Getting Here & Around
Escaping to the Nantucket Inn is surprisingly easy. You can fly to the island or drive to Hyannis and take one of the ferries. Let us know when you’re arriving, and our complimentary shuttle will be waiting at the airport or ferry docks to bring you to the hotel.
Driving to Hyannis
From New York - and points south, follow Route 95 to Providence then Route 195 to Wareham, then Route 6 over the Sagamore Bridge to Route 132 to Hyannis. From Boston - and points north, follow Route 3 to the Sagamore Bridge, then Route 6 to Route 132 to Hyannis. From Albany - and points west, take the Massachusetts Turnpike/Route 90 to Route 495 and then to Route 6 and into Hyannis via Route 132.
There is regular bus service from New York City, Providence and Boston.
New in 2013, CapeFLYER Rail Service will operate on weekends between South Station Boston and the Hyannis Transportation Center. Visit www.capeflyer.com for more information.
Regularly scheduled airlines between Hyannis and Nantucket.
Additional Nantucket service is generally available from New Bedford, Providence, Boston and New York. Carriers and schedules change frequently; confirm your desired service directly with the airline.
- Steamship Authority - (year-round, passengers and cars), 508-477-8600
- HY-LINE Cruises - 508-778-2600, (year-round, passengers only)
Unless it is absolutely necessary, please do not bring your car to Nantucket. There is ample parking around the boat docks and the airport in Hyannis. Once on-island, bicycle, car and moped rentals are available on the island.
The Smartguide brought to you by the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce is car-free travel guide to and from Cape Cod and Nantucket Island.
Complimentary Shuttle Service by the Nantucket Inn
The Nantucket Inn is located approximately 2½ miles south of the downtown area. Our shuttles provide hourly service to historic Main Street, as well as nearby Surfside Beach (seasonally). During peak season we offer additional evening service to in-town as well as mid-island dining destinations. Shuttle schedule (link displays high-season schedule; subject to seasonal adjustments)
We offer free transfers between the Nantucket Inn and both the airport and Steamship Authority docks. Please look for our white van with blue logo in the parking area. It is helpful to make contact with our uniformed staff before retrieving your luggage. At the airport, after claiming your luggage, just give us a call for prompt pick-up. HY-LINE and other ferry passenger transfers are available from the Visitor Information Center at 25 Federal Street only. The shuttle departs the Visitor Services Center at a quarter past each hour.
“We loved our stay, the shuttle service was the highlight as it made being 'far' from town and the beaches a non-issue.”
1 Miller´s Lane,
Nantucket, MA 02554