Fare Hike Proposed for Vineyard, Nantucket Ferries

FerryMARTHA’S VINEYARD – It could soon be more expensive to travel to and from the Vineyard and Nantucket.

The Steamship Authority is considering raising fares on both passenger and excursion rates.

According to a report in the Vineyard Gazette, excursion fares to the Vineyard would go up by 4 dollars round trip and 50 cents for passenger fares.

For trips to Nantucket, excursion rates would go up 5 dollars with passenger rates going up one dollar.

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Officials will make their decision at their meeting on October 21st.