Travel

Location

Woods Hole is a seaside village located at the South West corner of Cape Cod in the state of Massachusetts, USA. Remember to bring you power adapter for the USA.

The Marine Biological Laboratory provides extensive travel information on its website, including driving directions, traffic conditions, and local maps: http://www.mbl.edu/about/visit/directions/index.html

USA Visas

International travelers who are seeking to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program are now subject to enhanced security requirements. All eligible travelers who wish to travel under the Visa Waiver Program must apply for authorization using the web site https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/.

We have just learnt that the ESTA services will incur a charge of US$14 after September 8.

By Air

Logan International Airport, Boston MA (preferred). 120 km/75 miles from Woods Hole.  http://www.massport.com/logan/getti.html

Peter Pan buses travel directly from Logan airport to Woods Hole.  Return fare $55, 1 hour and 40 min travel time. Free wi-fi on bus. http://www.peterpanbus.com/

TF Green Airport Providence, RI (alternate)

122km/76 miles from Woods Hole. http://www.pvdairport.com/

Peter Pan bus lines from TF Green Airport to Woods Hole require a connection in Bourne. Return fare $58, 2 hour and 30 min travel time. Free wi-fi on bus. http://www.peterpanbus.com/

Green Shuttle of Cape Cod (to/from Boston or Providence)

Shuttle can accommodate 3 travelers comfortably (4 travelers with limited luggage). GSCC uses hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles and offers free wi-fi in shuttle. $135 each way per vehicle. Average travel time from airport-1 hour 40 minutes. http://www.gogreenshuttle.com/FEES.html 

Rental car options

$69 daily average. You can find detailed driving directions for various locations on the MBL website http://www.mbl.edu/about/visit/directions/directions_drive.html

More information from Boston - http://www.massport.com/logan/getti_typeo_renta.html

More information from Providence- http://providenceairportcarrental.com/

 

Please go to https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/. Remember also to bring an adapter for the power plugs compatible with US standards ....!

  Last Modified: 19 August 2010