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Block Island Ferry

304 Great Island Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5622
+1 401-783-7996
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Unless you take your own boat...

We spent a week on the island and wanted to take the car so the ferry is the only way to do it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Annapolis, Maryland
ferry schedule does not allow enough time for day trip to Block Island from Newport

The ferry ride from Newport to Block island, and back, was fine as far as ferry rides go. However... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Landenberg, Pennsylvania
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The Block Island Ferry is your fastest link to Block Island, Rhode Island. Interstate Navigation Company, Inc. operates the Block Island Ferry, and is the only year-round ferry service to Block Island. Based in Point Judith, (Narragansett), Rhode Island, the Block island Ferry offers Traditional ferry service, (55 minute voyage) as well as the fastest ferry trip from the mainland on the High speed ferry service, (30 minute cruise)from Pt. Judith,. RI. Block Island Ferry also offers seasonal service from Fall River, Ma (2 hour cruise) & Newport, RI (1 hour cruise) to Block Island.If your trip to Block Island is for business, a family vacation, or an island weekend getaway, the Block Island Ferry will get you to Block Island quickly and easily. The Block Island Ferry is the only vehicle ferry service to Block Island. We transport passenger vehicles, commercial trucks as well as shipping freight. The Block Island Ferry is your full service ferry company. We have the most departures and convenient ferry schedule from the mainland which allows you greater flexibility when traveling to and from Block Island on our traditional or high speed ferry!
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  • Average6%
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304 Great Island Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5622
+1 401-783-7996
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent a week on the island and wanted to take the car so the ferry is the only way to do it. Make reservations way in advance for a car. The trip out was foggy and drizzly with good sized swells. It felt like...More

Thank petertr3
Reviewed 2 days ago

The ferry ride from Newport to Block island, and back, was fine as far as ferry rides go. However, there were no choices in the times to take the ferry from Newport: only departure time from Newport was 9:45 am, getting you to the island...More

Thank yellowchippnm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Half the fun of going to Block Island is taking the ferry. We took the regular ferry, although you can pay more to take the high speed. We went on a Friday at 9:30am which was super packed. There are indoor and outdoor seats along...More

Thank CplusJ3
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very mixed crowd of adults, children and dogs on board! The trip was fast and fun. The weather was lovely....not certain how much fun the excursion would be during a storm. Purchased tickets on line...did not seem like the trip was sold out -...More

Thank gratefulmassage
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The fast ferry is the way to go! It costs a little more but cuts the trip time (and swells) in half. Seriously, if you have issues with seasickness then the fast ferry is for you. Either way, the BI Ferry is easy to book...More

Thank jejri418
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I were on the fence about car or no car...we opted for no car. Such a relaxing experience!

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Warning - handed the young woman at the snack bar a $4 drink ticket coupon and $20 bill for iced coffee and a Kind bar. She handed me folded bills which I realized out on the deck was a five and two ones, so total...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean, efficiently run ferry that allows pets at no charge. We enjoyed the round trip same day ferry (for @ $22 per person).. You dock in the middle of town and stores and eateries are right there. Also. Arriving back in Point Judith, we...More

Thank dberiau
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ferry was a little bit on the pricey side, but it was convenient and clean and relaxing. The service was also good and fast.

Thank Jake D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ferry service does an excellent job of accommodating anyone who wishes to visit Block Island. Advance reservations for cars are recommended. There are high speed catamaran ferries ( no cars) that take half the time of the other boats. A standard ferry trip is...More

Thank bassfinder
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8 July 2017|
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Response from hungrytraveller_11 | Reviewed this property |
The New London ferry is of course closer to you, less driving longer on the water. It is a high speed ferry, passengers only, no cars. You need to make a reservation for that ferry as they do sell out. Parking is not simple... More
22 May 2017|
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Response from Jean-francois G | Reviewed this property |
it differ if yu are by foot or by car.if i remember round trip was 20 $ by person by foot yu can leave yur car .free of charge and go on block island.i went of season in march .maybe during summer the price differ but if yu... More
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12 February 2017|
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Response from Andrew B | Reviewed this property |
In terms of the ferry the regular ferry is easily accessible by people using walkers and wheelchairs.