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“No comparison to the slow boat.”
Review of Block Island Ferry

Block Island Ferry
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Owner description: The Block Island Ferry is your fastest link to Block Island, Rhode Island. Interstate Navigation Company, Inc. operates the Block Island Ferry, and is the only year-round ferry service to Block Island. Based in Point Judith, (Narragansett), Rhode Island, the Block island Ferry offers Traditional ferry service, (55 minute voyage) as well as the fastest ferry trip from the mainland on the High speed ferry service, (30 minute cruise)from Pt. Judith,. RI. Block Island Ferry also offers seasonal service from Fall River, Ma (2 hour cruise) & Newport, RI (1 hour cruise) to Block Island.If your trip to Block Island is for business, a family vacation, or an island weekend getaway, the Block Island Ferry will get you to Block Island quickly and easily. The Block Island Ferry is the only vehicle ferry service to Block Island. We transport passenger vehicles, commercial trucks as well as shipping freight. The Block Island Ferry is your full service ferry company. We have the most departures and convenient ferry schedule from the mainland which allows you greater flexibility when traveling to and from Block Island on our traditional or high speed ferry!
Providence, Rhode Island
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“No comparison to the slow boat.”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

Definitely the way to get to and from the island. I spoke with a number of more-frequent visitors to BI during our stay, and they said the same thing. Fast and clean, with personable staff and a nice little snack bar inside. As long as you're not bringing your car (which, barring handicaps, extended stays, etc., you really don't need,) I wouldn't even consider the slower option, even to save a few dollars.

Visited September 2012
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Block Island”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

This was our first time to Block Island and it was a wonderful day that we will always remember.
We had the choice to take the Express Ferry over, or this one, and we are glad that we did!
It's a bit longer, but the views from the top were so nice, we had some welcome guests in the birds flying along with us as the boat moved thru the waters. This is worth the travel to get there.
If you have all day, this was truly a part of the experience. Beer and Hot Dogs were good too!

Visited July 2012
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HILTON
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161 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Comfortable”
Reviewed September 9, 2012

Took the slow ferry and everything was very clean, inside and out. Right on schedule. Staff was friendly. Convenient at Block Island. We went out of Point Judith which has lots of place to eat before or after your trip.

Visited September 2012
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Baltimore, Maryland
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46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“The best way to get to the island.”
Reviewed August 13, 2012

I love the ferry. I most look forward to the point when the bluffs of Block Island come into view! We always take our car, and the fares are extremely reasonable.

Visited August 2012
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Ardsley, NY
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Very accomodating, very efficient.”
Reviewed August 11, 2012

BI Ferry never ceases to amaze me. They run it with military precision and make your trip to The Block very enjoyable.

Visited July 2012
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