Steamship Authority Ferry

Making ferry reservations usually happens when the Steamship Authority opens up its booking system early in the year.

We encourage you to make your ferry reservations as soon as you can. This year that is 



5:00 AM on January 19th, 2021

2021 Martha’s Vineyard General Internet Opening: January 19 – January 25, 2021

Beginning at 5:00 am on January 19, reservations for travel to Martha’s Vineyard from May 19, 2021 through October 18, 2021 may be made via the internet, reservation requests will also be accepted through the mail. Up to five transactions (one-way or round-trip) will be accepted per mailing. All reservations will be processed as received, beginning on January 19, 2021. . Office hours from January 19 & 20, 2021 will be from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm to provide support to our internet/web customers.

2021 Telephone, Internet and Mail Opening

Reservation for travel from May 19, 2021 through October 18, 2021 may be made beginning on January 26, 2021 at 7:30 AM via the telpehone, internet or mail.

2021 Martha’s Vineyard Reservation Only Dates

We provide extended phone service for Martha’s Vineyard Only dates and Hyannis/Nantucket Passenger HighSpeed Ferry Reservations from 7:00am to 9:00pm, May 27 through June 1, every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from June 18 through September 6, June 29 through July 8, August 24, September 7, October 8 and October 11.

Martha’s Vineyard Reservation Only …………………….(508) 477-SHIP (7447)

Hyannis/Nantucket High-Speed Passenger Only…….(508) 495-FAST (3278)