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Block Island Express Ferry

2 Ferry St, New London, CT 06320-6418
+1 401-783-7996
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A lovely way to get to Block Island

I love Block Island, which used to run down And very salty. The beaches are not great but the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa S
New York City, New York
via mobile
Fast and great service

We took a day trip to Block Island. The Ferry was fast and convenient. The price was not bad and... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
Worcester, Massachusetts
via mobile
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2 Ferry St, New London, CT 06320-6418
+1 401-783-7996
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Block Island, which used to run down And very salty. The beaches are not great but the people here are wonderful! Good Lobster, very casual, not inexpensive My mother and I stayed on the Island and was so Relaxed. My mom even got...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We took a day trip to Block Island. The Ferry was fast and convenient. The price was not bad and the staff was great.

1  Thank corcorans11
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The block island express ferry is a great way to travel to and from block island out of the new london dock. Boat is comfortable offering inside and outside seating.

1  Thank ctbeachbum131
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Unfortunately, we hit a storm going to Block Island so the waters were very choppy. We did a Thursday 2 for 1 which is a really good deal. You leave at 330pm and arrive at Block Island for around 5 and you have until 9pm...More

1  Thank brando16a
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Convenient going from New London to Block Island. Much closer than Point Judith ferry. Fast boat, fairly smooth. Old, crowded, not so clean but it only lasts 70 minutes...

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The Block Island Express is the best way to travel to the island. My brother in laws yacht takes approx. 2 hours form Clinton CT to get to block after driving about a hour from home. If the boat is ready to go, one can...More

Thank 674earleh
Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you go for a day or a couple, you will enjoy the cruise over and the old feel of Block. It is such a great way to spend a summer day and create memories.

Thank Vail183
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Block Island is a hidden gem and the Block Island Express gets you there in a little over an hour. A beautiful ride from the Thames River to the Atlantic. Unfortunately only runs until Labor Day. Bon voyage!!

1  Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Be sure to either get reservations or get there early. Some people couldn't get on. It does get packed pretty quick.

Thank Jody A
Reviewed 9 August 2016

A fabulous way to get to Block Island from New London without having to drive to RI or NY. Can rent bicycles over on the island in order to tour.

Thank Charles and Jan... K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the cost of round trip to block island and what time do they leave new London and block island??
12 April 2017|
Response from ctbeachbum131 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their website, you can get the schedule and prices.
If I purchase tickets online do I need to print paper tickets or can they be shown from my phone?
25 August 2016|
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Response from jmz6108 | Reviewed this property |
The tickets can be shown from your phone at the ticket booth at the ferry. They'll scan your phone and print your boarding passes.