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Block Island Express Ferry

2 Ferry St, New London, CT 06320-6418
+1 401-783-7996
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Fun, fast and reliable way to Block Island

If you're headed to Block Island, odds are that good times are ahead. Why not start right away with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DonInConnecticut
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Connecticut
Great way to travel

The block island ferry is totally convenient way to get to Block Island! Very organized ... Line up... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
JSF78
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Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent60%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“day trip” (13 reviews)
“round trip” (5 reviews)
“high speed” (5 reviews)
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2 Ferry St, New London, CT 06320-6418
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+1 401-783-7996
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're headed to Block Island, odds are that good times are ahead. Why not start right away with the trip itself? The Jessica W is a simply whole lot of fun: Fast enough and small enough so you feel like you're ripping across the...More

Thank DonInConnecticut
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The block island ferry is totally convenient way to get to Block Island! Very organized ... Line up as you board and the crew will bring your bike on for you if you have one! Comfortable seating once on the ferry or you can go...More

Thank JSF78
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Pricey but block island is really nice. The smoking killed it for us and the majority of people on the deck. For smokers to effectively smoke they crowded the entrance to the cabin. This meant all the smoke was blown to the rear of the...More

Thank Calin C
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We took the 8 am boat to Block Island and returned late afternoon. We got there about 7:15 and got a great parking space right near the boat and then waited about 10 min to board. They have coffee and bagels on board which are...More

3  Thank NHPenny
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The ferry was clean and sells small snacks, coffee, and beer. We were traveling for a wedding and it was difficult to store our bags but outside of that this was a smooth way to get to the island.

Thank hcbrown17
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The Jessica w . Was really fast and clean. From new London to block we sat outside on the top deck . Lovely. On the whack we were much more tired and we got in line early. People started lining up about an hour before...More

Thank amy k
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Fast, convenient, reasonably priced food on board. Seats weren't all.that comfortable but it didn't matter because the trip was so short Most seating was enclosed with a small outside area

Thank RoyM1336
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The "Jessica" is a speed ferry that travels to and from New London and Block Island and visa versa. The departures are very punctual and the crew is accommodating and helpful with items in tow.

1  Thank dmg823
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

One round-trip ticket from New London to Block Island is $52.50 which is a lot of money in my opinion, and this high speed ferry is the only option from New London or Connecticut for that matter. If you travel from Point Judith, Rhode Island,...More

1  Thank war1today
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The price for the ferry is about $45/person round trip. The crew is efficient in getting people off and on the boat. Additionally, on the return visit the seas were a little rougher and I saw one of the crew spend about 1/2 the ride...More

Thank Ward D
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Calin C
4 September 2017|
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Response from war1today | Reviewed this property |
Trying to appease two different customers - only way they change is from vociferous opposition
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poppy843
12 April 2017|
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Response from ctbeachbum131 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their website, you can get the schedule and prices.
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