South of Boston/Plymouth is well-served by ferries and ferry lines
304 Great Island Road
Narragansett, RI, 02882
Visit Newport and Block Island on the Ferry!
Travelers don't need to choose between visiting Block Island and Newport this summer! The Block Island Ferry has added hi-speed ferry service from Fall River, MA to Newport, RI that moves on to Block Island. Glide comfortably through the water while you enjoy a treat from the snack bar as you head to Newport. Choose to hop off there and visit magnificent mansions, dine by the water or stroll around town. Stay on the boat, and move on to Block Island where the shopping, dining and beaches give you a taste of easy-going island life. Will it be Newport, Block Island or both? Check our website for schedules, ticket purchases and reservations.
10 Town Wharf
Plymouth, MA, 02360
Fast Ferry to Provincetown - June thru September 2017
The ferry to Provincetown runs June through September. Schedule:
- Our passenger fast ferry leaves Plymouth at 10:00 am and arrives in P-Town at 11:30 am
- Our passenger fast ferry leaves P-Town at 4:30 pm and arrives in Plymouth at 6:00 pm
Round Trip: Adults $43, Senior 62+ $37, Children 5-12 $30, Children 4 & under ride Free.
One Way: $25 per person.
Bikes FREE OF CHARGE. Leashed and well-behaved dogs are allowed, but please call if you are bringing one so we can note it on your reservation.
Mayflower II, State Pier, 77 Water Street
Plymouth, MA, 02360
A quick trip across the bay to a Cape Cod paradise
Take the express ferry between Plymouth Harbor and Provincetown and get there in half the time it takes by car. Your ship is under supervision of a licensed captain using the latest marine navigational and communications equipment and inspected by the US Coast Guard. Every creature comfort is aboard from the spacious sundeck, a complete galley with food and beverage service, to the fully enclosed cabin for cooler and wetter sails. A narrated tour of historic Plymouth Harbor starts your journey followed by a fast, comfortable ride across Cape Cod Bay. With the extra time you saved, explore Provincetown’s unique shops, fabulous restaurants and galleries filled with the work of Capes Cod’s renowned artists. Then head out to the National Seashore and spend the afternoon relaxing and exploring this sandy paradise.
Cuttyhunk Ferry Company, Inc.
66B State Pier, South Bulkhead
New Bedford, MA, 02740
The M/V Cuttyhunk carries up to 149 passengers between New Bedford and Cuttyhunk Island in one hour. Schedule changes seasonally. Fare: Adult, one way, $20; round trip, $30; child, one way, $15; round trip, $20. Information: http://www.cuttyhunkferryco.com/Pages/AboutFerry.htm
Salem to Boston Ferry
Blaney Street in Salem to Long Wharf North in Boston
Salem to Boston,
Service between Salem Wharf at Blaney Street and Long Wharf North in Boston
The trip, which takes 55 minutes aboard the high-speed catamaran,Nathaniel Bowditch, is relaxing, fun and informative. Cruise directors provide narration about Salem, Marblehead, and Boston harbors. Snacks and beverages for sale. Rest rooms on board. Daily service operates June 11 to October 31, 2011. Schedule and fares at www.salemferry.com.