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Ferries from Barnstable to Oak Bluffs

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Barnstable - Oak Bluffs Ferry Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 2 daily ferries from Barnstable to Oak Bluffs. Traveling by ferry from Barnstable to Oak Bluffs usually takes around one hour, but some ferries might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance22 mi (35 km)
Shortest duration1h 0m
Cheapest price£25.37
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceHyline Cruises
Ferry lines1

What ferry companies travel from Barnstable to Oak Bluffs?

There is one ferry company that operates from Barnstable to Oak Bluffs. Hyline Cruises is the one ferry line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Hyline Cruises21h 0m£25.37
  • Hyline Cruises

    Hyline Cruises

    Book Hyline Cruises from Barnstable to Oak Bluffs from £25. There are 2 Hyline Cruises schedules from Barnstable to Oak Bluffs and you can expect on average to pay for a Hyline Cruises ticket to Oak Bluffs. In Barnstable, Hyline Cruises departs to Oak Bluffs from Ocean St Terminal and no other station. In Oak Bluffs, Hyline Cruises arrives at Martha's Vineyard and no other station.

    An average trip on Hyline Cruises from Barnstable to Oak Bluffs takes 1 hours and 0 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by ferry from Barnstable to Oak Bluffs during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our ferry partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, ferry carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all ferry passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the ferry.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the ferry ride?

The ferry usually takes around 1 hour to cover the 22 miles (35 kilometers) from Barnstable to Oak Bluffs. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

What is the busiest day to travel by ferry from Barnstable to Oak Bluffs?

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Barnstable to Oak Bluffs is on Thursday. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Thursday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Thursday is the way to go.

When do the earliest ferry and latest ferry leave Barnstable?

The earliest ferry leaves Barnstable at 09:00. The latest ferry leaves Barnstable at 15:00. To see the times for all ferries between the first and last ones, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many ferry schedules are there most days?

There are 2 scheduled ferries that travel from Barnstable to Oak Bluffs every day. Of these, 2 are direct ferries, meaning that you do not have to change ferries at any point during your trip.

Station Information

Where does the ferry leave from in Barnstable?

Departure stations

Most ferries depart from the main station in Barnstable.

All ferry stations in Barnstable:

  • Ocean St Terminal

Where does the ferry arrive in Oak Bluffs?

Arrival stations

All ferries from Barnstable arrive at one main station in Oak Bluffs.

Ferry stations in Oak Bluffs:

  • Martha's Vineyard

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