Woods Hole Ferry

Steamship Authority

The Steamship Authority provides year-round passenger and auto ferry service from Woods Hole on Cape Cod all day long. Advanced reservations are needed for cars, especially during the summer season, but passengers never need a reservation. Travel distance is only 7 miles, and expect the ride to take approximately 40 minutes. The ferry has WIFI, refreshments and indoor and outdoor seating to enjoy the beautiful views of Vineyard Sound. Ferries dock in Vineyard Haven year round, and in Oak Bluffs Spring-Summer. Visit for schedules, fares, directions and parking information.