Riding a Boston to Provincetown ferry helps you avoid Route 6 traffic while giving great views of Cape Cod. The Provincetown Ferry and Provincetown Fast Ferry are among the most popular options for going from Boston to Provincetown. The Provincetown Ferry and Fast Ferry, also known as the Salacia and Provincetown IV, are only 90-minute rides. Boston Harbor Cruises and Bay State Cruise Company own the ferries respectively.
Departure, Arrival, & Hospitality
The Provincetown Ferry leaves from 1 Long Wharf, Boston and arrives at Macmillan Wharf, Provincetown. The Provincetown Fast Ferry leaves from 200 Seaport Blvd. in Boston and arrives at the same location. Both offer food, drinks, and personnel ready and willing to help plan your stay. Riders can expect to see views of the Boston skyline to the docks, lighthouses, piers, and possible whale action, as they approach Provincetown. The two ferries run from May to October every year with the Provincetown Fast Ferry offering extended schedules between October and December. It’s highly recommended by resources such as Travel + Leisure to book trips in advance during the summer season.