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New England Fast Ferry

49 State Pier, New Bedford, MA 02740
866 683 3779
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Ranked #14 of 21 attractions in New Bedford
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- Jul 15, 2014
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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

For weeks we sweated the details of how to get to Marthas Vineyard from Providence (after flying in from Chicago). With a couple of seasickness-prone family members, and no desire to battle traffic going to Woods Hole, we ultimately chose the New England Fast Ferry out of New Bedford. We had read that the ferry out of Providence has a... More

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

ferry fast and clean, I miss the old ferry where you could sit outside on deck, this one is mostly enclosed. but it does the trick.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2010 via mobile

While the ferry is clean, fun and fast the ticket experience has been hellish. This is our first trip to MV and we are staying in Vibeyard Haven. We bought our tickets from New Bedford to Vibeyard Haven. The woman asked when we would like our return ferry, not where. We waited at Vineyard Haven for an hour before we... More

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2009

Yes, this is a great option instead of getting caught in Cape Cod traffic. The secure parking lot is conveniently located just off of Route 18. There is a shuttle that will take you to the ferry. This company is not the same company that runs the ferries down the Cape. That is the Steamship Authority. This summer the Fast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2004

We used the Martha’s Vineyard FAST FERRY from New Bedford the other day for a day trip to the Vineyard it was a very pleasant ride: smooth, comfortable and Scenic as it went along the coast of Hyannis, Cape Cod. We made reservations ahead of time so there was no waiting and we were at the Vineyard before we knew... More

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