There are 4 ways to get from New Jersey to Block Island by train, ferry, bus or plane

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional, ferry  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak 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

$98 - $212

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Bus, ferry  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New London, Ct 3434 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from New London to Block Island

$44 - $74

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Train Amtrak Acela Express, ferry  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New London Union Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the ferry from New London to Block Island

$119 - $273

Fly, 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

$188 - $570

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Block Island is to bus and ferry which costs $40 - $75 and takes 9 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Block Island is to fly and bus and ferry which costs $180 - $600 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Block Island is 167 miles.

The best way to get from New Jersey to Block Island without a car is to train and ferry which takes 6 h 36 min and costs $95 - $220.

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from New Jersey 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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The nearest airport to Block Island is Providence (PVD) Airport which is 39.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include Martha's Vineyard (MVY) (52.8 miles), Hartford (BDL) (77.8 miles), Nantucket (ACK) (79.5 miles) and Boston (BOS) (87.9 miles).

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There are 45+ hotels available in Block Island. Prices start at $135 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Block Island.
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  • Distance: 167.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

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

There is no direct connection from Newark 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 Newark to Block Island via New London Union Station Amtrak and New London in around 7 h 15 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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Kingston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New London Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $210
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to New London, Ct
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
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 28 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
$16
Schedules at
blockislandferry.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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