1 hour and 15 minutes. There is no direct connection from long island to block island.
Travel between long island and block island one of two ways.
How to get from long island to block island. You can also get to block island if you re more to the south on the mainland. Pet friendly destinations on block island. Email this page to a friend.
We now have direct connections from orient point thursday sunday from june 28 september 3. Click here to book now book now adult 40 child 25 small child free surfboard or bike 7. Or you can still connect via cross sound ferry from orient point and transfer to the block island express in new london.
Newport to block island ferry. I ve been to block many times from barn island boat ramp most of the trips were in a 19 flats boat or a jones bros bataue. A trip from long island will take 90 minutes while it takes 1 hour and 20 minutes to reach the island from new london.
However you can take the bus to patchogue lirr take the walk to patchogue take the train to montauk take the taxi to montauk then take the ferry to block island. How long does it take to drive. In only about an hour you can get a completely different state of mind and atmosphere.
Getting here is half the adventure of the vacation. With regularly scheduled transportation to and from the island visitors can discover block island in just one day or stay and experience the vacation of a lifetime. Email the viking superstar is 120 long and is a high speed ferry featuring a stable anti seasickness design.
The high speed islander ferry is currently on hold in 2020 if this route starts up again we will post information. The ferry runs from downtown newport perrotti park and old harbor block island taking one hour. While we can understand the perks of spending your block island vacation going back and forth between your beach chair hotel and favorite dining destination it is also a great idea to branch out an.
There is comfortable seating for 225. Block island is also small enough to explore thoroughly in a short amount of time. Block island is a very convenient day trip from rhode island massachusetts connecticut or new york.
Block island express trips go to block island from two popular places long island and new london. Montauk to block island ferry. It s usually a quick trip out there in glassy smooth seas and slow miserable wet ride back in sloppy 1 2 chop at best.