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Slow boat to Long island

Driving it’s four hours from New London to central New Jersey via 95, 287, and 206. It took seven... read more

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Princeton, New Jersey
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Easy trip

2nd time using the Cross Sound Ferry from Orient Point to New London. Took the car across this time... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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41270 Main Rd, Orient Point Ferry Dock, Orient, NY 11957-1131
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Driving it’s four hours from New London to central New Jersey via 95, 287, and 206. It took seven hours from 3pm arrival at ferry one hour before scheduled departure to front door via ferry, LIE, 278, Verrazano, Goethals, NJ Turnpike and US 1. However,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

2nd time using the Cross Sound Ferry from Orient Point to New London. Took the car across this time and paid up to to the front, probably not necessary, but sure made it easy. I was heading to Boston and didn't want to fight traffic...More

1  Thank looper63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived with 5 minutes to spare and they got me on! Great customer service. Relaxing ride to CT. Got to see a submarine & the US Navy!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living in Nassau Ny it can take hours to get to the middle of Ct. It is worth the trip to Sufflok just to save time. This Sea Jet is fast. It does not take cars but the trip is far faster then the ferry....More

1  Thank Ro D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the MV John H car ferry from Orient to New London. The ferry is a converted WWII landing craft at it is surprising how many cars they can fit. We had a reservation (bought on line) and thought it was filling up. But...More

2  Thank bigfishpk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hadn't booked in advance and we didn't need to. Again we paid at the ferry. Unloading and loading was done with minimal fuss and in good time. They sell food and drinks on one of the decks which quite a few people took advantage...More

1  Thank kcrs14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are traveling from New England to eastern tip of Long Island this is best way to go. While a little pricey well worth the expensive. Beautiful cruise across the Long Island sound. The staff a quick and efficient as well as friendly. Will...More

1  Thank Roevka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love it! This time I couldn’t bring a car because I booked at a last minute. I traveled with my nephew, enjoyed Long Island Hamptons Bays and New York and traveled back to New London Connecticut. It cost $34 round trip. Snacks, bar and...More

1  Thank Jair59
Reviewed 16 May 2018

I have taken the ferry from Orient Point just twice now, but both times was so pleased with my experiences. People were helpful and friendly. The getting on and getting off process works smoothly. And, the web site app makes it easy to make a...More

1  Thank Rich A
Reviewed 15 May 2018

If you think there is a blessed way to save any money on this trip you are dead wrong. I have tried all sorts of coupon codes, groupon, etc and nothing is applicable. If you book early enough you save a couple of dollars but...More

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Response from Roevka | Reviewed this property |
The orient Point ferry will cut your driving time
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Response from bigfishpk | Reviewed this property |
The ferry is a scenic and relaxing way to make the trip. Departure time can be found on line and you can get a ticket in advance to fit your schedule.