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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, ferry  •  6 h 22 min

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

$93 - $216

Cheapest option

Bus Hampton Jitney Inc., ferry  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from 59th & Lex to Montauk Montauk-Eastbound / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Montauk to Block Island Montauk-Block Island / ...

$81 - $97

3 alternative options

Bus Hampton Luxury Liner, ferry  •  6 h 49 min

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

$92 - $97

Train, ferry via New London Union Station  •  8 h 27 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, bus, ferry  •  6 h 26 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Block Island is to bus and ferry which costs $80 - $100 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Block Island is to train and ferry which costs $90 - $220 and takes 6 h 22 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 train and ferry which takes 6 h 22 min and costs $90 - $220.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 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 5 min.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Providence Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Block Island. Prices start at $135 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 22 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 train to Kingston Amtrak, take the walk to Kingston Railroad Station, take the line 66 bus to Great Island At Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI, then take the ferry to Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Manhattan to Block Island via Montauk, Montauk Village, Gosmans Dock, and Montauk in around 6 h 34 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Kingston Amtrak
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
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Hampton Luxury Liner
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 59th St-Lexington btwn 58th & 59th St to Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St to Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 59th & Lex to Montauk
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Book at
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 85th St. & Lex to Montauk
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Book at
hamptonambassador.com
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
Ferry operators
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
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 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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