Getting to Cape Cod & The Islands

Cape Cod is accessible from virtually anywhere in the world! Search here for direct & connecting flights, high speed & traditional ferries, and bus and passenger train service to the region. Find Cape Cod & Islands ferry schedules and Cape Cod & Islands flight schedules. Also, search for local transportation options available once you cross our bridges, including taxis, car-rental companies, livery service and in-town buses and shuttles. The Hyannis Transportation Center in downtown Hyannis is Cape Cod's transportation hub - find Cape Cod rail/ground transportation/bus lines. Here are some helpful travel tips for driving to and around Cape Cod!

It's quick and easy to get to the Cape & Islands by air, with frequent flights offered to and from the region. The recently renovated Barnstable Municipal Airport on Cape Cod is a state-of-the-art facility that readily accommodates corporate aircraft and offers scheduled service between New York, Providence, Boston and the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. JetBlue now operates daily seasonal flights between Barnstable Municipal Airport and JFK Airport in New York City!

If you have traveled to Cape Cod by plane, ferry or bus, a great way to explore our region upon your arrival is to rent a car. Auto rentals are easily accessible once arriving here, and give you the freedom to set your own itinerary! Visit the diverse museums, art galleries and studios that line Route 6A. Or travel the whole distance of the Cape along our scenic byways, from Woods Hole to the Provincetown tip.

Seasonal ferry service is available from Boston to Provincetown, and from various ports on Cape Cod to the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket (ferry service to the Islands is also available on a year-round basis). A trip on the traditional or high-speed ferry is an exciting way to travel to Cape Cod or the Islands. Enjoy onboard concessions and fresh ocean air as you take in our breathtaking shoreline! You may even catch a glimpse of a whale or seal on your journey. Some ferries offer the option of bringing your car or bike onboard. Click here for Ferry Schedules!

Why not take in the sights of Cape Cod in style? Livery service is another mode of transportation provided on the Cape, offering a private, luxurious ride to any of your destinations, or a convenient transfer to major airports. Taxi services on Cape Cod are another option to quickly get you to where you want to go. 

Bus transportation is a comfortable and affordable travel option from Logan Airport in Boston. Buses operate regularly throughout the day. Once on Cape Cod, you can travel around safely on the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority buses and shuttles. The RTA offers year-round and seasonal routes around Cape Cod. From any point along the route, you can wave to a bus driver to pick you up. All vehicles have bicycle racks and are accessible to people with disabilities.

Sightseeing trains offer a unique way to appreciate and explore Cape Cod. Elegant dinner trains, family dinner trains and themed trips like the Polar Express are also available aboard the Cape Cod Central Railroad. And getting to Cape Cod is now easier with the CapeFLYER seasonal passenger train service from Boston. Ride the rails with amenities like onboard concessions and free Wi-Fi – and bring your bikes at no charge!