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Island Queen Ferry

75 Falmouth Heights Rd, Falmouth, MA 02540-3543
+1 508-548-4800
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The Fun Way to Martha's Vineyard! Sail away on the Island Queen from Falmouth, Cape Cod and you will experience Martha's Vineyard within just 35-minutes. Convenient parking just 200 yards from the dock. Enjoy our enclosed lounge, outside decks, full-service snack bar and our friendly crew! Daily sailings beginning at 9:00am from late May to mid October. Children ages 4 & under travel free! Group discounts for 20 or more passenger available.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“oak bluffs” (101 reviews)
“day trip” (58 reviews)
75 Falmouth Heights Rd, Falmouth, MA 02540-3543
+1 508-548-4800
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Island Queen was an excellent means of transportation to Martha's Vineyard. We purchased our tickets at our hotel, The Red Horse Inn so not so knowledgeable about ticketing procedures through the ferry company. Got there 45 minutes before boarding as was recommended in other...More

Thank Sheryl2013
Reviewed 3 days ago

You do have to arrive there 45 minutes before the run time to insure a seat during the summer, but it's worth the wait. The ferry left on time and we arrived on time at Martha's Vineyard. Once on board you do have the option...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice ferry ride, but the trip os very quick. Plenty of seating, snack bar, and nice views. I expected a more frequent schedule, especially during summer.

Thank Tayuh3
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is the fast way to get to the island. Parking managed by Island Queen is available close to the boarding area in Falmouth at $15. You need to be there at least half an hour before leaving. There is not possibility of booking, first...More

Thank ILRud
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, large ferry. Only 30 min to Martha's Vineyard or back. Nice trip. I just wish they offered a few more ferries through the day

Thank BobbiSloan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip to Martha's Vineyard from Falmouth is the way to go if you are going to the Vineyard. Less traffic hassle and less distance. You are asked to be there 30 mins. before sailing and if you don't take an early sailing, parking is...More

Thank df4727
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We debated this ferry over the others, this was the fastest and closest to where we were staying. My children seemed annoyed that we arrived so early but once we saw the MASSIVE line behind us it seemed worth it. It is VERY large and...More

Thank Maygon
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ride was pleasant and the ferry ariived on time. But there was one flaw. There is no covered shelter for waiting travelers on the Oak Bluffs side. So if it is pouring rain and if are we expected to be there 45 minutes early...More

Thank Neeraja V
IslandQueenCapeCod, General Manager at Island Queen Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Neeraja for your review. Unfortunately, the Oak Bluffs waiting are is owned by the Town of Oak Bluffs and the ferry companies pay a fee to the town to dock there. Over the many years that we have been in service we have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked the Island Queen Ferry. I found the web booking, ticket taking, ferry loading, ferry ride and disembarking process to be executed perfectly. If you are trying to decide on the best way to get to the Vineyard, there are two travel time...More

Thank CraftBeers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the pleasure to ride the Island Queen for the first time. There is plenty of handicap parking right at the pier ticket office. Vehicle parking is about 150 yards away and cistv $15/day. The ride was smooth and there is a snack bar on...More

Thank Jmesis
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20 July 2017|
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Response from Califanna348 | Reviewed this property |
You need to buy your tickets at the Ferry location. See below: Credit cards (Falmouth Dock Ticket Window only) Cash (Falmouth Ticket Window, Parking Lots and Onboard Vessel) Travelers Checks (Falmouth Ticket Window, Parking... More