Hyannis is a village within the Town of Barnstable, on Cape Cod. The Cape has excellent transportation options via highway, rail, bus and air connections to other parts of New England. Air, bus, and passenger rail service expand during the summer months to accommodate tourists.
From Boston & points north: Take Route 93 to Route 3 South. Follow over the Sagamore Bridge where Route 3 becomes Route 6 (Mid-Cape Highway). Follow to exit #6, Route 132 and bear right off exit ramp.
From Springfield & points west: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike, Route 90 East. Follow to exit #11A, Route 495 South. Follow over Bourne Bridge, go 3/4 around Bourne Rotary, pick up Route 6 East along the Cape Cod Canal. Follow until first set of traffic lights (near the Sagamore Bridge). Take a right to Route 6. Take exit #6 and bear right onto Route 132.
From New York/Connecticut and points south, take I-95 to Providence, Rhode Island. Take exit #20 to Route I95 East. Follow to Route 25 South (exit #22) to the Bourne Bridge. Go over Bourne Bridge, go 3/4 around Bourne Rotary, pick up Route 6 East along the Cape Cod Canal. Follow until first set of traffic lights (near the Sagamore Bridge). Take a right to Route 6. Take exit #6 and bear right onto Route 132.
Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines at the Barnstable Municipal Airport services direct flights to and from Boston, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Other airlines offer direct flights to and from Newark and New York. Visit the Barnstable Municipal Airport‘s website for details on airlines and rental cars.
Plymouth & Brockton Bus Company provides hourly scheduled motorcoach service between Logan Airport, downtown Boston, Plymouth and throughout Cape Cod. Charter services available. There are other bus companies providing service from New York, Providence and other locations. Visit Plymouth & Brockton for schedules and fare information.
Daily ferry transportation is available to and from Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket from Hyannis on Hy-Line (Martha’s Vineyard service available May through October). The Steamship Authority offers daily ferry transportation to Nantucket from Hyannis, and to Martha’s Vineyard from Woods Hole. The Island Queen travels to Martha’s Vineyard from Falmouth Harbor.
The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority operates The Hyannis Trolley. The route begins at the Hyannis Transportation Center and travels down Main Street to South Street and services Ocean Street, Nantucket Street, Old Colony Way and Lewis Bay Road. The trolley is a free service. Visit Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority for route and schedule information.
Welcome aboard the CapeFLYER, where you can relax and ride comfortably from Boston to Cape Cod on our weekend passenger train service from Memorial Day through Labor Day! CapeFLYER is a pet-friendly train with all the comforts you expect onboard a passenger train — onboard concessions, free Wi-Fi, wheelchair accessibility and you can even bring your bike for FREE! Kids 12 and under ride FREE! Seniors and persons with disabilities now ride 50% off with the Senior CharlieCard or Transportation Access Pass. The CCRTA provides more information and links.