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Cross Sound Ferry

41270 Main Rd (Route 25), Orient Point Ferry Dock, Orient, NY 11957
631 323 2525
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Orient
Type: Ferries/ Boats
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New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

we have been taking this ferry to and from Orient to New London for decades always clean ,well organized and on time I pretend I'm in Venice,the views great ...why don't they have a route from NYC to LI

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Wading River, New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Best way to go from LI to NE. Much more relaxing than driving around. I take it anytime I am heading to New England

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Sisters, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Decided to drive to New London, CT and take the ferry to Orient, NY just for the fun of it. Way more fun than I thought. The kids at the New London side running the ferry lanes etc were great. The fare with 2 people and a full size 4 door pick up was $60 some dollars. Cheap to me... More

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East Quogue, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you live on long island or eastern long island & you want to travel to Block Island this is the boat to take.. we tried the Montauk ferry & enjoyed taking 2 boats on the Orient ferry opposed to one boat on the Montauk line..

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Needham, Massachusetts, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Lovely cruise (on a dreary, drizzly day) with Cross Sound Ferry from New London, CT to Orient Point, NY, on the North Fork of Long Island. Boat is well equipped with a large snack bar, bar and game room for the kids.

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Bangor, Maine
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We have always taken the Cross Sound Ferry from LI to NE and vice versa for many years. The elimination of the drive through SW Connecticut and the Bronx is rewarding enough, but when you add the 1.5 hour sea trip with great vistas on the water, plus the east end wineries the cost of the trip is truly a... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Many of us don't get to travel by sea too often as a journey going someplace and not just a cruise. The 1 hour 20 min cruise between Orient Point on Long Island and New London, CT has some great views and is comfortable as it needs to be. We to were on the converted LST that served at Normandy... More

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224 reviews 224 reviews
40 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Took ferry to Orient point from New London Ct and back same day. Lovely ride,clean ship. The one we were on saw action at Omaha beach June 6 1944. Sat in the cabin and smelled and felt the fear of those brave kids who saved the world . Since I had visited that beach ,I really appreciated the significance .... More

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Belfast
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64 reviews 64 reviews
10 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Found this ferry service on the internet by chance whilst planning our road trip through USA. Saved us having to double-back through Long Island to get to Connecticut. Reserved on-line via our phone whilst driving through Long Island and were sent e-mail tickets which we had no means to print off. However, if you note the reservation number that will... More

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Columbia SC
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We rode the ferry from Orient NY to New London CT after a long drive across Long Island. We reserved our ferry time on the drive and they quickly took our reservation and sent our tickets via email. When we arrived, the attendant scanned our ticket from our smart phone and printed the tickets from his mobile device. It was... More

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