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Question: How far is Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket from Hyannis and is it easy to get to?
Dee's Reply: Hi Marissa - Let me give you the short answer to your questions, then I'll link you to other pages with lots more details.
Distance from Hyannis to Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard
It's about 16 nautical miles from Hyannis to Martha's Vineyard and approximately 23 nautical miles from Hyannis to Nantucket.
Are The Islands Easy to Get to From Hyannis?
They sure are! In season there are multiple ferry departures to each island every day of the week.
Step aboard the ferry in Hyannis, enjoy the ride, and before you know it you'll be on the island.
(FYI: If you want to get there faster (albeit, more expensively), flying is also an option.)
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