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By Ferry

NOTE: Please check dates and schedules before making your plans as the ferry services are seasonal.

Ferry Boats sail from Point Judith, RI to Block Island year round. The trip takes about one hour. During the season , there is a high speed ferry from Pt Judith, RI that takes about ½ hour and another high speed ferry from New London, CT. that takes about one hour. There are also ferries from New Port, RI and Montauk, LI, NY. The Interstate Navigation Company offers the Block Island Ferry which leaves daily from Point Judith, RI, and Newport, RI and arrives at Old Harbor. For vessel information, schedules, rates, and reservations please call or visit their Web site. Phone: 1-866-783-7996 | On the Web: www.blockislandferry.com

The Block Island Express Ferry leaves directly from New London, CT and arrives at Old Harbor. For vessel information, schedules, rates, and reservations please call or visit their Web site. (Trip time is approx. 55 minutes) Phone: (860) 444-4624 | On the Web: www.goblockisland.com

Viking Ferry Lines offers the Montauk Ferry which leaves directly from Montauk, Long Island, NY and arrives at Champlain’s Marina in New Harbor. For vessel information, schedules, rates, and reservations please call or visit their Web site. (Trip time is approx. 1:45)Phone: (631) 668-5700 | On the Web: www.vikingfleet.com


By Air

All flights into Block Island land at the Block Island Airport. For more information, please contact an airline below:

  • New England Airlines: Westerly, RI (401) 596-2460, (800) 243-2460; on Block Island (401) 466-5881
  • Resort Air: (800) 683-9330 OR (401) 466-2000
  • Action Airlines: (800) 243-8623 for charter service only

Most flights originate in Westerly, RI at Westerly State Airport. For more info, call (401) 596-2357. The Block Island Airport can handle both personal and small commercial aircraft and is open year round.


Block Island Taxi Services

Once reaching Block Island there are a variety of taxi services for your convenience. For more info please contact a company below:

  • ABC Taxi: 401-742-2940
  • Block Island Taxi: 401-466-2562
  • Harbor Cab: 401-466-9696
  • Holiday Hall’s Hack: 401-465-1504
  • Howard’s Taxi: 401-241-7433
  • Kirb’s Taxi: 401-466-2928
  • McGovern’s Cab: 401-792-1700
  • McAloon’s Taxi: 401-741-1410
  • Mig’s Rig: 401-480-0493
  • Monica’s Taxi: 401-742-0000
  • Wilbur’s Taxi: 401-529-4994

Mainland Cabs

  • Eagle Cab: (800) 339 2970 | (401) 783-2970
  • A Airline Express: (401) 295-1100
  • Wakefield Cab: (401) 783- 0007

Bus Services

    • Rhode Island Public Transit Authority – (800) 244-0444

(buses to Point Judith Ferry)

Train Services:


Amtrak – (800) USA-RAIL The Long Island Railroad – (718) 217-LIRR