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There are 3 ways to get from Block Island to Martha's Vineyard Island by ferry or bus

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Recommended option

Ferry  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the ferry from Block Island to Montauk Montauk-Block Island / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Montauk to Martha's Vineyard Montauk-Martha's Vineyard / ...

$160 - $175

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus via Providence  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI to Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI
  2. Take the bus from Great Island At Ferry Terminal to Providence Station 66
  3. Take the bus from Providence to SRTA New Bedford Terminal
  4. Take the ferry from New Bedford, MA to Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

$45 - $72

1 alternative option

Ferry, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the ferry from Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI to Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI
  2. Take the bus from Great Island At Ferry Terminal to Kennedy Plaza 66
  3. Take the bus from Providence, RI to New Bedford
  4. Take the ferry from New Bedford, MA to Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

$54 - $84

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Block Island to Martha's Vineyard Island is to ferry and bus which costs $40 - $75 and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Block Island to Martha's Vineyard Island is to ferry which costs $160 - $180 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Block Island and Martha's Vineyard Island is 53 miles.

The best way to get from Block Island to Martha's Vineyard Island without a car is to ferry which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $160 - $180.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Block Island to Martha's Vineyard Island, including transfers.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Martha's Vineyard Island. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Block Island to Martha's Vineyard Island.
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  • Distance: 53.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Block Island, RI, USA and Martha's Vineyard Island, MA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Block Island to Edgartown. However, you can take the ferry to Montauk, take the walk to Montauk, take the ferry to Martha's Vineyard, then take the taxi to Edgartown. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Block Island to Edgartown via Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI, Great Island At Ferry Terminal, Kennedy Plaza, Providence, RI, New Bedford, New Bedford, MA, Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA, and Ocean Park, Oak Bluffs in around 8 h 4 min.

Bus operators
RIPTA
Phone
+1 401-781-9400
Email
customerrelations@ripta.com
Website
ripta.com
Bus from Great Island At Ferry Terminal to Kennedy Plaza
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com
Bus from Great Island At Ferry Terminal to Providence Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence, RI to New Bedford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from Providence to SRTA New Bedford Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Ferry operators
Viking Fleet
Website
vikingfleet.com
Ferry from Block Island to Montauk
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
vikingfleet.com
Ferry from Montauk to Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
vikingfleet.com
Block Island Ferry
Website
blockislandferry.com
Ferry from Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI to Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
blockislandferry.com
Traditional
$13
High Speed
$20 - $21
Seastreak
Phone
+1 800-262-8743
Website
seastreak.com
Ferry from New Bedford, MA to Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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Seastreak
Passenger
$26 - $40
Passenger + Bike
$30 - $45

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