Port of New Bedford

America's #1 Fishing Port

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Terminal Locations

Convenient boarding locations at the Port

Enjoy the beautiful coastline and venture offshore on a ferry or excursion boat from the Port of New Bedford, with convenient boarding locations at State Pier and Fisherman's Wharf.

The Port offers visitors safe and convenient parking close to the docks with free shuttle service.

Before you set sail or after your journey, there is so much to see and do, from visiting the world's largest whaling museum to eating the world's freshest seafood (try our scallops!). The historic downtown district features a variety of ethnic restaurants, galleries and key attractions.

Discover all the Port has to offer!

If you can't find what you are looking for, please call our crew at the New Bedford Port Authority (NBPA) at (508) 961-3000 or NBPA@newbedford-ma.gov.

State Pier

Departure location for SeaStreak Martha's Vineyard and Cuttyhunk Ferry Company Best available parking is at the Whale's Tooth Parking Lot Map of State Pier

Fisherman's Wharf

Departure location for Cuttyhunk Water Taxi Map of Fisherman's Wharf Daily parking is available on Fisherman's Wharf (permit required) and overnight parking is available at Whale's Tooth Parking Lot. For monthly or annual passes, call the NBPA at (508) 979-1456.

Parking for All Terminals

Whale's Tooth Parking Lot (open from April to October) 532 Acushnet Avenue I New Bedford (508) 979-1456

Attended outdoor parking is $12 per day with a free round-trip shuttle every 10 minutes to the ferry terminal. Open 24 hours. The shuttle also stops in the city's Downtown Historic District.

Whales Tooth Parking Map

Additional Public Parking

Pope's Island Marina
102 Pope's Island I New Bedford
Outdoor parking
Unlimited free
Directions to Pope's Island Marina

Customs House Municipal Lot
21 Barker's Lane I New Bedford
Outdoor parking
$1.00 per hour
Directions to Customs House

Elm Street Parking Garage
51 Elm Street I New Bedford
Enclosed garage
$1.50/hour; $10/day; $30/month
Directions to Elm Street Parking Garage

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