Take a ride on the Block Island Ferry this summer from Newport to Block Island or Block Island to Newport!

The Hi-Speed Ferry between The-City-By-The-Sea and New Shoreham will operate from June 22 to September 2, 2019.

The ferry departs from Perrotti Park in Newport at 9:45 am and 12:30 pm daily, and departs from Block Island from 11:15 am and 5:10 pm daily. Sailing time is approximately sixty minutes.

For adults (ages 12 and up) the rates are $25.50 for one way and $50.50 for round trip, children (age 5 – 11) are $13.00 for a one way and $26.00 for a round trip. The fee to bring a bicycle with you is $6 for one way or $12 for round trip.

Motor vehicle transport is not offered on the hi-speed ferry between Newport and Block Island. Point Judith in Narragansett does offer motor vehicle transport.

Due to limited seating, the Block Island Ferry recommends purchasing your tickets online in advance especially for weekend travel.

For more information or to buy tickets for the Block Island Ferry between Newport and Block Island, click here.

The Block Island Ferry also operates a traditional and hi-speed ferry between Block Island and Point Judith, and a hi-speed between Fall River and Block Island. For more information, visit www.blockislandferry.com.

Looking to travel between Newport, Providence, and/or Bristol? The Newport to Providence Ferry returns on May 24th for the season.

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