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Whether by plane, boat, automobile, or some combination of the three, find your way to the center of Edgartown and you’ve found Vineyard Square.

Martha’s Vineyard Hotel Contact, Directions, and Transportation Info

Our Contact Info:

38 North Water Street
Edgartown, MA 02539
Phone: 508-627-4711
Fax: 508-627-5904

Getting to Vineyard Square

Don’t bother reaching for those car keys — Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites is centrally located on the island of Martha’s Vineyard and convenient to reliable public transportation, so packing light and leaving your car on the mainland isn’t just easy, it’s highly recommended. Martha’s Vineyard is accessible by airplane or a 45-90 minute ferry ride. Year round Martha’s Vineyard ferry service is available from Woods Hole and seasonal ferry services are available from the Massachusetts towns of Falmouth, Hyannis, New Bedford and Nantucket, as well as from Quonset, Rhode Island.

By Ferry

The Steamship Authority

With year-round service, this ferry provides the most frequent daily service and brings thousands of passengers to Martha’s Vineyard every year.  Departing out of Woods Hole, MA (Cape Cod), it runs into Vineyard Haven and Oak Bluffs (seasonal only) with either port being only 10-15 minutes from the Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites. This is also the only ferry capable of transporting vehicles to Martha’s Vineyard. Advance vehicle reservations are required for the ferry if you are bringing your vehicle and remember to contact the hotel to reserve one of our off-site parking spaces.
Contact Info: 508-477-8600 or visit for more information and reservations.


Offers a seasonal, passenger only, fast ferry service to Oak Bluffs Harbor from:

  • New Bedford, MA – Multiple ferries depart daily to and from Martha’s Vineyard.  Offsite parking (with complementary shuttle service to the terminal) or convenient valet parking is available in New Bedford, as is connecting service from:
  • NJ and NY to Martha’s Vineyard Ferry – Also operated by Seastreak, this passenger only ferry runs on weekends from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day. Departing from Highlands, NJ on a Friday afternoon, stopping in Manhattan and then onward to Oak Bluffs and returning on Sunday afternoon.  This ferry arrives at the Oak Bluffs Harbor.

Contact Info: 1-800-BOATRIDE (800-262-8743) or visit for more information and reservations.

Rhode Island Fast Ferry

This seasonal fast ferry service operates between Quonset Point, RI and Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard. This ferry arrives at the Oak Bluffs Harbor.
Phone: 401-295-4040 or visit

The Falmouth Ferry

This seasonal passenger service operates between Falmouth Harbor (Cape Cod) and Edgartown Martha’s Vineyard. It lands at Memorial Wharf, just a 5 minute walk to the Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites.

Contact Info: 508-548-9400 or visit

The Island Queen

Offering seasonal passenger service between the Massachusetts towns of Falmouth (on Cape Cod) and Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard. This ferry arrives at the Oak Bluffs Harbor.
Contact Info: 508-548-4800 or visit

Hy-Line Cruises

Seasonal passenger service from both Hyannis and Nantucket to Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard. This ferry arrives at the Oak Bluffs Harbor.
Contact Info: 800-492-8082 or visit

By Car to the Ferries

From New York: To New Bedford: Take I-95 to Providence; take I-195 East. To Falmouth and Woods Hole: Continue from New Bedford on I-195 East; take Route 25 East (I-495 South); cross over the Bourne Bridge; follow Route 28 South. To Hyannis: Continue from New Bedford on I-195 East, take Route 25 East (I-495 South) and then follow Route 6.

From Boston: Take Route 3 to the Sagamore Bridge. To Hyannis: Follow Route 6 East. To Falmouth and Woods Hole: Take Route 6 West to Buzzards Bay (Bourne), cross the Bourne Bridge, and follow Route 28 South.

Approximate Distances by Car to Woods Hole from:

  • New York – 271 miles
  • Hartford – 187 miles
  • New Haven – 165 miles
  • Providence – 85 miles
  • Boston – 85 miles

By Bus to the Ferries

Peter Pan Bus Line provides bus service to Woods Hole from Boston and New York (stopping in Providence) daily, year-round.

Service Phone: 1-800-556-3815 or 1-401-751-8800

Visit their website:

By Plane

Year-round flights are available to Martha’s Vineyard airport. Taxis and rental cars can be accessed at the terminal.

Cape Air provides flights from Boston, Hyannis, Nantucket, New Bedford, and Providence, R.I.
Phone: 1-508-771-6944 or 1-800-352-0714

In season, you also can fly direct with Jet Blue (the airline also connects with Cape Air during off season). Book your entire trip right on the Jet Blue website.

Charter services are also available.

Transportation from Off-Island Airports

White Tie Limo – This is a year-round service from Boston, Providence, and New York airports, train stations, etc. connecting to Martha’s Vineyard. Escort Coach offers limousines, sedans, vans and mini coaches.
Phone: 1-800-564-8116 or 1-508-548-8116

On-Island Car Rentals

A-A Island Auto Rental

5 Corners, Vineyard Haven, MA
Phone: 1-508-696-5300 or 1-800-627-6333

Sun ‘n Fun

28 Lake Ave., Oak Bluffs, MA

Phone:  1-508-693-5457

(will deliver)

Budget Rent-a-Car

4 locations – Oak Bluffs, Vineyard Haven, Martha’s Vineyard Airport, and Edgartown.

Phone: 1-508-693-1911

(will deliver)

Hertz Car Rental

2 locations – Vineyard Haven and Martha’s Vineyard Airport.
Phone: 1-800-654-3131 or 1-508-693-2402

By Car to Hotel

Directions from Vineyard Haven Ferry Dock to the Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites

Turn left out of ferry parking lot and continue to stop sign (past Stop&Shop). Turn right at stop sign. Continue up small hill bearing left. In 1/2 mile you will see directional sign for Edgartown (7 miles). Take that left onto the Vineyard Haven/Edgartown Rd. Follow this road for about six miles taking you right into downtown Edgartown.

As you approach the village of Edgartown, you will come to a stop sign. The Square Rigger restaurant is on your left. Continue straight at this stop sign, carefully giving right of way to traffic approaching from the left. You are now on Main St. – Continue straight for about 1 1/2 miles. You will pass the Old Whaling Church and The Dukes County Courthouse on your left.

At the corner of Main St. and North Water St., turn left (The Bank of Martha’s Vineyard is in front of you on the corner). We are two blocks up on your left hand side. Number 38 North Water St. Feel free to pull into the loading zone in front of the Inn while you check-in. We will be happy to help with your luggage, and then give you directions to one of our parking spots (if available – PLEASE NOTE: these are limited, first-come first-served, and MUST be reserved in advance) or to the town parking lot, a short drive away.

Welcome to the Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites!

Local Bus Transportation – Vineyard Transit Authority

The local bus system is very reliable and leaves frequently from just 1 block from the Inn to all over the Island. You can purchase 1 day, 3 day or 7 day passes which allow you to hop on and off the bus as often as you like, giving you the freedom to explore the whole island without the headaches of directions, traffic and parking.

Check out for more information and schedules.

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