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

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 Amtrak Northeast Regional, ferry  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Newark 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

$94 - $217

Cheapest option

Train Long Island Rail Road, ferry  •  7 h 56 min

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

$76 - $90

3 alternative options

Train, ferry via New London Union Station  •  8 h 37 min

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

$102 - $215

Fly from Newark, bus, ferry  •  6 h 15 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

$184 - $575

Train to Philadelphia, fly, bus, ferry  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providence (PVD) PHL - PVD
  3. Take the bus from Tf Green Airport to Great Island At Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the ferry from Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI to Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI

$153 - $450

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Block Island is to train and ferry which costs $75 - $90 and takes 7 h 56 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 15 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 7 h 40 min and costs $90 - $220.

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 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 2 min.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Providence Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Block Island. Prices start at $100 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: 7 h 40 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 Station, 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 Broad St Across From Njt Station, Newark Broad St, New York Penn Station, Penn Station, East Hampton, East Hampton LIRR, Gosmans Dock, and Montauk in around 7 h 56 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Kingston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from Newark Penn Station to New London Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
LIRR
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 Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
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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