer wait times than in major cities. 



The Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) provides reliable, extensive bus service across the island and its network of towns, including Edgartown where Vineyard Arts Project is located.

The VTA lines are numbered from 1 through 13, with five of them (No. 1, 6, 8, 11, and 13) running directly through Edgartown. #8 is the exclusive route to South Beach, a popular local attraction, and #11, which runs for free, is the line for downtown Edgartown.

During peak season (June 23-Sept 2), most VTA buses begin service in the morning sometime in the 6 o’clock hour, and run every 10, 15, or 30 minutes until at least as late as 11pm, with some continuing into the early am hours (except for the #8 South Beach bus, whose last round trip from Edgartown departs at 10:15pm and returns at 10:39). See this map (front and back) for the VTA bus routes and schedules. 

Fares work according to the number of towns along your route (up to five) per one-way trip; the standard one-way fare is $1.25 per town, including the town of origin. All VTA buses are equipped with electronic fareboxes which can accept exact fare in cash for one-way rides. 

Alternatively, day passes (from an $8 day pass to a $60 month [31 day] pass) can be used and are available for purchase on the bus or at local ticket sellers. If you are staying for three days or more and plan to take the bus to see the island, we recommend purchasing a day pass (3-day = $18, 7-day = $30). 

Discounts are offered for seniors (65+) and disabled, while children under 6 years of age ride for free, and Lines #10 (Tisbury Park and Ride) and #11 (Downtown Edgartown) are free for all riders

Additional info for riders (see  

  • In addition to posted stops, the VTA operates a flag-bus system; passengers may wave to the driver along the route for pick-up. (Passengers must be on the correct side of the road for the direction that they are going.) Due to safety and traffic concerns, buses are prohibited from stopping at intersections, on curves, and at select street locations in downtown areas. 

  • All buses are equipped with bike racks that accommodate 2 bicycles. Bike owners load and unload bikes, on a first come first served basis. 

  • Domestic pets are permitted on buses if they are well behaved, friendly and on a leash or in a carrier. Pets are not allowed on the seats. 

  • All carry-on luggage must fit in luggage compartments located inside the vehicle. Nothing may be left in the aisle at any time. 

  • Seatbelts are provided on most buses. 




Edgartown Bicycles  
Sales - Service - Rentals  

(508) 627-9008  | email:  |  | 212 Upper Main Street, Edgartown, MA 02539

  • Located directly across the street from Vineyard Arts Project 

  • Open 9:00am-6:00pm every day in June, July and August. Call or email for off-season hours. 

  • Booking online in advance is encouraged. 

  • Adult leisure rentals start at $30 a day. See basic rates below, or click here for a full list of options in style of bike and rental period. 

    • “Hybrid Comfort Commuter” 

      • Perfect for riding to the beach, the grocery store, downtown or even the 8 mile ride to Oak Bluffs. Our hybrids have at least 8 speeds, a nice upright riding position, wide comfortable seats, 700c wheels and aluminum frames. All bikes are outfitted with a cargo rack, pannier bag and water bottle holder. Available in mens and ladies sizes to accommodate riders between 4’ 10” and 6’ 8”. Each rental include helmets, locks and a map.   

      • 1-day rental: $30 

      • 3-day rental: $90 

      • 1-week rental: $120 

  • Edgartown Bicycles offers Delivery & Pick Up Service. Instead of having to come to the shop to pick up your bikes, they are at your house when you arrive. This service is free, but must be made to a residential address or hotel. Delivery will happen by 9am on the start date and pick up will be after 6pm on the final day of your rental. 

RW Cutler Martha’s Vineyard Bike Shop:  
Rentals - Guided Tours - Service - Used Bike Sales 

(800) 627-2763  | email:‎  |  | 1 Main St, Edgartown, MA 02539  

  • Open daily: 9:00am-6:00pm, from Apr 1 to Nov 1 

  • Reservations are taken year-round and are no-obligation. No credit card is required for online booking; the shop will get back to you to confirm your reservation and ask for a credit card number, which will not be charged until you pick up your bikes. Alternately, reserve by phone, by email, or on-site at the bike shop. 

  • Adult bike rentals start at $30 a day. See basic rates below, or click here for a full list of options in style of bike and rental period. 

    • “Hybrids (Cross Bikes)” 

      • On or off-road, Men's and Women's, 21 speed bike. With every bike rental are provided helmets, locks, water bottle holders, bike racks and baskets as well as a detailed bike trail map of Martha's Vineyard. 

      • 1-day rental: $30 

      • 3-day rental: $90 

      • 1-week rental: $210 but with discounts as low as $95 

  • Martha’s Vineyard Bike Rentals offers guided bike trips on the island!  

Wheel Happy Bicycle Rentals 
Sales - Service - Rentals   

(508) 627-5928  |  | 8 S Water St, Edgartown, MA 02539  and  204 Upper Main St, Edgartown, MA 02539 

  • Located a few steps away from Vineyard Arts Project! 

