Everything You Need to Know About Flights to Nantucket

Whether you’re a seasoned jet setter or just looking to make the most out of a quick trip to ACK, you’ll need to know the ins and outs of booking a flight to Nantucket. Our tiny Atlantic island has a limited amount of small flights arriving and departing each day, so you’ll want to do some research ahead of time to streamline your travel plans. Read on to learn more about how to fly to Nantucket on your next island vacation.

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What You Need to Know About Booking Flights to Nantucket

Booking a flight to Nantucket can be a little tricky depending on where you are in the country. Read on to discover everything you need to know about planning your next flight to Nantucket.

  • Cape Air

Cape Air, otherwise known as Nantucket Airlines, is the local’s choice for flying between the island and Hyannis or Boston. Flights from the Cape are only twenty minutes and provide the quickest way to get to Nantucket. Flights begin at 6 a.m. and typically run until late afternoon. Cape Air allows one checked bag along with one gate-checked bag (it’s a small plane). If you plan to travel back and forth to Nantucket frequently, you’ll want to consider purchasing a TravelPass that includes a 10-ticket flight pass.  

  • Major Airlines

If you live in or near one of the major Northeastern airport hubs, you’re in luck: JetBlue, Delta, American, and United Airlines all have direct flights from Boston and New York City into Nantucket. Flights are also available from Washington D.C., Newark, New Jersey, and Charlotte, North Carolina, as well as from select small airports in the Northeast. If you’re coming from elsewhere in the country, simplify your travel plans by connecting through New York’s LaGuardia or Boston Logan airports. Flights are limited throughout the day, so you’ll want to plan far in advance.

  • Private Chartered Flights

Combine comfort and leisure when you charter a private flight from the Cape to Nantucket. Cape Air offers an exclusive personal air experience for a quick, private trip. You can also book your private flight through host websites such as AirPartner, JetOne Aviation, Stratos Jet Charters, and Tradewind Aviation

Book Your Stay in the Heart of Downtown Nantucket

Rooms-Deluxe-BathroomOnce you’ve touched down on island, check into Greydon House for a luxurious boutique hotel experience like no other. Book one of our Deluxe Rooms and enjoy a plush king or queen-size bed, John Robshaw and Frette bed linens, hand-painted Dutch and Moroccan tile walk-in showers, Sony 4K TVs, and a Bose Bluetooth speaker to enjoy in your room or at the beach. We can’t wait to welcome you to Nantucket.