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Woods Hole Parking tips ?

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Woods Hole Parking tips ?

Hi,

We are having troubles with the car/ferry .. and have trouble reaching a human on the phone at Steamship lines .. so I think we'll just rent a car on MV and park at Woods Hole.

Are there lots of options for parking at the Woods Hole ferry location ?

By that I mean are their privately run lots along side the official Steamship lots ?

Any advice or tips for those of us parking for 5 days ??

thanks all !!

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1. Re: Woods Hole Parking tips ?

The SSA has several lots in Falmouth. As you approach WH you will see electronic signs directing you to ferry parking, it is $12.00 per day & secure. free shuttle buses take you down to the ferry. It is a lot like economy parking at an airport. It is efficient & well-run.

As far as I know there are no private lots except one associated with the Island Queen ferry, located in Falmouth itself.

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2. Re: Woods Hole Parking tips ?

check out the SSA website as all the info on parking is right there. As Kendrick said, you will be parking away from the ferry and taking a shuttle. You want to leave at least 45 minutes, maybe more to get from the parking lot to the ferries. they pretty much run right on time. Depending on when you are going, it can take 15 -30 minutes to get to the ferry depending on traffic. figure some time to get to the lot, park, get your stuff on the shuttle, wait a few minutes for shuttle to leave, drive to ferry, get your stuff off and then get on board. Shuttle drops you a few feet away from the boarding zone. If you don't have tickets already, then add a few minutes in that queue.

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3. Re: Woods Hole Parking tips ?

The SSA website will also give you the AM radio station that announces which lot is currently parking cars. It is important since lots do fill and then cars are directed to another.

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