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Seacrest (Seastreak) Ferry – Providence to Newport (Tues, Sep 25, 2018)

We purchased our roundtrip $20 tickets beforehand online. The ferry wait area in Providence is a... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
New York
Appropriately Named

Decided to cross over to Newport by way of ferry boat. We were lucky to do this only one day prior... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Miami, Florida
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25 India St, Providence, RI 02903-4310
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

We purchased our roundtrip $20 tickets beforehand online. The ferry wait area in Providence is a bit desolate. The ride does take an hour – arrive 45 mins before departure. The ferry has an upper open-air level and an enclosed lower one. It’s a comfortable...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Decided to cross over to Newport by way of ferry boat. We were lucky to do this only one day prior to the end of the service for the season. The purchase of the tickets was a breeze online. We arrived at the terminal about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JBlanc197
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This is a great ferry service linking two of Rhode Island’s most popular destinations. The trip takes about an hour total, and I had a pleasant ride on the open-air deck up top (but the boat can kick up some spray every now and then...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We decided to try the ferry from Newport to Providence. Good idea! Fun day. Lunch in Providence, walk around the city and back to New Newport. The ferry is newer, clean and inside or outside seating. Smooth ride, less than 1 hour. When you arrive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 635viviann
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We are in the middle of a ferry ride from Providence to Newport and the temp in the enclosed cabin is 85 degrees (I'm sitting near the thermostat). Upstairs there aren't any awnings so the only option is full sun. Uncomfortable!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Adventurer505680
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

My son and I took a stress free ferry to Newport for the day. Perfect day for a trip through the bay out to Newport harbor. Watching the sailboats, boaters and homes go by. Riding on top deck was so relaxing. Our return trip under...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank DarylN
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I really enjoyed the voyage, its great that they take bicycles and the price is right. Only problem is that it has very limited travel times and they do not go well with dinner plans.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank eraff474514
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Took the ferry to Newport for the day. Awesome ride as you see the bay from the water. Total hassle free way to go to Newport

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank winde2017
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Easy to get tickets online and easy enough to get to from the train station. I took an Uber b/c I saw a sign for a shuttle ($20) but it was sold out. On my return I saw a shuttle (for FREE!). I'm not sure...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Halli M
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I recently took a day trip to Newport and took the ferry from Providence with my 10 year old daughter. It was great! Easy and free parking at the terminal, the ride was about an hour and very smooth. The location of the wharf in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Deborah L
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