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There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Block Island by plane, bus, ferry or train

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Fly Reagan Washington to Providence, bus, ferry  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Providence (PVD) DCA - 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

$72 - $326

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry via Kennedy Plaza  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence
  3. Take the bus from Kennedy Plaza to Great Island At Ferry Terminal 66 / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI to Block Island Ferry, New Shoreham, RI

$55 - $80

5 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly to Providence, bus, ferry  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Providence (PVD) BWI - 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

$150 - $503

Fly Washington Dulles to Providence, bus, ferry  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Providence (PVD) IAD - 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

$133 - $483

Fly Reagan Washington to Boston, train, ferry  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Boston (BOS) DCA - 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

$169 - $502

Train, ferry  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union 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

$112 - $242

Bus Megabus, ferry  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York
  2. Take the bus from 40th & Lex to Montauk
  3. Take the ferry from Montauk to Block Island

$98 - $148

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Block Island is to bus and ferry which costs $55 - $80 and takes 12 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Block Island is to fly and bus and ferry which costs $70 - $330 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Washington and Block Island is 331 miles.

The best way to get from Washington to Block Island without a car is to train and ferry which takes 10 h 52 min and costs $110 - $250.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Washington to Block Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Providence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington 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 Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Block Island.
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  • Distance: 330.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Block Island, RI, USA?

There is no direct connection from Washington to Block Island. However, you can take the subway to NATIONAL AIRPORT station, take the walk to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Providence, take the walk to Tf Green Airport, take the bus to Great Island At Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI, then take the ferry to Block Island. Alternatively, you can take the train to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station, take the walk to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, take the bus to Terminal between doors 1 and 2, take the walk to Baltimore airport, fly to Providence, take the walk to Tf Green Airport, take the bus to Great Island At Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Point Judith Ferry Terminal, Narragansett, RI, then take the ferry to Block Island.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Baltimore to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
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
Train from Washington Union Station to Kingston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $160
Business Seat
$150 - $220
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
Bus from Kennedy Plaza to Great Island At Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.com
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
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.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

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