Block Island is a highly sought-after vacation spot, particularly during summer and holidays. The ferry services to Block Island are, therefore, highly dependent on seasonal travel, limiting sailings to specific periods of the year. This sometimes leads to complex ferry schedules. To simplify matters, we have compiled a list of all Block Island ferry schedules, making it easier to compare them.
- The Point Judith-Block Island car ferry is the sole route that runs throughout the entire year.
- Use our Ferry Guide for more information on all the routes to Block Island.
Newport – Block Island schedule
Point Judith – Block Island schedule
The Block Island Ferry offers service with their traditional (car) ferry from April 7th to January 1st, while the High-Speed Ferry runs exclusively between May 25th and October 10th. Additionally, there are scheduled departures during Thanksgiving week.
Point Judith fast ferry schedule
Point Judith traditional schedule
Montauk – Block Island schedule
Viking Fleet operates the Montauk-Block Island ferry. The ferry departs in the morning for the island and returns in the late afternoon.
New London – Block Island ferry schedule
The Block Island Express ferry service from New London to Block Island is operational from May 26th through October 9th.
Orient Point (Long Island) – Block Island schedule
You can travel from Long Island to Block Island on this ferry, making a quick New London stopover. The high speed of the vessel allows for a swift 1.5-hour journey.