The Ocean State. Photo Credit: Seastreak

The Providence-Newport Ferry will end its 2022 season on Monday, October 10

Through October 10, the ferry operates the following schedule;

Departing from Providence, the boat leaves at 9:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 3:30 pm. The boat arrives in Newport at 10:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 4:30 pm.

Departing from Newport, the boat leaves at 11 am, 2 pm, and 6:30 pm, with arrivals in Providence at 12 pm, 3 pm, and 7 pm.

One-way tickets are $12 for an adult and $6 for children (age 3 -12) seniors (65+) and the disabled. Round-trip tickets are $24 for an adult and $12 for children (age 3 -12) seniors (65+) and the disabled. Infants (2 and under) ride free. There is a $5 exchange fee (per booking).

The boat arrives and departs from 25 India Street in Providence, 39 America’s Cup Avenue in Newport, and from 147 Thames Street in Bristol.

Parking at the ferry terminal in Providence is complimentary and on-site. There is also a complimentary shuttle bus service between the Providence train station, convention center, downtown, and the Providence to Newport ferry terminal.

Tickets, full schedules, and more information is available here.

“The Ocean State”, which is operated by Seastreak, kicked off the season on June 17.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
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Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

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In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
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