New York to Martha’s Vineyard  by Train and Ferry


Refund Policy (train/ferry combinations):

80% refund (70% if fast ferry included) until 5 days prior to travel

70% refund (60% if fast ferry included) until 48 hours prior to travel

No refunds after 48 hours prior to travel


No refunds on direct ferry tickets or Special Fares

Exchanges are not permitted

Fares include train, road ride, ferry,  taxes, fuel surcharges, embarkation fees, & costs of program operation.

We reserve the right to substitute luxury sedans, taxis,  buses, vans,  shuttles or stretch limousines for each other

For reservations call:

800-457-3549 11 am to 7 pm

812-935-7960 after hours

or email us at:

Amtrak offers Acela and Regional trains in the Northeast Corridor with reserved seat comfort.

Acelas offer Business Class and First Class .

Regional trains offer Coach Class and Business Class and sometimes offer faster schedules than Acela.

First Class offers spacious 2-and-1 seating and food is served at your seat.  Seats are not pre-assigned.

Discounts for groups of 3 or more

Train travel to Martha’s Vineyard involves a ferry and a transfer to complete the journey.  The


Catch-A-Train NetworkTM of ferry and transfer operations provides convenient train


connections for travelers between Martha’s Vineyard and Amtrak stations in the Northeast Corridor such as New York, Stamford, Philadelphia, & Washington.  Connections are provided to Martha’s Vineyard via the New Bedford ferry, the Falmouth ferries, the Hyannis ferry, & the Woods Hole ferry.  These ferries to Martha’s Vineyard carry passengers to Vineyard Haven and Oak Bluffs all year and  to Edgartown in the summer. Edgartown connections available from Vineyard Haven and Oak Bluff ferries all year.

Connections cannot be guaranteed; however, should an unusual operating irregularity occur, Catch-A-TrainTM passengers are


accommodated on the very next available departure. 

Holiday schedules may vary

In keeping with local custom, fares do not include gratuities. Gratuities will be added automatically to all fares in black.  Processing and booking fees not included. .

“Train travel has its own distinct feel, too, a swaying rhythm that lends a rich fluidity to one’s sense of time and space—a motion and mental ease that stays with you awhile after you disembark”

The Christian Science Monitor—10/31/05

&—Does not operate the night before a Federal Holiday

Catch-A-Trainoffers two different combination services for train passengers connecting to Martha’s Vineyard ferries.  Choose the one that works best for you:


Acela—Highest standard using Acela high-speed trains and luxury sedan or limo transfers.

Regional—Amtrak’s regular trains with car transfers to ferries.  Transfers also wait for trains.


Schedules subject to change without notice

Don’t take your car to Martha’s Vineyard!  Vineyard Transit has a great service covering the island all year.

Year-round service

Lowest fare

Highest standard—Acela Service

More departures all day

Martha’s Vineyard Chamber member

Text Box: Martha’s Vineyard Ferry from New York —Summer