Getting to Martha’s Vineyard

By Car, Ferry, or Plane

A charming Edgartown hotel, the Kelley House has provided unmatched service for Martha's Vineyard visitors since 1742. Whether you’ll be driving from a nearby city and taking the ferry or flying into our airport, there are numerous ways to reach Martha’s Vineyard.

Find our recommended directions to Martha’s Vineyard and the Kelley House below.

Car and Ferry

Although there is no bridge to the island, drivers can access the island via ferry service. You must book a reservation prior to using the service. We strongly recommend reserving a spot after your hotel reservation is confirmed, as stand-by reservations are no longer allowed. Ferries are available from the following operators:

Steamship Authority
Woods Hole, MA (year-round)
(508) 477-8600

Edgartown Ferry (Pied Piper)
Falmouth, MA (May 23 – mid-September)
(508) 548-9400

The Hy-Line
New Bedford, MA (early June – late October)
(508) 778-2602

Martha’s Vineyard Fast Ferry
Quonset, RI (May – October)
(401) 295-4040

The Seastreak
Manhattan, NY (Memorial Day to Labor Day)
(800) 262-8743

Taxi services are available from the ferry docks to our Edgartown hotel.


Martha’s Vineyard Airport (MVY) and Katama Airfield are the two airports on the island. Katama Airfield accommodates private planes, but MVY welcomes arrivals from the following airlines:

  • Cape Air
  • Delta
  • Direct Flight Inc.
  • JetBlue
  • US Airways Express