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Martha's Vineyard Fast Ferry

1347 Roger Williams Way, Quonset Point, North Kingstown, RI 02852-7426
+1 401-295-4040
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Horrible - NOT reliable - Use someone else

Horrible. Boat broke down a HALF hour before we were supposed to leave the island and told us we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
pc c
New York City, New York
Very comfortable, easy ride

Clean, quiet and relatively spacious transport. Decent galley with a full bar and smiling... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Little Rock, Arkansas
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We operate the newest most luxurious fast ferry to Martha's Vineyard. The "Ava Pearl" offers all Business Class seating with interior luggage areas and the most advanced Ride Control System in the world offering the smoothest ride possible. Depart from Quonset Point, Rhode Island and avoid all the Cape Cod traffic - we will save you 3-4 hours in travel time each way! Closest daily ferry to Connecticut, New York & New Jersey. Dockside parking $10/day. Seasonal ferry service operating May through October.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1347 Roger Williams Way, Quonset Point, North Kingstown, RI 02852-7426
+1 401-295-4040
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Horrible. Boat broke down a HALF hour before we were supposed to leave the island and told us we would have to take a different boat (that costs 8.50) to Woods Hole and then take a bus to our cars. This added an hour to...More

Thank pc c
Reviewed 6 days ago

Clean, quiet and relatively spacious transport. Decent galley with a full bar and smiling, cheerful staff. Dockside parking with very close handicapped parking. Only drawback was the port-o-potties at Quonset location. Also, some benches along the waiting line would be much appreciated by us seniors!...More

Thank emariejon
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ferry as a comfortable ride gets a Very Good Rating. The overall reservation process and cost for tickets, parking, wait times, etc, get an Okay at best. Even so, it is still better leaving from Quonset Point as a So. RI resident than having...More

Thank DaveEB310
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great journey to Martha's Vineyard. The ferry is quite comfortable with nice accommodations. It is a bit of a bumpy ride compared to the slower ferry. So, if you have problems with seasickness, this might not be for you. We enjoyed the...More

Thank michelewave04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attempted to go on the lighthouse cruise but when we got there we were told it was sold out but we could be standby. They made us buy the $70 tickets (2) and would not tell us how many people were ahead of us....More

Thank SamIam427
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you do not need to take your car (not a car ferry) this is an unbeatable option. Ride is 1:40 of smooth fast sailing with comfy seating. Parking is reasonable too it was $10 a day for us. Easy to get to and easy...More

Thank ExRIGuy
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is somewhat of a new ferry system. Decided to try it a since I've been wanting to go to Martha's Vineyard for quite sometime. It's the easiest route from RI. Boat was very comfortable, had good adequate seating and staff was extremely pleasant. Just...More

2  Thank Debcotalmt
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Loved it. The scenic views and minutes saved are so worth the high price. I came mid-day of course, so there was no perfect sunset or anything... but the views of the vast but small blue were still perfect.

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Slightly more expensive - and sometimes those minutes saved are worth the dollars spent. This is especially true OB a day trip. Keep eye on the schedule - don't get confused.

Thank RescuePaws22
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Sounded too good to be true, get to MV so easily and so quickly from RI, where we live! But both my daughter and I lost our proverbial lunch on the trip and had to give the return tickets to my brother and his son...More

1  Thank Nicole K
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Questions & Answers
Geoffrey R
24 June 2017|
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Response from RIFastFerry | Property representative |
Just an update on the above questions, try an Uber it should be much less than your regular cab. Also the ferry trip only takes 95 minutes not 2.5 hours.
11 May 2017|
Response from RIFastFerry | Property representative |
Hi - our new website and reservation system should be rolling out in the coming days. Please keep checking back with us!
6 April 2017|
Response from RIFastFerry | Property representative |
We will begin taking reservations in the next few weeks for the 2017 season. We are currently updating our website and reservation system.