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There are 8 ways to get from Manhattan to Block Island by bus, ferry, train, plane or subway

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Bus Hampton Jitney Inc., ferry  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from 40th & Lex to Montauk Montauk-Eastbound / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Montauk to Block Island Montauk-Block Island / ...

$72 - $109

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Bus Hampton Luxury Liner, ferry  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St to Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue Eastbound / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Montauk to Block Island Montauk-Block Island / ...

$72 - $109

Train, ferry  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Kingston Amtrak Station Northeast Regional
  2. Take the ferry from Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI to Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI Block Island Ferry

$92 - $226

Train, ferry via New London Union Station  •  8 h 30 min

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

$103 - $218

Fly Newark to Providence, bus, ferry  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD
  2. Take the bus from Tf Green Airport to Great Island At Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI to Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI

$201 - $590

Fly New York La Guardia to Boston, train, ferry  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station to Kingston Amtrak Station
  3. Take the ferry from Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI to Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI

$146 - $469

Fly Newark to Boston, train, line 66 bus, ferry  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station to Kingston Amtrak Station
  3. Take the line 66 bus from Kingston Railroad Station to Great Island At Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the ferry from Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI to Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI

$158 - $516

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Boston, train, line 66 bus, ferry  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS
  3. Take the train from Boston South Station to Kingston Amtrak Station
  4. Take the line 66 bus from Kingston Railroad Station to Great Island At Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the ferry from Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI to Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI

$149 - $507

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Block Island is to bus and ferry which costs $70 - $110 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Block Island is to bus and ferry which costs $70 - $110 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Block Island is 128 miles.

The best way to get from Manhattan to Block Island without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 6 h 14 min and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Manhattan to Block Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Providence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 4 min.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Providence Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Block Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Newark Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs $17.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Block Island.
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  • Distance: 128.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

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

There is no direct connection from Manhattan to Block Island. However, you can take the bus to Montauk, take the walk to Montauk Village, take the bus to Gosmans Dock, take the walk to Montauk, then take the ferry to Block Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Manhattan to Block Island via Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue, Montauk Village, Gosmans Dock, and Montauk in around 6 h 54 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Kingston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from New York Penn Station to New London Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from Boston South Station to Kingston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 40th & Lex to Montauk
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Bus from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St to Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 85th St. & Lex to Montauk
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Book at
hamptonambassador.com
Prepay
$45
Onboard
$50
RIPTA
Phone
+1 401-781-9400
Email
customerrelations@ripta.com
Website
ripta.com
Bus from Tf Green Airport to Great Island At Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com
Bus from Kingston Railroad Station to Great Island At Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com
Ferry operators
Viking Fleet
Website
vikingfleet.com
Ferry from Montauk to Block Island
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
vikingfleet.com
Block Island Ferry
Website
blockislandferry.com
Ferry from Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI to Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
blockislandferry.com
Traditional
$13
High Speed
$20 - $21
Block Island Express
Phone
+1 860-444-4624
Website
goblockisland.com
Ferry from New London to Block Island
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
goblockisland.com

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