There are 4 ways to get from New Jersey 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.

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  4 h 20 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

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  5 h 49 min

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

$51 - $89

2 alternative options

Train Long Island Rail Road, ferry  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to East Hampton Montauk
  2. Take the ferry from Montauk to Block Island

$101 - $118

Fly, bus, ferry  •  6 h 19 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

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 New London Union Station Amtrak, take the walk to New London, then take the ferry to Block Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Newark to Block Island via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, New Haven, Ct, New London, Ct, and New London in around 5 h 49 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $210
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from New Haven, Ct to New London, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
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
goblockisland.com
Ferry from New London to Block Island
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
goblockisland.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
Viking Fleet
Website
vikingfleet.com
Ferry from Montauk to Block Island
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
vikingfleet.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from New Jersey to Block Island?

The distance between New Jersey and Block Island is 268 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Block Island?

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Block Island is to bus and ferry which costs $50 - $90 and takes 5 h 49 min.

What is the fastest way to get from New Jersey to Block Island?

The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Block Island is to train and ferry which takes 4 h 20 min and costs $110 - $280.

How long does it take to get from New Jersey to Block Island?

It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from New Jersey to Block Island, including transfers.