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Block Island Ferry

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Address: 304 Great Island Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-5622
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+1 401-783-7996
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The Block Island Ferry is your fastest link to Block Island, Rhode Island....

The Block Island Ferry is your fastest link to Block Island, Rhode Island. Interstate Navigation Company, Inc. operates the Block Island Ferry, and is the only year-round ferry service to Block Island. Based in Point Judith, (Narragansett), Rhode Island, the Block island Ferry offers Traditional ferry service, (55 minute voyage) as well as the fastest ferry trip from the mainland on the High speed ferry service, (30 minute cruise)from Pt. Judith,. RI. Block Island Ferry also offers seasonal service from Fall River, Ma (2 hour cruise) & Newport, RI (1 hour cruise) to Block Island.If your trip to Block Island is for business, a family vacation, or an island weekend getaway, the Block Island Ferry will get you to Block Island quickly and easily. The Block Island Ferry is the only vehicle ferry service to Block Island. We transport passenger vehicles, commercial trucks as well as shipping freight. The Block Island Ferry is your full service ferry company. We have the most departures and convenient ferry schedule from the mainland which allows you greater flexibility when traveling to and from Block Island on our traditional or high speed ferry!

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Always Happy to be on the Ferry! That means it is time to relax and enjoy a vacation time! Ferry is always on time and runs on time!

Reviewed 13 March 2017
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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Always Happy to be on the Ferry! That means it is time to relax and enjoy a vacation time! Ferry is always on time and runs on time!

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Lincoln, Rhode Island
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Boat clean and crew obviously works to keep it that way. Small snackbar that has usual snacks and sodas. It too was neat and clean.

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Thank Robert G
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I have return to Block Island many times starting when I was 6 years old. Love it every time. Fresh Seafood at great restaurants- eating outside is our favorite way to enjoy lunch with the incredible views. Rent a bike or moped and really enjoy your visit. Bring suntan lotion, a camera and have fun. You will have a fantastic... More 

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is the only way and the best way to travel over to Block Island. The teams are service oriented and the snack bar has much to offer.

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Coventry, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 416 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

to go to Block Island take the frrry over. I like the slow one rather than the fast ferry. It is just such a nice ride. lots of room,take your bike or car . make reservations for either or you may not get it on. nice seating inside and outside. docks at the port in the main part of the... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

what a glorious day aboard the block island ferry. a delightful experience on the ship, great customer service, and make sure to ask for Jack if you have any questions aboard the vessel.

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Thank livdew
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Spent the day on block island with friends. Walked to Mohegan's Bluff and the lighthouse just before the Bluff. Met great people along the road who were doing the same walk/hike. Folks from all over the world. Amazing views ! On the walk back a resident in a jeep stopped and offered a ride back into town....it was hot and... More 

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Thank L S
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The trip from Point Judith to Block Island on the traditional ferry takes about an hour each way and it is a very enjoyable ride. Wear plenty of sunscreen and bring a sweatshirt because it is breezy on the open water. We like sitting on the top level out in the sunshine taking in the scenery. There are a couple... More 

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Thank Patricia S
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful customer service, they were very prompt on time going both ways. Absolutely loved getting to go on the ferry! Can't wait to do it again.

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Warwick, New York
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Ok, the ferry is very nice they have Ginger Candys which makes you perfectly fine when the boat is rocking a little bit they also have a lot of other things at the snack stand Beer,Chips,Ice Cream,Soda,Candy,I think the best part about the ferry is that you can bring cars on it which makes it a lot easy when you... More 

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