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Block Island Express Ferry

2 Ferry St, New London, CT 06320-6418
+1 401-783-7996
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Speed ferry

The "Jessica" is a speed ferry that travels to and from New London and Block Island and visa versa... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blauvelt, New York
via mobile
Expensive but gets you there

One round-trip ticket from New London to Block Island is $52.50 which is a lot of money in my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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2 Ferry St, New London, CT 06320-6418
+1 401-783-7996
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The "Jessica" is a speed ferry that travels to and from New London and Block Island and visa versa. The departures are very punctual and the crew is accommodating and helpful with items in tow.

Thank dmg823
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One round-trip ticket from New London to Block Island is $52.50 which is a lot of money in my opinion, and this high speed ferry is the only option from New London or Connecticut for that matter. If you travel from Point Judith, Rhode Island,...More

Thank war1today
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The price for the ferry is about $45/person round trip. The crew is efficient in getting people off and on the boat. Additionally, on the return visit the seas were a little rougher and I saw one of the crew spend about 1/2 the ride...More

Thank Ward D
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I love Block Island, which used to run down And very salty. The beaches are not great but the people here are wonderful! Good Lobster, very casual, not inexpensive My mother and I stayed on the Island and was so Relaxed. My mom even got...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We took a day trip to Block Island. The Ferry was fast and convenient. The price was not bad and the staff was great.

1  Thank corcorans11
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The block island express ferry is a great way to travel to and from block island out of the new london dock. Boat is comfortable offering inside and outside seating.

1  Thank ctbeachbum131
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Unfortunately, we hit a storm going to Block Island so the waters were very choppy. We did a Thursday 2 for 1 which is a really good deal. You leave at 330pm and arrive at Block Island for around 5 and you have until 9pm...More

1  Thank brando16a
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Convenient going from New London to Block Island. Much closer than Point Judith ferry. Fast boat, fairly smooth. Old, crowded, not so clean but it only lasts 70 minutes...

1  Thank Philip C
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The Block Island Express is the best way to travel to the island. My brother in laws yacht takes approx. 2 hours form Clinton CT to get to block after driving about a hour from home. If the boat is ready to go, one can...More

1  Thank 674earleh
Reviewed 25 August 2016

If you go for a day or a couple, you will enjoy the cruise over and the old feel of Block. It is such a great way to spend a summer day and create memories.

Thank Vail183
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12 April 2017|
Response from ctbeachbum131 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their website, you can get the schedule and prices.
25 August 2016|
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Response from jmz6108 | Reviewed this property |
The tickets can be shown from your phone at the ticket booth at the ferry. They'll scan your phone and print your boarding passes.