Block Island

Here’s our guide on how to get to from NYC to Block Island with public transportation.

Bus to Montauk, where you can catch the ferry to Block Island Hampton Jitney
Depart: Manhattan (see specific departures spots below)
Arrive: Montauk
Duration: 8h 35m – 12 h 40m
Cost: $30 one-way, $53 round-trip
Notes: The Hampton Jitney departs from four different locations on Manhattan’s east side: 40th Street (between Lexington and 3rd Avenue); 59th Street (Lexington Avenue, between 59th and 60th Street); 69th Street (Lexington Avenue, between 68th and 69th Street); and 86th Street (between Lexington and 3rd Avenue).

Train to Montauk, where you can catch the ferry to Block Island Long Island Rail Road
Depart: New York Penn Station
Arrive: Montauk
Duration: 2h 50 m – 3h 20m
Cost: $16.75-23.00 one-way
Notes: Online fares are slightly cheaper: $15.91-21.85 one-way (Adult)

Ferry to Block Island Viking Fleet Ferry
Depart: Montauk
Arrive: Block Island
Duration: 1h
Cost: $40 one-way, $75 round-trip
Notes: Bicycles accommodated. Schedule varies seasonally, so be sure to visit Viking Fleet online before planning your trip.