Ferry Transportation

Block Island Ferry: provides year-round service from Point Judith, RI.  This is the only Ferry that can take vehicles to the island and reservations for vehicles are required.  Passenger reservations are recommended.  For information please visit www.blockislandferry.com or call (401) 783-4613.

Block Island Hi-Speed Ferry: A state-of-the-art High Speed Catamaran, the high-speed ferry sails mid-May through mid-Oct.   The ferry departs from the State Pier in Point Judith, R.I.  and docks in Old Harbor in under 30 minutes.  Please visit www.blockislandferry.com for schedules and more information or call (401) 783-4613

Newport to Block Island Ferry: The high speed "Islander" ferry is currently running through August.  The ferry runs from Downtown Newport (Perrotti Park) and Old Harbor, Block Island, taking one hour.  For schedule and fare information visit www.blockislandferry.com. 

Block Island Express: Connects New London, CT and Old Harbor, Block Island in just over one hour on a high-speed catamaran.  The terminal in New London is located next to the train station and limited parking is available with a municipal garage across the street.  This ferry runs May through September only.  Visit  www.goblockisland.com for schedules and more information.

Block Island Express - Orient Point: Connecting Orient Point, NY and Block Island.  To travel between Long Island and Block Island there are two options. You can connect via Cross Sound Ferry from Orient Point and transfer to the Block Island Express in New London and starting June 23, 2023, improved direct service between Orient Point and Block Island! Schedule at www.goblockisland.com

Viking Fast Ferry: Connects Montauk, NY to New Harbor, Block Island in about one hour via high speed ferry.  Ferry runs Memorial Day through Labor Day only.  For schedule information and directions visit www.vikingfleet.com.