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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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Hyannis to Nantucket

A wonderful boat ride! We were shocked at the comfortable cabin. Hi-back cushioned seats and tables... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2016
Michelle B
Leesville, South Carolina
Hyannis - Nantucket

Parking can be an issue but the Hy-Line staff direct you to other lots if theirs are full. The... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2016
Lansing, Michigan
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“smooth ride” (14 reviews)
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Ocean Street Dock, 220 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601
+1 800-492-8082
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Reviewed October 7, 2016

A wonderful boat ride! We were shocked at the comfortable cabin. Hi-back cushioned seats and tables to sit at, TV's to watch and very nice staff. Didn't feel like we were on the water. Outside seating if you prefer it. Get there early to get...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Parking can be an issue but the Hy-Line staff direct you to other lots if theirs are full. The staff are helpful, we had a good trip to Nantucket and back. A couple 'suggestions' for travelers: 1) While waiting to board, it is not considerate...More

Thank Hola4876
Reviewed October 1, 2016

The Hy-Line ferry was excellent. On time to and from the Vineyard. Pleasant crew and smooth trip. Would have been "Five" stars except for the parking; not enough parking and no good advice where to park. Finally found the Palmer Street Lot near the train...More

Thank Raymond M
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Nice boat ride on a cool windy day...husband visited with the captain for a while. Comfortable seating.

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Crew of the Hy-Line were all very accommodating. Going and coming from Martha's Vineyard the crew stood watch and wished everyone well. While on board, they were friendly and chatty. Their smiles and thanks were appreciated by passengers young and old.

Thank Mary D
Reviewed September 26, 2016

The ship we traveled out on was new and had "The Captain's View" which was somewhat First Class and most comfortable. Returning ship did not have Captain View, but was still pleasant.

Thank 2000Intruder
Reviewed September 22, 2016

My wife and I took the the high speed ferry service from Hyannis Port to Martha's Vineyard, which takes about an hour. This was a really good service, although not the cheapest at $59 per person for the return trip. Refreshments can be purchased on...More

Thank grum7
Reviewed September 20, 2016

We took the Hy Line to MV and it was our first trip on this ferry and to MV. It is a fast and smooth ride - the cabin is comfortable and clean, the crew is friendly. We enjoyed the trip and would only recommend...More

1  Thank contheroad
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

The fairies are very clean staff is friendly definitely would choose their services again if I ever went back to that part of the country.

Thank Marlena C
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Rode the fast ferry to Nantucket. What a smooth ride. Just glided over the water and arrived before you knew it. Both directions were great. Saved so much time compared- to the traditional ferry. The new Gray Lady 4 was GREAT.3

Thank Peppiedoodle
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Loretta J
July 5, 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
April 5, 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
July 26, 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