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2023 Fisher Travel Guide: Getting Around by Sea, Air, Bike, Transport and Car


Nantucket Activities

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Follow below for a list of Nantucket’s available transport by sea, air, bike, transport or car!

By Water

Hy-Line Cruises                        800.492.8082 

Steamship Authority                508.228.0262

Freedom Cruise Line                508.432.8999

Seastreak (New Bedford)         800.262.8743

By Air

Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK) offers seasonal service from several major, local and private airlines.

Cape Air                                 800.227.3247

Tradewinds                            800.376.7922

*Several major airlines now offer direct flights to ACK including: JetBlue, American Airlines, United and Delta.

By Bike

Young’s Bicycle Shop            508.228.1151 

Nantucket Bike Shop             508.228.1999 

Island Bike Shop                     508.228.4070

Easy Riders                             508.325.2722

Cook’s Cycle Shop                508.228.0800

By Public Transport

The NRTA WAVE is the island’s year-round, fixed-route bus service across the island, including beaches, downtown and the airport.                      508.228.7025

*All WAVE vehicles are equipped with wheelchair lifts and exterior bike racks. 

By Car

Windmill Auto                      508.228.1227

Affordable Rentals              508.228.3501 

Nantucket Rent-A-Car        508.228.9989

Young’s Rentals                  508.228.1151

Hertz Car Rental                 508.228.9421

Taxi Services

There are taxi stands located on Straight Wharf by the entrance of the Hy-Line dock, at the Steamship ferry, and at the airport. There is an additional stand at the bottom of Main Street in front of The Club Car restaurant.

Roger’s Taxi                           508.818.8294

Val’s Cab & Tours                  508.228.9410

Chief’s Cab                            508.284.8497

Milestone Taxi                       508.325.5511

Judy’s Taxi                             508.228.7722

Good Lookin’ Joes Cab        508.228.2888

Sightseeing Tours

Barrett’s Tours                           508.228.0174

Gail’s Tours                                 508.257.6557 

Nantucket by Water                    508.228.7037

Nantucket Walking Tours           508.228.1894

Nantucket Bike Tours                 917.716.5973

Island Tours                                508.228.0334