Ferry Services & Mooring Information

Plymouth Launch - This is a full-time launch service operating seven days a week. Located on Plymouth's Town Pier at 23 Town Wharf, Plymouth Launch is run by Fran McMillen, who has operated Scituate Launch in Scituate Harbor for 20+ years. Service runs May 15 through October 15. The launch fee for a season launch is $500, which covers every trip to a particular mooring. Visitors will be charged $6 a trip or $12 for a round trip to their boat. In addition, Plymouth Launch will offer a Tag-along Tours service, giving anyone interested in tagging along on these trips a chance to enjoy a 15- or 20-minute trip around the harbor. The Tag-along service will be about $6 a trip.
You can contact Plymouth Launch at plymouthharbor@comcast.net or at 781-545-4154.

Marina, Dock, Slip & Mooring Information in the Plymouth, MA area 

Ferry Services - Getting to the Islands

See Plymouth is partnered with several companies that offer safe and reliable ferry service to Provincetown and the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. The map below represents where these nearby destinations are located in relation to Plymouth County. There is much to experience on Cape Cod and the Islands, and we encourage our visitors to include a stop at these destinations with their trip to Plymouth!

The Steamship Authority | Year-round ferry service to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard

The Steamship Authority's M/V Iyanough high-speed service to Nantucket will return for Memorial Day weekend with four round trips a day from Thursday, May 21 through Tuesday, May 26, 2020. The trips are available to book now Here.  Please note that cloth face coverings are required on board the vessel. We have also cut the boat's capacity in half, to 175 passengers, to allow plenty of space for physical distancing. After Memorial Day, the high-speed service will go on hiatus until at least mid-June as we continue to monitor demand.

The Steamship Authority offers visitors a safe, convenient and reliable transportation service from Cape Cod, MA to the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket – two wonderful destinations southeast of Plymouth County. Since 1818, the vessels of the Steamship Authority and its predecessors have been traveling the waters of Woods Hole and Martha's Vineyard as well as Hyannis and Nantucket. As the lifeline to the islands, they offer frequent year-round service for automobiles, trucks and passengers and their U.S. Coast Guard certified crews are committed to the highest level of safety at sea.

Hy-Line Cruises | Year-round ferry service to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard
Hy-Line Cruises is a family-owned and operated cruise company with more than 40 years in the cruise business. They are pleased to offer year-round High-Speed Ferry service from Hyannis, MA to Nantucket Island as well as seasonal ferry service to both Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. Enjoy the natural beauty of Cape Cod aboard a 1-hour Hyannis Sport Harbor Cruise and view the Kennedy Compound or, for those yearning to "catch the excitement" on Nantucket Sound, try your luck on a deep-sea fishing trip.  Hy-Line Cruises also offer sightseeing cruises along the widest man-man canal, the Cape Cod Canal. Click here for more information on their canal cruises.

Ocean Street Dock | Hyannis, MA

The Island Queen | Seasonal ferry service to Martha’s Vineyard
The Island Queen sails daily from Falmouth to Martha's Vineyard late May through mid-October. With her fast, reliable and convenient service, you can relax with the sea and sky and wind on a delightful 35-minute mini-cruise across the sparkling waters of Vineyard Sound. The Island Queen is the only cruise ship sailing regularly from Falmouth Harbor directly to Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard. She is centrally located, easy to get to, with affordable fares. With no hassle parking, you can feel comfortable leaving your car behind, secure in their spacious paved lot nearby. Bring your bicycle aboard to explore the island... and cruise the fun way to Martha's Vineyard.

75 Falmouth Heights Road | Falmouth, MA 02540

Get to Provincetown in half the time it would take to drive by booking a ride with Plymouth's fast ferry service.

Plymouth-Provincetown Fast Ferry | Seasonal ferry service to Provincetown. Featuring a climate-controlled cabin with full galley service and great views of historic Plymouth Harbor and Cape Cod Bay. Service to Provincetown runs June through September, seven days a week.
Depart Plymouth 10am
Arrive in Provincetown 11:30am
Depart Provincetown 4:30pm
Return to Plymouth 6pm
Click here for more info