Steamship Authority

Work 1 Water Street Vineyard Haven MA 02568 Work Phone: (508) 693-9130Website:


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The Steamship Authority provides safe, convenient and reliable transportation to island residents and visitors. As the lifeline to the islands, they offer frequent year-round service for automobiles, trucks and passengers. Their U.S. Coast Guard certified crews are committed to the highest level of safety at sea.

Whether you’re traveling to Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket, Transit Authorities provide island-wide bus service, plus there are plenty of taxis, car rentals and bike rentals available.


Since 1818, the vessels of the Steamship Authority have been traveling the waters of Woods Hole and Martha’s Vineyard as well as Hyannis and Nantucket.

Categories: Ferries