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Island Queen Ferry to Martha's Vineyard

Sailing with pride for over 50 years!

  • We accept cash and travelers checks only. Credit Cards are not accepted.
  • We are a seasonal, passenger ferry service operating annually from late May to mid-October.
  • Sailing time is 35-minutes between Falmouth, Cape Cod and Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard.
  • Ferry tickets are open-ended for any day and departure time and are not a reservation.
  • Please arrive at least 45-minutes in advance of departure for parking and ticketing.
  • During our summer schedule, you are guaranteed placement on the boat once you have entered our Boarding Area in Falmouth, Cape Cod and have been counted as a passenger.  In Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard we recommend you arrive 45-minutes in advance of your chosen departure as placement on the boat is on a first to arrive basis.
  • Passenger may bring on board for an additional fee; bicycles, kayaks and paddle boards
  • Pets are welcome, free of charge, if properly leashed or crated.
  • We do not carry motor vehicles.
  • A full-service snack bar and restrooms are available on board the Island Queen.

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