The Ultimate Guide to Traveling From NYC to Nantucket

Trading the city lights for Nantucket sights is a vacation everyone should take, but how do you plan the trip there? Do you climb aboard Cape Air for the short hour and a half flight? Or do you take your time and embark on the Interstate 95 road trip? We have everything you need to know about making the trip from NYC to Nantucket.

How to Travel from NYC to Nantucket

The trip of a lifetime is just off the Boston coastline. Start planning the ultimate NYC to Nantucket vacation. Our helpful tips tell you how to get there and where to stop along the way. We’ll see you at the beach!

How to Fly from NYC to Nantucket

There are several major airlines to choose from when booking your NYC to Nantucket flight. Cape Air is one of our local favorites providing Nantucket-like friendly service paired with a one-of-a-kind flying experience. Nantucket Airlines is an affiliate of Cape Air if you choose to hop to and from the mainland while in town.

For a truly seamless journey, book a direct flight through Tradewind Aviation, which runs scheduled and charter flights from Westchester County Airport (HPN) and Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK).

JetBlue and Delta also offer direct flights from New York to Nantucket.

Want to get there quick with a lower price tag? Pick up a short flight from JFK to Boston Logan and hop aboard the Steamship Authority for a simple and affordable way to get to the island.

How to Drive from NYC to Nantucket

Buckle up for a 250-mile journey to the sea. Follow the I-95 coastal highway for a scenic trip or hop on I-91 to I-495 to avoid city traffic. Here are a couple of stops you’ll want to make along the way.

How to Take the Ferry from NYC to Nantucket

Whether you choose to drive or fly, there’s a good chance you’ll need to hop aboard the Steamship Authority or Hy-Line Cruises. The Steamship Authority provides low fares and a straightforward approach to getting to the island, while Hy-Line offers luxury seating and high-speed service for a higher price tag. Both ferries prove that getting there can be half the fun. Check out our ultimate guide to taking the ferry to Nantucket.

Settle in at Downtown’s Dapper Greydon House

Regardless of how you get here, you’ll be ready to unwind in Nantucket’s stylish newcomer, Greydon House. Plan your stay in one of our Deluxe Guestrooms and enjoy elegant furnishings by Roman and Williams, reclaimed chestnut floors, and luxurious John Robshaw and Frette linens.

For additional information on flight statuses and ferry schedules, you’ll want to bookmark our travel page. It has every link you’ll need for navigating to our New England paradise. We are so excited to welcome you to Greydon House!

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