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Welcome On Board THE WAVE!
Getting around the island is easy!

The NRTA schedules its routes and schedules up to a year in advance.  With the uncertainty of impacts from Covid-10, the 2021 schedules represents the desired level of service that we typically provide to the community, but may not reflect the exact services offered.  Published services are subject to change without notice; however, updates are provided at , on all buses and at the Greenhound Building.  Please be assured, the NRTA is taking all the necessary precautions to keep our passengers and employees safe.  Frequent daily cleaning and sanitizing continues to be our priority.  Face masks are required to Ride the Wave


Please check our website for the latest updates as service is subject to change without notice.

Winter Service
7:00 am to 9:00 pm

Buses will leave town every 30 minutes
Daily from 7:00 am TO 9:00 pm
The last bus leaves town at 9:00 pm

Buses will leave town every 30 minutes
Daily from 7:00 am TO 9:00 pm
The last bus will leave town at 9:00 pm

Daily from 7:15 am TO 9:15 pm
Buses leave town at quarter after the hour
Last bus from town 9:15 pm
Buses leave Sconset at quarter of the hour
Daily from 7:45 am to 8:45 pm
The last bus leave Sconset at 8:45 pm

The NRTA is being proactive in keeping our riders and employees as safe as possible during the Coronavirus situation by providing additional cleanings and regularly disinfecting all surfaces on all fixed-route vehicles and at our facilities.

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THE WAVE is adminstered by the Nantucket Regional Transit Authority
Administrative Office: 20-R S. Water Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
Open: Monday through Friday, 8 am-4 pm; Closed weekends & holidays
For Information: 508-228-7025; Other Business: 508-325-9571
TTD: 508-325-7516 Email:
The Wave • Nantucket Regional Transit Authority • 20-R S. Water Street • Nantucket, MA 02554 • 508.228.7025