  • Open daily: Tues-Sat, 8:00am-5:00pm; Sun-Mon 9:00am-5:00pm 

  • For reservations, call or fill out the rental request form online. 

  • Adult bike rentals start at $25 a day, $100 for the week. See here for a full list of options in style of bike and their rates. 

    • All rentals come complete with a helmet, lock, map and basket (limited quantity). 

  • Wheel Happy Bicycles offers delivery and pickup service for its bikes across the island. 



A-A Island Auto Rental  
(508) 696-5300 / (800) 627-6333  | email:  |  | 4 Water Street, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568  

Office Hours: 8am - 6pm, call for before or after hours pick-ups.


  • 4 Water Street, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 

  • 12 & 31 Circuit Ave. Ext., Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

  •  196 Main Street, Edgartown, MA 02539

  • Martha’s Vineyard Airport (MVY) 

  • Pickup/ drop-off available at select hotels 

They offer daily, weekly and monthly rental rates with a selection of new Jeep Wranglers, convertibles, 4-door cars, SUV’s and mini-vans, and have several locations including within walking distance of the ferries. They also offer complimentary pick-up service at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport.

Sun ‘N Fun, Inc.  
(508) 693-5457  | email:  |  | 28 Lake Ave, Oak Bluffs, MA 

They offer daily, weekly and monthly rentals with a selection of new Jeep Wranglers, convertibles, 4-door cars, SUV’s and mini-vans. They also offer child seats, free of charge. Their offices are located in Oak Bluffs, close to the town’s Ferry Terminals and they offer free pick up service in Vineyard Haven, at the Airport, or at your Hotel. 

(508) 693-2226  | customer/location info  | 71 Airport Road, Vineyard Haven, MA, 02568 

Hours of Operation: Sun-Sat 8:00am-6:00pm 

A Keydrop Location offering Preferred Service. 

Budget Martha’s Vineyard
(508) 693-1911  |  


  • 243 Vineyard Haven Edgartown Rd., Unit #4, Edgartown, MA 02539 

  • 46 Beach Road, Vineyard Haven, MA, 02568 

  • 9 Oak Bluffs Avenue, Oak Bluffs, MA, 02557 

  • 71 Airport Rd., West Tisbury, MA, 02575 

Hours of Operation: Mon-Sun 8:00am-8:00pm 

They offer cars, mini-vans, SUV's, convertibles, Jeeps and sports cars. Their sports car convertibles include Mini Coopers, Mustangs and Corvettes and their Jeep Wranglers come with Beach Passes that allow you to 4 Wheel drive on the Beach. They have locations at all the ferry terminals and at the Main Terminal at the Airport.

Hertz @Martha’s Vineyard Airport 
(508) 693-2402  | customer/location info  | 72 Airport Road, Martha’s Vineyard (Vineyard Haven), MA, 02568 

Hours of Operation: Mon-Sun 8:00am-8:00pm 

Approximately 7 miles from the [Vineyard Haven] pier. 

Hertz @Vineyard Haven
(508) 693-4196  | customer/location info  | 29 Water St., Martha’s Vineyard (Vineyard Haven), MA, 02568 

Hours of Operation: Mon-Sun 8:00am-8:00pm 

Approximately 300 ft from the Vineyard Haven Pier.    



  • Edgartown Mobil  | 199 Upper Main Street, Edgartown, MA 

  • Depot Corner Mobil  | 141 Upper Main Street, Edgartown, MA 

  • Up-Island Automotive  | 1074 State Road, West Tisbury, MA 

  • Menemsha Texaco Service  | 50 Basin Road, Menemsha, MA 

  • Citgo Xtra Mart  | 9 Beach Rd., Vineyard Haven, MA 

  • Tisbury Shell  | 40 Beach Road, Vineyard Haven, MA 

  • DeBettencourt (Cottage City)  | New York Avenue, Oak Bluffs, MA 

  • Jim’s Shell  | 27 Lake Ave., Oak Bluffs, MA 


  • Cronig’s Market  | 469 State Rd, West Tisbury, MA 02575 |  357 State Road, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 

    • Providing 210kW, the solar canopy is outfitted with 6 electric vehicle charging stations (J-1772 plugs). 

  • Oak Bluffs Public Library  | 56R School Street, Oak Bluffs, MA 02568 

    • There are 2 double head charging stations (J-1772 plugs) behind the Public Library and Town Hall. Owned and operated by the town, these stations are used for town employee vehicles but available to the public free of charge when not otherwise in use during business hours. They are available on weekends and holidays but not for overnight. These stations are likely to be in use for Town Vehicles after 4:00 PM, so plan accordingly. 

  • West Tisbury Town Hall  | 1059 State Rd, West Tisbury, MA 02575 

  • The following hotels provide EV charging stations (TESLA) available 24/7 for guests only

    • Thorncroft Inn  | 460 Main St, Tisbury, MA 02568  | EV info 

    • The Harbor View Hotel  | 131 N Water Street, Edgartown, MA 02539 

Check out these ROAD and INTERACTIVE MAPS of the island. 

(Sources include Martha’s Vineyard Online and
Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce.