There are 5 ways to get from Block Island to New York by ferry, train, bus or plane

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Ferry, train via Montauk  •  5h

  1. Take the ferry from Block Island to Montauk Block Island-Montauk / ...
  2. Take the train from Montauk to Hunterspoint Avenue Montauk

$80 - $97

Cheapest option

Ferry, train  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the ferry from Block Island to New London
  2. Take the train from New London Union Station to New York Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...

$55 - $120

3 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the ferry from Block Island to Montauk Block Island-Montauk / ...
  2. Take the bus from Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue to 40th Street - Manhattan Westbound

$62 - $102

Ferry, bus via Montauk  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the ferry from Block Island to Montauk Block Island-Montauk / ...
  2. Take the bus from Montauk to 3 Av & E 39 St Montauk-Westbound / ...

$67 - $92

Ferry, fly, train  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the ferry from Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI to Perrotti Park, Newport, RI
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$201 - $597

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The cheapest way to get from Block Island to New York is to ferry and train which costs $55 - $120 and takes 7h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Block Island to New York is to ferry and train via Montauk which costs $80 - $100 and takes 5h.

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The distance between Block Island and New York is 131 miles.

The best way to get from Block Island to New York without a car is to ferry and train via Montauk which takes 5h and costs $80 - $100.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Block Island to New York, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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United Airlines offers flights from Providence Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 2106+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Block Island to New York.
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  • Distance: 130.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Block Island, RI, USA and New York, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Block Island to New York. However, you can take the ferry to Montauk, take the taxi to Montauk, then take the train to Hunterspoint Avenue. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Block Island to New York via Montauk, Gosmans Dock, Montauk Village, and Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue in around 6h 23m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Montauk to Hunterspoint Avenue
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
LIRR
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New London Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $95
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New London Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $70
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue to 40th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Book at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from Montauk to 3 Av & E 39 St
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Prepaid Online Rate
$25 - $35
Onboard
$30 - $40
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from Montauk to 3 Av & 39 St
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Prepay
$45
Onboard
$50
Ferry operators
Viking Fleet
Website
vikingfleet.com
Ferry from Block Island to Montauk
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
vikingfleet.com
Block Island Express
Phone
+1 860-444-4624
Website
goblockisland.com
Ferry from Block Island to New London
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
goblockisland.com
Block Island Ferry
Website
blockislandferry.com
Ferry from Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI to Perrotti Park, Newport, RI
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Schedules at
goblockisland.com
Traditional
$13
High Speed
$23 - $25

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