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Hy-Line Cruises - High Speed Ferry Service

Ocean Street Dock, 220 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601
+1 800-492-8082
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Pleasant Way To Get to Martha's Vineyard; But Pre-Pay Your Parking!

We caught the Hi-Line Ferry from Hyannis for Martha's Vineyard and found the boarding, disembarking... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Karen R
Ridgeway, Canada
Ferry was great

We took a ferry from Hyannis to Nantucket; Nantucket to Martha's Vineyard, and Martha's Vineyard to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Washington, DC
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High-speed ferry service to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard; the only mid-Cape departure point to both islands. Hyannisport Harbor Cruises past the Kennedy Compound, Deep-Sea Fishing and Cape Cod Canal Cruises.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Ocean Street Dock, 220 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601
+1 800-492-8082
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We caught the Hi-Line Ferry from Hyannis for Martha's Vineyard and found the boarding, disembarking and actual crossing to be 'smooth sailing'. There was plenty of comfortable seating on their very clean and modern vessels. The only thing that we didn't realize until it was...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We took a ferry from Hyannis to Nantucket; Nantucket to Martha's Vineyard, and Martha's Vineyard to Hyannis. the ferry's were clean and comfortable. The Ferry's all left on time and arrived on time. The boarding and off boarding process was easy and efficient. They offer...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited both Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket on the same day on Hy Line's around the sound tour. Though slightly pricey we had only one day to spend on visiting both islands and this is probably the only feasible way to do so. So...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trip from Hyannis to Oak Bluffs was very fast. We enjoyed a calm crossing and had a great time. On board drinks and snacks looked good. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Reviewed 1 week ago

During our recent phone to the Cape we stayed in downtown Hyannis. We decided to do a day trip to Martha's Vineyard and booked the trip over and back on Hy-Line. We were able to go our reservation on-line the evening before and when we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Ferry provides on time service both to and from the islands. We had a great ride and everyone on board and at the ticket counters knew what was going on and worked to make the trip enjoyable. Having a nice food and beverage service...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The boat was really clean. They get you there on time. I love the new big boat it just seems to have more room. I would suggest that if you need parking use there service don't use The Harbor Parking System that is by The...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the Hyline. Although difficult to get to either picking up or leaving from Nantucket if you live here, it is far superior to the Steamship in terms of food, beer, kindness to travelers, and overall very efficient. Bikes are cared for nicely. The people...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the Hy-Line from Hyannis to Nantucket. Ticket prices round trip were $77 a person, which was kind of high at first, but considering that you are on the boat for a little over 2 hours, I guess it is pretty reasonable. The ferries...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well-organized operation running high-speed ferries to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard from Hyannis. Our trip was to Nantucket. Conveniently located off Ocean Street with ample parking. Polite instructive crew, comfortable seating, food, drink and a view of the harbors (Hyannis and Nantucket) you can only...More

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Questions & Answers
Loretta J
5 July 2017
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property
There are plenty of place to park around the area for all different prices as well as private homes that charge 15-20 a day. Get there early and drive around to look for the best deal. If you are paying in a metered or timed... More
5 April 2017
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Response from betsyrich | Property representative
Reservations are necessary, year-round. For schedules, rates and reservations visit the Hy-Line Cruises website. There is also an Insider's Guide available there that you can download. Sorry - TripAdvisor won't let me answer... More
26 July 2016
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Response from betsyrich | Property representative
Definitely the Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority. You can catch the bus nearby where the boat docks at Ocean Park (about a 5-minute walk). The fee is $1.25 per town, per person or you can buy an all-day pass for $8 per... More